On Tuesday, April 10, the 2018-19 Saskatchewan provincial budget was presented in the Assembly.

The complete archived records of the proceedings, including the budget speech and response, are available in the legislative calendar. You can read the full text in the Debates (Hansard), watch the video, or see the condensed version of events in the Minutes.

The Assembly adopted the budget motion on April 18. Next in the budget process, the legislative committees examined all the estimates in detail.

On May 7, the Assembly adopted resolutions for interim supply and passed Bill No. 130—The Appropriation Act, 2018 (No. 1).  This bill provided interim funding for some government programs before the Assembly voted on the main Appropriation Bill.

On May 29, the legislative committees completed their examination of the estimates and reported them to the Assembly. The following day, the Assembly adopted Bill No. 131 - The Appropriation Act, 2018 (No. 2), which authorizes finds to be paid out of the general revenue fund.  

You can also read more about the Assembly's financial cycle or visit our glossary of legislative terms to learn more about the budget and estimates.