Budget 2023-24 invests in priorities for Saskatchewan people, including health care, education, social safety nets, and the protection of people and property.
- Record level of health care funding, including $518 million for mental health and addictions programs and services, including a $12.4 million increase for targeted initiatives.
- $98.8 million for the Health Human Resource action plan, up $82.7 million this year, to recruit, train, incentivize and retain health care workers.
- $42.5 million more to reduce the surgical waitlist to pre-pandemic levels a year ahead of schedule.
- $39.0 million increase to support seniors' care, including $5.5 million for an additional 75 continuing care aide positions.
- A record $1.7 billion for social services and assistance, including an additional $26.6 million in benefits to support people.
- $382.4 million for child care, reducing child care fees to $10 a day for children under six years of age.