Saskatchewan budget

Budget 2024: Increased funding for Ag Ministry to support risk management programs & research

Budget 2024: Increased funding for Ag Ministry to support risk management programs & research

Mar 20, 2024 | 2:15pm
Agriculture is getting a boost as the 2024-25 Provincial Budget, released Wednesday afternoon, increases funding for the Ministry by 4.1 percent to $570.6-million. Expenses for the Ministry of Agriculture for 2024-25 will be $1.5-billion. The Budget invests in programs, including a suite of business-management programs, services, and agricultural research.”Our province’s agriculture sector is the backbone […]

Organizations react to the provincial budget

Mar 23, 2023 | 4:30pm

The Sask. Party Government released its provincial budget for the 2023-2024 year on Wednesday which saw a $1 billion surplus. The majority of that surplus will be going toward healthcare, education, social services and assistance, and agriculture. The government is also putting down $1 billion on the province’s operating debt. Various organizations had mixed opinions […]

Reaction from the 2021/22 provincial budget as Saskatchewan announces $2.6 billion deficit

Apr 6, 2021 | 2:43pm

Reaction is beginning to come in from around Saskatchewan after Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Donna Harpauer announced the 2021/22 provincial budget Tuesday afternoon. Related: Harpauer presents a $2.6 billion deficit budget with record investments in healthcare, education and social services  Saskatchewan Heavy Construction Association: Job creation and a step toward economic recovery are two […]

MLA’s get back to work as spring session of Saskatchewan Legislature begins with budget

Apr 6, 2021 | 5:15am

The spring session of the Saskatchewan Legislature begins Tuesday, with Finance Minister Donna Harpauer bringing down a new provincial budget. That budget will be a deficit one which will likely exceed the record $2.4-billion deficit budget that was delivered one year ago, with Harpauer saying the slower than expected economic recovery likely means the deficit […]

Comments about jobs have government wondering what NDP is trying to accomplish

Mar 18, 2021 | 8:15am

The opposition NDP is upset over the fact that they aren’t in the house debating issues, and that a third-quarter update has not yet been provided. Standing outside of the Saskatchewan Legislature on Wednesday, finance critic Trent Wotherspoon said the Premier is trying to sell the province a false bill of goods and it is […]

Meili accuses Moe of deceiving Saskatchewan voters

Mar 4, 2021 | 6:12am

Saskatchewan’s Opposition leader says Premier Scott Moe deliberately misled voters with his promise to balance the budget by 2024 during the provincial election campaign. Ryan Meili was not pulling punches when asked for his reaction from the news this week that achieving that goal now seems to be out of reach. “I think people in […]

Saskatchewan’s finance minister hints province won’t eliminate deficit by 2024

Mar 1, 2021 | 3:51pm

Saskatchewan’s finance minister says it’s going to be tough to eliminate the province’s deficit by 2024 and the government is likely to pick a new goal. Donna Harpauer says the province’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is going slower than hoped. During last fall’s provincial election, Premier Scott Moe campaigned on a promise to […]

Reaction to Saskatchewan budget

Jun 15, 2020 | 3:40pm

The province is forecasting a deficit of $2.4 billion dollars. That number that Finance Minister Donna Harpauer refers to as “daunting” was announced Monday as a full provincial budget was introduced in the Saskatchewan Legislature as MLA’s returned after leaving in March due to the pandemic. Reaction to the document was swift. SASKATCHEWAN FEDERATION OF […]

Saskatchewan budget shows historic deficit of $2.4 billion dollars

Jun 15, 2020 | 2:17pm

Stressing that this is a “pandemic budget”, Saskatchewan Finance Minister Donna Harpauer is releasing a financial statement that shows the impact COVID-19 has had on the province’s bank book. The budget shows Saskatchewan thanks to a  reduction in provincial revenues and additional costs related to the pandemic have resulted in a $2.4 billion deficit forecast. That […]