Regina Wascana Plains January 2013 Newsletter

McMorris continues his climb to the top The Globe & Mail 0n January 25 reported that “Mark McMorris, the 19-year-old snowboard wunderkind from Regina, delivered on all his prodigious promise and more at X Games on Saturday, easily outdistancing rival Shaun White and winning his second consecutive gold medal in the slopestyle contest. And he […]

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Report from the Legislature – February 6, 2013

Saskatchewan’s economy remains one of the strongest in the country, if not the world.  Major economic forecasters are predicting we will be number two in Canada in terms of economic growth this year.  Oil production in Saskatchewan hit a new record high in 2012. At 1,086,054, we are well on our way to achieving one […]

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Christine was pleased to bring blessings at the Chinese Freemasons of Canada’s Chinese New Year Celebration on February 2nd, 2013. Happy New Year!

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Legislative Report – January 23, 2013

Access to affordable, quality health care is one of the most important services a government provides for its citizens.  That is why our government has been working in conjunction with other provinces and territories to provide lower cost generic drugs.  This plan will see a great reduction in cost on six of the most commonly […]

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Moose Jaw receives $300,000 to continue targeted Police Initiatives

Corrections and Policing, through the Ministry of Justice, contributed $300,000 to the City of Moose Jaw for three police officers who conduct comprehensive investigations and work on a number of proactive, community-based policing initiatives in order to help reduce crime. The Government of Saskatchewan’s Targeted Police Initiatives is responding to community crime-related priorities through the […]

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Regina Wascana Plains December 2012 Newsletter

The fall sitting of the legislature concluded last Thursday. Our government made a number of announcements and introduced legislation that followed the direction of the Saskatchewan Plan for Growth. I am pleased to outline some of the key highlights. Saskatchewan  Only Province With Balanced Budget The fall session also included the government’s mid-year financial report, […]

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Province Introduces Global Transportation Hub Legislation

  A bill introduced in the legislature in the Fall 2012 session will move the control of the development and operations of the Global Transportation Hub (GTH) from municipal to provincial jurisdiction to further ensure the business success of GTH clients. The Global Transportation Hub Authority Act establishes the GTH as a Statutory Corporation; as an Agency of […]

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New Stadium

The Government of Saskatchewan, City of Regina and the Saskatchewan Roughriders signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a new stadium that will be constructed on Evraz Place lands in Regina.  It is anticipated the new stadium will be ready for use in early 2017. The $278 million required for the stadium will be funded through […]

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White City School to open September 2014

White City’s new school, Emerald Ridge, will open in September 2014. The school will have space for 475 K-8 students as well as providing 50 child care spaces. The school, first approved by former Education Minister Donna Harpauer, will receive an $18 million contribution from the provincial government for the construction. White City Mayor Bruce […]

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New Ramps on #1 East and #48

Ramps to improve traffic flow and safety at the junction of Highways 1 and 48 opened in early September. Highways Minister Don McMorris said the ramps are the first step in addressing safety and growth in the communities along the Highway 1 corridor. Regina Wascana Plains MLA Christine Tell said that she has been hearing […]

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