Saskatchewan government

Sask. Teachers’ Federation announces end of sanctions with negotiations set to begin next week

Sask. Teachers’ Federation announces end of sanctions with negotiations set to begin next week

Apr 12, 2024 | 10:50am
The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation announced that they will resume bargaining negotiations with the province for a new collective agreement. The decision results from ongoing discussions with the government, which have addressed teachers’ concerns regarding funding accountability to address class size and complexity. The negotiations with the Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee are expected to resume on Tuesday, […]
Saskatchewan village raising funds for playground to honour mass stabbing victim

Saskatchewan village raising funds for playground to honour mass stabbing victim

Apr 11, 2024 | 5:33pm
Residents of a village in Saskatchewan are raising funds to build a lasting tribute to one of their own who died in a mass stabbing attack. A committee in Weldon, northeast of Saskatoon, seeks to raise $150,000 to build a playground to honour the memory of Wesley Petterson — and the nearby James Smith Cree […]
School stories, art, teach kids about organ donation for Humboldt Broncos’ Green Shirt Day

School stories, art, teach kids about organ donation for Humboldt Broncos’ Green Shirt Day

Apr 7, 2024 | 7:53am
When Sandra LaRose’s 16-year-old daughter decided she wanted her organs donated, she encouraged her mom and step-dad to do the same and put red and white stickers on their Saskatchewan health cards. “I remember her saying, ‘Where are the organ donation stickers?’ ” LaRose said of Kailynn Bursic-Panchuk, who rummaged through the house in April […]
Statue to honour Royal Regina Rifles previewed at War Memorial

Statue to honour Royal Regina Rifles previewed at War Memorial

Apr 7, 2024 | 7:52am
A statue which will be placed in France to commemorate the landing of the Royal Regina Rifles made its way to the grounds of the Legislature this weekend. The statue was displayed at a special public ceremony at the Saskatchewan War Memorial on April 6. The ceremony was attended by military personnel and several local […]
Provincial investments into short line rail infrastructure help to keep it moving

Provincial investments into short line rail infrastructure help to keep it moving

Apr 6, 2024 | 7:01am
Highways Minister and Estevan MLA Lori Carr announced provincial funding Friday to support short line rails. Representatives of the short line rail sector, along with local farmers and southeast RM reps, joined government officials at the Long Creek Railroad Company Inc. facility just west of Estevan’s city limits to talk about what $530,000 in provincial […]
Saskatchewan teachers to pull volunteer services indefinitely in labour dispute

Saskatchewan teachers to pull volunteer services indefinitely in labour dispute

Apr 6, 2024 | 5:55am
Saskatchewan teachers say they will be withdrawing volunteer services indefinitely after getting nowhere with the province on a draft memorandum of understanding in their ongoing labour dispute. Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation president Samantha Becotte told reporters Friday that teachers won’t be available for students outside regular school hours and won’t volunteer for lunchtime supervision. They will […]
Government of Sask. invests $2480,000 towards women in trades

Government of Sask. invests $2480,000 towards women in trades

Mar 31, 2024 | 10:22am
A partnership between Women Building Futures and the Government of Saskatchewan is set to support the Journey to Trades pre-employment program. The program will provide women with the skills they need to start their careers in the construction trades and embark on apprenticeships. It will also involve classroom learning and hands-on skills development, enabling students […]
Federal, Provincial, and Municipal governments investment in green infrastructure projects across Saskatchewan

Federal, Provincial, and Municipal governments investment in green infrastructure projects across Saskatchewan

Mar 30, 2024 | 9:31am
A total of $45 million in investment from federal, provincial, and local governments will support the increased supply of safe and reliable drinking water, effective wastewater treatment, and cleaner soil for communities across Saskatchewan. The northwest province will see the decommissioning of non-engineered landfill sites for 18 municipalities and the redirection of waste to two […]
Federal Energy and Natural Resource Minister responds to Moe’s carbon tax comments

Federal Energy and Natural Resource Minister responds to Moe’s carbon tax comments

Mar 29, 2024 | 9:50am
While in Regina, the Federal Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Jonathan Wilkinson criticized Premier Scott Moe and Conservative Leader Pierrer Pollieve’s remarks about carbon pricing. Wilkinson’s comments come after the federal Conservatives say they won’t be taking advice from “so-called experts” on climate policy after more than 200 economists signed an open letter challenging […]
Sask. residents can now access surgical procedure information online

Sask. residents can now access surgical procedure information online

Mar 29, 2024 | 4:01am
Saskatchewan residents now have expanded access to their personal health information, as the new Surgical Procedures feature has been introduced on MySaskHealthRecord accounts. This feature, the first of its kind in Canada, allows individuals with an account to view details about upcoming surgeries, including the scheduled procedure date, specialist or surgeon’s name, procedure name(s), location, […]