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 box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:
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.
Software-based translations 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. The 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.
Released on February 28, 2020
Today, Premier Scott Moe announced the Government of Saskatchewan will invest $10 million to support Estevan, Coronach and area transitioning from coal-based industries to other economic opportunities.
“Our government will work hard to ensure this part of our great province can successfully move to cleaner energy sources and new business developments to remain prosperous and vibrant,” Moe said. “This situation was unfortunately imposed on Saskatchewan much earlier than planned by new federal regulations. This provincial funding will help advance economic development and diversification opportunities, while demonstrating our commitment to these impacted communities.”
The City of Estevan will receive $8 million and the Town of Coronach will receive $2 million of the total $10 million. This provincial funding will be provided to these two communities who will also be expected to partner with neighbouring municipalities to allocate the funding to regional initiatives.
“I grew up in Estevan and spent a decade on its city council, so I know first-hand the tenacity, determination and hard-work ethic of everyone in the area,” Government Relations Minister and Estevan MLA Lori Carr said. “It’s those characteristics that will help us re-imagine this great part of our province and leverage new economic opportunities as we go through this time of change.”
Current federal regulations require all coal-fired power stations to be decommissioned after 50 years of operation, or to close by 2030, whichever comes first. This will impact three power stations, several mines and hundreds of jobs in southeast Saskatchewan.
For more information, contact:
We need your feedback to improve saskatchewan.ca. Help us improve