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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 […]
Eggs recalled in Sask. due to possible salmonella contamination

Eggs recalled in Sask. due to possible salmonella contamination

Feb 18, 2024 | 8:53am
The threat of possible salmonella contamination has triggered a food recall in Saskatchewan. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says several egg brands, including Compliments large eggs, Harman medium eggs, No-name large eggs, Star Egg medium, large, and extra-large eggs, are on the recall list. Only eggs with the specific lot code information in the […]
Weather stats show January was one for the record books

Weather stats show January was one for the record books

Feb 9, 2024 | 4:15pm
January was a roller-coaster of a month – from warm & dry to very cold, then warm again. Environment Canada Meteorologist Terri Lang says the beginning of the month was like December, warm and dry, then during the second week some arctic air landed on the province, resulting in a cold snap for several days. […]
Loblaws decision to discontinue 50 percent discount of near-expiring food not well received

Loblaws decision to discontinue 50 percent discount of near-expiring food not well received

Jan 19, 2024 | 11:30am
A decision by Canada’s largest grocer isn’t sitting well with a federal New Democrat MP.  Alistair MacGregor, who sits on the commons ag committee is demanding the competition bureau get involved in the decision by Loblaw.  After facing pressure from Dalhousie university, the company confirmed it was ending its practice of placing 50 percent off […]
72-hour strike notice issued by Union representing Viterra workers

72-hour strike notice issued by Union representing Viterra workers

Jan 2, 2024 | 3:31pm
The union representing Viterra workers has given 72-hour strike notice to the Viterra Canada Inc.  This comes after more than a year of negotiations have stalled between the company and GSU Local 1 (Viterra Country Operations and Maintenance) and Local 2 (Viterra Regina Head Office), and after GSU Local 1 and 2 rejected Viterra’s final […]
Signs pointing to more demand for Uranium

Signs pointing to more demand for Uranium

Dec 27, 2023 | 11:53am
There’s reason for optimism for Saskatchewan’s uranium mining sector. According to data from UXC, Uranium prices are at a 16-year high and up more than 80 percent this year. Prices could go even higher due to an under-supplied market. Global uranium demand is expected to be around 175 million pounds, while supply is around 144 […]
Generous donation helps Food Banks of Saskatchewan fundraising campaign

Generous donation helps Food Banks of Saskatchewan fundraising campaign

Dec 14, 2023 | 9:01am
The Food Banks of Saskatchewan got off to a great start on its “Feeding Holiday Cheer” Campaign. Executive Director of the organization Michael Kincade says they got a $250-thousand donation from Nutrien in late November. He says Nutrien has been a great supporter and the large donation will help reach their goal of $2-million raised […]
Preparation for 2023 Agribition underway

Preparation for 2023 Agribition underway

Nov 16, 2023 | 3:34pm
The 52nd edition of Canadian Western Agribition is on the horizon. It starts on Monday at REAL District in Regina, and event CEO Shaun Kindopp says staff are getting things prepared. “By the end of the night tomorrow (Fri) there should be a full arena set up almost. The crew works really well together and […]