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Viterra and Local Unions set to resume talks in new year

Viterra and Local Unions set to resume talks in new year

Dec 23, 2023 | 8:41am
Members of Grain and General Services Union Local 1, which represents workers from Viterra Country Operations and Maintenance and Local 2, which represents workers from Viterra’s Regina Head Office, say they are taking a stand to secure fair wages, improved work-life balance, and workplace respect in their collective agreements. After the pair of unions rejected […]
USask research helps tackle food insecurity through donation of soup mix to food banks

USask research helps tackle food insecurity through donation of soup mix to food banks

Dec 21, 2023 | 1:48pm
In a joint effort to address the pressing issue of food insecurity in Saskatchewan, over 15,000 Farm2Kitchen soup mix packages have been distributed in food hampers by the Regina Food Bank and the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre. The announcement comes after a collaborative effort between the USask College of Agriculture and Bioresources, the […]
Unions representing Viterra workers in Sask. vote to authorize strike action

Unions representing Viterra workers in Sask. vote to authorize strike action

Dec 16, 2023 | 10:51am
Members of the Grain and General Services Union Local 1 (Viterra Country Operations and Maintenance) and Local 2 (Viterra Regina Head Office) have reached an impasse with Viterra over bargaining negotiations. After more than a year of negotiations, the unions, who have been frustrated by the lack of progress, members in both unions overwhelmingly voted […]
FCC marking 20 years of Drive Away Hunger with $1 million match program

FCC marking 20 years of Drive Away Hunger with $1 million match program

Sep 22, 2023 | 1:40pm
For the last two decades, Drive Away Hunger has brought the agriculture and food industries together to support food banks and food security programs. As the program hits its 20th year, Farm Credit Canada, which is responsible for the program, announced that it will match up to $1 million in new donations to food security […]
AGT launches program to give producers the chance to help local food banks

AGT launches program to give producers the chance to help local food banks

Sep 21, 2023 | 2:25pm
A new program is set to see those in the agriculture industry help support local food banks across Saskatchewan and Western Canada. The “AGT Food Bank Crop Exchange Program” is a program in partnership with AGT Food and Ingredients, Food Banks Canada and Drive Away Hunger. The program asks producers to donate a portion of […]
Government of Canada announced $72 million in federal support for SMR development in Saskatchewan

Government of Canada announced $72 million in federal support for SMR development in Saskatchewan

Aug 28, 2023 | 9:04am
The Federal Government has announced its support for developing and deploying small modular reactors (SMRs) in Saskatchewan. Announced earlier this month by Jonathan Wilkinson, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, the Government of Canada has approved up to $74 million in federal funding for SMR development in Saskatchewan, led by SaskPower. The announcement comes […]
EDR confirms what everyone knows: agriculture is crucial to the provincial economy

EDR confirms what everyone knows: agriculture is crucial to the provincial economy

May 31, 2023 | 5:13pm
Most, if not all, residents are aware of how important agriculture is to Saskatchewan, but Economic Development Regina (EDR) decided to take that thought a step further and quantify it’s significance. EDR released a report today called “Saskatchewan’s Annual Megaproject: Spring Seeding” which “uses data from a range of sources to understand the impact of […]