Warren Kaeding

Province’s tax on electric vehicles being met with backlash

Apr 10, 2021 | 12:18pm

Residents in Saskatchewan are reacting to the 150 dollar annual tax on electric vehicles added into this year’s budget. Environment Minister Warren Kaeding says every time someone purchases gas in Saskatchewan, they pay an excise tax that goes to pay for highway maintenance. “EVs use our highways,” said Kaeding. “This is the first point of […]

Melfort receives new CT Scanner in health funding announcement

Sep 28, 2020 | 5:58am

The City of Melfort has a new CT Scanner coming to their hospital. The new scanner is part of a $2.25-million project that includes the medical imaging department renovation and operational costs. Rural and Remote Health Minister Warren Kaeding says this was a major need for Saskatchewan’s northeast. “Diagnostic equipment is very important and part […]

Letter of Commitment Signed to Address Suicide in First Nations Communities

Sep 25, 2020 | 4:07am

A letter of commitment has been signed between the federal and provincial governments and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations to work on mental health and wellness support services for Indigenous youth. Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, Mark Miller, says suicide is a tragedy we see far too often, so the 3 governments will work […]

Provincial government meets with Tristen Durocher while ‘Walking with our Angels’ protest continues

Aug 5, 2020 | 4:45pm

A meeting has been had between rural and remote health minister Warren Kaeding, Northern Affairs minister Lori Carr, and advocate for suicide prevention Tristen Durocher. In a joint statement, the ministers say they appreciate Durocher’s advocacy on this issue and welcomed the opportunity to further a conversation on this issue. Durocher walked over 600 kilometres […]

Province releases Saskatchewan Suicide Prevention Plan

May 8, 2020 | 3:11pm

The Saskatchewan government has released a new suicide prevention plan that, it says, will promote life and reduce risk factors related to suicide in the province. The plan is called Pillars for Life: The Saskatchewan Suicide Prevention Plan and was released Friday by Rural and Remote Health Minister Warren Kaeding, as a collaborative approach to […]

Provincial government releases platform for Saskatchewan residents to view medical records

Oct 8, 2019 | 12:54pm

Saskatchewan residents will soon have access to their medical records where ever they are thanks to the MySaskHealthRecord website. The provincial government says this website will allow patients to keep tabs on any lab test results, other health information and eventually immunization records without needing to see a physician. eHealth Saskatchewan Vice-President of Programs and […]

Premier Moe announces cabinet shuffle

Aug 13, 2019 | 10:11am

Premier Scott Moe is making  changes to his cabinet including new Ministers of Government Relations, Highways and Infrastructure, and Rural and Remote Health. Premier Moe also announced a new cabinet responsibility for Seniors held by the Minister Responsible for Rural and Remote Health, and shifted cabinet responsibilities for the Water Security Agency and the Provincial […]

20 Saskatchewan communities to receive flood mapping

Aug 12, 2019 | 2:38pm

The federal and provincial governments, as well as the Water Security Agency, is contributing more than one million dollars to conduct flood mapping of 20 high-risk communities in Saskatchewan. The area includes Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Weyburn and Yorkton, as well as several other towns and villages that would benefit from obtaining flood maps and […]

Waste water treatment facility in Lumsden begins construction

Jun 18, 2019 | 1:05pm

The town of Lumsden is building a waste water treatment facility to replace its aging lagoon system. The $20.3 Million cost of the project will be split equally between the provincial, federal, and municipal governments, and will allow the town to grow up to just under 4,000 people. Government Relations minister Warren Kaeding said the […]