provincial news

Rumors of FCC leaving Sask. surprises political leaders

Rumors of FCC leaving Sask. surprises political leaders

May 2, 2024 | 1:40pm
 The Legislature was in full reaction mode to speculation on Thursday that Farm Credit Canada might be about to move its head office out of Saskatchewan. The issue was raised in the Legislative Assembly by Sask United Leader Nadine Wilson, with her party putting out a statement that claimed that “multiple high-level sources have told Sask […]
Saskatchewan positioning itself as a “stable supplier” of critical minerals after signing two agreements

Saskatchewan positioning itself as a “stable supplier” of critical minerals after signing two agreements

Apr 16, 2024 | 2:48pm
The Saskatchewan government and the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) signed two agreements with France and a company based in Vietnam to improve the province’s energy and mining sectors, as well as increase production at the Saskatchewan Research Council’s (SRC) Rare Earth Processing Facility. A Letter of Intent was signed Monday between the provincial government and […]
Clean up is on after weekend snow storm in Saskatchewan

Clean up is on after weekend snow storm in Saskatchewan

Mar 4, 2024 | 4:02pm
Snow plows and shovels were out in full force across Saskatchewan after this weekend’s storm that not only brought snow but also gusty winds between 60 and 70 kilometres an hour. A winter storm warning was in effect for southern and central regions of the province, resulting in some roads either closed or travel was […]
Sask Ministry of Environment raising awareness of invasive species

Sask Ministry of Environment raising awareness of invasive species

Feb 26, 2024 | 2:55pm
Making the public aware of what invasive species are and the potential negative impacts it can have on the environment is what the Saskatchewan government is focusing on this week, as it declared Monday to Sunday Invasive Species Awareness Week. Invasive species are non-native plants, animals, insects, and diseases that can be spread unintentionally through […]
New CBA Reached Between SaskPower, Unifor

New CBA Reached Between SaskPower, Unifor

Feb 14, 2024 | 2:13pm
SaskPower and Unifor were able to reach a new collective bargaining agreement. The new agreement was ratified by both sides on Wednesday and is retroactive to January 1st, 2023. “We are pleased that the members of Unifor have ratified this agreement,” said Dustin Duncan, Minister Responsible for SaskPower in a news release. “This successful ratification […]
72-hour strike notice issued by Union representing Viterra workers

72-hour strike notice issued by Union representing Viterra workers

Jan 2, 2024 | 3:31pm
The union representing Viterra workers has given 72-hour strike notice to the Viterra Canada Inc.  This comes after more than a year of negotiations have stalled between the company and GSU Local 1 (Viterra Country Operations and Maintenance) and Local 2 (Viterra Regina Head Office), and after GSU Local 1 and 2 rejected Viterra’s final […]