A Moose Jaw Habitat for Humanity partner family will soon improve their quality of life through homeownership. The province, through Saskatchewan Housing Corporation, is contributing $65,000 in financial support toward the home, located at 810 Ominica Street East. The home will consist of a 1,000 square foot (93 square metres) four-bedroom bungalow.
Saskatchewan residents can now access improved personal care home inspection information onwww.Saskatchewan.ca. The new electronic (tablet) reporting system for inspectors ensures more accessible, detailed reports regarding personal care homes are available to the public – a recommendation previously made by both the Provincial Auditor and the Saskatchewan Ombudsman.
2016 began with Saskatchewan posting one of the strongest rates of year over year job growth in Canada.
An agreement between the Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Abilities Council will provide $904,438 in funding to help the council deliver its Partners in Employment program. The program offers a range of services to both individuals and employers to assist people living with disabilities in Regina and Moose Jaw.
Today, Health Minister Dustin Duncan received the recommendations of the 11 person Multiple Sclerosis Advisory Panel of Saskatchewan. The panel’s report suggests options for improving treatment and support for people with MS and their caregivers, while expanding Saskatchewan’s capacity for MS research and education.
Saskatchewan’s first sale in the 2016 calendar year of petroleum and natural gas rights raised $5.1 million in revenue for the province. This brings final land sale revenues for fiscal 2015-16 to $44.0 million.
eHealth Saskatchewan released the top 20 baby names for 2015 today. Liam was the most popular name for baby boys for the sixth year in a row and Olivia was the most popular name for baby girls. The second most popular names were Noah and Emily.
Artifact/Artifiction, the signature fundraising event for the Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM), hosted by the Friends of the RSM, takes place on Saturday, February 6 at the museum beginning at 7 p.m.
Today Education Minister Don Morgan joined representatives from the Prairie South School Division to celebrate that it has been 10 years since 71 school divisions in Saskatchewan amalgamated to become 14.
February is Saskatchewan Aboriginal Storytelling Month and the provincial government is pleased to participate in this major cultural initiative.