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Investing in infrastructure is vital to strengthening the middle class and growing the economy.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 15:00

New Year's Baby arrives in southwest Sask.

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New Year's Baby has arrived at the Cypress Health Region:

Today, Health Minister Jim Reiter accepted all of the recommendations of the Saskatchewan Advisory Panel on Health System Structure, and announced the province will consolidate the 12 existing Regional Health Authorities (RHAs) into one single Provincial Health Authority.

Though it may be the middle of winter, the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport is already looking ahead to summertime.  Planning is underway for the 2017 park season and campers will be able to book their provincial park campsites beginning Tuesday, April 4.

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 08:53

Adoption rules change in Sask.

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On January 1, new regulations came into effect to make it easier for adult adoptees and birth parents to access birth registration information.

All Saskatchewan income tax brackets and tax credit amounts will once again be indexed in 2017, saving taxpayers an estimated $9.0 million. The level of indexation in 2017 will be 1.4 per cent, matching the national rate of inflation.

SGI is reminding Saskatchewan residents that impaired driving laws have now changed. Tougher legislation was passed earlier this fall, with strengthened laws took effect January 1.

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