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November 15, 2019

Friends,

Its been a great few weeks back in Regina. We've had school visits, MLA receptions with important community program leaders,  we made amendments to important vaping laws and I had the opportunity to congratulate University of Saskatchewan graduates at convocation. And of course, many many events in and around Saskatoon University. 

Today, Premier Scott Moe released Saskatchewan's Growth Plan. I'm proud of the work we've done and the work we will continue to do to ensure Saskatchewan is still the best place to work, live and raise a family. Take a look at our plan and let me know your thoughts.

See you in the constituency,

Eric Olauson
MLA Saskatoon University

Premier Moe Releases New Growth Plan

Today, Premier Scott Moe released Saskatchewan’s Growth Plan: the Next Decade of Growth 2020-2030.  The plan is a roadmap for a strong economy, strong communities and strong families, to build a stronger Saskatchewan.

“Our province has seen unprecedented growth since 2007 and this plan sets the stage for a strong, innovative economy that will drive that growth over the next decade,” Moe said.  “Our government has always maintained that growth itself is not the goal; rather, growth will afford the ability to invest in a better quality of life for Saskatchewan families and communities.  That is the purpose of growth.”

Continue reading here.

New Training For School Division Staff Will Help Build Safe And Inclusive Learning Environments

Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant was joined in Regina by Respect Group Co-founder Sheldon Kennedy, to announce the new Respect in School training for teachers, school staff and volunteers.  The training, which will be available in a few weeks, is being offered at no cost to all school divisions, First Nation education authorities and independent schools.

“We are happy to partner with Respect Group to make this valuable training available to all school staff in Saskatchewan,” Wyant said.  “We understand the importance of ensuring safe and welcoming learning environments for everyone, and this training will further support the adult leaders in our schools to better understand and act on complex issues.”

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More Than 11,000 New Jobs Created Year-Over-Year

According to the most recent Statistics Canada data, Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate is down from last year and from last month.

In October 2019, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.1 per cent, down from 6.1 per cent in October 2018 and down from 5.3 per cent in September 2019.  The national average was 5.5 per cent.


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Amendments To Saskatchewan’s Tobacco Control Act To Limit Vaping Passed

Amendments to The Tobacco Control Act were passed unanimously by the Legislative Assembly allowing the province to move quickly to ensure regulation of vaping and vaping products is in line with existing tobacco legislation.

“Quick passage of this legislation demonstrates how important it is to further protect our youth from vaping,” Health Minister Jim Reiter said.  “I want to thank our partners and health stakeholders for their support for this legislation and look forward to consulting with them again on the regulations and how to best address flavoured vaping products.”

Continue reading here.
Convocation & Installation of Chancellor- Grit McCreath
Always a good day when you can celebrate with all the University of Saskatchewan graduates at convocation. Extra special when you get to celebrate a new Chancellor- Grit McCreath with lunch as well. Congratulations to all!
Boys and Girls Club of Saskatchewan at the Legislature
It was a pleasure to introduce Boys & Girls Clubs of Saskatoon in the Legislature on Tuesday and then learn more about their great work at an MLA reception. Thank you for all you do!
Community Association News
Varsity View Community Association
Board Meeting
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Brunskill School Library
7:00pm
Public welcome to attend

Greystone Community Association
Winter Programs Online Registration 
December 1, 2019
https://gca.uplifterinc.com/

 
Contact information

Constituency Office:
1B- 270 Acadia Drive
Saskatoon, SK  S7H 3V4
P. 
306-244-4004
F. 306-244-4225
ca@saskatoonuniversity.ca

Legislative Office:
Room 132, Legislative Building
Regina, SK  S4S 0B3
P. 
306-787-0797
F. 306-787-3174
saskatoonuniversity.ca
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