Graeme G. Mitchell, Q.C. has been appointed as the Vice-Chair of the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board replacing Judge Steven Schiefner who was appointed to the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan on November 13, 2015.
The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan, along with the City of Regina and Sterling Manor Apartments GP Inc., today celebrated the official opening of Sterling Manor Apartments. The new complex will provide 30 new affordable rental units for moderate-income individuals and families in Regina.
Projects Approved Under New Building Canada Plan’s Small Communities Fund
Education Minister Don Morgan joined students, teachers and school division officials to make two major education funding announcements that total $20 million. The government announced the reallocation of $16.6 million for the purchase of 46 new relocatable classrooms across the province, as well as moving nine other relocatables from site-to-site. The announcement is being made today so these classrooms can be in place for the start of the 2016-17 school year.
Eight post-secondary student families now have a safe, quality place to call home thanks to support from the Government of Saskatchewan, the Town of Nipawin, and Northern Spruce Housing Corporation (NSHC). The province, through Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC), provided $1.1 million to make the project a reality. NSHC contributed approximately $474,000, and the Town of Nipawin provided land. The project is the result of a collaboration between Cumberland College, Prince Albert Grand Council (Eastern Sector), the Town of Nipawin and NSHC.
Minister Responsible for Trade Jeremy Harrison is promoting Saskatchewan’s strong trade ties with Asia and the province’s growing trade prospects with the region at a meeting today of influential Asian and Canadian business leaders.
Two Habitat for Humanity partner families in Prince Albert are enjoying an improved quality of life after receiving keys to their new home at a special ceremony held today. The Government of Saskatchewan, through Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC), provided $100,000 in financial assistance to help build the duplex located at 1201 and 1204-17th Street West.
Today Education Minister Don Morgan joined students, teachers, members of the community and representatives from the South East Cornerstone Public School Division to celebrate the grand re-opening of Weyburn Comprehensive School. The government contributed $41 million toward the project.
Today Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the 2016 Crop Insurance Program. Saskatchewan producers will have access to the highest coverage in program history as well as expanded options for growing fababeans, Khorasan wheat and forage.
Today, the Government of Saskatchewan proclaimed February 28 to March 5, 2016, as Agriculture Literacy Week in Saskatchewan.