Eighty-seven new COVID-19 cases in Sask, new public health orders in effect


There are 87 new cases of COVID-19 to report in Saskatchewan on November 6, 2020, bringing the provincial total to date to 3,623 cases. The new cases are located in the Far North West (8), Far North East (1), North West (8), North Central (3), Saskatoon (25), Central East (11), Regina (20), South West (1), South Central (2) and South […]

Sask unemployment rates lowest in Canada


According to Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, for the third consecutive month, Saskatchewan has the lowest unemployment rate in Canada. Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate improved to 6.4 per cent in October, the lowest among the provinces (seasonally adjusted), and well below the national unemployment rate of 8.9 per cent. “In spite of all the significant challenges with the global COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Warm shelter available during the winter months


Community-based organizations, with support of the Government of Saskatchewan, are once again launching the Cold Weather Strategy. The Ministry of Social Services is working closely with community partners to ensure everyone has access to safe shelter during cold weather, and may pay for individuals or families to stay at emergency shelters or hotels in the local or surrounding community. “Saskatchewan […]