News

June 24, 2020

Minister Duncan Announces Establishment of Nuclear Secretariat

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan is announcing plans to establish an office to coordinate nuclear policy and program work within the Climate Change & Adaptation Division in the Ministry of Environment.  The development and execution of a strategic plan for deployment of clean energy small modular reactors will be the primary mandate of the Nuclear Secretariat.

June 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update: 11 New Cases, Four in Hospital

The Public Health Agency of Canada has provided surveillance guidance regarding the attribution of COVID-19 cases amongst the provinces and territories.  Nine cases that have been attributed to Saskatchewan will no longer be included in the Saskatchewan total count because their residence is outside of the province, including two cases noted on June 21 and 22.

June 23, 2020

Six Major Capital Stimulus Projects Announced for Saskatchewan Schools

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan announced $110.5 million for six new major infrastructure projects for school divisions in communities across the province.  These projects are part of the Government of Saskatchewan’s $7.5 billion two-year capital to plan to build a strong Saskatchewan and stimulate Saskatchewan’s economic recovery.  Under the two-year capital to plan to build a strong Saskatchewan, over $130 million was designated for education infrastructure including major projects and maintenance funding.

June 22, 2020

“Clare’s Law” Coming Into Force in Saskatchewan On June 29, 2020

On June 29, 2020, The Interpersonal Violence Disclosure Protocol (Clare’s Law) Act will come into force in Saskatchewan.  “Clare’s Law” allows police to disclose information that could help protect potential victims of interpersonal violence.  Once the legislation comes into force, Saskatchewan residents will be able to make an application to their local municipal police station for the release of information on an intimate partner’s past violent or abusive behaviour.

June 22, 2020

Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission Re-Starting Services

In alignment with the Government of Saskatchewan’s Re-Open Saskatchewan plan, the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) is gradually re-starting services that were paused due to COVID-19.  Journeyperson certification examinations and psychoeducational assessments will be scheduled again, beginning this week.