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Government under fire over health care shortages again

Government under fire over health care shortages again

Apr 11, 2024 | 5:21am
The health care issue dominated the Legislative Assembly again Wednesday as the Opposition hammered the government on issues of shortages of health care specialists. Opposition Leader Carla Beck again raised the issue in Question Period of the lack of any pediatric gastroenterologists based in the province — an issue that has been raised more than once in the […]
Province launches Secondary Suite Incentive grant program

Province launches Secondary Suite Incentive grant program

Jan 9, 2024 | 11:35am
The Government of Saskatchewan has launched the Saskatchewan Secondary Suite Incentive (SSI) Grant Program, introducing measures to enhance housing affordability for residents. Administered by the Ministry of Finance, the SSI offers a 35 per cent grant, up to $35,000, for homeowners constructing new secondary suites at their primary residences. This initiative is designed to generate […]

Criminal funds used to buy new policing tools

Jan 25, 2022 | 12:56pm

The Saskatchewan Government is providing more than $750K to police agencies around the province. The funds are coming from the criminal property forfeiture fund and will be used to purchase new policing tools in the Regina, Saskatoon, Weyburn and File Hills districts. In Regina $300,000 will be used to purchase a real time infrared and […]

Take a Break from social media apart of Sask. government’s new awareness initiative

Dec 11, 2021 | 8:34am

The Saskatchewan government has launched a new awareness campaign to remind everyone that a little time away from social media can be a good thing. The Take a Break initiative also includes a website that can offer children some ideas on activities they can do besides logging on some screen time. Education Minister Dustin Duncan […]

Family explains impact of delayed healthcare services at Legislative Assembly

Nov 3, 2021 | 8:48pm

Inside of the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, the provincial opposition brought forward an example of how Saskatchewan’s cancelled health care services has affected one family in the province. The family of 11 year old Helen was present to ask questions of when the services would confirm the nature of an unknown illness. Helen’s father, Graham […]

Differing opinions on gathering restrictions between Sask. government and opposition

Nov 2, 2021 | 6:50pm

With COVID-19 cases declining recently in Saskatchewan, the provincial government says there isn’t a need to introduce restrictions for gatherings at this time. They are hopeful that the reduced cases will soon lead to less hospitalized cases as well. Health Minister Paul Merriman says they won’t be implementing further restrictions right now with the measures […]

Sask. government and FSIN team up for new online gaming and sports betting site

Sep 23, 2021 | 6:04pm

FSIN and the provincial government believe it will be a win-win situation for both parties with the launching of the new online gaming and sports betting site in Saskatchewan. SIGA will be the operators of the site and will be the exclusive operators in the province for the next five years. FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron […]

Meeting between teachers and province leaves groups farther apart from agreement

Mar 6, 2020 | 10:47am

After meeting with provincial education minister Gord Wyant on Thursday, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) President Patrick Maze feels that the two parties are “not even close” to reaching a deal. During the meeting, Wyant told Maze that the government is willing to put forward “additional resources” to help compensate classrooms properly. ‘What they brought forward […]