Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan has proclaimed October 20-25, as Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week.
While another busy construction season is drawing to a close, preparation is underway for the 2020 construction season. The Government of Saskatchewan will tender $259.8 million of highway construction work as part of the fall tender plan.
Today the Federal Government legalized the sale of cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals. As a result of timelines outlined in the Cannabis Regulations, edibles, extracts and topicals are not expected to become available for at least 60 days.
SGI Partners With Ministries of Justice and Corrections and Policing to Expand Northern Alcohol Strategy
Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is partnering with the ministries of Justice and Corrections and Policing to invest $250,000 into the expansion of the Northern Alcohol Strategy in 2019-20.
The Teacher’s Bargaining Committee has tabled class size and composition as a main issue in bargaining. Education Minister Gordon Wyant confirmed that an important and complex matter such as this needs to involve discussion with teachers and all education partners including local school boards, senior administrators, Saskatchewan Association of School Business Officials (SASBO), the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) and the Minister of Education. Wyant has committed to working to bring this provincial team together with meetings to be planned as soon as possible.
Today, the Government of Saskatchewan proclaimed October 13 – 19 as Co-operatives Week in Saskatchewan to recognize the outstanding contributions co-operatives make to our province’s economy and communities.
Today, Agriculture Minister David Marit proclaimed October 13 to 19, as Registered Veterinary Technician Week in Saskatchewan. The week coincides with National Veterinary Technician Week in both Canada and the United States.
Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant announced today members of the 2019-20 provincial Youth Council, a group of 12 high school students committed to improving their communities and empowering other young people in the province.
Saskatchewan saw its 14th consecutive month of job growth in September, with year-over-year employment rising by 13,300 jobs, an increase of 2.3 per cent.
The Water Security Agency (WSA) has reached a tentative agreement with Unifor Local 820.