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July 15, 2020

Friends,

Hope you’re well and enjoying everything this summer has to offer. There’s some great things happening just a short drive south at Blackstrap Provincial Park. I encourage you to take the time to see what it has to offer. Details can be found here.

Stay safe and see you in the constituency,

Eric Olauson MLA
Saskatoon University
I was happy to stand and commend the wonderful job our neighbours at Sherbrooke Community Centre have done and continue to do. 

Spring Legislative Session Focused On Supporting Growth And Quality Of Life In Saskatchewan

Premier Scott Moe today said the government has delivered critical support to build the Saskatchewan economy and sustain high-quality services as the province continues to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“During the spring session, we introduced a budget that will ensure our province continues on the path of growth while we manage an unprecedented health care challenge,” Moe said.  “The budget includes a two-year $7.5 billion capital plan that will create thousands of jobs while preparing Saskatchewan for the recovery to come.  Saskatchewan is well positioned for an economic comeback.  We have a strong financial foundation.  We have determined and talented people.  And we produce what a growing world requires – food, fuel and fertilizer.  I believe Saskatchewan will get through the current challenges and emerge even stronger.”

Continue reading here. 

More Health Services Resume, Universal Testing Begins This Week

Health services in Saskatchewan continue to expand, with additional everyday programs and services further increasing beginning July 13.  This is outlined as Phase 3 of the Saskatchewan Health Authority’s service resumption plan which was initially announced in May.

Services that will resume in this next phase include: - Further enhanced mental health and addictions support, including the opening of social detox and addictions inpatient treatment; - Additional Chronic Diseases Management/Wellness Programs/Stroke Prevention; and - Specialized services for clients with developmental disabilities, Autism and brain injuries.

Continue reading here.

30,300 More Jobs As Saskatchewan Re-Opens

Saskatchewan had one of the strongest rates of job growth in Canada in June as more of the economy reopened and the province continued its strong recovery from the impact of the pandemic.

According to job numbers released by Statistics Canada today, Saskatchewan saw an increase of 30,300 jobs (seasonally adjusted), or 6.0 per cent, in June compared to May.

Continue reading here. 

$5.88 Million For Saskatoon Policing Initiatives

The Ministry of Corrections and Policing is providing $4.98 million through the Municipal Police Grants program for 43 existing Saskatoon Police Service positions in 2020-2021.  This is an increase of $70,000 from last year.

“Public safety is a priority for our government,” Saskatoon University MLA Eric Olauson said on behalf of Corrections and Policing Minister Christine Tell.  “We are proud to support the Saskatoon Police Service and the work it does to ensure community safety.”

Continue reading here. 

Record Year For Traffic Safety; Growth Targets Achieved Ahead Of Schedule

SGI’s annual reports - tabled today in the provincial Legislature - tell the story of a company that remains financially stable.  An important milestone was achieved in SGI’s mandate to improve traffic safety throughout the province.

“In 2019, there were historic lows in the number of deaths and injuries on Saskatchewan roads, and the number of people killed as a result of impaired driving deaths was 61 per cent lower than the average over the previous decade,” Minister Responsible for SGI Joe Hargrave said.  “While the people of Saskatchewan deserve much of the credit, SGI’s work alongside partners in government, law enforcement, and community organizations has made a significant contribution toward changing driving habits and improving safety on our roads.”

Continue reading here. 
Community Association
Greystone Heights Community Association
Volunteers Needed
As a volunteer run community, we appreciate any and all help from volunteers!! If you or your family is interested in volunteering for various jobs (drop off flyers, newsletters, help with events), we would LOVE to hear from you!! Please message or call Sam at (306) 261-7052.

Varsity View Community Association
Accepting bottle donations through Drop & Go Sarcan.
Password to donate is VVCA
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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