News

November 16, 2015

Government Keeps $10 Million Commitment in Provincial Parks

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce that it has achieved its commitment of investing an additional $10 million over four years into the provincial park system.  The total investment in capital projects and capital maintenance over the past four years is more than $53 million.

November 16, 2015

Government Celebrates Education Savings Week

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed November 15-21, Education Savings Week in the province.  Education Savings Week is a nationally recognized week, aimed at increasing the financial literacy of citizens and encouraging them to save for their children’s education.

November 13, 2015

Winter Weights Postponed Province-Wide

Due to an unseasonably warm fall, winter weight allowances will not come into effect until December 1 or until the roadbeds are sufficiently frozen.

November 12, 2015

Campaign Launch to Support A Program That Helps Saskatchewan Families

A program that aims to minimize the effect of separation and divorce on family members, especially children, is being profiled in a social media campaign. Over the next two weeks, the Family Matters: Assisting Families through Separation and Divorce program will be profiled on Facebook and YouTube, including a video emphasizing the impact on children and how the program can help families resolve these situations.  The campaign is designed to ensure families who could benefit from the program are aware of the services available to them.

November 10, 2015

New Essential Services Legislation Passes Third Reading

The Government of Saskatchewan has passed the amendments to Part VII of The Saskatchewan Employment Act, which covers essential services and WHMIS, the workplace hazardous materials information system.   The essential services amendments balance protecting the public and ensuring that alternative methods to settle labour disputes are available.

November 10, 2015

The Estevan Bypass is Officially Open

November 10 marks the grand opening of the Estevan Bypass.  Heavy truck traffic and commuters will now have a safer and more efficient route while travelling through the Estevan area.

November 09, 2015

478 Charges Laid Against Drivers Speeding Past Emergency Vehicles

The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure Highways Transport Patrol teamed up with RCMP and other agencies for a slow to 60 km/hr when passing emergency vehicles enforcement initiative.  478 speeders were charged in this safety blitz announced October 19.  This initiative targeted drivers who did not abide by the 60 km/hr law when passing emergency vehicles.