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Province and SARM introduce road ban exemptions for agriculture

To help lessen the impacts of many challenges in the provincial agriculture sector, the Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) have worked together to lift spring road bans for priority goods.
PSAC welcomes support from feds, but says more is needed

PSAC welcomes support from feds, but says more is needed

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) welcomes the $1.7 billion for orphan and inactive wells and the $750 million for emissions reductions technologies announced Friday by the Government of Canada for the oil and gas sector.
Province holds April sale of oil and gas rights

Province holds April sale of oil and gas rights

The public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas dispositions held on April 7 raised a total of $1,723,724, an average of $123.94 per hectare. This is the first of six oil and gas public offerings for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
Extension for expiring Energy Safety Canada tickets

Extension for expiring Energy Safety Canada tickets

Are your safety tickets expiring shortly, and you’re not sure how you’re going to recertify them with all the closures going on due to the outbreak of COVID-19? If your Energy Safety Canada (ESC) ticket was set to expire before Sept. 1, fear not.
Research underway to help cattle, bison industry

Research underway to help cattle, bison industry

To help protect Canada’s cattle and bison and maintain the country’s bovine tuberculosis-free status, scientists from University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) and Parks Cana
Record number of oil and gas well abandonments

Record number of oil and gas well abandonments

Increase of 40 per cent over previous year
Winter weights are over, road ban season is here

Winter weights are over, road ban season is here

That +11 C forecast for Friday means an early end to the winter trucking season, and means an early end to the drilling season.
SARM unhappy with PMRA decision to pull strychnine

SARM unhappy with PMRA decision to pull strychnine

Submitted The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities says it is appalled to learn that the Pesticide Management Regulatory Agency has made final decision to cancel the approved use of strychnine to control Richardson Ground Squirrels.
New rules in effect for livestock transportation

New rules in effect for livestock transportation

While the full implementation of the rules will happen over the next 24 months, Canada’s new livestock transport rules came into effect February 20, 2020.
Grain Growers seek carbon tax exemptions

Grain Growers seek carbon tax exemptions

The Grain Growers of Canada (GCC) strongly support the Senate Public Bill S-215 brought forward by Senator Diane Griffin to exempt natural gas and propane from the carbon tax.