Residents in northwest Saskatchewan will soon have improved access to hemodialysis and kidney wellness services. The Saskatchewan Health Authority is moving forward with plans for construction of a six-station hemodialysis unit in Meadow Lake.
The Northwest Child Development Centre is celebrating its grand opening of a new 75-space facility which features state-of-the-art equipment, furniture and children’s literature.
The Government of Saskatchewan is providing $658,000 for three Saskatchewan energy innovators through the Saskatchewan Advantage Innovation Fund (SAIF). SAIF supports commercialization of game-changing technological innovations in the province’s core economic sectors.
The Provincial Capital Commission (PCC) is celebrating Commonwealth Day today with a special presentation and official launch of a new temporary exhibit at Government House. The celebration includes a presentation by Dr. D. Michael Jackson on The Queen and the Commonwealth.
The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $650,000 to help transition unemployed individuals to the workforce through Enhanced Career Bridging programs. This funding will allow up to 160 individuals to participate in opportunities in Prince Albert, Humboldt and Saskatoon.
The Government of Saskatchewan will invest more $200,000 to support the East Central Newcomer Welcome Centre in providing settlement services for newcomers in Yorkton and across the east central region in 2020. This funding will allow up to 300 clients to access timely and responsive services and benefit from a sense of community through orientation services, needs assessments, language assistance, referrals to other community services, and connections to local community or cultural groups.
Southeast Newcomer Services is a welcome centre for new residents in the Weyburn and Estevan region that assists participants and connects them to community resources, activities and networks. Operated by Southeast Advocates for Employment Inc., the centre will receive more than $200,000 in provincial funding in 2020 to address the settlement needs of newcomers and facilitate their gradual integration into the larger community.
The Newcomer Welcome Centre, operated by the Moose Jaw Multicultural Council, serves new residents in the Moose Jaw area and provides a first-stop service to newcomers when they arrive in Saskatchewan. The centre welcomes newcomers by providing a full range of settlement services, including orientation, adaptation, integration, information and referrals, language services and a community connections program.
The Ministry of Immigration and Career Training will invest nearly $300,000 over the coming year to support the Regina Open Door Society in connecting newcomers to services in and around Regina. This funding will assist up to 800 newcomers integrate into the community, overcome barriers and access supports, including language training, employment resources and guidance in navigating the immigration process.
Residents of Prince Albert and northern Saskatchewan will have access to improved and expanded health services, through a renewed and expanded Prince Albert Victoria Hospital.