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Small firms hire double the percentage of inexperienced workers compared to larger businesses

Canada’s smallest businesses lead the way in employee training, investing nearly $2,000 per employee on average each year according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ (CFIB) latest report.

Consider adding tenant insurance to your back-to-school shopping list

Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) is reminding post-secondary students who are renting this fall to consider tenant insurance.

Former Livingston RM reeve returned to office in byelection

A former reeve of the RM of Livingston was elected again during a byelection vote held last week.

Town council adopts a policy on providing donations

During its regular meeting on July 20, town council adopted a policy regarding donations.
KCI 10-year reunion

KCI 10-year reunion

A 10-year reunion of students of the Kamsack Comprehensive Institute, who had graduated in 2005, was held at the home of Jenna Bowes and Zach Nahnybida in Kamsack on August 15.

Former resident recalls his youth visiting with horses near Kamsack

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This article which describes a visit to Ravenheart Farm near Kamsack by Keith Dixon and his experience with the horses there. He compares the visit to his experience growing up on a farm just a kilometre away 80 years earlier.

Saskatchewan calls for full repeal of COOL

On July 30, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart reiterated the importance of the U.S. Senate’s outright repeal of Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) for beef and pork. “Frankly, this issue has been dragging on for far too long,” Stewart said.

Wall grateful to receive support for national contingency and firefighting training

Premier Brad Wall has announced that he is pleased that other premiers have joined Saskatchewan and BC to call on the federal government on measures that will improve preparedness and response to wildfires.

National Research Council and Saskatchewan Research Council partner to focus on national priorities

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) have announced a partnership to provide the tools and expertise Canadian firms need to translate research and development from the lab to the marketplace.

The Saskatchewan Archives releases second video in First World War series

The Saskatchewan Archives Board recently launched the second in a series of video exhibits commemorating Saskatchewan’s involvement in the First World War.