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With federal funding for 35,000 Syrian refugees running out, support will be coming from the provincial government.

Funding for Syrian refugees soon to be provincial responsibility

By JT Marshall December 9, 2016 - 3:50pm Updated: December 10, 2016 - 12:45pm

Federal funding for Syrian refugees is set to run out this month.   That means about 1100 refugees who landed in Saskatchewan last year will either have to support themselves...

Saskatchewan's Ministry of Social Services said on Wednesday that it is cutting funding to the Lighthouse stabilization unit.

Province cuts funding to Lighthouse unit housing intoxicated people

By Bryn Levy September 28, 2016 - 5:03pm Updated: September 29, 2016 - 6:50am

The provincial Ministry of Social Services is cutting funding to the Lighthouse stabilization unit.   The unit is a 20-bed dorm that houses intoxicated people who do not pose a...

Photo of Darke Hall at the University of Regina's College Avenue campus.

Ottawa providing $27M for U of R's College Ave campus

By Michael Joel-Hansen August 19, 2016 - 9:13pm Updated: August 21, 2016 - 9:23am

The University of Regina's campus on College Avenue is getting an infusion of cash courtesy of the federal government.

The century-old campus will get just over $27...

Inside a daycare in Saskatoon.

Saskatchewan daycares want consistency for property taxes

By 980 CJME July 5, 2016 - 4:39pm Updated: July 5, 2016 - 4:45pm

Daycare operators in Saskatchewan are fighting for consistency in how property tax rates are applied.

Right now there is no standard system in the province. Some...

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief Tammy Cook-Searson

Lac La Ronge Indian Band Chief welcomes federal budget

By Juliet Kadzviti March 23, 2016 - 5:08pm Updated: March 23, 2016 - 5:15pm

There was a substantial First Nations focus in Tuesday’s federal budget, with more than $8.4 billion being allocated to aiding Aboriginal communities over five years.


 Saskatchewan Organization of  Heritage Languages logo

Province cuts funding to Heritage Language program

By Lasia Kretzel March 5, 2016 - 10:36am Updated: March 5, 2016 - 10:36am

The provincial government is pulling funding from a province-wide language program.

Advanced Education Minister Don Morgan said "in light of the current economic climate...

Regina Public Schools EAL coordinator Linda Mitchell and director of education Greg Enion.

Sask. government asking for federal help to support Syrian refugees

By Adriana Christianson February 10, 2016 - 3:52pm Updated: February 10, 2016 - 4:00pm

The Saskatchewan government says all provinces are asking the federal government for financial help to support Syrian refugees.

Regina Public Schools announced on...

Tanja Ignatiuk, Jeremy Harrison and Gene Makowsky at the announcement for funding to the Partners in Employment program

Sask. looks to connect people with disabilities to the workforce

By Kevin Martel February 4, 2016 - 1:21pm Updated: February 4, 2016 - 1:30pm

It's a segment of Saskatchewan's population the provincial government believes is under-utilized in the workforce, and now the province is providing funding to a program that...

The CEO of the Meewasin Valley Authority is making an urgent call for more funding

Meewasin Valley Authority pleads for cash as crisis looms

By Bryn Levy January 4, 2016 - 6:34pm Updated: January 4, 2016 - 6:35pm

The head of the organization responsible for Saskatoon's riverfront pathway system is sounding the alarm about a major cash crunch.

Meewasin Valley Authority (MVA) CEO...

Groundbreaking ceremony for P3 joint-use school at Greens on Gardiner in Regina, Sept. 2015.

New P3 schools in Regina will need 22 portable classrooms when they open

By Kevin Martel November 6, 2015 - 5:47pm Updated: November 6, 2015 - 6:00pm

Saskatchewan's Ministry of Education is indicating fewer portable classrooms will be needed at three joint-use school sites in Regina when the buildings open in 2017 than was...

One of the bigger artifacts at the Regina Civic Museum

Civic Museum of Regina gets funding to keep doors open

By Kevin Martel September 13, 2015 - 12:11pm Updated: September 13, 2015 - 12:15pm

A museum in Regina that many people didn't even know existed could soon be reopening its doors.

After preserving the city's history for the last 55 years, the Civic...