NEW LEGISLATION ALLOWS FOR ELECTRONIC WILLS, IMPROVES JUSTICE ACCESSIBILITY

Today government introduced The Wills Amendment Act, 2022, which will enable the creation of electronic wills and use of electronic signatures and remote witnessing. An electronic will is a reliable document that, once stored, can be easily retrieved for future use. The Act sets out the criteria that must be met for an electronic will to […]

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EXPECT TO SEE IMPAIRED DRIVING CHECKSTOPS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Existing federal legislation enables police to request quick breath test of any driver  Saskatchewan drivers will notice an abundance of impaired driving checkstops across the province throughout the holiday season.   “Checkstops are an important enforcement tool and a highly visual reminder to drivers about the importance of planning a safe ride home,” Minister Responsible for […]

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MANUFACTURING WEEK IN SASKATCHEWAN

The Government of Saskatchewan has recognized this week as Manufacturing Week in the province, celebrating the significant contributions of the manufacturing sector to Saskatchewan’s economy. “Our government is proud of the continued growth in the manufacturing sector, which is a major generator of jobs and economic opportunities in our province,” Trade and Export Development Minister […]

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NEWLY RENOVATED DENTAL HEALTH CENTRE AT SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC’S REGINA CAMPUS

Students in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs are receiving high-quality training and education thanks to a newly renovated Dental Health Centre on the Regina Campus. This collaborative renovation project between the Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic ensures a safe and modern environment for students and their clients. “We are committed to […]

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MORE SPACES ADDED TO THE EARLY LEARNING INTENSIVE SUPPORT ELIS PROGRAM IN SASKATCHEWAN SCHOOLS

The Governments of Saskatchewan and Canada are pleased to announce that more children who require intensive support to attend Prekindergarten will be supported thanks to the expansion of the province’s Early Learning Intensive Support (ELIS) program. The ELIS program will now support an additional 150 preschool-aged children for the 2022-23 school year.   “Supporting our youngest […]

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ENJOY FAMILY CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS AT THE PCC THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Whoscanaville Wascana Place will be transformed into a whimsical wonderland complete with a Whoville inspired village, perfect for photos! Join us and learn about the animals of Wascana Centre and their winter adaptations. This is an indoor and outdoor event that will feature horse and carriage rides, holiday crafts, a winter birding scavenger hunt, winter […]

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PROVINCE MODERNIZES PENSION LEGISLATION

The Government of Saskatchewan has introduced The Pension Benefits Amendment Act, 2022 to give Saskatchewan employers and Saskatchewan people more options to fund and access retirement savings. “These changes to pension legislation add flexibility for plan sponsors, enhance pension safeguards, and provide more tools to enforce compliance,” Minister of Justice and Attorney General Bronwyn Eyre said. “These […]

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Report from the Legislature- November 17, 2022

Your Saskatchewan Party government is using the benefits of our strong economy to increase investments in essential programs and services. In health care, we will see investment to expand our workforce, perform more surgeries and improve services to rural areas. Our Health Human Resource Action Plan has already seen success as we work to recruit, […]

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LEGISLATION UPDATED AND MODERNIZED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF MUNICIPALITIES AND THEIR RESIDENTS

Government Relations Minister Don McMorris announced the Government of Saskatchewan has introduced a Bill to amend The Local Government Election Act, 2015 (the Act). These changes will make a few process improvements to the Act with no changes to elections dates. “These amendments will allow municipalities and school divisions across our province to have smooth, efficient and […]

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OVER 2,000 MORE REGULATED CHILD CARE SPACES TO OPEN IN SASKATCHEWAN

The Governments of Saskatchewan and Canada are investing $28.9 million to develop up to 2,197 new child care spaces in regulated child care centres across the province.   “Today our government is pleased to announce a significant expansion in regulated child care, which is so important to Saskatchewan families,” Minister of Education Dustin Duncan said. “In […]

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