Health Regions News

Simon Lasair (left) and The Canadian Association of Spiritual Care are calling for a moratorium to not eliminate funding until after the province wide health region is in place.

Sask. budget cuts hospital chaplain services

By 650 CKOM April 29, 2017 - 12:41pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 1:12pm

Provincial budget cuts have left yet another service slashed, this time it's spiritual care.

The move to eliminate chaplains and other religious leaders from health care...

The province introduced legislation to begin amalgamating the 12 provincial health regions on March 28, 2017.

Legislation passed to move to single provincial health authority

By 980 CJME March 28, 2017 - 6:31pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 6:31pm

Legislation was introduced Tuesday to move towards a single provincial health authority.

The province said the move is designed to improve frontline patient care by...

Saskatchewan taxpayers could save $10 million to $20 million by 2018-19 when12 health regions authorities amalgamate into one large board.

Sask. government hopes to save $20M with move to single health authority

By Chris Carr January 10, 2017 - 1:56pm Updated: January 10, 2017 - 4:47pm

The provincial government predicts it will save between $10 million to $20 million by consolidating 12 existing health regions into a single authority.   Health Minister Jim...

Daniel Béland, a national research chair in public policy, says the “devil is in the details” on whether amalgamating Saskatchewan's health regions will work.

Experts, health workers and opposition react to plans for single Sask. health region

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 4, 2017 - 4:34pm Updated: January 4, 2017 - 4:34pm

A University of Saskatchewan professor says the province should learn from the "cautionary tale" of Alberta's shift to one health region.   Daniel Béland, Canada research chair...

SaskTel building in downtown Regina.

Premier says province would consider selling SaskTel

By Sarah Mills August 24, 2016 - 8:20am Updated: August 24, 2016 - 8:21am

Premier Brad Wall says the government would entertain an offer to buy SaskTel if one comes in.

Wall made Dustin Duncan the Minister of Energy and Resources in a cabinet...