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February 08, 2021

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan Celebrates Archives Week

The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan commemorates Archives Week 2021 starting February 7.  During this special celebration, the Archives is pleased to announce several initiatives, available online and at its new location in Regina.

February 07, 2021

COVID-19 Update For February 7: 42,296 Vaccines Delivered, 194 New Cases, 241 Recoveries, Three Deaths

There were 774 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered yesterday in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 42,296.  Due to weather issues, the number of vaccines administered yesterday was lower than targeted; reporting delays may also contribute to an underestimate of doses administered. With this, 95 per cent of the doses received have been administered to date.

February 05, 2021

COVID-19 Update for February 5: 38,710 Vaccines Delivered, 269 New Cases, 229 Recoveries, Three Deaths

There were 2,099 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered yesterday in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered in the province to 38,710.  With 5,850 doses having arrived in the province this week and the overages due to efficiencies in drawing extra doses from vials of vaccine received, 100 per cent of the doses received have been administered to date.  With this allotment, Phase One vaccinations will continue in Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Yorkton and North Battleford.

February 05, 2021

Saskatchewan Records Lowest Unemployed Rate in Canada

The Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey released today shows Saskatchewan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in January 2021 was the lowest among the provinces at 7.2 per cent, and well below the national rate of 9.4 per cent.

February 04, 2021

Clifton Associates Selected As Lead Engineering Team For First Stage of Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Expansion Project

Regina-based Clifton Associates Ltd. (Clifton) has been selected to begin engineering work for the Westside Irrigation Project.  Clifton was selected after successfully completing a two-staged transparent procurement process consisting of a request for qualifications and a request for proposals.  Clifton’s work will encompass the first stage of the Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Expansion - the largest infrastructure project in Saskatchewan’s history, which is being undertaken in order to double the amount of irrigable land in the province.