Provincial Government News

Protesters blocked vehicles from getting into the Prairieland Park parking lot for a Saskatchewan Party fundraising dinner on April 27, 2017.

Hundreds protest budget cuts outside premier's dinner

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 27, 2017 - 10:53pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 2:17am

Hundreds of people gathered at the entrance of Prairieland Park Thursday evening to protest Premier Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party's budget.

Demonstrators from...

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...

SkipTheDishes was founded in Saskatoon, but has since relocated its headquarters to Winnipeg, Man.

Province takes back $3M from Skip the Dishes

By 980 CJME November 16, 2016 - 8:57pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 6:27am

A big cheque cut for the Saskatchewan-born company Skip the Dishes has fluttered away after the province said the company didn't meet conditions in the deal.

Previously...

Regina-Wascana MP Ralph Goodale. Aug 11, 2016

Ralph Goodale defends national carbon pricing

By Lisa Schick October 10, 2016 - 12:35pm Updated: October 10, 2016 - 12:45pm

Saskatchewan's only MP in the current Liberal government is explaining and defending the prime minister's announcement of a carbon pricing plan last week.

The Prime...

Sask. private schools get to keep WCB rebates

By Lisa Schick September 5, 2016 - 1:29pm Updated: September 5, 2016 - 1:30pm

While the province is taking back millions of dollars from public school divisions after a Workers' Compensation Board rebate, it's hands off when it comes to Saskatchewan's...

Minister responsible for CIC, Don McMorris. July 21 2016

Sask. getting back millions from CIC increased earnings

By Sarah Mills July 21, 2016 - 1:58pm Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:00pm

Despite their individual challenges Saskatchewan's Crown corporations showed a healthy profit this past year.

The Crown Investment Corporations (CIC) annual report shows...

Regina Catholic School Divison overpays employee for over 25 years

By Lisa Schick June 6, 2016 - 4:14pm Updated: June 6, 2016 - 4:15pm

Regina's Catholic School Division is trying to get back thousands of dollars that were overpaid to an employee over 25 years.

According to the loss report tabled by the...

Saskatchwan mayors on standby for federal stimulus money.

Sask. cities on standby for possible stimulus

By Adriana Christianson, Bryn Levy January 21, 2016 - 6:51am Updated: January 21, 2016 - 6:55am

Many mayors across Saskatchewan hope their communities get their share of a $1 billion federal stimulus package expected to flow to Saskatchewan and Alberta.

On Monday,...

Cows at feedlot near Lanigan, Sk.

Major funding for Sask. livestock industry

By 650 CKOM January 20, 2016 - 1:05pm Updated: January 20, 2016 - 1:05pm

The livestock industry got a big boost from the federal and provincial governments Wednesday.  They announced more than $7.8 million in funding for 26 livestock and forage...

Record number of ATV deaths in Sask.

By 650 CKOM November 3, 2015 - 1:31pm Updated: November 3, 2015 - 1:31pm

There is growing concern among the ATV community after a record number of related deaths in 2015.   To date the Saskatchewan All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Association reports nine ...

Family glad for process to review domestic deaths

By Justin Blackwell October 28, 2015 - 5:24pm Updated: October 28, 2015 - 5:26pm

It's viewed as a crucial step forward in dealing with domestic violence.

On Tuesday, the provincial government announced it will develop a process to review deaths...