2023-09-28

Certified early childhood education workers get raise

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The Governments of Saskatchewan and Canada have announced an investment of $7 million dollars to increase the wages for Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) through the Early Childhood Educator Wage Enhancement grant, starting October 1, 2023. “Our government is proud to continue investing in early childhood educators so that they can continue to grow and nurture future generations of Saskatchewan citizens,” […]

Walking the path to reconciliation in Saskatchewan

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a significant day for remembrance and reflection, and the Government of Saskatchewan is committed to advancing reconciliation and recognition. “We continue to recognize the past and work with First Nations and Métis people and communities as we remain committed to the ongoing journey of reconciliation,” Minister Responsible for First Nations, Métis and Northern […]

2023-09-28

Province growing at rapid pace

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Saskatchewan continues to enjoy strong population growth, according to the latest quarterly population estimates released September 27  by Statistics Canada. The number of people living in Saskatchewan grew by 8,567 in the second quarter of 2023, and by 30,685 over the past year. The annual growth is the largest increase in a single year in more than a century. Saskatchewan’s […]

Semi catches fire south of Dalmeny

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Dalmeny Fire and Rescue responded to a semi-trailer truck that caught fire near the intersection of the Dalmeny Access Road (Highway 684) and Highway 305 at about 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25. No one was injured in the blaze, which completely destroyed the vehicle. The driver, the lone occupant of the truck, was able to escape from the cab […]

Anthrax case confirmed in eastern Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan Agriculture is reminding producers to be on the lookout for anthrax in their animals after confirmation that anthrax has been found in the RM of Cote #271 in eastern Saskatchewan. Anthrax was confirmed by laboratory results on September 25, 2023, as the cause of death in one cow and is suspected in two additional deaths in the same herd. […]

USask rural health centre launches mobile care unit

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The newly renamed Canadian Centre for Rural and Agricultural Health (CCRAH) is celebrating its new name along with a $1.5 million gift that will help ensure the safety and health of rural people and their families. Dr. Shelley Kirychuk (PhD), the director of the CCRAH, said the gift was an incredible boost for the centre as it takes its next […]

Corman Park Police report – September 14-24, 2023

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On September 16 at 8:40 p.m., CPPS conducted a traffic stop on Highway 219 near Beaver Creek after receiving an ALPR hit for a suspended driver. The driver was identified and found to be suspended from driving as per SGI. Alcohol and cannabis were located in the vehicle. The male driver displayed signs of cannabis impairment and admitted to consuming […]

Province monitoring wildlife for chronic wasting disease

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Chronic wasting disease (CWD) testing drop-off locations are open for another year, and hunters are again encouraged to submit deer, moose and elk samples. While samples can be submitted from animals harvested anywhere in the province, the Ministry of Environment is focusing on wildlife management zones (WMZ) 2W, 9, 10, 37, 47, 50 and 55. CWD has now been detected […]

New Indigenous internship program for crown sector

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Crown Investments Corporation (CIC) is pleased to announce a new Indigenous internship program entitled “Crown Career Pathways” in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #92, which calls for increased employment opportunities for Indigenous peoples.​ “Creating Crown Career Pathways demonstrates the Crowns’ commitment to support Truth and Reconciliation in Saskatchewan,” CIC Minister and Minister Responsible for all […]