Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released the preliminary spring runoff outlook for 2019.
The Ministry of Corrections and Policing is providing nearly $330,000 to Saskatchewan municipal police and community-based organizations (CBOs) for new policing tools and programming through the Criminal Property Forfeiture Program. In accordance with legislation, approximately $280,000, an amount that matches what was provided to municipal police services, will also be deposited from the Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund into the Victims’ Fund.
Saskatchewan’s February public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights held on Tuesday, which saw attention focused on the Kindersley area, raised a total of $10.2 million for the province.
With extreme cold across the province, the Government of Saskatchewan, along with its community partners, wants to remind residents of its Cold Weather Strategy to ensure that every Saskatchewan resident has a safe and warm place to sleep.
A new Community Recovery Team in Saskatoon is providing more intensive supports for people living with complex, persistent mental health challenges. A total of $4.2 million in targeted funding supports the launch of Community Recovery Teams in Saskatoon and seven other communities across Saskatchewan.
Today, Premier Scott Moe announced that Saskatchewan municipalities will see an overall funding increase of more than $10 million for 2019-20, bringing the total amount to $251 million next fiscal year for the municipal revenue sharing program. The announcement was made while Premier Moe addressed the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) at their Annual General Meeting.
Journeys of newcomers to Canada will be celebrated as the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists (SCAA) join to celebrate Archives Week from February 3-9.
The Ministry of Environment is issuing 100 Big Game Management Licences for elk in Wildlife Management Zone (WMZ) 33 that will be valid from February 4-25. This decision is in response to significant concerns about agricultural damage and will help reduce the elk population in the region.
A renewed lottery agreement guarantees eligible sport, culture and recreation organizations will continue to receive and benefit from Saskatchewan Lottery proceeds for the next five years.
Innovation Saskatchewan has started accepting applications for the Made in Saskatchewan Technology (MIST) Program. The program is designed to find solutions from Saskatchewan technology-based companies whose products may improve public service delivery in government.