These are the boards, commissions and agencies that are a part of the Government of Saskatchewan. Many of these organizations report through a ministry or directly to a minister. They are specialized and have unique roles within the government.
The Agri-Food Council is an independent board that supervises and monitors all agri-food agencies in Saskatchewan.
The Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Act 1999 authorizes the Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission to manage the Apprenticeship and Trade Certification system.
The Athletics Commission of Saskatchewan (ACS)provides licensing, event permits and oversight for professional combative sports events in Saskatchewan.
The Automobile Injury Appeal Commission is an independent, quasi-judicial administrative tribunal responsible for hearing no fault benefits appeals under the Personal Injury Protection Plan administered by Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI).
The Board of Revenue Commissioners has the power to hear and determine appeals respecting taxes imposed or assessed pursuant to and by virtue of any taxing enactment and respecting other monies claimed to be due and payable to the Crown where the right of taking appeal to the Board is given by any statute.
The Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics operates under the Saskatchewan Statistics Act 1972 and is located within the Ministry of Finance. The Bureau is the designated focal point for communications with Statistics Canada and dissemination of its information.
The Community Initiatives Fund is a Special Purpose Fund created through The Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation Act. CIF receives a portion of the net revenues from Casinos Regina and Moose Jaw and distributes those proceeds to support community-based projects throughout Saskatchewan.
The Corporate Procurement Committee (CPC) consists of purchasers from Saskatchewan’s Crown corporations, government ministries and private corporations committed to developing quality, competitive suppliers of goods and services in Saskatchewan.
Creative Saskatchewan invests in entrepreneurs who choose to pursue commercial success in screen-based media, music, publishing, live performing arts, fine craft & visual art, and digital media. The agency further supports these creative sectors by providing operational funding to seven industry associations, each of which is committed to expanding the economic impact of the creative industries.
The Farm Land Security Board is a quasi-judicial tribunal whose members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. It is funded and managed as part of the Ministry of Agriculture but does not take direction in its decision-making from the government.
Saskatchewan Health Quality Council (HQC) works with care providers, governments, research institutes to improve quality of health care in Saskatchewan.
The Heritage Review Board provides a platform for public objections to proposed designations, repeals, alteration, or demolition of designated property.
The Highway Traffic Board is an independent quasi-judicial administrative tribunal responsible for hearing appeals for a number of programs administered by Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI), as well as administering other transportation regulatory functions.
Innovation Saskatchewan (IS) provides recommendations and advice to the Government of Saskatchewan regarding its strategic direction in the areas of research, development, science, and technology. IS is also involved with the demonstration and the commercialization of new technologies, and facilitates in the co-ordination of the province's innovation activities.
The Commission is established every four years under the The Justices of the Peace Act, 1988 in order to conduct an independent, objective review of salaries, benefits and pensions for Justices of the Peace.
The Commission’s purpose is to review the law in Saskatchewan with a view to its systematic modernization and simplification.
The mission of Legal Aid Saskatchewan is to "promote access to justice for eligible persons through the provision of quality legal assistance." Legal Aid Saskatchewan is governed by the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission which was created through the provincial Legal Aid Act.
Municipal Financing Corporation of Saskatchewan (MFC) assists in making capital funds available for the financing of sewer and water, school, hospital, and other essential construction and local improvement projects by municipalities, school divisions and health districts.
The Office of Disability Issues (ODI), hosted by the Ministry of Social Services, provides leadership and works with other government ministries, the disability community and the public to help work toward making Saskatchewan the best place to live in Canada for people with disabilities.
Information for landlords and tenants on their rights and responsibilities, and dispute resolution for claims up to $30,000 and possession orders.
The Office of the Chief Firearms Officer for Saskatchewan will be responsible for supporting safe communities by managing the ownership, purchase, movement and use of firearms within the province through the administration of federal firearms legislation once the transition from federal to provincial oversight has been completed.
The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee is responsible for protecting the interests of vulnerable people.
saskdocs is a one stop shop for physicians and their families wanting to live and work in Saskatchewan Canada. Also known as the Physician Recruitment Agency of Saskatchewan, we work in partnership with students, medical trainees, physicians, international medical graduates, communities, health facilities and other partners to help find the right physician for the right community.
The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan serves as the provincial agency responsible for acquiring preserving and making available records of significance to the history of the Province of Saskatchewan.
The Provincial Capital Commission's mandate is to enhance quality of life for our citizens through the celebration and creation of opportunities, stewardship of the land, and engagement of our youth about our democracy and provincial history. The Commission also promotes, preserves and strengthens our diverse heritage and culture to ensure that Saskatchewan’s Capital City is a source of provincial pride and significance.
The Provincial Mediation Board strives to help debtors and creditors reach an amicable arrangement for payment of debt without resorting to legal proceedings.
Find out how the Public and Private Rights Board assists with mediation in disputes between landowners and expropriating authorities.
Learn more about this committee's role in advising police on whether to release information about dangerous offenders who are returning to the community.
The Public Employees Benefits Agency (PEBA) as an agency under the Ministry of Finance, administers a wide range of pension and benefits plans for public sector employees including executive government, Crown corporations and government-funded bodies.
The Public Service Commission is the central human resource agency for the Government of Saskatchewan.
The Saskatchewan Arts Board provides funding and support to the arts for the benefit of all people in Saskatchewan.
The Saskatchewan Coroners Service is responsible for the investigation of all sudden, unexpected and unnatural deaths in order to improve the health, safety, and quality of life of the citizens of our province.
The Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) funds the work of researchers, supports efforts that grow the province's research enterprise, and promotes knowledge that results from health research.
The Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation provides grants to individuals, community groups, municipalities and corporations working to preserve our heritage.
The Saskatchewan Higher Education Quality Assurance Board is authorized by The Degree Authorization Act to oversee a quality assurance review of institutions seeking degree-granting status in Saskatchewan. The quality assurance review process ensures that new degree programs in Saskatchewan meet high quality standards that promote the recognition of Saskatchewan graduates both nationally and internationally for their academic achievements.
Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) promotes and protects the individual dignity, fundamental freedoms and equal rights of Saskatchewan citizens.
The Board administers The Trade Union Act, The Construction Industry Labour Relations Act, 1992 and The Health Labour Relations Reorganization Act and The Public Service Essential Services Act. These laws apply to most unionized employees in Saskatchewan. They do not generally apply to non-unionized employees or to employees, unionized or otherwise, of companies which fall under federal jurisdiction such as telecommunications companies or airlines.
Through an agreement with the Government of Saskatchewan, proceeds from Saskatchewan Lotteries are dedicated to sport, culture and recreation organizations to benefit communities throughout the province.
The Saskatchewan Municipal Board (SMB) is an administrative tribunal that deals with issues from local authorities.
Additionally, the SMB serves as the Board of Revenue Commissioners (BRC).
Saskatchewan Pension Plan (SPP or "The Plan") is a voluntary, money purchase plan for people who want an easy way to accumulate funds for retirement. It truly is meant to be your plan, so that it fits your personal situation.
The Saskatchewan Police Commission works with police services and boards of police commissioners to promote effective policing throughout the province.
The Commission is established every three years under The Provincial Court Act, 1998 in order to conduct an independent, objective review of salaries, benefits and pensions for Provincial Court judges.
The Public Complaints Commission (PCC) is a five-person, non-police body appointed by the Saskatchewan Government that investigates complaints made against municipal police.
The Saskatchewan Review Board helps to determine if an individual accused of a crime is not criminally responsible or is unfit to stand trial by reason of mental disorder.
The Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association, a provincial non-profit organization, has been the designated trail manager for Saskatchewan’s snowmobile trail system since the Trail Fund was established in 1999. The SSA’s primary responsibility is to maintain the trail system and promote safe, responsible snowmobiling.
Learn more about that relationship and about the citizen group, the Saskatchewan-Ukraine Relations Advisory Committee (SURAC), which offers advice to the government on initiatives that enhance business opportunities and cultural ties with Ukraine.
Lead the work with government ministries, Crown corporations and agencies identifying changes that will modify and shape programs and services.
The Surface Rights Board of Arbitration is used as a last resort when a landowner or occupant and an oil/gas or potash operator are unable to reach an agreement for surface access to private land and related compensation.
The main purposes of the Teachers' Superannuation Commission are to: Administer The Teachers Superannuation and Disability Benefits Act and Regulations; Process disability claims; Monitor investments of superannuation funds; Administer The Teachers' Life Insurance (Government Contributory) Act, and; Administer The Teachers' Dental Plan Act.
Wanuskewin Heritage Park operates under the leadership and guidance of First Nations people, who work to increase public awareness, understanding and appreciation for the evolving cultures of the Northern Plains Indigenous peoples.
The Western Development Museum is the largest human history museum in Saskatchewan with a collection of over 75,000 artifacts. It tells the Saskatchewan story from the beginning of settlement to present day. Each location showcases a different story of Saskatchewan history - transportation in Moose Jaw, farm and rural life in North Battleford, 1910 Boomtown in Saskatoon and the stories of immigrants to the province in Yorkton.
Workers Compensation Board are the provincial agency that delivers workplace insurance to Saskatchewan employers and benefits to Saskatchewan workers when they are hurt at work.