Saskatchewan Party Leader touts support for small business
Moe in final week of the election says he would boost the economy through job creation and growth, and rules out tax increases or major cuts.
Federal, provincial battle over carbon tax goes to the Supreme Court
Will hear three separate cases to determine if the federal carbon-tax legislation is constitutional.
Sask. Premier Moe worried U.S. could put tariff on steel after aluminum
Regina is home to the Evraz steel mill where hundreds of people work
Feds invest $895K in Sask. Indigenous businesses and communities
The funding will support two made-in-Saskatchewan projects led by Indigenous communities, businesses, and organizations in the region
Saskatchewan government drops contract with WE Charity over controversy
The Saskatchewan Party government had planned to partner with the organization on a $260,000 deal to promote mental well-being in schools
Saskatchewan reports 50 new COVID-19 cases, 44 in ‘one communal living setting’
The Ministry of Health says of the 1,268 total cases, 322 are believed to be active
BevCanna signs deal to bring cannabis products to Saskatchewan
Weed Pool will distribute and sell beverages and extracts through its retail distribution network.
Reopen dates coming for nearly all Saskatchewan businesses: Moe
$50-million emergency program for small and medium-sized businesses will be winding down.
Saskatchewan says COVID-19 factor in $2.4B shortfall
Extra $2 billion in budget to be spent on infrastructure projects and highway upgrades.
Take baby steps toward restarting Canada’s economy
Governments rightly are cautious about moving too quickly, given how easily COVID-19 is transmitted.
Saskatchewan premier says coronavirus not a factor in election call
Moe says he hasn’t decided on move away from the Oct. 26 election date to an earlier call.
Moe forms cabinet committee on pipeline expansions in Saskatchewan
Moe said the idea for the committee came from communities, Indigenous leaders and businesses that want to expand pipeline access into the U.S.
Indigenous opposition to pipeline shouldn’t outweigh others: Provinces
Court heard from four Indigenous groups from British Columbia on Trans Mountain.
Regina refinery workers give strike mandate to back contract talks
Vote follows mandatory mediation; Unifor says the company was continuing to demand pension “rollbacks” and other concessions.
Scheer seeks common ground, Moe disappointed after Trudeau meeting
Saskatchewan Premier said he didn’t hear there is going to be anything different in terms of support for industry.
Saskatchewan going ahead with natural gas power station
Will use both gas and a steam turbine to produce electricity.
Saskatchewan an intervener in First Nations TMX project appeal
Supporting the federal government, arguing that the expansion project was properly approved.
Saskatchewan NDP leader promises buy local preference
Meili commits to a Saskatchewan-first procurement policy for infrastructure at party convention.
Cash for coal workers part of Saskatchewan’s fall agenda
Government expects about 1,300 workers will be affected by the shutdown of coal plants by 2030.
Saskatchewan Crowns reach tentative deals with Unifor
Tentative deals ends a 17-day strike which saw employees from SaskPower, SaskEnergy and SaskTel on picket lines.
Some in Saskatchewan have beef with A&W Beyond Meat ad featuring Roughrider fans
CFL team says it had nothing to do with the ad, but A&W had permission to film outside Mosaic Stadium in July.
Three Nutrien potash mines face short fall shutdown
Up to eight-week inventory shutdowns at Allan, Lanigan and Vanscoy starting in November.
Prairie provinces have no plans to put carbon tax stickers on pumps
Ontario has set Aug. 30 as a deadline for stations to have the stickers posted or face fines of up to $10,000 a day.
Mosaic lays off 350 workers as it idles Colonsay mine in Saskatchewan
52 workers to stay on to keep the operation on standby in case market conditions improve.
Ottawa opposing Saskatchewan’s move to have top court delay carbon tax case
Saskatchewan recently applied to have the top court push back its December hearing in order to better co-ordinate its challenge with ones from other provinces.
Ontario’s top court to rule on constitutionality of federal carbon tax
Doug Ford said if carbon tax opponents lose in the courts, they will win at the ballot box in October, as Andrew Scheer has promised to scrap the tax.
Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario criticize passage of federal environment bills
Bill C-48 and Bill C-69 passed in Senate, but still face opposition.
Small business to get help on energy efficiency upgrades from carbon tax money
$1.4 billion over the next four years to help them cut their carbon-tax bills, but the CFIB says that’s not enough.
Saskatchewan lifts restrictions on interprovincial personal booze
Alberta, Nova Scotia and Manitoba have also eliminated restrictions on how much personal booze people can bring into those provinces.
Environmentalists welcome Sask. carbon ruling that affirms federal climate
The issue is likely to wind up before the Supreme Court.
Federal carbon tax ruled constitutional; Ottawa pressures premiers to get on board
Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled in a split decision.
Saskatchewan premier wants more action against China over canola
Scott Moe says farmers are ready to start putting seed in the ground and more action is needed from the federal government.