Saskatchewan’s wholesale trade in April 2020, was up 1.6 per cent (seasonally adjusted) over the previous month to $2.3 billion, the highest increase among the provinces and far ahead of the Canadian average of a decline of 21.6 per cent.
Today, the Government of Saskatchewan released the Primary and Secondary Educational Institution Guidelines for the return to classroom learning in the fall.
There are 15 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan to report on June 18, 2020, bringing the provincial total to 708. Fourteen of the new cases are in the South region.
This summer, $23 million will be invested in seal coating more than 550 kilometres of provincial highway. Seal coating is a preventative treatment which adds about 10 years to the life of a highway.
Today, the Government of Saskatchewan announced a new temporary training program to help businesses train employees to enhance safety protocols and adjust business models as they re-open.
Seeding is virtually complete in Saskatchewan, with 99 per cent of the crop now planted. Strong winds have continued throughout the province this week and the drying conditions have some producers concerned about moisture conditions.
Government has introduced The Police Amendment Act, 2020 today as an initial step to improving police oversight in Saskatchewan.
There are nine new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan to report on June 17, 2020, bringing the provincial total to 693.
Targeted Mineral Exploration Incentive Brings Diversification and Investment Into Province’s Mining Sector
In 2019-20, the Government of Saskatchewan’s Targeted Mineral Exploration Incentive (TMEI) increased mining investment in the province by supporting 37 new exploratory drill holes, which generated approximately $2 million in expenditures by exploration companies.
Government of Saskatchewan is constructing a $120 million remand centre expansion at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre as part of the recently announced $7.5 billion two-year capital plan to build a strong Saskatchewan.