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Sask. residents feeling confident

Canadians are still in a positive frame of mind when it comes to their personal finances, but they’re not quite as positive as they were a year ago.

SaskPower sets new consumption record

SaskPower established a new record for power consumption with the return to colder seasonal temperatures on Jan. 11. Saskatchewan’s new record peak load reached 3,640 megawatts (MW) at 5:31 p.m. on Monday. Last year’s peak of 3,628 MW was set on Jan.
Kelly Panteluk Construction donates to children’s hospital

Kelly Panteluk Construction donates to children’s hospital

Kelly Panteluk Construction Ltd. (KPCL) in Estevan has contributed $450,000 to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan, allowing young patients, parents and their medical teams to have access to an innovative new space when the doors open.

Housing construction reflects current economic conditions

The housing construction statistics from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation are now reflecting the more current state of the provincial economy outside of Saskatoon and Regina.
Swenson chooses Last Mountain for candidacy

Swenson chooses Last Mountain for candidacy

Rick Swenson, the leader of the Saskatchewan Progressive Conservative Party has decided to toss his hat into the ring in the Last Mountain-Touchwood Constituency in this year’s provincial general election.
Oil industry showing flexibility and exercising coping skills

Oil industry showing flexibility and exercising coping skills

The southeast oilpatch players are treading water as fast as they can.
Board suggests oil industry will maintain production standards

Board suggests oil industry will maintain production standards

Canada’s oil extraction industry is being challenged by the prolonged and sharp decline in prices. In October, the industry leaders said they expected to post pre-tax losses of $2.
Binary option companies working illegally in SK

Binary option companies working illegally in SK

The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) has issued two cease trade orders against businesses offering binary options trading services to the public.

Blue lights added to snow removal equipment

Saskatchewan’s highways are now a little more colourful. Beginning Dec. 21, blue and amber flashing lights were activated on all Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure snow removal equipment during regular winter maintenance activities.

CMHC report: Rent slowly dropping, while vacancies steadily rise

Although Estevan still leads provincially in the average price of rent for two-bedroom apartments, it is no exception to the trend of downward pressure on the price of rent, and increasing number of rental unit vacancies in Saskatchewan.