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  Saskatchewan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saskatchewan is (approximately) a quadrilateral bounded on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, and on the south by the American states of Montana and North Dakota.
Saskatchewan was settled by various Cree tribes, the Beothuck, and a few others I can't remember from my highschool history class.> The first European to enter Saskatchewan was Henry Kelsey in 1690, who travelled up the Saskatchewan River in hopes of trading fur with the province's indigenous peoples.
The current premier of Saskatchewan is New Democrat Lorne Calvert, whose government was re-elected in the 2003 election with a slim majority government -- the NDP won 30 seats in the 58-seat Legislative Assembly, while the Saskatchewan Party won the remaining 28 seats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saskatchewan   (1221 words)

 Saskatchewan Environment - The Wildlife Habitat Protection Act Backgrounder
The philosophy of the Act is to conserve wildlife habitat while enabling compatible traditional uses to co-exist.
Saskatchewan Environment is leading the establishment of a network of ecologically important land and water areas across the province.
In Saskatchewan, this effort is known as the Representative Areas Network (RAN) and The Wildlife Habitat Protection Act is part of the provincial government’s answer to conserve vanishing native ecosystems in the agricultural region of the province.
www.se.gov.sk.ca /ecosystem/habitat   (813 words)

 Saskatchewan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first European to enter Saskatchewan was Henry Kelsey in 1690, who travelled up the Saskatchewan River in hopes of trading fur with the province's indigenous peoples.
Today, the official opposition in the province is the Saskatchewan Party, a new right-wing party built out of the remains of the Tories and right wing former Liberals.
The current premier of Saskatchewan is New Democrat Lorne Calvert, whose government was re-elected in the 2003 election with a majority government.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/sa/Saskatchewan.htm   (633 words)

 Elections Saskatchewan: Election 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On October 8, 2003, pursuant to section 3 of The Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, 1979 (Saskatchewan), the twenty-fourth provincial Legislative Assembly was dissolved by the Honourable Lynda M. Haverstock, Lieutenant Governor in Council.
Pursuant to section 31 of The Election Act, 1996 (Saskatchewan) a Lieutenant Governor's order was passed directing the Chief Electoral Officer to issue a writ of election to the Province's fifty-eight (58) constituency returning officers enabling the Saskatchewan electorate to go to the polls on November 5, 2003.
Saskatchewan's current constituency boundaries were enacted in 2002 under The Representation Act, 2002 (Saskatchewan), based on the recommendations of the Constituency Boundaries Commission, 2002 (the "2002 Commission"), as established under The Constituency Boundaries Act, 1993 (Saskatchewan).
www.elections.sk.ca /election.php   (162 words)

An act to repeal miscellaneous obsolete statutes and to enact transitional provisions and consequential amendments with respect to certain statutes being repealed.
An act to amend the Municipal Employees' Pension Act.
An act to amend the Provincial Emblems and Honours Act.
www.legassembly.sk.ca /leglibrary/Monthly_Checklist/mchklist97jul.htm   (1083 words)

 Saskatchewan Act
This Act may be cited as the Saskatchewan Act.
Until the said Legislature otherwise determines, all the provisions of the law with regard to the constitution of the Legislative Assembly of the North-west Territories and the election of members thereof shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the Legislative Assembly of the said province and the election of members thereof respectively.
The province of Saskatchewan shall be divided into twenty­five electoral divisions which shall respectively comprise and consist of the parts and portions of the province hereinafter described.
www.solon.org /Constitutions/Canada/English/sa_1905.html   (1372 words)

 Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. v. Saskatchewan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Section 6 of The Tobacco Control Act of Saskatchewan, he held, is not inconsistent with section 30 of the Tobacco Act of Canada, at least not in the sense contemplated by the doctrine of federal paramountcy.
The Government of Saskatchewan concedes the Tobacco Act of Canada is valid, including section 30, provided the statute be seen as having been enacted in exercise only of the legislative authority conferred on Parliament by section 91(27) of the Constitution Act, 1867- the power to legislate in relation to the criminal law.
This is critical to the Government of Saskatchewan's position, and the Government was not about to have its position eroded by conceding section 30 may have been enacted pursuant to some other legislative power, particularly one empowering Parliament to create rights as distinct from exceptions to offences.
www.tobaccolaw.org /Documents/English/Bylaws/RothmansBensonHedgesIncvSaskatchewan2003.htm   (8696 words)

 The Cities Act, Saskatchewan Version
Saskatchewan has frequently proved itself an innovative province, most notably for the successful creation of medicare under Tommy Douglas half a century ago.
The mayors in Saskatchewan are now ready to move on to the second phase of their agenda which Ms.
The final version of The Cities Act is found at http://www.legassembly.sk.ca Click on "Progress of Bills" and go to Bill 75.
www.munimall.net /articles/020905sewell.nclk   (567 words)

 The Saskatchewan Evidence Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Act states that documents prepared for hospital quality assurance committees, which deal with the care provided to patients in hospitals as well as the proceedings of those committees, are privileged and not compellable.
Saskatchewan’s provisions respecting the giving of evidence by children and persons with a disability are in line with those in the Criminal Code and the Canada Evidence Act.
Recent amendments to the Act clarify the legal rules regarding the admissibility and reliability of records recorded and stored by electronic means.
www.saskjustice.gov.sk.ca /legislation/summaries/evidenceact.shtml   (690 words)

 Backgrounder - Claim Settlements (Alberta and Saskatchewan) Implementation Act - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Treaty land entitlement has been a major issue for Alberta and Saskatchewan First Nations that signed or adhered to Treaties 4, 6, 7, 8 and 10, which were concluded between 1874 and 1906.
Many of the reserve land obligations, however, were not fulfilled at the time of treaty due to inaccurate counts of band members or because not enough land was set apart when reserves were first surveyed.
With the exception of the recently enacted Manitoba Claim Settlements Implementation Act (Bill C-14) and the 1993 Saskatchewan Treaty Land Entitlement Act, existing federal laws were not designed with the requirements of the additions to reserves process in mind, and so are not geared to accommodating third-party interests in a commercially certain and expeditious way.
www.ainc-inac.gc.ca /nr/prs/s-d2001/01238bk_e.html   (647 words)

 Saskatchewan Treaty Land Entitlement Act
Saskatchewan agrees to relinquish any claim that it may have pursuant to paragraph 11 of the Natural Resources Transfer Agreement to any of the consideration payable in respect of any sale, lease or other disposition of any mining claim or minerals on or in any lands set apart as an Entitlement Reserve.
Subject to applicable legislation, the Band and Saskatchewan acknowledge that the Minister's consent may be required pursuant to the Act to give effect to any Co-Management Agreement.
Any provision of this Article which is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to conflict with or derogate from Treaty rights of the Band or its Members shall, to the extent of such conflict or derogation, be deemed to be null and void and of no further force or effect whatsoever.
laws.justice.gc.ca /en/S-4.3/text.html   (4588 words)

 The Constitution Act, 1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
(1) Parliament or the legislature of a province may expressly declare in an Act of Parliament or of the legislature, as the case may be, that the Act or a provision thereof shall operate notwithstanding a provision included in section 2 or section 7 to 15 of this Charter.
This Act may be cited as the Constitution Act, 1982, and the Constitution Acts 1867 to 1975 (No. 2) and this Act may be cited together as the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982.
An Act to amend and continue the Act 32-33 Victoria chapter 3; and to establish and provide for the Government of the Province of Manitoba, 1870, 33 Vict., c.
www.efc.ca /pages/law/cons/Constitutions/Canada/English/ca_1982.html   (4140 words)

 News - Saskatchewan Awaits Proclamation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
New Bylaws, required before the Act could be proclaimed, were approved and proclamation of the Act was expected to follow soon after.
While the three existing Acts have exemption clauses for members from each of the other groups (and also specific exemption clauses for groups like prospectors and interior designers), these associations are reluctant to extend an exemption to certified technologists and technicians.
The pending Saskatchewan Act is Right-to-Title legislation, not restrictive Scope of Practice legislation, and is designed to provide the public with a degree of comfort and respect for the skill, competence and ethical behaviour for technologists and technicians in the workplace.
www.asttbc.org /pub/news/9710.html   (343 words)

 ILAB - Occupational Safety and Health Laws [Section 4]
In 1972, Saskatchewan enacted comprehensive occupational safety and health legislation.
This was the first mandate for joint safety and health committees, thus putting in place a mechanism for increased employee participation.
If a worker disagrees with the results of the investigation conducted by the supervisor or employer in the presence of the worker health and safety representative, an inspector is called in to investigate and render a decision.
www.dol.gov /ilab/media/reports/nao/oshreport3.htm   (11638 words)

 British North America Act, 1867   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The provisions of this Act referring to the Governor General in Council shall be construed as referring to the Governor General acting by and with the Advice of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada.
The Provisions of this Act referring to the Lieutenant Governor in Council shall be construed as referring to the Lieutenant Governor of the Province acting by and with the Advice the Executive Council thereof.
The Assets enumerated in the Fourth Schedule to this Act belonging at the Union to the Province of Canada shall be the Property of Ontario and Quebec conjointly.
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~sprague/bna.htm   (10119 words)

 Saskatchewan Environment - Environmental Assessment
On November 30, 1999 the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan signed an agreement to improve federal-provincial cooperation in the environmental assessment of projects subject to both The Environmental Assessment Act (Saskatchewan) and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
The 1999 agreement expired in November 2004 and Canada and Saskatchewan have prepared a renewed bilateral agreement to replace it.
The Saskatchewan Mineral Exploration and Government Advisory Committee (SMEGAC) have developed the Mineral Exploration Guidelines to assist government and industry in the application and approval process for activities on land administered by Saskatchewan Environment.
www.se.gov.sk.ca /environment/assessment   (447 words)

 Saskatchewan Health - Saskatchewan Health Legislation
This new Act addresses the governance and accountability of the new health regions, establishes standards for the operation of various programs and will repeal The Health Districts Act.
This Act is scheduled for repeal contingent on changes to other Acts and regulations.
Administers the registration of births, deaths, marriages, adoptions and divorces in the Province of Saskatchewan.
www.health.gov.sk.ca /mc_legislation.html   (607 words)

 The Constitution Act, 1982
The Constitution Act, 1982 set out in schedule B to this Act is hereby enacted for and shall have the force of law in Canada and shall come unto force as provided in that Act.
Constitution Act 1867, which was repealed as set out in subitem 1(3) of the Schedule to this Act.
Constitution Act, 1867, and the references to the Manitoba Act, 1870, in the footnote thereto.
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~sprague/con82.htm   (4999 words)

The respondent Andrew Swimmer is a resident of the Province of Saskatchewan and is an Indian within the mean- ing of the Indian Act, R.S.C. 1952, c.
Subject to the terms of any treaty and any other Act of the Parliament of Canada, all laws of general application from time to time in force in any province are applicable to and in respect of Indians in the province, except to the extent that such
Under these circumstances, the respondent was subject to the provisions of the Saskatchewan Hospitaliza- tion Act and the Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Act, being laws of general application, and liable for the tax there- under.
library.usask.ca /native/cnlc/vol06/621.html   (1861 words)

 Bill C-37:  Claim Settlements (Alberta and Saskatchewan) Implementation Act (LS-415E)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bill C-37, the Claim Settlements (Alberta and Saskatchewan) Implementation Act, was introduced in the House of Commons on 17 October 2001.
Section 39 of that Act, for example, sets out procedural safeguards that render any designation void unless it is made to the Crown, assented to by a prescribed number of the First Nation community’s electors, and accepted by the Governor in Council.
Section 9 of that Act, which authorizes more limited pre-reserve designations than those of Bill C-37, is modified by the addition of provisions under which the section ceases to apply to a TLE agreement – existing or future – if the concerned First Nation community has opted into the Bill C-37 scheme.
www.parl.gc.ca /common/bills_ls.asp?lang=E&ls=c37&source=library_prb&Parl=37&Ses=1   (3159 words)

The Saskatchewan Assistance Plan is a program of last resort for families and individuals who, for various reasons, including disability, illness, low income or unemployment, cannot meet basic living costs.
The Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy (SIPP) is a non-profit, independent, non-partisan institute at the University of Regina committed to stimulating public policy debate and providing expertise, research and analysis on social, economic, fiscal, environmental, and administrative issues related to public policy.
Saskatchewan Jobs is a new service of SaskNetWork that provides job seekers and employers with assistance to find and post employment opportunities in Saskatchewan.
www.canadiansocialresearch.net /skbkmrk.htm   (5006 words)

 Claim Settlements (Alberta and Saskatchewan) Implementation Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An Act to facilitate the implementation of those provisions of first nations' claim settlements in the Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan that relate to the creation of reserves or the addition of land to existing reserves, and to make related amendments to the Manitoba Claim Settlements Implementation Act and the Saskatchewan Treaty Land Entitlement Act
This Act may be cited as the Claim Settlements (Alberta and Saskatchewan) Implementation Act.
This Act applies in respect of any agreement, including amendments made to it from time to time in accordance with its provisions, to which a first nation in Alberta or Saskatchewan and Her Majesty in right of Canada are parties and by which lands are to be set apart as reserves, if
laws.justice.gc.ca /en/C-31.7/35327.html   (1235 words)

 Claim Settlements (Alberta And Saskatchewan) Implementation Act Receives Royal Assent - Indian and Northern Affairs ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Act also empowers the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to confer reserve status on lands selected by Alberta and Saskatchewan First Nations under claims settlements, rather than require an order in council.
This Act was patterned on Part 2 of the Manitoba Claim Settlements Implementation Act, enacted by Parliament in October 2000.
First Nations in all three of the prairie provinces now have the choice of opting into the new process or continuing with previously existing processes in relation to any or all of their claim settlements.
www.ainc-inac.gc.ca /nr/prs/j-a2002/2-02119_e.html   (354 words)

 The Saskatchewan Insurance Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Saskatchewan Insurance Act provides the legislative framework for the regulation of insurance companies and agents operating in Saskatchewan.
All insurers operating in Saskatchewan, except those governed by other legislation, are required to comply with the Act.
the responsibility for administering the Act with respect to agents and adjusters operating in Saskatchewan.
www.saskjustice.gov.sk.ca /legislation/summaries/saskinsuranceact.shtml   (285 words)

 Saskatchewan College of Psychologists -- Legislation and Agreements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Saskatchewan's Psychologists Act, 1997, was proclaimed March 1, 2002.
The Psychologists Act (1997) set up an Executive Council, elected by the members of the College.
The first general election of a new Council of the College was held in March 2003.
www.skcp.ca /legis_agree.html   (138 words)

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The Saskatchewan Police College, with offices and classrooms located at the University of Regina is under the authority and control of the Saskatchewan Police Commission by virtue of the Saskatchewan Police Act, 1990.
The Saskatchewan Police College offers courses to members of accredited police forces within the Province of Saskatchewan.
The Saskatchewan Police College is located in Room 217, College West Building at the University of Regina.
www.uregina.ca /police   (102 words)

 Insurance Councils of Saskatchewan - ICS
The Insurance Councils of Saskatchewan (ICS) operate under an authority delegated by the Superintendent of Insurance to licence and regulate insurance agents, brokers, adjusters and agencies in the province of Saskatchewan.
The Councils are committed to a fair, ethical and professional industry which ensures that consumers receive responsible, trustworthy advice and service regarding insurance and related financial matters.
The Councils have the authority to conduct investigations into the conduct of insurance brokers, agents and adjusters in response to a complaint and to come to a determination as to whether there has been a breach of any of the provisions of The Saskatchewan Insurance Act, its Regulations or the Insurance Council Bylaws.
www.insurancecouncils.sk.ca   (181 words)

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