October 16, 2015

Amendments Passed for City of Regina Pension Plan

The Government of Saskatchewan has passed amendments to pension regulations for the City of Regina pension plan.  These amendments will come into force on January 1, 2016 and, along with changes being made to the City of Regina pension plan, will bring the plan into compliance with Saskatchewan pension law.

October 15, 2015

Province Launches Powerful Campaign Against Sexual Violence and Abuse

The Government of Saskatchewan continues to address the major issue of sexual violence and abuse through the #WhoWillYouHelpSK public awareness campaign.  The campaign calls on all citizens to value and protect people, particularly vulnerable women and girls, who are at the highest risk of violence and abuse.

October 14, 2015

Fewer Injuries and Fatalities on Saskatchewan Roads

Safer driving has led to 19 per cent fewer fatalities and 18 per cent fewer injuries in the first year of tougher traffic safety laws, according to preliminary numbers from SGI.  The numbers are for the year-long period July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015.  Traffic law changes in Saskatchewan took effect June 27, 2014 as a result of recommendations made by the all-party Special Committee on Traffic Safety.

October 09, 2015

Lowest Unemployment Rate in the Country for Two Straight Years

In September 2015, Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate was 5.1 per cent (seasonally adjusted), marking two consecutive years the province has had the lowest unemployment rate among the provinces.  The national unemployment rate in September stood at 7.1 per cent.

October 09, 2015

Expansion at Prince Albert Correctional Centre

The Government of Saskatchewan is taking action to ensure the safety and security of staff, the public and offenders at the Prince Albert Correctional Centre by opening a new 144 bed expansion.