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Saskatchewan small biz optimism rebounds in August; hiring plans strongest in Canada

On August 27, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released its latest monthly Business Barometer, which reveals optimism among small business owners in Saskatchewan rebounded to an index of 61.9 in August, from 54.

Provincial Archives celebrates 70 years with a new act

The proclamation of The Archives and Public Records Management Act will advance government accountability for the management of public records, particularly electronic ones. All public records, regardless of format, are subject to the new Act.

Saskatchewan records 22 months of lowest unemployment rate in Canada

Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate was 5.2 per cent (seasonally adjusted) in July according to Statistics Canada. This was the lowest rate among the provinces and well below the 6.8 per cent recorded nationally.

Stroll through history at Government House this summer

Government House recognized Tourism Awareness Week by rolling out a variety of exciting events and activities. The summer season at Government House is one of the busiest times of the year.
New head of Kamsack RCMP detachment is 14-year veteran of the force

New head of Kamsack RCMP detachment is 14-year veteran of the force

A 14-year veteran of the RCMP who began his career with the force serving in Canora, is the new staff sergeant in charge of the Kamsack detachment. S/Sgt. Kirk Badger began work in Kamsack on June 29.
Duck Mountain ambulance helping wounded in Ukraine

Duck Mountain ambulance helping wounded in Ukraine

An ambulance from Duck Mountain Ambulance Care in Kamsack was due to arrive in Ukraine on Monday to begin treating the wounded in that country’s conflict zone.
Transfiguration parish celebrated milestone

Transfiguration parish celebrated milestone

Ukrainian church celebrated 75 years – Transfiguration parish celebrated milestone

Ukrainian church celebrated 75 years – Transfiguration parish celebrated milestone

( see Photo Gallery below ) Members of the Holy Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church in Preeceville gathered to celebrate the church’s 75th anniversary on August 23. Rev.

Town council and RM representatives look for answers

Concerned councillors and rural municipal representatives went looking for answers from the Sunrise Health Region in regards to the current doctor shortage issue and Preeceville Hospital bypass situation.
Preeceville Legion Hall received upgrades

Preeceville Legion Hall received upgrades

The Preeceville Legion Hall is being renovated in a project to be completed by early fall. The building was moved to its present location in 1950 from the Yorkton Air Force Base.