business

Significant jump in Sask. manufacturing sales

Significant jump in Sask. manufacturing sales

Jun 18, 2024 | 8:17am
REGINA — Latest numbers from Statistics Canada show Saskatchewan’s manufacturing sales, had a 7.5 per cent increase for month-over-month growth for April 2024, compared to March 2024 (seasonally adjusted). This places Saskatchewan second among the provinces. Year-over-year growth in this category was also strong with an increase of 5.4 per cent for April 2024, compared […]
Rail workers reject binding arbitration offer as strike threat still looms: CN

Rail workers reject binding arbitration offer as strike threat still looms: CN

Jun 6, 2024 | 2:12pm
Rail workers have rejected an offer from Canadian National Railway Co. to enter into binding arbitration, as the country’s largest railroad operator tries to steer clear of a strike in a move the union called disingenuous. The process, when agreed to, sees a mutually approved arbitrator settle a labour dispute by deciding the terms of […]
Competition Bureau raises concerns over Bunge-Viterra deal

Competition Bureau raises concerns over Bunge-Viterra deal

Apr 24, 2024 | 8:42am
It’s likely that Bunge Ltd.’s US$8.2-billion deal to acquire Viterra Ltd. would “substantially” reduce competition in the grain and canola oil markets, the Competition Bureau says. In a report to Transport Minister Pablo Rodriguez released Tuesday, the bureau said the deal is likely to hurt competition in markets for grain purchasing in Western Canada as well as […]
Shopping for something to wear on Orange Shirt Day? Here’s what you need to know

Shopping for something to wear on Orange Shirt Day? Here’s what you need to know

Sep 27, 2023 | 1:04pm
Every dollar spent on an orange T-shirt for Truth and Reconciliation Day should be a conscious effort to uplift an Indigenous business or community, experts say. Shopping for orange T-shirts from Indigenous businesses is a tangible step toward economic reconciliation, said Rob Schulz, founder of online marketplace ShopFirstNations. For anyone unsure how to find those businesses, here are […]
Hill Companies Inducted Into The Business Hall of Fame

Hill Companies Inducted Into The Business Hall of Fame

Sep 18, 2023 | 9:35am
This past weekend, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce handed out the annual ABEX (Achievement in Business Excellence) Awards in Saskatoon. As part of the celebration of the best in business in Saskatchewan, the Hill Companies were inducted into the Saskatchewan Business Hall of Fame.  The Hill Companies trace their roots to “McCallum Hill” which was […]