Report from the Legislature – January 29, 2014

Government rules, permits and paperwork can take too long, cost too much and, in some cases, these processes aren’t always necessary.  This “red tape” is more than just a costly headache for business owners, it can also be a burden when completing home renovations, applying for student loans and even going fishing.  According to a […]

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Report from the Legislature – January 22, 2014

Our government is busy working on the next provincial budget.  As we look forward to what 2014 could hold for our economy, it’s predicted that resource revenue will be down slightly.  While this isn’t great news, we will continue to work with business to promote Saskatchewan as a great place to do business.  With the […]

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Report from the Legislature – January 15, 2014

Saskatchewan is stronger today than perhaps it has ever been.  Our unemployment rate is the lowest in the country thanks to the creation of 18,000 new jobs and nearly 20,000 new people putting down roots in our province. Drawing on the strengths of our people we are realizing record growth and opportunities that, not long […]

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Report from the Legislature – January 8, 2014

2013 was a very, very good year for Saskatchewan.  Our provincial population grew by nearly 20,000 people, our unemployment rate was the lowest in the country and our economy was not only strong but diverse with job creation, exports and manufacturing all on track to hit new record levels.  Producers even harvested the largest crop […]

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Report from the Legislature – December 18, 2013

Provincial Population Higher Than Ever Before Saskatchewan is the place to be  – just ask the 5,867 new residents who decided to move to the province in July, August and September.  Our provincial population has grown by 19,797 over the last year, reaching a record 1,114,170.  Among the provinces, only Alberta had higher population growth. […]

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Report from the Legislature – December 11, 2013

Our government is focused on growth, its benefits and how it can create a better quality of life for all Saskatchewan people.  Growth creates many new opportunities but also many new challenges.  Managing growth and meeting these challenges was the focus of our latest legislative session in Regina. As of July 1st there were 1,108,303 […]

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Report from the Legislature – December 4, 2013

Strong Economy, Continuing Surplus Most Saskatchewan families understand it isn’t wise to spend more money than they’re bringing in and the same is true in government.  Balanced budgets are a key part of our government’s Growth Plan and our province remains on track to balance its books in 2013-14 with small surpluses projected. Our population […]

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Report from the Legislature – November 27, 2013

Green Is The Colour! Saskatchewan is a great place to be from but it’s an even better place to be.  This was never more evident than it was during the 101st Grey Cup Celebrations.  The whole province joined the party by wearing green and decorating their homes and offices for the occasion.  Rider Pride was on display just about everywhere.  Even […]

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Report from the Legislature – November 20, 2013

Government Taking Action Against Bullying No child should ever have to experience bullying.  Bullying is a relationship issue where one person or group repeatedly uses power and aggression to control or intentionally hurt, harm or intimidate another person or group. It is often based on another person’s appearance, abilities, culture, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation […]

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Province a Partner in first Multi-Family Habitat Village being built in Regina

The Government of Saskatchewan is partnering with Habitat for Humanity Regina (Habitat) to build a multi-family village in Regina.  This is the first multi-family build by Habitat.  The three tri-plexes on Lewvan Drive will soon be home to nine local families, giving them the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty through homeownership.  The province […]

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