RE-OPEN SASKATCHEWAN: LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS, GALLERIES AND THEATRES CAN RE-OPEN ON JUNE 29 AND SEVERAL UPDATES TO GUIDELINES

The second part of Phase 4 of Re-Open Saskatchewan will begin next week. Beginning Monday, June 29, libraries, museums, galleries, movie theatres and live theatres will be able to re-open. The guidelines for these businesses and services are included in this week’s update to the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan.   The re-opening dates for the other […]

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RE-OPEN SASKATCHEWAN PLAN – PHASE 4, PART 1

The date for the next phase of the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan is Monday, June 22.   On that day, activities scheduled for the first part of Phase 4 of the plan to re-open the province can get underway, including: child and youth day camps; outdoor pools and splash pads; and outdoor sports and activities.   […]

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RE-OPEN SASKATCHEWAN: NEW GUIDELINES FOR PHASE 4, UPDATED INFORMATION FOR PLACES OF WORSHIP AND ADDITIONAL OPTIONS FOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

With Phase 3 of Re-Open Saskatchewan underway, work is taking place to prepare for the next phase of the plan to re-open the provincial economy. A target date for the first part of Phase 4 will be announced early next week.   To prepare for Phase 4, this week’s update to the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan […]

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Report from the Legislature – June 11, 2020

Members of the Legislative Assembly are returning to the legislature after a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19. The 14-day sitting will allow our government to introduce and pass a provincial budget that invests in building a strong Saskatchewan while ensuring the document receives the legislative scrutiny that it deserves. Prekindergarten to Grade 12 students will […]

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STUDENTS AND STAFF TO RETURN TO CLASS FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR, TO RELEASE GUIDELINES AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan announced classes in Saskatchewan Prekindergarten to Grade 12 schools will resume in-classroom learning for the upcoming school year.  Saskatchewan schools have been closed since March 20 when an indefinite suspension of in-class learning was announced in response to COVID-19.   The school year is set to start as early as […]

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RE-OPEN SASKATCHEWAN PLAN UPDATED

Phase 3 Begins, Outdoor Playgrounds and Beaches to Open June 12   Effective today, restaurants and licensed establishments are able to open at 50 per cent capacity, personal care services not opened in Phase 2 are permitted to open, and gyms and other fitness facilities are able to open. Guidelines are now posted to assist […]

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SASKATCHEWAN’S MINIMUM WAGE TO INCREASE IN OCTOBER

The provincial government has announced that the minimum wage will increase to $11.45 per hour on October 1, 2020.  This will be the 12th increase to minimum wage since 2007.   “We have established sustainable and predictable minimum wage increases,” Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan said.  “This helps families plan ahead and […]

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RE-OPEN SASKATCHEWAN: GUIDELINES NOW AVAILABLE FOR PLACES OF WORSHIP AND CHILD CARE FACILITIES

Places of worship and operators of child care facilities can now prepare to open in Phase 3 of Re-Open Saskatchewan.   Guidelines for these groups are included in this week’s update of the Government of Saskatchewan’s plan to re-open the provincial economy.  Last week it was announced that the target date for Phase 3 of […]

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HEALTH CARDS RENEW IN 2020

Renewal stickers for health cards are being mailed to all eligible Saskatchewan residents who currently have provincial health coverage.   As provincial health cards expire at the end of this calendar year, renewal packages will be sent to more than 685,000 households in the province from late May to the end of June.  The stickers […]

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RE-OPEN SASKATCHEWAN: JUNE 8 TARGET DATE FOR PHASE 3

Work is underway on the next phase of the plan to re-open the provincial economy.  The target date to begin Phase 3 of Re-Open Saskatchewan is June 8, 2020.   Phase 2 of the plan began this week.  In Phase 3, restaurants and licensed establishments will be able to open at 50 per cent capacity.  […]

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