Community Connections

  • January 14, 2015

    This is our Community a Celebration of Cultures

    Community Connections is pleased to invite you to our 4th annual event "This is our Community a Celebration of Cultures".  This event will be held on March 15, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Glencairn Neighborhood Centre - 2626 Dewdney Ave. East

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  • September 14, 2012

    Special Olympic Truck Convoy & Truck Pull

    A TRUCK CONVOY of close to 70 trucks with large trailers left Saskatoon in the morning and arrived in Regina at the Turvey Centre at 1pm.

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  • September 8, 2012

    Canadian Paraplegic Association Relay

    I was honoured to attend and bring greetings to this fun event

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  • Chinese Freemasons of Regina

    We were pleased to attend their 4th Anniversary Banquet and Celebration

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  • June 23, 2012

    Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration

    I had the honor of attending the Opening Ceremonies of the National Aboriginal Day Live & Celebrations.

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  • K+S Potash Legacy Mine Ground Breaking Ceremony

    K+S Legacy Project near Bethune, Saskatchewan

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  • Feed the Kids Night

    At North Central Family Centre.

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News

Recent news stories

PREMIER NAMES NEW DEPUTY PREMIER AND NEW FINANCE MINISTER

Released on May 21, 2015

Premier Brad Wall today named a new Deputy Premier and a new Finance Minister as part of a small cabinet shuffle resulting from Ken Krawetz leaving cabinet.

Krawetz, who has announced he will not be running in the next provincial election, has been Deputy Premier since the current government took office and Finance Minister for five years, during which time he delivered five consecutive balanced budgets.

NEW WILDFIRE LEGISLATION NOW IN EFFECT

Released on April 1, 2015

New wildfire management legislation has arrived in time for the province’s wildfire season, which typically runs from April 1 to October 31.

The Wildfire Act replaces The Prairie and Forest Fires Act, 1982, one of the oldest pieces of wildfire legislation in Canada.  The new Act, with the accompanying wildfire regulations, provides a modern regulatory framework that ensures public safety while fostering sustainable economic growth.

$200 MILLION IN HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS READY FOR TENDER

Released on April 1, 2015

The provincial government will continue implementing this year’s record Highways and Infrastructure budget with the release of the spring tender plan.

The tender plan lists work the ministry intends to put on the market over the course of the 2015 construction season.  This year’s spring tender plan includes 54 projects valued at $200 million.

 

NEW LIFESAVING HEPATITIS C DRUG COVERAGE AVAILABLE FOR PATIENTS

Released on April 1, 2015

Saskatchewan is now providing coverage for two new lifesaving drugs for treating hepatitis C.

These new drug therapies cure 90-98 per cent of patients in as little as eight to 12 weeks compared to traditional therapies that cure 60-75 per cent of patients in 24-48 weeks. 

PREMIER APPOINTS LEGISLATIVE SECRETARY FOR SOCIAL IMPACT BONDS

Released on April 1, 2015

Premier Brad Wall today appointed Kelvington-Wadena MLA June Draude as his new Legislative Secretary responsible for Social Impact Bonds.

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are funding arrangements between governments, private investors, and service providers.  Under these arrangements, government sets a specific social outcome, acquires the money to achieve that social outcome from private investors and commits to pay the investors a pre-arranged sum if and only if the service provider achieves a desired outcome in a set period of time.

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON CHILD CARE CENTRE AT UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

Released on March 31, 2015

Today, Education Minister Don Morgan, Advanced Education Minister Kevin Doherty, and University of Saskatchewan Interim President Gordon Barnhart gathered to celebrate the start of construction for the university’s newest child care centre.  The Government of Saskatchewan has committed $1.3 million toward the $4.6 million project.