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Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA)

Flying air tanker that is dropping chemicals to suppress forest fire below.

The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA) is a Treasury Board Crown Agency responsible for:

  • provincial emergency management, fire safety and wildfire management in our province; and
  • managing Saskatchewan's 911 emergency dispatching services

The SPSA's vision is to enhance, support and integrate public safety in Saskatchewan.

The agency's mission is to safeguard and protect the people property and resources of Saskatchewan through partnerships, co-ordinated planning, education, prevention, mitigation, response and recovery.


1. Programs, Services and Initiatives

Municipal Planning and Emergency Management

Municipalities play an important role in public safety. They can plan and adopt long-term disaster mitigation measures to protect their residents. Under provincial legislation, municipal councils are responsible for the direction and control of a municipal emergency response.


The SaskAlert program notifies you of an emergency situation, in real-time, so you can take action to protect yourself, your family and your property.

Wildfire in Saskatchewan

Get the latest on Saskatchewan wildfire activity, current fire bans, fire danger maps, as well as smoke and air quality information. You can also learn about the FireSmart program and what actions to take to protect your home.

Wildfire Prevention and Preparedness

Learn what you can do to prevent and prepare for wildfire for your industrial or commercial operation. View the Interactive Wildfire Map.

Emergency Preparedness at Home

Emergencies can occur at any time. It only takes four simple steps to become better prepared to face an emergency: know the risks; make a plan; have an emergency kit; and download SaskAlert.

911 Emergency Dispatching Services

In Saskatchewan, 911 calls are taken at Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) in Regina, Saskatoon, and a facility located near Prince Albert. Learn about the role of the PSAPs, 911 dispatchers and what information you'll need to provide if you call 911.


2. Board of Directors

The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency's Board of Directors was established by an Order in Council in 2019.

Christine Tell

Honourable Christine Tell
SPSA Chairperson
Minister of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety

Warren Kaeding

Honourable Warren Kaeding
Minister of Environment

Lori Carr

Honourable Lori Carr
Minister of Social Services

Everett Hindley

Honourable Everett Hindley
Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Seniors and Rural and Remote Health


3. President's Message

Biography picture of Marlo Pritchard, SPSA President

Welcome to the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA) website. Our website offers a snapshot of the agency, and includes links to the programs, services and initiatives we provide or support that help to safeguard and protect Saskatchewan's people, property and resources.

The SPSA is responsible for provincial emergency management, fire safety, wildfire management and managing Saskatchewan's 911 emergency services. While the SPSA has many public safety responsibilities, we cannot do it alone. The agency has many public and private sector partners who contribute to improving public safety and are active in provincial activities.

As an agency, we are committed to delivering quality programs and services that ensure Saskatchewan's overall preparedness and ability to respond to any threat or in times of crisis in collaboration with first responders, local governments, Indigenous communities and industry. We encourage any feedback you may have to improve and serve you better.

Thank you.
Marlo Pritchard


4. Job Opportunities

Visit the Government of Saskatchewan's Career Centre for all current job opportunities.


5. Plans and Annual Reports

Annual Reports

The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency operates on a April 1 to March 31 fiscal year.

Payee Lists

As a government organization, the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency discloses payments of $50,000 or more paid to suppliers and individuals.

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