Concerns raised at Leg on health care situation in Duck Lake

Concerns raised at Leg on health care situation in Duck Lake

May 10, 2024 | 6:21am
Health care recruitment was back in the spotlight at the Saskatchewan Legislature Thursday as a delegation from Duck Lake raised concerns about their struggles attracting doctors.  The delegation of community leaders, which included Duck Lake Goodwill Manor Chair Ray Gauthier and Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation Chief Edwin Ananas, stood alongside NDP leader Carla Beck […]

Applications being accepted for Saskatchewan’s Targeted Mineral Exploration Incentive

Jul 11, 2023 | 2:40pm

Companies looking to explore minerals in Saskatchewan can now submit applications for financial assistance. Applications for the expanded Targeted Mineral Exploration Incentive can be found online at In a news release, the province says the incentive was expanded in the 2023-24 Budget to encourage more exploration and drilling, particularly for critical minerals. Total funding […]

Saskatchewan Increasing “Doctor Incentive” Dollars

Mar 15, 2023 | 11:17am

Premier Scott Moe used his address to the SARM convention in Saskatoon to announce a larger bonus for doctors who work in rural areas. Under a plan launched in 2013, new doctors would be paid a bomus of 46-thousand dollars to work in Rural areas. Now, the government is increasing that to 200 thousand dollars […]

Saskatchewan doesn’t see Alberta’s new skilled workers recruitment campaign as extra competition

Aug 19, 2022 | 4:06am

Earlier this week, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced the ‘Alberta is Calling’ program to recruit skilled workers with a marketing campaign touting the province’s lower taxes, housing affordability, shorter commutes and proximity to the Rocky Mountains. The $2.6-million effort is to include ads on social media, radio and posters in high-traffic areas. “Alberta is back […]