News

September 03, 2020

Strong Export Growth in July

Saskatchewan’s July export numbers were up 9.0 per cent from July 2019, for a total of $2.53 billion.  This was the second highest percentage increase among the provinces (seasonally adjusted).  Nationally, exports were down 12.5 per cent.

September 03, 2020

First Passing Lanes Opening on Highway 39 Near Estevan

The first set of passing lanes on Highway 39 between Estevan and Weyburn are opening.  The passing lanes are part of a $100 million federal-provincial highway safety improvement to this busy international trade corridor.

September 03, 2020

Crop Report for the Period August 25 to August 31, 2020

Harvest continues to quickly advance thanks to warm and dry weather in most areas of the province.  Crops are rapidly drying down and the majority of producers are now in the field.  Twenty-eight per cent of the provincial crop is in the bin, up from 15 per cent last week and well ahead of the five-year (2015-2019) average of 22 per cent for this time of year.  An additional 27 per cent of the crop is now swathed or ready to straight-cut.

September 03, 2020

$5 Million Invested in Upgrading Facilities at Clavet Composite School

Today, Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant joined Energy and Resources Minister and Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota MLA Bronwyn Eyre and Prairie Spirit School Division officials to announce a $5 million investment to provide upgrades at Clavet Composite School.  This is part of the government’s $7.5 billion two-year capital plan to build a strong Saskatchewan and stimulate our economic recovery following the pandemic.

September 02, 2020

New PreK-8 St. Frances Cree Bilingual School Announced

A brand-new facility for St. Frances Cree Bilingual School is planned for the near future after the Government of Saskatchewan announced a confirmed location in Saskatoon today.  Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant was joined by representatives from Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Division, Saskatoon Tribal Council and parents of St. Frances students to announce $34.5 million in funding for a brand new elementary school for the community.

September 01, 2020

Planning Begins for New Francophone Elementary School in Regina

Today Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant joined representatives from Conseil des écoles fransaskoises (CÉF) to announce a brand new Francophone Prekindergarten to Grade 6 elementary school in Regina.  This new school is part of the government’s $7.5 billion two-year capital plan to build a strong Saskatchewan and stimulate our economic recovery following the pandemic.