Premier Scott Moe is finishing the spring legislative session today by highlighting the government’s balanced budget that was the right balance for Saskatchewan. The balanced budget featured increased supports for Saskatchewan people, while managing spending to maintain economic growth and continue to provide the services Saskatchewan people expect for years to come.
Changes to maternity, parental, adoption and interpersonal violence leaves, as well as a newly introduced critically ill adult leave, are now part of Saskatchewan’s employment laws.
Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant has announced plans to form Saskatchewan’s first provincial youth council.
Seeing bears or other large predators in the wild can be very exciting. It’s important to remember, though, that these are wild animals and they can be dangerous and unpredictable. Every spring, black bears and other predators – especially young ones – move around to establish new territory and look for food. This is normal behaviour for wildlife, but it can cause challenges for humans.
Today, Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit awarded four agriculture scholarships to students from across the province.
In 2019-20, the Government of Saskatchewan is providing $100,000 for a new program to support the important work of veteran service clubs across the province.
Spring can be an exciting time for nature enthusiasts, with young animals such as fawns, ducklings, rabbits or songbirds around. However, it’s also the time of year when people forget to leave these animals alone, even if they appear helpless or lost. In the majority of cases, these young animals are not abandoned or deserted, and the mother is nearby watching.
The Government of Saskatchewan is partnering with the University of Regina and Statistics Canada to open the Regina Research Data Centre (RRDC).
The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) has provided more than $1.6 million in gaming grants to approximately 1,100 community groups and organizations across the province.
The time of year that many campers look forward to is finally here. Saskatchewan Provincial Park campgrounds are set to officially open for the 2019 season on Thursday, May 16.