Report from the Legislature – June 17, 2021

Saskatchewan is seeing success in the fight against COVID-19. A few weeks ago, Step 1 of our Re-Opening Roadmap began with household gathering limits expanding up to 10 people and attendance at worship services, public gatherings, and table limits at restaurants all increasing. Youth and adult outdoor sports were able to resume as well. Step […]

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CHANGE TO MINIMUM WAGE ANNOUNCED FOR OCTOBER

Saskatchewan’s minimum wage will increase to $11.81.  The change will take effect on October 1, 2021. “Dealing with COVID-19 over the past year and a half has been a difficult time for everyone in Saskatchewan,” Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan said.  “The provincial government has a strong framework in place to ensure […]

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SASKATCHEWAN KIDS RETURN TO PLAY

Thanks to the strong number of people in Saskatchewan getting vaccinated against COVID-19, Saskatchewan residents will once again be able to participate in outdoor team sports and activities as part of Step 1 of the Re-opening Roadmap. Sport participants must continue to abide by current public health restrictions such as capacity limitations for outdoor gatherings.  […]

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Step One of Saskatchewan’s Re-Opening Roadmap

The commencement of Step One of Saskatchewan’s Re-Opening Roadmap is now underway. Thanks to the rapid expansion and delivery of COVID-19 vaccine and the patient and cautious following of public health measures by the public, the following changes are now being made to public health orders: Private gatherings, including household gatherings, may have up to […]

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RE-OPENING ROADMAP: OUTDOOR SPORTS ADDED TO STEP ONE

The Government of Saskatchewan has announced that public health measures around outdoor sporting activities will be eased as part of Step One of the Re-Opening Roadmap, set to commence on Sunday, May 30.  Outdoor sports, originally included in Step Two of the Re-Opening Roadmap, will now be added to Step One.  Easing of measures for […]

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Step Two on Re-Opening Road Map Starts on June 20

Saskatchewan today reached the Step Two threshold on the province Re-Opening Roadmap, with over 70 per cent of Saskatchewan residents age 30 and older having received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. That means Step Two will begin on Sunday, June 20 – three weeks after Step One which begins on Sunday, May 30. In […]

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MORE VISITORS FOR CARE HOME RESIDENTS STARTING MAY 30; PLAN TO EXPAND VISITATION ALIGNED WITH RE-OPENING ROADMAP

The Government of Saskatchewan today announced a plan to further ease visitor restrictions in long-term care and personal care homes in alignment with the three steps of the Re-opening Roadmap.  Residents in care homes will soon be able to safely see more family members and visitors, thanks to Saskatchewan’s nation-leading COVID-19 vaccination program. Beginning on […]

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Report from the Legislature – May 20, 2021

The spring sitting of the legislature was highlighted by two things: a budget that protects, builds, and grows Saskatchewan, and a roadmap that charts a course through the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. Budget 2021-22 is designed to protect the health and safety of our people and our economy. It builds through investments in new […]

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SCHOOL-BASED COVID-19 VACCINE DELIVERY TO BEGIN IN JUNE

The Saskatchewan Health Authority will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines in elementary and high schools across the province in June.  Delivery dates are currently being finalized with local education officials.  Once dates are confirmed, they will be communicated directly to parents through individual schools. “Saskatchewan has been leading the country with one of the most aggressive […]

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RE-OPENING ROADMAP: SUNDAY, MAY 30TH SET AS TARGET DATE FOR STEP ONE

More than 70 per cent of Saskatchewan residents age 40 and older have received their first shot of Covid-19 vaccine, surpassing the threshold for Step One of the Re-Opening Roadmap.  The province has set Sunday, May 30, three weeks from today, as the target date for the commencement of Step One. “We are able to […]

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