October 21, 2015

New Teacher Regulatory Board Celebrates Grand Opening

Education Minister Don Morgan joined education partners and members of the teaching profession to celebrate the grand opening of the newly formed Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB).  This self-regulated body now has the responsibility for teacher certification and discipline in Saskatchewan.

October 21, 2015

Record Construction Season in the Books

As colder weather approaches, the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure is winding down a productive construction season.  This year’s record $842 million budget translated into a number of significant improvements across the province.

October 21, 2015

Government Approves SaskEnergy Rate Changes; Customers to See Lower Bills January 1

The Government of Saskatchewan today approved the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel’s recommendations for SaskEnergy's adjustments to both its Commodity and Delivery Service rates.  However, the changes will now be implemented January 1, 2016, when residential customers will experience an overall decrease of $4.42 per month or $53 annually.

October 20, 2015

Wholesale Trade Sets Record in August

Saskatchewan’s wholesale trade made gains in August, up 12.9 per cent (seasonally adjusted) on a year-over-year basis, the highest percentage rise among the provinces, and well above the 3.8 per cent recorded nationally.  Wholesale trade in the province totalled $2.3 billion in August, the highest ever for the month.

October 20, 2015

Legislation for Farmland Ownership to be Introduced

Today, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart introduced amendments to The Saskatchewan Farm Security Act.  The legislative amendments will clarify who can own farmland and will provide the Farm Land Security Board (FLSB) with more authority to enforce the Act.

October 19, 2015

Wildfire Review Underway

Today, Government Relations Minister Jim Reiter announced the launch of an online tool to seek public feedback on the provincial response to the 2015 wildfire season in northern Saskatchewan.

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.