Category Archives: Saskatchewan News

Sask. auditor wants improved review of adult offenders entering community programs

Provincial Auditor Judy Ferguson is raising concern that Saskatchewan’s justice ministry has only implemented three of the seven recommendations she put forward in 2011 for rehabilitating adult offenders. “These are essential in the rehabilitation of adult offenders in the community,” Ferguson said. These recommendations include ensuring risk assessments for re-offending are completed within six weeks of an adult entering a

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Sask. Finance Minister satisfied with 75 per cent share of marijuana tax revenue

Mon, Dec 11: After a daylong meeting, federal finance minister Bill Morneau and his provincial counterparts have agreed to a 75/25 per cent split of marijuana tax revenue, with a majority going to the provinces. Ottawa originally pitched a 50/50 split with the provinces, but that idea was rejected. David Baxter reports. like & share:

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Minhas set to build new multi-million dollar distillery in Regina

Mon, Dec 11: Minhas Sask Ventures Inc. announced on Monday that they will be building a new distillery and winery in Regina. The multi-million dollar project includes construction of a state-of-the-art building for the new distillery and winery as well as a public tasting room, off sales retail and a gift shop. David Baxter reports. like & share:

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Saskatchewan influenza activity on the rise with experts urging flu vaccine

Influenza activity has begun to surge across the country and Saskatchewan is no exception. According to surveillance data conducted by the province on influenza rates, confirmed cases this flu season are up 60 per cent compared to this same time last year. READ MORE: Saskatchewan Health Authority launches, replacing 12 provincial health regions There have been two ICU admissions since

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