News

April 02, 2019

Take Precautions Against Hantavirus

The Ministry of Health is reminding Saskatchewan residents to take precautions against hantavirus as the weather warms up.  People are most often exposed when cleaning up enclosed buildings (such as grain bins, sheds, barns, garages, trailers, cottages and homes) or farm equipment and vehicles after winter.

April 01, 2019

Reminder of Important Agristability Deadline

Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister, David Marit, are reminding Saskatchewan producers that the deadline to enroll in the AgriStability Program is April 30, 2019.

April 01, 2019

Balanced Budget Maintains SaskJobs.ca

The Government of Saskatchewan is continuing to support Saskatchewan employers and job seekers through funding for Saskjobs.ca, the province’s largest job-matching website.

April 01, 2019

Provincial Sales Tax Will Not Be Applied To Federal Carbon Tax

The Government of Saskatchewan is ensuring Provincial Sales Tax (PST) is not charged on top of the federal government’s carbon tax on SaskPower and SaskEnergy utility bills.  The federal government intends to charge the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on top of the carbon tax, in effect a tax on a tax.

March 29, 2019

Lowest SaskEnergy Commodity Rate In 20 Years Approved By Government; Savings Eliminated By Federal Carbon Tax

The Government of Saskatchewan has approved changes recommended by the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel to SaskEnergy’s Commodity and Delivery Service Rates.  SaskEnergy’s Commodity Rate will be lowered from $3.65/Gigajoule(GJ) to $2.575/GJ, the lowest rate in 20 years, and the Delivery Service Rate will increase by 3.4 per cent to provide additional funding for safety and infrastructure investments.

March 29, 2019

Vehicle Advertising Rules Help Consumers

The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) would like to remind consumers about drive-away price advertising laws in Saskatchewan.

March 28, 2019

Opening of New Group Home Celebrated in Regina

Today, Social Services Minister Paul Merriman joined community members, dignitaries and group home residents in Regina to celebrate the grand opening of a new Christian Horizons group home.