Saskatchewan Legislative Building

Tyndall stone named a global heritage resource

Jan 25, 2023 | 12:27pm

A stone that is mined in Manitoba and found in at least one of the most iconic buildings in Saskatchewan is getting some international attention. Tyndall stone has been named a global heritage resource by a sub-commission of the International Union of Geological Sciences. Tyndall stone dates back more than 400 million years and is […]

Sask. Government looking to pass security changes for Legislative Building

May 12, 2022 | 12:06am

The Government of Saskatchewan is looking to change how security is implemented at the Legislative Building. Currently, the provincial government is looking to pass Bill 70, which would see the transfer of security responsibility from the Sergeant-at-Arms to the Minister of Justice. If passed, the number of officers would be increased from four to 11. […]

Saskatchewan Legislative Building receives accessibility certification

May 10, 2022 | 5:56pm

The Saskatchewan Legislative Building received an accessibility certification, making it the first one to do so in Canada. The building was presented with the Rick Hansen Accessibility Foundation Certification (RHFAC) Plaque. The unveiling marks one year since the Government of Saskatchewan announced the Legislative Building received this certification, becoming the first and only Legislative Building […]

Legislature braces for Frost and discontent

Feb 4, 2022 | 6:11pm

Ahead of a weekend where the Saskatchewan Legislature will face an onslaught of FROST and discontent. Premier Scott Moe is echoing the need for peaceful organization. A pair of protests are planned for Saturday – one featuring truckers who are opposed to vaccine mandates preventing cross border travel – the other the Saskatchewan Liberal Party […]

Rink on Wascana opens to the public

Jan 20, 2022 | 5:03pm

Wascana Park has been called a crown jewel for Regina and on Thursday, the City of Regina and the Prairie Capital Commission (PCC) added another piece to that jewel. The Rink on Wascana was unveiled to the public. The rink is situated on top of Wascana Lake and is positioned in front of the Legislative […]

Fall sitting wraps up

Dec 9, 2021 | 4:43pm

Six weeks of lively debates inside of the Saskatchewan Legislature Building came to an end on Thursday as the Fall sitting came to a conclusion. Premier Scott Moe said that some of the highlights of the session occurred outside of the Legislative Assembly. Moe says the COVID numbers have improved in the province over the […]

Sask. government looking at possible security changes with introduction of new bill

Nov 24, 2021 | 6:18pm

The Saskatchewan government believes it is being proactive instead of being reactive with the introduction of Bill 70. The bill would see changes to the security on the legislative grounds and the responsibilities of the sergeant of arms with the possible introduction of a new security team. Corrections Minister Christine Tell says the object of […]

Service of Remembrance held at Legislative Building

Nov 3, 2021 | 1:53pm

In memory of the Saskatchewan Public Service Employees who sacrificed their lives for our freedom, the annual Service of Remembrance took place this morning at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building. Scott Moe, along with members of the Canadian Armed Forces, veterans, and other dignitaries joined together for the service. The Premier says we owe a large […]

NDP’s Nippi-Albright urges Sask. government to make National Day of Truth and Reconciliation to be a provincial stat holiday

Sep 15, 2021 | 4:49pm

Betty Nippi-Albright, the Official Opposition Critic for First Nations and Metis Relations called upon the provincial government to ensure that National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day as a provincial statutory holiday. So far British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and the Northwest Territories have confirmed that they will mark September 30th as a provincial statutory […]

Officers, public pay their respects during Sask. Police and Peace Officer Memorial

Sep 29, 2019 | 2:00pm

The blowing snow and rain didn’t stop people from taking part in the 16th Police and Peace Officer Memorial ceremony on Sunday in Regina. Albert Street from College Avenue to Legislative Drive was closed off to traffic Sunday morning as members of provincial law enforcement organizations paraded towards the Saskatchewan Legislative Building for the ceremony. […]