Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization of business members who support the arts, announced today the fifth cycle of its successful artsVest™ program in Saskatchewan.
Applications for the Community Rink Affordability Grant are being accepted until December 15, 2015. The Community Rink Affordability Grant provides funding to Saskatchewan’s community-owned indoor skating and curling rinks.
Today, EGADZ (Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre) unveiled its Cyber Outreach initiative “I Am Not for Sale”, as a means of addressing violence and abuse against women and youth. A new website, www.IAmNot4Sale.ca, and app were developed by youth to help vulnerable individuals who are sexually exploited and trafficked through social media.
The province’s mining sector is showcasing what makes it one of the most competitive in the world at the 46th annual Saskatchewan Geological Open House being held in Saskatoon.
The provincial government continues to control and reduce spending to offset a nearly $400 million drop in non-renewable resource revenue since the 2015-16 Budget was introduced in March.
Four people with intellectual disabilities will have a new place to call home thanks to today’s official opening of a LutherCare Communities group home in Saskatoon.
Four local Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) partner families received keys to their new homes at a special ceremony held today. Habitat and Prairie Spirit School Division partnered together to engage and train students from Walter W. Brown School in Langham in various construction trades. The four homes were built in Langham and moved to the Saskatoon site at 119 Avenue S South, where each home was finished.
Premier Brad Wall said the fall legislative session that wrapped up today focused on keeping Saskatchewan strong and moving forward.
Saskatchewan’s provincial parks and recreation sites hit a new attendance record of nearly 3.9 million visits in 2015. This is an increase of nearly 125,000 visits over the previous record, which was set in 2013, and is an increase of more than 860,000 visits since 2007.
Thirty new University of Saskatchewan (U of S) family medicine graduates are practising in Saskatchewan, adding to a growing physician workforce, delivering health care services to residents of the province.