News

May 09, 2016

Consumer Advisory - Driveway Repair Contractors

Consumers are advised to be cautious when it comes to unsolicited contract work for driveways.  If a contractor comes to your door with an unsolicited offer to pave, patch or apply a protective treatment to your driveway, ask for a direct seller’s license number.

May 06, 2016

Government and Community Invest in a New CT Scanner in Rural Saskatchewan

Donors, healthcare providers, health authority board members and community members today celebrated the new, more advanced computed tomography (CT) scanner at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre.  Clients are receiving faster, more detailed scans since the new machine went into service in early April.

May 06, 2016

Air Quality Health Advisory

Health officials are advising people to take precautions as smoke from forest fires in Alberta is spreading across Saskatchewan, resulting in poor air quality.  People with lung and heart conditions, older adults and seniors are particularly at risk.

May 06, 2016

Saskatchewan Donates $250,000 to Alberta Red Cross

Premier Brad Wall today announced a donation of $250,000 would be made on behalf of the people of Saskatchewan to the Red Cross in Alberta.  The donation will be used to support those displaced by the Fort McMurray wildfires.

May 06, 2016

Saskatchewan Recognizes National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Saskatchewan recognizes the second annual National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on Saturday, May 7.  The day is set aside each year to raise awareness about wildfire safety and to encourage people to take steps to protect their homes, neighbourhoods and communities.

May 05, 2016

Regina Transition House Celebrates 40th Anniversary

This year marks 40 years since the Regina Transition House began its mission to provide women and children escaping abusive relationships with safe shelter and aid.  Since then, the Transition House has provided emergency housing and support services to more than 14,000 women and children.

May 05, 2016

Crop Report for the Period April 26 to May 2, 2016

Thanks to warm and dry weather, Saskatchewan producers have 15 per cent of the 2016 crop seeded, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report.  The five-year (2011-2015) seeding average for this time of year is four per cent.  Many producers in the south have been seeding for several weeks, while those in the rest of the province are just getting into the field.