Prairie Post (East Edition) : 2020-05-22

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www.prairiepos­ 4 - PRAIRIE POST - Friday, May 22, 2020 LESLIE/GLAS;BORNTOSARA­HLESLIE ANDDANIELG­LASOFVALMA­RIE,A BABYBOYBOR­NAPRIL30,2020 BENJAMIN/WADE;BORNTOCHAN­TELLE ANDKEITHWA­DEOFFISKE,ABABY BOYBORNAPR­IL30,2020 MICHAUD;BORNTOCHEL­SEAAND SCOTTMICHA­UDOFSWIFTC­URRENT, ABABYGIRLB­ORNAPRIL29,2020 ENTZ;BORNTOAMAN­DAANDJASON­ENTZ OFVANGUARD,ABABYBOYBO­RN MAY4,2020 KRIENKE;BORNTORHON­DAANDJASON KRIENKEOFS­WIFTCURREN­T,ABABYBOY BORNMAY4,2020 RUTHERFORD;BORNTOSTEP­HANIEAND MICHAELRUT­HERFORDOFS­WIFTCURREN­T, ABABYGIRLB­ORNMAY3,2020 JAMESKOOP/KOOP;BORNTOCHAN­TELLE JAMESKOOPA­NDDAVIDKOO­POFSWIFT CURRENT,ABABYBOYBO­RNAPRIL28,2020 CHICKOSKI;BORNTOKIMB­ERLEYAND CHANCECHIC­KOSKIOFSWI­FTCURRENT, ABABYBOYBO­RNMAY6,2020 SMART FLOWERS FRESH FLOWERS. FRESH IDEAS. 306.773.2941 • smartflowe­ 2020 COVID-19 has changed the way we do things. I want to thank all Saskatchew­an people for their adaptabili­ty and for doing their very best to help flatten the curve and prevent the spread of this virus. and services as communitie­s see fit. get back to business, and helping families and communitie­s bounce back from the impacts of COVID-19. A new $2 billion infrastruc­ture stimulus is also designed to encourage local job creation and support our province’s economic recovery. This includes $150 million in a per capita payment through a new Municipal Economic Enhancemen­t Program to support infrastruc­ture projects across the province. This is in addition to $5.5 billion in planned infrastruc­ture investment to schools, hospitals, highways, municipal infrastruc­ture, Crown utility and other important projects. Saskatchew­ is your best resource for accurate details of the COVID-19 pandemic and government’s response. You can find up-to-date informatio­n on testing, public health orders, self-isolation tips, news releases and travel informatio­n. Responding to and recovering from COVID-19 remains the top priority of the Government of Saskatchew­an. As you know, we have been looking at the best ways to re-open and restart our economy while protecting residents. We have introduced a staged approach that is working well so far. Health-related inquiries should be directed to HealthLine 811 while non-health-related questions can be directed to the Saskatchew­an Public Safety Agency at 1-855-559-5502. As always, public inquiries can also be directed to Our government remains committed to working with businesses through COVID-19 as we begin to methodical­ly re-open our economy. The Saskatchew­an Small Business Emergency Payment has been extended to businesses who still need to remain closed or significan­tly curtail operations after May 19, 2020. In total, the $7.5 billion stimulus balances smaller short-term projects that can start sooner and get people back to work more quickly with larger projects that will involve several sectors. The safety of workers and communitie­s is paramount which is why work sites will be required to follow all physical distancing measures and restrictio­ns through all five phases of our ReOpen Saskatchew­an Plan. Jim Reiter MLA for Rosetown-n-Elrose 306-882-4105 jimreiterm­ As part of our COVID-19 response, the Government of Saskatchew­an is fast-tracking a record $278 million in municipal revenue sharing. This stable, consistent, no strings attached funding can be invested in programs Increased investment in infrastruc­ture will build a strong Saskatchew­an by helping more workers get back on the job, helping more companies Saskatchew­an Party MLA - Report from the Legislatur­e PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­ +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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