Greg Ottenbreit

Anti-vaccine signs in Yorkton target healthcare workers

Nov 4, 2021 | 7:21am

The Yorkton Regional Health Centre had anti-vaccine signs posted onto its doors and windows recently. Directed at medical professionals, doctors and nurses, the signs state healthcare workers, “will be put on trial for war crimes & held accountable” and also reference the Nuremberg Code sections one, four ,six, and ten. The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses […]

Calls made for microbiology lab to reopen at Yorkton Regional Health Centre

Aug 17, 2021 | 9:28pm

A rally was held in Yorkton Tuesday afternoon, to lobby for a return of the Microbiology Lab at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. NDP Health Critic Vicki Mowat says it starts with training more professionals to fill the staff shortages that led to its closure. She says it’s been closed for too long. “They had […]

Roadwork near Yorkton progressing well according to ministry of highways

Jul 16, 2020 | 5:28pm

Work on passing lanes for Highways #9 and #10 in the Yorkton area is progressing nicely. Highways and Infrastructure Minister Greg Ottenbreit says construction on Highway #10 between Yorkton and Melville is getting close to the final stages. “(Construction crews) have had pretty good weather and no real issues, so that’s going along quite well,” […]

Province planning to repair more than 150 bridges and culverts this year

Jun 4, 2020 | 11:39am

The Government of Saskatchewan announced that they are planning on investing $52 million to replace or extend the life of several highway bridges and culverts around the province. The projects are part of the provinces $7.5 billion two-year capital plan to build a strong Saskatchewan and stimulate Saskatchewan’s economic recovery. Infrastructure Minister Greg Ottenbreit says […]

Construction begins on major Sask. highways

May 21, 2020 | 11:43am

Travel delays can be expected as major highway safety improvement projects begin on Highway 5 and Highway 39. Highways and Infrastructure Minister Greg Ottenbreit says that the new passing lane projects will improve traffic flow while providing more opportunities to pass safely. “We ask drivers to be patient in work zones or consider alternate routes […]

Question Period covers lead in Sask. water, concerns with new net metering model

Nov 4, 2019 | 7:25pm

Saskatchewan residents are asking if their water is safe to drink after a report showing higher levels of lead in tap water tested in Regina, Saskatoon and Moose Jaw. The topic was brought up by the Sask. NDP during Monday afternoon’s question period session at the Saskatchewan legislature. The NDP’s Trent Wotherspoon stated that something […]

Regina Bypass will be completely open to traffic on Tuesday

Oct 28, 2019 | 6:00am

The largest transportation infrastructure project in the history of Saskatchewan is now complete as the Regina Bypass will be 100 per cent open to traffic on Tuesday. Premier Scott Moe and Highways and Infrastructure Minister Greg Ottenbreit held a special ceremony to celebrate the opening of the massive project. The ceremony took place on a windy Monday […]

Province announces passing lanes on Highway 39 between Estevan and Weyburn

Sep 26, 2019 | 12:28pm

Passing lanes are coming on a stretch of highway that many consider to be dangerous. The provincial government announced Thursday that five sets of passing lanes are going to be constructed on Highway 39 between Estevan and Weyburn. Highways Minister Greg Ottenbreit says another highway that has had passing lanes built has had many positives. […]

Provincial government highlights National Rail Safety Week

Sep 24, 2019 | 5:08pm

Learning about railway safety. That was the assignment of the day for Grade two students at Ecole Harbour Landing School Tuesday during an activity period put on by the provincial government and the Canadian Safety Train Express. It’s a  part of National Rail Safety week, where more than 3500 students will take part in activities to […]