Saskatchewan News

Provincial government highlighting mining sector this week

Provincial government highlighting mining sector this week

May 27, 2024 | 4:09pm
The Saskatchewan Government is putting a spotlight on the mining industry this week. Now until Saturday is Mining Week in Saskatchewan. This year’s theme is “Critical Careers for Critical Minerals”. According to the provincial government, $13-billion in mineral sales were made last year and estimate mineral resource development spending will reach nearly $6-billion this year. […]
Getting connected is the general theme of Day 1 of SARM Convention

Getting connected is the general theme of Day 1 of SARM Convention

Mar 14, 2024 | 12:44am
There was a common thread during the first day of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) Annual Convention & Trade Show on Wednesday: getting connected to ensure everyone’s needs are met. Elements of that seemed to be incorporated into each speech given to SARM delegates at the Queensbury Convention Centre. During her opening speech […]
Saskatchewan legislature members spar over impasse with teachers

Saskatchewan legislature members spar over impasse with teachers

Mar 12, 2024 | 10:41am
Debate over a labour dispute between Saskatchewan teachers and the province heated up in the legislature Monday, with the Opposition demanding the government get a deal done. The education minister, however, said it’s the teachers union that needs to return to the bargaining table.  On Monday, Saskatchewan teachers paused volunteering in extracurricular activities for the next three days as […]
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 […]
Morgan among four MLAs not seeking re-election

Morgan among four MLAs not seeking re-election

Aug 25, 2023 | 2:27pm
Premier Scott Moe announced four Saskatchewan Party MLA’s have decided they aren’t running in the next general election in Saskatchewan. One of those is Don Morgan, the longtime Saskatoon MLA who has been in office since 2003 and has served as minister of justice, minister of advanced education and deputy premier.The others are Delbert Kirsch […]