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.
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.
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.
www.givelifesask.ca Now Available to all Saskatchewan Residents 16 Years or Older
With campsites available in nearly all Saskatchewan Provincial Parks until September 30, 2020, campers can extend the season into fall with access to most amenities and services.
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.
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.
There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on September 2, bringing the total to 1,624 reported cases. The new cases are located in the North West (1) and South Central (1) zones.
There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on September 1, bringing the total to 1,622 reported cases. The new cases are located in the North Central (1) and Saskatoon (1) zones. The location of the third case is pending.
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.