SASKATCHEWAN TO RECRUIT HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN PHILIPPINES

Today, Minister of Health Paul Merriman announced the Government of Saskatchewan will undertake a targeted health care recruitment mission to Manila, Philippines in late November to actively promote Saskatchewan’s health care employment opportunities.  “With a vibrant and growing Filipino-Canadian population, Saskatchewan has a strong and meaningful relationship with the Philippines. With the cooperation and support […]

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JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY AWARDED INTEGRATED YOUTH SERVICES CONTRACT

The John Howard Society of Saskatchewan (JHSS) has been awarded a $3.4 million contract in 2022-23 to coordinate and integrate services to meet the needs of youth aged 12 to 25 and their caregivers.  In partnership with the Government of Saskatchewan, the JHSS will implement a provincial model for Integrated Youth Services (IYS), providing rapid […]

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MORE THAN 18,000 JOBS CREATED YEAR-OVER-YEAR IN SASKATCHEWAN

Unemployment Rate at 4.6 per cent with 6,100 Jobs Added Month-to-Month Today, October 2022 job numbers were released by Statistics Canada, showing Saskatchewan’s strong, continued job growth, with 18,600 jobs added compared to October 2021. Saskatchewan also saw seasonally adjusted employment increase by 6,100 jobs from last month. All jobs were full-time employment.  The provincial […]

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SASKATCHEWAN LEADS THE NATION IN MERCHANDISE EXPORTS

Today, Statistics Canada released numbers showing that Saskatchewan’s merchandise exports increased by 45 per cent in September 2022 compared to September 2021, the highest increase among the provinces on a seasonally adjusted basis.  “It’s clear that Saskatchewan has everything that the world needs. From food, to fuel, to fertilizer, this province continues to lead the […]

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LEGISLATION INTRODUCED THAT HELPS MAKE WORKPLACES SAFER

Today the Government of Saskatchewan introduced amendments to The Saskatchewan Employment Act that will help improve health and safety and better meet the needs of modern workplaces in the province. The amendments come after engaging stakeholders in a review of the occupational health and safety provisions of the Act. “It is important to regularly review our legislation […]

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NEW REGINA URGENT CARE CENTRE NOW 30 PER CENT COMPLETE

Construction of Regina’s new Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at 1320 Albert Street is now 30 per cent complete. Over the summer, crews from Graham Construction finished site works and excavation, structural steel assembly and concrete placement.  “We are very pleased to see the great progress being made on this new facility,” Health Minister Paul Merriman […]

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PROVINCE INTRODUCES THE SASKATCHEWAN FIRST ACT

Today the government introduced The Saskatchewan First Act to confirm Saskatchewan’s autonomy and exclusive jurisdiction over its natural resources. “This historic legislation will help protect our economic growth and prosperity from intrusive federal policies that encroach upon our legislative sovereignty,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Bronwyn Eyre said. “It is time to draw the line and assert our constitutional rights.”  […]

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CAREER FAIR FOR NEWCOMERS TO SASKATCHEWAN

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan is hosting a career fair for Ukrainian refugees. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Viterra International Trade Centre, 1700 Elphinstone Street, Regina. This event is also open to all recent newcomers. Approximately 90 employers, agencies and chambers of commerce will be on hand to […]

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SMALL BUSINESSES CONTINUE TO DRIVE SASKATCHEWAN’S ECONOMY

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to recognize small businesses during Small Business Week taking place from October 16 to October 22, 2022.  “Saskatchewan has over 143,000 small businesses, and they are active in virtually every sector of our economy,” Trade and Export Development Minister Jeremy Harrison said. “With 122 small businesses for every 1,000 people, […]

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ADDITIONAL $7.5 MILLION BOOST FOR FILM AND TELEVISION GRANT PROGRAM

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce that additional funding is being made available for the Creative Saskatchewan Feature Film and Television Production Grant Program.   Changes to regulations and additional funding in the spring have greatly enhanced the province’s ability to attract larger film and television projects, such as King of Killers: the […]

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