NEW REGINA URGENT CARE CENTRE NOW 30 PER CENT COMPLETE

Construction of Regina’s new Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at 1320 Albert Street is now 30 per cent complete. Over the summer, crews from Graham Construction finished site works and excavation, structural steel assembly and concrete placement.  “We are very pleased to see the great progress being made on this new facility,” Health Minister Paul Merriman […]

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PROVINCE INTRODUCES THE SASKATCHEWAN FIRST ACT

Today the government introduced The Saskatchewan First Act to confirm Saskatchewan’s autonomy and exclusive jurisdiction over its natural resources. “This historic legislation will help protect our economic growth and prosperity from intrusive federal policies that encroach upon our legislative sovereignty,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Bronwyn Eyre said. “It is time to draw the line and assert our constitutional rights.”  […]

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CAREER FAIR FOR NEWCOMERS TO SASKATCHEWAN

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan is hosting a career fair for Ukrainian refugees. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Viterra International Trade Centre, 1700 Elphinstone Street, Regina. This event is also open to all recent newcomers. Approximately 90 employers, agencies and chambers of commerce will be on hand to […]

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SMALL BUSINESSES CONTINUE TO DRIVE SASKATCHEWAN’S ECONOMY

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to recognize small businesses during Small Business Week taking place from October 16 to October 22, 2022.  “Saskatchewan has over 143,000 small businesses, and they are active in virtually every sector of our economy,” Trade and Export Development Minister Jeremy Harrison said. “With 122 small businesses for every 1,000 people, […]

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ADDITIONAL $7.5 MILLION BOOST FOR FILM AND TELEVISION GRANT PROGRAM

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce that additional funding is being made available for the Creative Saskatchewan Feature Film and Television Production Grant Program.   Changes to regulations and additional funding in the spring have greatly enhanced the province’s ability to attract larger film and television projects, such as King of Killers: the […]

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SASKATCHEWAN LAUNCHES BIOSIMILARS INITIATIVE

The Ministry of Health is introducing a biosimilars initiative that will ensure Saskatchewan residents have access to high-quality medications at a lower cost. Biosimilars are versions of drugs that are made when an original biologic drug (known as a reference drug) no longer has patent protection. A biosimilar has the same active ingredients as the […]

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NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2022 SASKATCHEWAN VOLUNTEER MEDAL

The deadline for nominations for the 2022 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal has been extended to November 19, 2022. “Outstanding volunteers are a trademark of our province,” Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty said. “I encourage everyone to nominate an exceptional volunteer for the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal. Please help us recognize the generosity and positive impact of the individuals […]

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PROVINCE AND AHTAHKAKOOP SIGN MOU TO ADVANCE PARTNERSHIP ON DEVELOPMENT OF SASKATOON URGENT CARE CENTRE

First Of Its Kind Partnership Takes A New Approach To The Development Of A Health Facility The Government of Saskatchewan and Ahtahkakoop Cree Developments (ACD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance a new approach in the development of a new Urgent Care Centre in Saskatoon. This Urgent Care Centre will offer Saskatoon […]

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BUILDING CONSTRUCTION INVESTMENT UP 87.1 PER CENT IN SASKATCHEWAN

Saskatchewan First Among The Provinces In Year-Over-Year Growth Today, Statistics Canada released August 2022 investment in building construction numbers, showing Saskatchewan with a significant increase of 87.1 per cent compared to August 2021, ranking first among the provinces in terms of percentage change. The value of building construction investment in August 2022 was $491 million. […]

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CHANGES EXTEND PST REBATE FOR NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION

Expanded eligibility for the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) Rebate for New Home Construction will help more people afford new homes. The rebate now includes homes where a contract has been signed and the property meets new housing start criteria prior to April 1, 2023 – an expansion from the original criteria of occupancy before April […]

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