Report from the Legislature – November 12, 2014

According to the latest figures from Statistics Canada, Saskatchewan’s strong economy produced our country’s fastest rate of employment growth (19,700 more jobs) and lowest rate of unemployment (3.5%) in the past year.  Saskatchewan’s strong economy continues to give confidence to employers who, in turn, are deciding to expand their workforce. Over the past seven years, Saskatchewan […]

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Report from the Legislature – November 5, 2014

Remembrance Day is upon us – a time to remember the women and men who have fought for our country, its ideals and our freedoms.  We remember their noble and selfless service in conflicts, peacekeeping and reconstruction missions around the world.  We also respect and support the contributions of those who wear the uniform today, […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 29, 2014

Saskatchewan’s population continues to grow and our economy stands out as a national leader.  This growth allows us to increase important investments in people, programs and infrastructure.  For example, as a result of the province’s predictable and sustainable revenue sharing program, municipalities already know they will receive record revenue sharing of $265 million in next […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 22, 2014

Our Government’s Speech from the Throne opened the Fourth Session of the Twenty-Seventh Legislature in Regina.  The Speech highlighted our strong, growing province, the strength and determination of our people and outlined our plan to keep Saskatchewan strong. Our focus is the economy.  When our economy is strong, our province and its people are strong.  […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 15, 2014

Saskatchewan people are working hard to build a province we can be proud to call home.  Together we’ve made great progress.  Our population is growing, our people are earning more than ever and, because of lower provincial taxes, we’re keeping more of what we earn. Saskatchewan’s economy has emerged as a national leader which means more […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 8, 2014

Saskatchewan people can be proud that our province is strong and moving forward.  Our population is growing, our economy is leading the nation and our future is brighter than ever as our young people are choosing to stay, start their careers and raise their families. This is a time of year when many of us […]

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Report from the Legislature – September 24, 2014

Our government’s goal is to make Saskatchewan the best place to live, work and raise a family.  This requires a long-term vision for the province and its people.  Saskatchewan’s Plan for Growth sets out our government’s vision for a province of 1.2 million people by 2020. Our plan identifies principles, goals and actions to ensure […]

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Report from the Legislature – August 27, 2014

Saskatchewan continues to be a leader in economic growth with more people, more jobs and higher wages than ever before.  Driven by the confidence and continued contributions of our people, this growth is reflected in the latest labour force survey by Statistics Canada. Comparing July 2013 to July 2014, there were 10,600 new full-time jobs […]

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Report from the Legislature – August 14, 2014

The First Quarter Financial Report released this week shows that Saskatchewan’s provincial budget surplus remains intact, even with a $150 million allowance for flood-related costs.  The projected surplus is $75 million, up $3.5 million from budget, despite the flood allowance, largely due to a projected increase in total revenue of $169 million.  While final costs […]

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Report from the Legislature – July 30, 2014

Municipal governments are on the front lines dealing with the opportunities and challenges in our growing province. One of our priorities in government is helping our municipal partners by providing them with predictable funding for priority projects in their communities. In 2011, we accomplished this by tying Revenue Sharing to one point of the Provincial […]

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