Skip to content

Local Business

Business students creating an Empire

Business students creating an Empire

The students in this semester’s entrepreneurship 30 class at the Estevan Comprehensive School (ECS) hope the community will embrace their business venture.
A night filled with promotions and fun

A night filled with promotions and fun

Promotions, sales and outdoor activities will all be park of the annual Moonlight Madness celebrations on Dec. 8. The 1200-block of Fourth Street will be shut down 6 to 10 p.m.

New provincial pipeline legislation

The provincial government introduced The Pipelines Amendment Act in the legislature on Monday, replacing the Pipelines Act, which had been in place since 1998.

Feds approve two of three pipeline projects

The federal government announced the green light to two pipeline projects on Tuesday, but they have also rejected another. Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion project and Enbridge Pipeline’s Line 3 replacement project will go ahead.

New president at SaskEnergy

SaskEnergy’s board of directors has announced the appointment of Ken From as their new president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective Jan. 1, 2017. From will take over the lead role from Doug Kelln, who announced his retirement this past May.

Chamber of Commerce speaks up on federal phaseout plans

The Estevan Chamber of Commerce has declared its disapproval over the federal government’s recent announcement that it plans to phase out coal power generation in Canada by 2030, accelerating plans to cease traditional coal power operation.

Art Mainil will be inducted into Saskatchewan’s agriculture hall

A long-time farmer from southeast Saskatchewan is one of the first three inductees to be announced for the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame’s class of 2017.

Equivalency agreement signed

The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have reached an agreement in principle to finalize an equivalency agreement for Canada’s existing coal-fire regulation.
Assiniboia area prime for renewable energy

Assiniboia area prime for renewable energy

The Assiniboia and district area is a prime location for renewable energy development, Ron Diduch, CEO of Se­qoia Energy told a gathering of business leaders in Assini­boia on November 18.
Government criticizes coal decision

Government criticizes coal decision

The recent announcement by Catherine McKenna, the federal minister for environment and climate change, to end traditional coal-fired power generation by 2030 has drawn the ire of the provincial government.