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Infrastructure still a priority in the face of Saskatchewan deficit

After a spring prediction of a surplus in the provincial budget, the announcement from the Ministry of Finance that Saskatchewan is now anticipating a $292 million deficit is certainly not as optimistic an outlook.
Report shows Saskatchewan's power generation efficient

Report shows Saskatchewan's power generation efficient

Technologies in several provinces, including Saskatchewan, most efficient given the policy, costs and resources constraints, report says
Selling BD3 concept is beginning to take hold

Selling BD3 concept is beginning to take hold

It’s going faster and better than anticipated, but there’s still a lot of groundwork to complete when it comes to spreading the word about the clean coal project at the Boundary Dam Power Station.
U.S. Senators sold on BD3

U.S. Senators sold on BD3

Who knew that Saskatchewan could provide the bridge between Republicans and Democrats, America’s avowed political enemies.
Developers have felt impact of oil prices

Developers have felt impact of oil prices

Residential developers have been feeling the pinch associated with the sliding price of oil.
U.S. congressional delegation tours Boundary Dam

U.S. congressional delegation tours Boundary Dam

**The following story is originally from this week's Southeast Trader Express . Read next week's issue of the Mercury for a detailed recounting of the tours. Boundary Dam was bustling with excitement on Wednesday as a U.S.

Sask. posts highest inflation rate for July

According to Statistics Canada, Saskatchewan’s annual inflation rate was the highest in Canada during the month of July. The recent report noted Saskatchewan’s price index was up 1.9 per cent since July 2014. The national average was 1.

Construction incident reported

On the afternoon of Aug. 19, a SaskPower construction crew who were in the process of installing regulator structural equipment north of North Portal accidentally encountered and damaged a four-inch flow line about four feet below the surface.
Businesses still reeling, but remain afloat

Businesses still reeling, but remain afloat

With no end in sight from oil price collapse, some businesses are digging deep
Oil and gas prices sometimes disconnected, expert says

Oil and gas prices sometimes disconnected, expert says

GasBuddy co-founder points to BP refinery shutdown as contributor to price increase