The Ministry of Environment will boost its funding for Saskatchewan’s successful beverage container recycling program in 2019-20, and continue to modernize the province’s fleet of firefighting aircraft.
The provincial government is supporting Saskatchewan students by increasing funding for classrooms, libraries, community-based organizations and early learning programs in the Ministry of Education’s 2019-20 Budget.
The Ministry of Agriculture’s budget will increase three per cent in 2019-20 to $391.3 million, ensuring programming to support the success of farmers, ranchers and agri-businesses continues. The budget fully funds business risk management programs and sustains investments in agricultural research. This will encourage our agriculture sector to continue to grow.
The 2019-20 Ministry of Health budget invests a record $5.55 billion in health care programs and services – an increase of $196 million or 3.7 per cent over last year, and up 60 per cent since 2007-08.
The Government of Saskatchewan will invest $20 million in safety improvements across Saskatchewan’s provincial highway network in 2019-20.
The 2019-20 Budget strikes the right balance by maintaining operating grants to Saskatchewan’s universities and technical schools.
Municipal Revenue Sharing Grows To $251 Million And A 45 Per Cent Increase To Paratransit Capital Funding
The Government of Saskatchewan’s 2019-20 balanced budget increases support to municipalities with consistent and predictable funding.
The Government of Saskatchewan will invest an additional $55.5 million in Social Services in 2019-20, increasing the ministry’s budget by 4.7 per cent to a record $1.23 billion.
Keeping Saskatchewan Families And Communities Safe By Investing In Correctional Facilities And The Coroners Service
The Government of Saskatchewan is striking the right balance by making strategic investments in the province’s correctional facilities and the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, and by continuing to fund targeted police initiatives across the province.
The 2019-20 Budget provides the right balance for Saskatchewan with investments into infrastructure for a growing province—in both urban and rural Saskatchewan.