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July building permits skyrocket for a record

Building permits in Saskatchewan took a huge jump in July, up 59.8 per cent over June (seasonally adjusted), the highest percentage increase among the provinces. On the national front, permits dropped 0.6 per cent over the same period.

New young worker readiness certificate course now available

Young workers in the province will have a better way to learn about their workplace rights and responsibilities through the updated Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course (YWRCC).

Sask. small biz optimism rebounds in August; hiring plans strongest in Canada

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

Tanning bed regulations to take effect this fall

Regulations to prohibit use of in-door tanning beds by youth under 18 have been completed and will take effect November 1.

Westerlund reappointed to Hyas Housing Authority

Gwindy Westerlund has been reappointed to the Hyas Housing Authority board of directors, according to Trudy Jackson, a spokesperson for Saskatchewan Social Services. Other members of the board are: Sonia Serdachny, Dale Zawislak, Lydia Dzaman and V.

Health Canada proposes revised labelling standard for non-prescription acetaminophen products

Health Canada is seeking input on proposed revisions to strengthen the labelling standard for non-prescription acetaminophen products, to help consumers use these products more safely.

Youth apprenticeship scholarships provide a head start

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) scholarship winners enter the skilled trades with an incentive of $1,000 in addition to the benefits available to all SYA graduates.
This Weeks Photos - September 30, 2015

This Weeks Photos - September 30, 2015

Council marks day

Yorkton Council unanimously proclaimed Horticulture Day in the city at their regular meeting Monday. The request for the proclamation came from Debbie Hayward who appeared before Council on behalf of the Yorkton and District Horticultural Society.

City details contract signings

The City of Yorkton is streamlining its policy for management to sign agreements.
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