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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 […]
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 […]
Farm groups raise concerns over Bunge and Viterra merger

Farm groups raise concerns over Bunge and Viterra merger

Apr 30, 2024 | 10:26am
Four agriculture groups are raising concerns over the proposed Bunge and Viterra merger. The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), Alberta Grains, SaskBarley, and Sask Wheat raised concerns about the merger, believing it would result in economic losses for producers. A recent study by Dr. Richard Gray, Dr. James Nolan, and Dr. Peter Slade from […]
Agribition sees report revenue, sponsorships, and rodeo attendance

Agribition sees report revenue, sponsorships, and rodeo attendance

Apr 19, 2024 | 3:07pm
Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) finances were in the green for the second year in a row. Last year’s net profit was $75,000, down slightly from last year’s profit of $83,450. Agribition’s CEO, Shaun Kindopp, said the organization is in a good spot despite the lower profits. “For the second consecutive year, we’ve got revenue at […]
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 […]
Canada’s Farm Show to focus on AgTech, innovation

Canada’s Farm Show to focus on AgTech, innovation

Apr 11, 2024 | 5:21pm
AgTech is being billed as a particular focus for the 2024 edition of Canada’s Farm Show, which is back in Regina on June 18 to 20. The annual show brings together farmers and ag industry professionals to see and display the latest in innovation and cutting edge technology for the agricultural sector. The launch event […]
A New Era Begins: Harvard Media Launches New Look SportsCage and Riders Broadcast Team

A New Era Begins: Harvard Media Launches New Look SportsCage and Riders Broadcast Team

Apr 10, 2024 | 3:20pm
There will be a new look and sound to Saskatchewan Roughrider broadcasts on 620 CKRM, and the Roughriders Radio Network. At a news conference at Mosaic Stadium, Harvard Media, the broadcast partner of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, announced its new look line up for the 2024 season. Veteran broadcaster Dave Thomas will be the play by […]
Provincial investments into short line rail infrastructure help to keep it moving

Provincial investments into short line rail infrastructure help to keep it moving

Apr 6, 2024 | 7:01am
Highways Minister and Estevan MLA Lori Carr announced provincial funding Friday to support short line rails. Representatives of the short line rail sector, along with local farmers and southeast RM reps, joined government officials at the Long Creek Railroad Company Inc. facility just west of Estevan’s city limits to talk about what $530,000 in provincial […]
Provincial budget: Classrooms, care, communities and a deficit

Provincial budget: Classrooms, care, communities and a deficit

Mar 20, 2024 | 2:15pm
The 2024-25 Saskatchewan provincial budget features major spending on education, health care, municipalities and capital investments — and has a deficit to go along with it. A projected deficit of $273.2 million is forecast in the budget tabled by Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Donna Harpauer in the legislature Wednesday. It is the final budget of her […]