Council discusses future paving of Wright Road

Councillor Jason Miller brought a proposal to Moosomin town council Wednesday to pave Wright Road. The majority of Wright Road, a main east-west road and access to the Sout...


Alanna Koch releases Sask Party leadership platform

Today, Saskatchewan Party Leadership Candidate Alanna Koch unveiled her policy platform, Building on the Legacy: A Vision for 2030. “The introduction of the Growth Plan in...


Wind warning issued for Tuesday night, Wednesday

A wind warning has been issued for nearly all of southern and central Saskatchewan and much of Manitoba ahead of a system looking to move into the province Tuesday night. ...


Accuweather says drier winter for eastern Prairies

AccuWeather is predicting a drier, colder winter for the eastern Prairies. The weather pattern setting up over Canada this winter will be influenced by the development of L...


14-year-old dies at Kemnay after falling into well

A 14-year-old girl from Souris died on Sunday after falling into a residential well, which the fire chief described as a freak accident. The teenager was walking in a farmy...


Small businesses have big economic impact

Saskatchewan’s small businesses contributed almost a third of the province’s gross domestic product in 2016 at 31 per cent. This information was contained in the 2017 Saskatc...


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Sask WCB proposes drop in rates

The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) has proposed a drop in its 2018 average premium rate from $1.24 in 2017 to $1.19 in 2018 per hundred dollars of payroll, rep...


Biggest potash mine in the world: PotashCorp celebrates Rocanville expansion

PotashCorp celebrated the successful completion of its Rocanville mine expansion with an event at the Scissors Creek mine site near Rocanville Thursday. The company’s large...


Liberal government to reduce small business tax rate

Ottawa will announce plans today to cut the small business tax rate from 10.5 per cent to nine per cent today. The Harper government had planned to drop the business rate ...


16 year old shot in hunting accident

A 16-year-old is in Winnipeg hospital after a Friday the Thirteenth hunting accident. Just before 7:30 pm, Friday, Dauphin RCMP received report of a hunting incident on Hig...


Jim Pattison Children's Hospital 70 per cent complete

Premier Brad Wall was onsite today as construction of the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital reached 70 per cent completion. The building is now at its final shape with all lev...


Strong response to end of Energy East

TransCanada Corp. is pulling the plug on its Energy East pipeline project, and the reaction has been swift and strong from Saskatchewan. The company had asked the National ...


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Government backs off on taxing employee discounts

After media across the country reported on changes to CRA rules, adding a requirement that taxes and CPP be paid on employee discounts, a spokesman for the National Revenue Mi...


Saskatchewan building permits up in August

Building permits in Saskatchewan took a big leap in August – rising 17.5 per cent over last August (seasonally adjusted) and well above the 0.6 per cent recorded nationally. ...


RCMP clock test drive at 224 km/h

According to Manitoba RCMP, A 20 year old male was test driving a 2017 Mercedes CLS on the Perimeter Highway yesterday afternoon, when he passed an RCMP Traffic Services cruis...


Federal NDP leader would be comfortable with Quebec separation

Campaigning in a byelection in Quebec Tuesday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh suggested he would be comfortable if Quebecers decided to split from the rest of Canada. Speaking to...


Saskatchewan announces ag scholarship program

Today, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced the 2018 Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship program. “This year’s scholarship theme, ‘Our Food has a Story’, en...


Scott Moe promises action on rural landfills

Saskatchewan Party Leadership candidate Scott Moe announced his plan to undertake a fulsome review of waste management policies in the province, specifically landfills in rura...


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