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Deadline and demands pushed forward by feds

The federal government put a push on the Canadian electrical power generating industries on Monday with Catherine McKenna, the minister of the environment and climate change, announcing an acceleration of the transition from traditional coal fueled p

Revenue drops, leading to deficit growth

A drop in provincial revenue of $600 million has put further speculation into Saskatchewan’s expected $434 million deficit. This revenue drop has possibly pushed the deficit closer to $1 billion.

Saskatchewan manufacturing sales rise in September

In September, manufacturing sales in Saskatchewan increased from the previous year by 8.2 per cent, totalling $1.24 billion. This is the highest rate of manufacturing growth among the provinces, and more than five times the national average.
Frehlicks recognized at luncheon

Frehlicks recognized at luncheon

The many accomplishments of Ray and Doris Frehlick were celebrated by many on Nov. 16.

Moe touting Sask. solutions in Morocco

Saskatchewan’s Environment Minister Scott Moe was the provincial representative at the 22nd session of the Conference of Parties on Climate Change in Morocco. Moe attended the opening session on Nov.
Statistical review shows how far oil and gas industry fell

Statistical review shows how far oil and gas industry fell

In their most recent fall report, Statistics Canada said they had recorded an overall downturn in oil and natural gas extraction in Canada in 2015, largely attributable to the continued decline in the prices of crude oil and gas.
Alameda and Southern Plains Co-ops join forces

Alameda and Southern Plains Co-ops join forces

“It’s a win-win situation here,” said Robert Grimsrud, commenting on the proposed amalgamation of the Alameda Co-op and the larger Southern Plains Co-op that now serves and covers a good portion of southeast Saskatchewan in five communities using 11

Wind advocates want finance check

While the SaskPower operated Boundary Dam Unit 3 carbon capture and storage unit continues to operate beyond physical expectations with regards to the capture and sequestration programs, a group advocating for wind turbine power generation, stated la
Southern Plains and Alameda Co-op members agree on merger plan

Southern Plains and Alameda Co-op members agree on merger plan

It was an overwhelming decision in favour of amalgamation by the Alameda Co-op and the Southern Plains Co-op memberships on Nov. 2 and 3. The first vote was taken in Alameda and then, in Estevan.
Carbon capture projects expanded

Carbon capture projects expanded

While the Boundary Dam Unit 3 carbon capture and sequestration program continues to perform within or beyond expectations, the Global CCS Institute announced recently they have raised the advocacy bar to tackle climate change.