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SASKATCHEWAN VOLUNTEER MEDAL PRESENTED TO 10 RECIPIENTS BY LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

This morning, Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty presented 10 dedicated individuals with the 2023 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal during a ceremony at Government House.  “The time and care these volunteers have given to causes ranging from youth, veterans’ and women’s issues to arts and culture, does not go unnoticed,” Mirasty said. “I am honoured to have been […]

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SURVEY SEEKING FEEDBACK ON ACCESSIBILITY OF GOVERNMENT FACILITIES, PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

The Government of Saskatchewan is inviting members of the public to fill out an accessibility survey from April 15 until May 10, 2024. The survey asks about accessibility barriers persons with disabilities may experience when they use government facilities, programs and services.   “I encourage all interested members of the public to provide their accessibility […]

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CHANGES TO THE MIDWIFERY REGULATIONS

The Government of Saskatchewan is strengthening the role of midwives in the province by making amendments to The Midwifery Regulations. These amendments support midwives to provide care to their full scope of practice. The amendments – proposed by the Saskatchewan College of Midwives (SCM) – allow midwives to prescribe and administer appropriate drugs, order x-rays where […]

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CELEBRATE SASKATCHEWAN TOURISM WEEK – APRIL 15 – 19

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed April 15-19 as Saskatchewan Tourism Week. The week coincides with the national celebration of Tourism Week in Canada.  Saskatchewan Tourism Week brings attention to the significance of tourism, which generates over $2.4 billion in annual travel spending and employs almost 71,000 Saskatchewan residents in full and part-time positions. It […]

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REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR K-GRADE 12 ONLINE LEARNING AT SASK DLC

Successful First School Year Sees More Than 6,800 Saskatchewan Students Benefit From Online Learning  Saskatchewan Distance Learning Centre (Sask DLC) is now accepting registrations for new Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) and adult students for the 2024-25 school year and both full and part-time high school students can begin selecting courses for next year.  So […]

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CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE ON REGINA URGENT CARE CENTRE

Furnishing and Staff Recruitment are Underway for Opening Later This Year Construction of the new Regina Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at 1320 Albert Street is now 100 per cent complete. Staff recruitment is underway, installation and testing of equipment and furnishings will take place over the coming weeks.  “Improving access to health care for Saskatchewan […]

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PROVINCE INTRODUCES IMMIGRATION SERVICES ACT

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan is introducing new legislation that will strengthen the immigration system, protect newcomers and employers, and create the strongest program integrity framework in the country. “Immigration is critical to Saskatchewan’s economic growth,” Immigration and Career Training Minister Jeremy Harrison said. “This strengthened legislation will support and protect newcomers and employers, and […]

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GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN SUPPORTS ROYAL REGINA RIFLES 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY

The Government of Saskatchewan is providing a $40,000 grant to support The Royal Regina Rifles Trust’s Battlefield Tour of Honour for the 80th Anniversary of Operation Overlord (D-Day) taking place in June 2024. Then called The Regina Rifle Regiment, they were one of the first infantry regiments to storm Juno Beach as part of the […]

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$137,000 FOR PHARMACIST SCOPE OF PRACTICE EXPANSION AT UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce it will provide $137,000 to the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Pharmacy and Nutrition for a new Advanced Pharmacy Prescribing Training program.​ This training program will enable licensed, practicing pharmacists to become authorized to prescribe and manage medication for a variety of chronic conditions such as asthma, […]

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NEW SYSTEM SET TO IMPROVE EMS RESPONSE TIMES

Pilot Project to Address Emergency Department Offload Delays in Regina and Saskatoon Saskatchewan will soon pilot an emergency medical services (EMS) triage system in Regina and Saskatoon to help improve patient flow and reduce ambulance offload delays within emergency departments (ED). A new triage software support system to be introduced this June will utilize a […]

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