Provincial News

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 […]
Government figures show agri-food exports to three markets increased in 2023

Government figures show agri-food exports to three markets increased in 2023

Mar 28, 2024 | 10:15am
Saskatchewan agri-food exports to Indonesia, Morocco, and Algeria increased in 2023 over the previous year, according to the provincial government. Export volumes to Indonesia rose 62 percent; non-durum wheat is the top commodity exported to the nation, which grew to be Saskatchewan’s “sixth-leading agri-food market in 2023” according to the government. Algeria, the province’s “fourth-leading […]
Budget 2024: Increased funding for Ag Ministry to support risk management programs & research

Budget 2024: Increased funding for Ag Ministry to support risk management programs & research

Mar 20, 2024 | 2:15pm
Agriculture is getting a boost as the 2024-25 Provincial Budget, released Wednesday afternoon, increases funding for the Ministry by 4.1 percent to $570.6-million. Expenses for the Ministry of Agriculture for 2024-25 will be $1.5-billion. The Budget invests in programs, including a suite of business-management programs, services, and agricultural research.”Our province’s agriculture sector is the backbone […]
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 […]
Harvard Media Expands Online News Presence with Acquisition of SaskToday.ca and MooseJawToday.com

Harvard Media Expands Online News Presence with Acquisition of SaskToday.ca and MooseJawToday.com

Mar 14, 2024 | 5:17pm
Its an era when most media companies are putting fewer and fewer resources into local news. Harvard Media is taking a different approach, as the company announced a huge expansion of its news presence in Saskatchewan with the acquisition of “SaskToday.ca” and “MooseJawToday.com.” The deal with Glacier Media includes a long term partnership agreement, which […]
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 […]
Over 2-thousand people expected at Annual SARM Convention & Trade Show

Over 2-thousand people expected at Annual SARM Convention & Trade Show

Mar 13, 2024 | 5:00am
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is ready for its annual Convention and Trade Show this week at REAL District in Regina. Everything kicks off Wednesday morning with registration at 8 o’clock, opening ceremonies at 10 o’clock, and addresses at 10:30 from Regina Mayor Sandra Masters, Provincial Minister of Government Relations Don McMorris, 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 […]