Learn more about COVID-19 in Saskatchewan.  Daily case numbers and information for businesses and workers.

The Re-Open Saskatchewan plan was released on April 23rd.

Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

The results of software-based translation do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos, and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Climate Resilience

Saskatchewan's Climate Resilience Measurement Framework: A Prairie Resilience Commitment

The Government of Saskatchewan launched Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy in December 2017. The comprehensive climate change strategy is designed to make Saskatchewan more resilient to the climatic, economic and policy impacts of climate change. The strategy focuses on the principles of readiness and resilience to support the province and its people, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and prepare for changing conditions – such as extreme weather, drought or wildfire.

Prairie Resilience commits the provincial government to "track and report across all areas of focus to convey progress in making our province more resilient to climate change." The Climate Resilience Measurement Framework includes 25 indicators in five key areas, to measure progress in the face of a changing global climate.

Resilience is the ability to cope with, adapt to, and recover from stress and change.

Key areas of focus

Multiple systems need to be strengthened to enhance the resilience of the province to climate change. This includes the ability of our natural systems (including our land, water, and forests), physical infrastructure, economic sustainability, community preparedness, and the well-being of people to adapt and thrive in a changing environment and low-carbon economy.

These five key resilience areas are interconnected and promote resilience through interactions that benefit each other. For example:

  • Responsible management of our natural resources sustains habitat for plants and animals, while also providing ecological goods and services that support the province's economy and quality of life.
  • Strengthening resilience in our highway infrastructure promotes reliable transportation for people and for businesses, while also connecting people and communities to critical goods and services during emergency events.

Climate resilience chart

Climate Resilience Measures, Capacities and Targets

The Climate Resilience Measurement Framework contains a broad and balanced set of measures across the five key areas. The Government of Saskatchewan commits to track and report on the resilience framework every year. Yearly assessment and reporting may indicate where, in future years, alternative or additional policies or programs could enhance resilience.

Measurement Framework  2019 Resilience Report

Read the Saskatchewan's Climate Resilience Measurement Framework.

Read the 2019 resilience report.

We need your feedback to improve saskatchewan.ca. Help us improve