News

November 04, 2015

Province Announces Incentive Program to Sell Agricultural Crown Land

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart today announced a new incentive program to encourage the sale of eligible occupied agricultural Crown land.  The program, which comes into effect immediately, offers purchase incentives on the sale of the land to current lease-holders.

November 03, 2015

Saskatchewan Providing Drug Coverage for Saskatoon Siblings

After additional review and consultation, the provincial government has made a decision to provide interim drug coverage for three Saskatoon siblings who have Morquio syndrome.  The province will cover the cost of Vimizim for these children for a period of one year to allow for an assessment of its effectiveness.

October 30, 2015

Biggar Celebrates Grand Opening of New District Health Centre

Health care workers, patients, families and residents gathered today in Biggar to celebrate the grand opening of the Biggar and District Health Centre which includes a 54 bed long-term care addition.  Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit and Biggar MLA Randy Weekes joined in the celebration.

October 30, 2015

2015-16 Saskatchewan Agriculture Ambassadors Announced

Today, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced the 2015-16 Agriculture Ambassadors.  Mackenzie Mueller and Brentt Becker from the University of Regina, and Alanna Orsak and Cody Troidl from the University of Saskatchewan have been chosen to lead agriculture awareness efforts on Saskatchewan’s post-secondary campuses.

October 29, 2015

$4.6 Million for Regina Police Service Targeted Policing Initiatives

The Government of Saskatchewan is taking action to ensure the safety of Regina neighbourhoods and families by providing $4.6 million in Municipal Police Grants to the Regina Police Service (RPS).  This funding will support 39 RPS positions in 2015-16.

October 29, 2015

Lower Travel and Communications Spending in 2014-15

The Saskatchewan government carefully managed expenses in 2014-15, including reducing travel and communications spending, while continuing to invest in priorities for Saskatchewan people.  Detailed financial information was released today in Volume 2 of Public Accounts.