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Minimum wage will increase to $13 per hour this year; $15 by 2024

On October 1, 2022, the provincial minimum wage will increase from $11.81 to $13.00 per hour. “World events continue to put upward pressure on the...

Fire trucks and ambulances now among vehicles allowed to use blue lights

The Vehicle Equipment Regulations amendment takes effect immediately You’re now more likely to see blue lights flashing when there is an emergency in Saskatchewan. The Government...

Over $275,000 in contraband seized from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

On April 5, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized in the recreation...

Sask. economy and budget are back on track

Budget 2022-23 Saskatchewan’s 2022-23 Budget, tabled Wed., Mar. 23 by Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Donna Harpauer, highlights a growing economy, improving finances and a...

$140,000 in school funding for Truth and Reconciliation

The Government of Saskatchewan is providing approximately $140,000 in grants to advance truth and reconciliation education in the province.Each of the 27 provincial school...

Prepare to ‘Ring Those Phones’

TeleMiracle Week Runs Feb. 27 to March 5 On Feb. 25, Minister Responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission Don McMorris and the Kinsmen, Kinettes, and...

$811,843.81 VLT jackpot awarded in Canora

Canora resident Alicia Brass was awarded a staggering $811,843.81 after winning the grand jackpot on Vault Breaker at the Lunn Hotel on February 16. “I...

Saskatchewan ending proof of vaccination requirement

The provincial requirement to provide proof of vaccination or negative tests in Saskatchewan businesses, workplaces and other public venues will end this Monday, February...

Public Health Orders extended to February 28

Saskatchewan's current public health orders will be extended to February 28, 2022.  Under the current public health orders, masking is mandatory in all indoor public...

Restrictions increasing for visitors to long term homes

Beginning at 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022, Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) Long Term Care (LTC) homes and Affiliates in Integrated Rural Health...

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Train derails after colliding with road maintenance truck; one man dead

This afternoon, shortly after 12:00 p.m., Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP received a report of a train derailment approximately 3.2 km west of Edgeley, SK on the...