PROVINCE IMPLEMENTS INTERIM MANDATORY MASKING EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 17, PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIREMENT EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1

The Government of Saskatchewan is announcing new measures to address health care capacity pressures caused by rising case rates, primarily driven by the unvaccinated population. Effective Friday, September 17, an interim province-wide mandatory masking order will be implemented for all indoor public spaces. Effective October 1, a proof of vaccination or negative test requirement will […]

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COVID-19 VACCINATION BOOSTERS STARTING SEPTEMBER 7

Proof of Vaccination where required by Venues, Events   With increasing COVID-19 transmission in all regions of the province, public health officials remind all residents that the best practices continue to protect against transmission, including the Delta variant: Get vaccinated.  Two doses are required for optimal protection. Mask or maintain physical distancing when you cannot verify […]

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Report from the Legislature – August 26, 2021

Saskatchewan is well-positioned for a strong economic recovery from COVID-19.   BHP has announced a $7.5 billion investment in the Jansen potash mine, the single largest private sector investment in Saskatchewan’s history. This will create 3,500 jobs during peak construction and offer 600 permanent full-time jobs while producing 4.35 million tonnes of potash per year. […]

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Report from the Legislature – August 12, 2021

Saskatchewan has seen its share of challenges, and the extreme drought conditions we are currently experiencing have been no exception. Pastures and crops have been severely affected while many dugouts are dry or have poor water quality due to a lack of spring runoff and little rainfall, combined with hot, dry weather throughout the summer. […]

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Report from the Legislature – July 29, 2021

It has been a warm, eventful few weeks since public health orders and restrictions were lifted, and I hope you’re enjoying a great Saskatchewan summer! Most residents are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and we have seen a significant reduction in transmission and hospitalization. While our return to more normal activities is encouraging, COVID-19 still […]

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Report from the Legislature – July 15, 2021

The hot and dry conditions across the province are creating challenges for our farmers and ranchers. Topsoil moisture levels continue to decrease, and many areas will have their yields and quality impacted without some timely rain. Many of our livestock producers are also having trouble sourcing feed and ensuring quality water sources. Effective immediately, changes […]

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Saskatchewan Roadmap to Reopening Step Two Now Underway

Beginning today, Saskatchewan has now entered Step Two of re-opening, with in-person gathering limits increasing across a number of sectors and for private gatherings.  Starting today, private indoor gatherings will increase from 10 to 15 people.  Note that the provincial masking mandate remains in place under Step Two.     All Public Health Measures To Be […]

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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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