News

May 14, 2018

Record Drainage Compliance in 2017-18

A record 693 quarter sections of land were brought into drainage compliance in the 2017-18 fiscal year, representing an increase of over 110 per cent from the year previous and a five-fold increase from 2014-15.

May 14, 2018

Expanding Access to SMART Board Technology in Saskatchewan Classrooms

A new province-wide agreement with SMART Technologies, a world leader in classroom technology and makers of the interactive SMART Board, has allowed school divisions to purchase nearly twice as many SMART Learning Suite licenses for teachers.  There are now over 6,000 teacher licenses, which will make the SMART Learning Suite software available in approximately half of the classrooms in the province.

May 11, 2018

Affordable Rental Housing Project Opens in Saskatoon

The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan along with Stewart Properties officially opened Star Court in Saskatoon, a newly-renovated 16-unit rental housing project that will help support low- to moderate-income households where an individual lives with disabilities.

May 11, 2018

Sask Parks Launches Camp-Easy - No Equipment Necessary

Throughout the 2018 camping season, convenience-seekers or those brand new to camping can take advantage of Camp-Easy equipped campsites in three provincial parks.   Camp-Easy sites are great for campers who do not own camping equipment or aren’t sure if camping is for them, but would like to give it a try.  Guests can maximize their time spent in the park relaxing and exploring when eliminating set up and take down of their site.

May 10, 2018

3,700 More Nurses Working in Saskatchewan

Access to health care continues to improve for Saskatchewan patients, thanks to 3,700 more nurses providing services than in 2007 - an increase of 29 per cent.  In total, more than 16,000 nurses are licensed to practise in the province, including registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses, nurse practitioners, and licensed practical nurses.

May 09, 2018

Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week is May 6-12

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed May 6 to 12 as Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week to raise awareness of the risks to our province’s water bodies.  Prevention efforts have been successful to date, and no invasive mussels have been found within Saskatchewan.