These are the ministries that make up the Government of Saskatchewan. A ministry is a government department that is accountable to a minister and led by a deputy minister. They are specialized organizations that focus on various sectors of public service, such as health or education. They may have various government departments, agencies, commissions or other entities that report to them.
Advanced Education is the ministry responsible for developing a skilled and educated workforce to meet Saskatchewan’s labour market needs. Find information and services related to Saskatchewan’s post-secondary institutions and financial programs, like student loans or the Graduate Retention Program.
The Ministry of Agriculture is responsible for services to Saskatchewan’s farmers, ranchers and Agribusiness. Find out more about research and biotechnology, crop and livestock production and the Growing Forward 2 program, designed in consultation with producers, industry and other stakeholders.
The Ministry of Central Services provides services related to information technology, infrastructure, purchasing, accommodations and transportation to the other ministries and organizations in government.
Find out more about how the Ministry of the Economy focuses on growing the Saskatchewan economy through activities like labour market development, immigration, energy and resources management, economic development, and partnerships with industry and northern communities.
The Ministry of Education puts the needs of K-12 students first. It is committed to learning success and literacy. Learn more about early learning and childcare, Kindergarten through Grade 12 education and the provincial network of libraries.
Find out about how the Ministry of Environment manages Saskatchewan’s diverse landscapes and renewable natural resources. Information and services include environmental protection and sustainable management of wildlife, fish, forests and Crown lands.
The Ministry of Finance is responsible for the provincial budget and manages the government’s banking, investment and public debt functions. Learn more about provincial taxes, tax policy, economic forecasting and other economic and social statistics.
Learn about how the Ministry of Government Relations provides programs and services related to Saskatchewan’s municipal and First Nations governments, as well as First Nations, Métis and northern affairs. It is also responsible for public safety and the administration of government’s program for disaster assistance.
The Ministry of Health is focused on putting patients' needs first. Information and services available through this ministry include: health card applications and changes, information on surgical wait times, emergency medical services, prescription drug plans, flu information and services for people with disabilities or long-term illnesses.
Find out how the Ministry of Highways manages Saskatchewan’s network of highways and infrastructure. It manages Saskatchewan’s Highway Hotline, ensuring Saskatchewan people, the trucking industry, and visitors to our province have information on highway construction, road closures, and road conditions.
The Ministry of Justice is responsible for Saskatchewan’s justice system, including Corrections and Policing. Other key information or services available include: child support, commissioner for oaths or notary public, landlords and tenants, marriage commissioners and licenses and licensing for private investigators or security guards.
Learn about how the government encourages healthy, safe and productive workplaces through employment and occupational health and safety standards through the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety. This ministry works with employers and employees, as well as industry stakeholders to reduce and eliminate workplace injuries and create a positive work environment.
The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport is responsible for Saskatchewan’s provincial parks, preservation of heritage and culture and participation in sport. Visit our provincial parks or the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. Learn about why Saskatchewan is the best place to live, work and play by following the Saskatchewanderer.
The Ministry of Social Services provides information and programming in areas such as income support, child and family services, affordable housing and supports for persons with disabilities. Key programs and services include child care subsidies, adoption services, child protection, foster care, financial assistance and housing programs.