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July 04, 2018

Regulations Passed Allowing for Ticketing of Cannabis Offences

The Government of Saskatchewan has amended regulations to allow for the ticketing of numerous offences under The Cannabis Control (Saskatchewan) Act.  Ticket amounts will range from $200 up to a maximum of $2,250 depending on the offence.  Passing of these regulations is another step toward the legalization of cannabis in Canada.

June 28, 2018

Waldheim Day Program Renovations Complete

Today, Biggar MLA Randy Weekes on behalf of Social Services Minister Paul Merriman, joined community members, dignitaries and staff from Christian Horizons to celebrate the finished renovations at the Horizon Centre day program in Waldheim.

June 27, 2018

Former Valley View Residents Move Into New Regina Group Home

Today, Regina Walsh Acres MLA Warren Steinley on behalf of Social Services Minister Paul Merriman joined community members, dignitaries and group home residents in Regina to celebrate the grand opening of Clare Parker Homes new group home.

June 27, 2018

Saskatchewan Highway Patrol Begins Duties July 1

The Saskatchewan Highway Patrol now has a new look to accompany its new name and mandate.  Two weeks ago, the former Commercial Vehicle Enforcement group was renamed as the Saskatchewan Highway Patrol to reflect its expanded responsibilities.

June 27, 2018

Changes to the 2018 Canada Day Activities in Wascana Park

As a result of the unpermitted camp set up in Wascana Park, the Canada Day Committee will be moving all activities from the West Lawn to the north side of Wascana Lake on Canada Day.  Western Canada’s Strongman Competition, the 21 Gun Salute and the Plywood Cup will remain on the south side of the lake.

June 27, 2018

Federal Carbon Tax Could Reduce GDP By Almost $16 Billion By 2030

According to a new analysis from the University of Regina’s Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Communities, a federal carbon tax could potentially reduce Saskatchewan’s gross domestic product (GDP) by almost $16 billion, with little effect on emissions.