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July 1, 2020

Friends,

Happy Canada Day! This year looks a little different but the pride we show remains the same. Optimist Club Saskatoon is holding a virtual Canada Day today starting at 10:00am. You can watch it here.

Or you can get physical with The Provincial Capital Commission Canada Day Virtual Run/Walk/Roll. Enjoy your surroundings and neighbourhoods as you run or walk in the spirit of Canada Day. Invite your friends and family. Event is free, details can be found here.

Stay safe and see you in the constituency,

Eric Olauson MLA
Saskatoon University
It was my pleasure to recognize the important work SPSF took on during COVID-19 to ensure students remained engaged and cared about. 

Slow Down And Stay Safe This Canada Day

With Canada Day approaching the Government of Saskatchewan is reminding travelers to watch for construction zones and plan ahead so you reach your destination safely.

“Our government continues to make significant investments in highways and infrastructure to get our products to market and citizens to their destinations safely,” Highways and Infrastructure Minister Greg Ottenbreit said.  “With construction season in full swing, people going to the lake or visiting friends this Canada Day weekend can expect to see construction zones.  So please plan ahead, pay close attention, and slow down for everyone’s safety.”

Continue reading here. 

More Campsites Available In Saskatchewan Provincial Parks

Saskatchewan Provincial Parks is pleased to announce it is opening the rest of its camping inventory for the peak summer season.

“After slowly and carefully opening the parks in May and campgrounds in June, we are excited to offer more campsite availability,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Gene Makowsky said.  “This has been a methodical re-opening and every step along the way has allowed us to implement enhanced cleaning and new operational procedures to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors.”

Continue reading here. 

Saskatchewan Is The First Province In Canada To Implement “Clare’s Law”

The Interpersonal Violence Disclosure Protocol (Clare’s Law) Act will come into force in Saskatchewan.

“Clare’s Law” authorizes a police protocol to disclose risk information related to someone’s violent or abusive past to intimate partners whose safety may be threatened.

Continue reading here. 

Guidelines Announced For Students’ Safe Return To Prekindergarten To Grade 12 Classrooms In September

The Government of Saskatchewan released the Primary and Secondary Educational Institution Guidelines for the return to classroom learning in the fall.

The guidelines have been developed to support Saskatchewan’s education sector in planning for student and staff safety as the delivery of in-classroom learning resumes this September.  The school year is set to start as early as September 1, based on local school division calendars.

Continue reading here. 

Province Investing In Cutting-Edge Methane Emission Reduction Research

The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $400,000, as part of its Methane Action Plan (MAP), to support field-testing research on innovative methane emission reduction technologies.  Oil and gas producers are also providing funding in order to validate projects before they move to widespread commercial adoption.

The research will be conducted by the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) and focus on testing, validating and accelerating adoption rates for a range of technologies.


Continue reading here. 

USask medical researchers awarded $900K to help fight COVID-19

Led by USask College of Medicine researchers, the projects will investigate the re-purposing of currently approved drugs to treat COVID-19 patients, evaluate some highly promising therapeutics against COVID-19, and help prepare for future outbreaks by gathering information on the best interventions public health officers have developed across the country. 

Continue reading here. Source: University of Saskatchewan usask.ca.
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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