$122 million in budget for Saskatchewan PSE

March 21, 2008

Saskatchewan's 2008-09 budget included an 11% increase to the budget of the Ministry of Advanced Education. The Ready for Growth initiative promises $45.8 million in capital investments for the province's PSE institutions. $25.5 million will support a tuition freeze.  $12 million will fund a new Graduate Retention Program.  $10.5 million will add 120 new spots for registered nurse programs, and $9.8 million will go to SIAST to train health care professionals, add 42 new seats and keep tuition affordable.  Saskatchewan News Release