News

November 20, 2015

Tisdale Celebrates Long-Term Care Centre Grand Opening

Health care workers, families, residents and special guests today celebrated the grand opening of Newmarket Place in Tisdale which includes a long-term care addition that will improve services for its residents.  Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit and Carrot River Valley MLA Fred Bradshaw joined in the celebration.

November 20, 2015

Major Expansion Completed at Holy Cross High School

Today Education Minister Don Morgan joined representatives of Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, along with students, teachers, and members of the community to celebrate the renovations and expansion of Holy Cross High School.  The Government of Saskatchewan has committed more than $29 million toward this facility.

November 20, 2015

Province Supports National Housing Day

National Housing Day is recognized across Canada on November 22.  This day provides an opportunity to recognize the importance of affordable housing in communities nation-wide, and celebrates the contributions of those who help create housing solutions.

November 19, 2015

Canora Celebrates New Health and Wellness Centre Grand Opening

Today, Canora celebrated the grand opening of the Health and Wellness Centre in the newly-renovated space at Canora Hospital.  The primary health care clinic and Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) have recently been co-located at the centre to better serve patients.

November 18, 2015

Future of Liquor Retailing in Saskatchewan: Expanded Private Retail System

Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) Minister Don McMorris announced the new direction at a news conference today in Regina.  The direction includes converting 40 government liquor stores to private stores and adding 12 new private liquor stores in underserved communities.

November 17, 2015

Out-of-Province Health Coverage Extended for Snowbirds

Health Minister Dustin Duncan today announced Saskatchewan will amend regulations to increase the amount of time residents are allowed to be out-of-province while still maintaining their health care benefits.  Residents will now be able to maintain health coverage after spending a maximum of seven months outside of Saskatchewan.

November 16, 2015

Refugee Initiative Cannot Be Date, Quota Driven

Premier Brad Wall has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, asking him to suspend and re-evaluate his plan to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year.