Today, Education Minister Don Morgan recognized READ Saskatoon for its outstanding contributions to improving literacy rates in the province by presenting the organization with the 2015 Council of the Federation (COF) Premiers’ Literacy Award.
Advanced Education Minister Scott Moe recognized 18 new recipients of the Saskatchewan Scholarship of Honour at the Saskatchewan Legislature today.
The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure Highways Transport Patrol teamed up with RCMP and other agencies for a slow to 60 km/hr when passing emergency vehicles enforcement initiative. 478 speeders were charged in this safety blitz announced October 19. This initiative targeted drivers who did not abide by the 60 km/hr law when passing emergency vehicles.
Today Education Minister Don Morgan joined students, teachers, members of the community and representatives from North East School Division to officially celebrate the opening of the Hudson Bay Community School. The Government of Saskatchewan has committed more than $27 million toward this facility.
Today's announcement is very disappointing, not only for our energy sector but also for the signal it sends about Canada-US relations. Given the facts of the project as canvassed by the US State Department, this decision is more about US domestic politics than it is about good environmental policy.
Building permits in Saskatchewan took a big jump in September 2015, increasing 113.2 per cent over last year, according to Statistics Canada. This was the highest percentage increase among the provinces on a seasonally adjusted basis.
The Government of Saskatchewan is taking action to ensure the safety of Saskatoon communities and families by providing $4.8 million in Municipal Police Grants to the Saskatoon Police Service (SPS).
Health Minister Dustin Duncan and local MLAs Greg Lawrence and Warren Michelson today joined residents of Moose Jaw and surrounding area for the grand opening of the new Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital.
In October 2015, there were 580,000 people working in Saskatchewan, a record high for the month of October according to Statistics Canada.
As temperatures start to dip, Regina Mobile Crisis Services, The Salvation Army, the Ministry of Social Services and their community partners are asking members of the public to call if they see someone in need of a warm place to stay.