Today, Agriculture Minister David Marit proclaimed September 30 to October 6, 2018, as Animal Health Week in Saskatchewan. This year’s national theme is “Vaccines Save Lives.”
The province’s minimum wage will increase to $11.06 per hour, an increase that was announced in June 2018.
Today, Premier Scott Moe, joined together with members of the Prairie Spirit School Division, students, teachers, and local community members to break ground on the start of construction of the new Rosthern school project.
Today, Trade and Export Development Minister and Meadow Lake MLA Jeremy Harrison, on behalf of Social Services Minister Paul Merriman, joined community members, dignitaries and residents in Meadow Lake to celebrate the grand opening of the new Multiworks Vocational Training Corporation’s day program facility.
Today marked the beginning of a new chapter for 11 hard-working Regina families, as 11 new Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) homes officially broke ground. The units are part of Haultain Crossing, Habitat’s multi-unit family housing development which will house a total of 62 Habitat partner families upon completion.
Today, Government Relations Minister Warren Kaeding announced a supervisor will oversee the RM of McKillop No. 220’s general operations and monitor the municipality’s progress carrying out recommendations from a recent inspector’s report.
Saskatchewan’s population continues to grow, reaching 1,162,062 people as of July 1, 2018 according to new figures released today by Statistics Canada. That’s an increase of 3,226 people in the past quarter and 11,280 people in the past year.
October has been proclaimed as Agriculture Month in Saskatchewan. Throughout the month people are encouraged to learn more about Saskatchewan agriculture and get involved in the conversation about modern food production.
Premier Scott Moe has returned from his first trade mission to China. During the mission, Moe met with a number of industry leaders and government officials to enhance Saskatchewan’s trade opportunities and showcase our food, fuel and fertilizer sectors.
Saskatchewan people are advised to continue to take precautions against tick bites when spending time outdoors.