food security

Federal diplomatic blunders not impeding Sask India exports, Moe says

Federal diplomatic blunders not impeding Sask India exports, Moe says

Jun 18, 2024 | 5:08pm
REGINA – Premier Scott Moe says direct relationships with foreign governments are key to protecting exports, especially during these recent times of choppy relations with India.  Saskatchewan now has nine international trade offices – including one in New Delhi, India – which the premier says have helped protect Saskatchewan exporters from trade barriers. “Those offices […]
Competition Bureau probes alleges anticompetitive conduct by Loblaws, Sobeys owners

Competition Bureau probes alleges anticompetitive conduct by Loblaws, Sobeys owners

May 24, 2024 | 6:50am
Canada’s Competition Bureau has launched investigations into the parent companies of grocery chains Loblaws and Sobeys for alleged anticompetitive conduct, court documents reveal, with Sobeys’ owner calling the inquiry “unlawful.”  The Federal Court documents show the Commissioner of Competition launched the probes on March 1, saying there’s reason to believe the firms’ use of so-called property controls […]
Moe talks trade, sustainability at Food Fuel Fertilizer summit

Moe talks trade, sustainability at Food Fuel Fertilizer summit

May 6, 2024 | 3:28pm
 Premier Scott Moe’s message was a familiar one to those attending the Food Fuel Fertilizer Global Summit put on by Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce. Moe’s message to the pro-business audience at the Delta Hotel on Monday was one that touted the trade and export efforts of Saskatchewan on the world stage, as he pointed out […]
Canada’s annual inflation rate climbs to 3.4% in Dec

Canada’s annual inflation rate climbs to 3.4% in Dec

Jan 16, 2024 | 8:29am
Canada’s annual inflation rate rose 3.4 per cent in December, largely reflecting a sharper decline in gasoline prices a year ago compared to last month. The federal agency released its consumer price index report Tuesday, showing inflation ticked up from 3.1 per cent in November. Economists were widely expecting this rise due to a base year effect, which refers […]
Inflation holds at 3.1% in November as progress in tamping down price growth stalls. Inflation up slightly in Saskatchewan

Inflation holds at 3.1% in November as progress in tamping down price growth stalls. Inflation up slightly in Saskatchewan

Dec 19, 2023 | 10:14am
Canada’s annual inflation rate was unchanged last month, holding steady at 3.1 per cent as progress on tamping down price growth stalled. The November consumer price index report released Tuesday from Statistics Canada shows higher prices for recreation and clothing put upward pressure on inflation. Provincially, the rate of inflation in Saskatchewan climbed to 2.3 per cent from […]