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DEVELOPMENTAL GROUP HOMES SUPPORTING CHILDREN IN-CARE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS NOW OPEN

The Government of Saskatchewan has partnered with Clare Parker Homes and Autism Services of Saskatoon to develop and operate two new group homes, one in Regina and one in Saskatoon, with specialized services for children and youth in care with special needs, such as those with autism spectrum disorder. “Our government is committed to providing […]

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SASKATCHEWAN ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO PROMOTE CAREERS IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

The Province is Providing the Saskatchewan Mining Association with $100,000 to Develop Future Workforce  The Government of Saskatchewan is partnering with the Saskatchewan Mining Association to educate students about careers in mining and exploration. The province is investing $100,000, which will support the development of classroom and online teaching resources promoting careers in the mining […]

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GOVERNMENT ESTABLISHES INAUGURAL ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

A new Accessibility Advisory Committee was established on March 1, 2024, to support the implementation of The Accessible Saskatchewan Act  which came into force on December 3, 2023. The committee will provide advice to government on proposed accessibility standards, as well as public awareness and education initiatives. These standards will identify, prevent and remove accessibility barriers […]

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MORE DOCTORS RECRUITED TO RURAL COMMUNITIES

Fourteen new physicians are now practicing in rural communities across Saskatchewan after completing the Saskatchewan International Physician Practice Assessment (SIPPA) program in December. Planning is underway to further increase the number of training seats that SIPPA offers. The number of training seats was previously expanded from 36 to 45 each year under Saskatchewan’s Health Human […]

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SASKATCHEWAN CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIGENOUS BUSINESSES

Third Annual Indigenous Business Gathering a Showcase of Province’s Indigenous Business Sector Today, the Government of Saskatchewan hosts its third annual Indigenous Business Gathering at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon. The Ministry of Trade and Export Development brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous businesses, Crown corporations, institutions, and municipalities to promote Indigenous participation in the province’s growing […]

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NEW INITIATIVES TO ENHANCE UTILIZATION OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS

Premier Scott Moe and Health Minister Everett Hindley joined MLA Terry Jenson in Warman today to announce new initiatives to enhance and expand utilization of Nurse Practitioners throughout the health care system. To enhance the role of Nurse Practitioners, the Ministry of Health will work to pilot a new model for independently operated, publicly funded […]

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SASKATCHEWAN CONTINUING TO SEE GROWTH: ADDS 18,700 NEW FULL-TIME JOBS

Third Lowest Unemployment Rate Among the Provinces Today, Statistics Canada released labour force statistics for the month of February, which showcase the growth of Saskatchewan’s strong workforce. The province added 18,700 new full-time jobs, which is an increase of 15,200 jobs last month when compared to February 2023, raising Saskatchewan’s employment growth rate to 2.6 […]

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GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN AND SASKATCHEWAN SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR FUNDING AGREEMENT

Government is committed to working with Saskatchewan’s locally elected school boards to ensure that there is long-term and sustainable funding to support our classrooms.  To demonstrate this, government is pleased to announce that it has signed a multi-year funding agreement with the Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA), with the support of Saskatchewan’s locally elected boards […]

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OVER 1,000 NURSING GRADS HIRED TO SASKATCHEWAN

The Government of Saskatchewan continues to make significant progress on the goals and initiatives in Saskatchewan’s Health Human Resources (HHR) Action Plan. As part of this plan, Saskatchewan is dedicated to making strong investments in programs and initiatives that support the recruitment and retention of nurses in the province. “Nurses and nurse practitioners are critical to […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS FOR A NEW INDOOR AQUATIC FACILITY MAKE A SPLASH IN REGINA

Regina will benefit from a new, more energy-efficient indoor aquatics facility heated by geothermal energy. The aquatics facility and geothermal projects represent a combined investment of more than $128.1 million from the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan, along with the City of Regina.  This was announced by Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities of Canada […]

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