Saskatchewan Business

This Province's Hot Economy Will Cool: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - A report from the Conference Board of Canada suggests Saskatchewan will face some headwinds in 2014 because the potash and mining industries ...

$2.6 Billion Foreign Investment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Premier Brad Wall says BHP Billiton's decision to invest US$2.6 billion in a potash project is a strong vote of confidence in Saskatchewan's ...

Province Exports Reach Record Level

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Exports of Saskatchewan-made products have hit record levels to push the province into fourth place when it comes to shipping goods out of th...

Saskatchewan Defends Education Budget Money

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Education Minister Russ Marchuk is defending the province's spending on kindergarten to Grade 12.Marchuk says there's $17 millio...

Saskatchewan Budget Raises Booze, Tobacco Taxes

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Drinkers and smokers will pay more and businesses will have to wait longer for a tax cut so that Saskatchewan's budget can stay in the black....

Saskatchewan Should Depend Less On Resources: Alberta Think-Tank

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan is being told to reduce its dependence on volatile non-renewable resource revenues.The suggestion is one of four measures the Ca...

City Posts $5 Million Budget Surplus

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - The City of Saskatoon is reporting a $5-million surplus for 2012 and already has some ideas on how to spend the money.Mayor Don Atchison s...

77 Per Cent Rent Increase?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Rent increases as high as 77 per cent at a Regina apartment building have been withdrawn.Building owner Castle Mountain Properties has decide...

Province Wants More Foreign Workers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - The land of living skies is turning to the Emerald Isle for help with a labour shortage.A delegation of Saskatchewan employers and officials ...

Wall Heading To Washington To Push Pipeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall will be pushing for a pipeline and promoting Canadian energy in Washington next week.Wall will be in the Ameri...

Wall Says Stop Funding CO2 Storage Centre

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - An organization in Saskatchewan that developed what was hailed as the first guidelines for safe carbon capture and storage is on the verge of...

Auditor's Budget Approved After Tense Exchange

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - A legislative committee quickly approved the budget of Saskatchewan's auditor on Friday following a delay and political dust-up a week earlie...

Premier: Saskatchewan Boom Not Over

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Premier Brad Wall says Saskatchewan's economy is still doing well, even while he talks about fiscal restraint in the upcoming budget.That's b...

Another Foreign Investment In Canadian Resources

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - An Indian company has signed a $45-million deal to buy a 19.98 per cent stake in Karnalyte Resources Inc. (TSX:KRN), which is developing a p...