Family Day in Saskatchewan is on February 18, which for many families is just the beginning of a week of school’s-out activities. There are some great events happening in our province to keep the family busy through the February break.
The Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan, along with the City of Regina and Silver Sage Holdings Ltd. (Silver Sage), officially opened a new six-unit rental housing project for families with complex needs.
The Government of Saskatchewan is providing $2.5 million in capital funding to support 10 addictions beds as part of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band’s Wellness, Health and Recovery Centre project.
A new Community Recovery Team in Moose Jaw is providing more intensive supports for people living with complex, persistent mental health challenges. The Government of Saskatchewan has dedicated $4.2 million in targeted funding to launch a Community Recovery Team in Moose Jaw and seven other communities.
The Government of Saskatchewan today launched an awareness campaign to encourage people to learn the signs of an opioid overdose, know how to respond to one, and be assured that The Good Samaritan Act protects them from being arrested if illegal drugs are present when the police or first responders arrive.
A new Community Recovery Team in Weyburn is providing more intensive supports for people living with complex, persistent mental health challenges. The province has dedicated $4.2 million in targeted funding to support the launch of Community Recovery Teams in Weyburn and seven other Saskatchewan communities.
Sexually Transmitted Infection Awareness Campaign - Protect Yourself From The Symptoms You Can't See
Sexual and Reproductive Health Week runs from February 11-15, 2019 and the Government of Saskatchewan is encouraging people to discuss sexual health as part of routine visits to their health care provider and get tested regularly for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed the week of February 10-16, 2019 as Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week in the province. This year’s theme is Creating a Vibrant Education Together and was chosen by the Saskatchewan Association of School Councils (SASC).
Residents in south-west Saskatchewan now have more rapid access to life-saving critical care with a new helipad certified for use, allowing the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) to land at Cypress Regional Hospital in Swift Current.
Saskatchewan’s year-over-year employment increased by 7,700 jobs from January 2018. This marks the sixth consecutive month of strong job gains for the province. The job gains were split between full-time and part-time increases, with full-time up 4,400 jobs and part-time up 3,200 jobs. Jobs in the private sector were up 16,200.