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Wood River MLA speaks to Chamber

Wood River MLA speaks to Chamber

Don Marit, MLA for Wood River and Minister of Highways and Infrastructure, was guest speaker at the Assiniboia and District Chamber of Commerce business luncheon in Assiniboia on October 28. For Marit this meeting was like coming home.
PSAC projects Saskatchewan will lead in drilling

PSAC projects Saskatchewan will lead in drilling

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) expects a total of 4,175 wells to be drilled in Canada in 2017, according to the annual drilling forecast that was released on Nov. 2 during a press conference in Calgary.
A tour of Boundary Dam

A tour of Boundary Dam

Clients for the adult day program at St. Joseph’s Hospital have enjoyed several trips to the Boundary Dam Power Station during the past month, allowing them to view the world-leading technology currently at the facility.
Another milestone attained at BD3

Another milestone attained at BD3

SaskPower’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility at Boundary Dam Power Station achieved another milestone by reaching the targeted volume of 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide in one year.
Estevan considered for solar power

Estevan considered for solar power

SaskPower is looking to add solar power to its electrical generation fleet, and Estevan is one of three sites they are considering. The Crown corporation held an open house at the Saskatchewan Energy Training Institute on Oct. 20.

Farmers' market pleased with results

The Estevan Farmers’ Market had a slight decline in sales this year for its spring and summer sales, but the vendors were happy, and they had a number of accomplishments during the past six months.
Wall outlines plan to fight climate change

Wall outlines plan to fight climate change

Premier Brad Wall has released Saskatchewan’s White Paper on Climate Change, outlining an alternative approach to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national carbon tax.

Government approves second natural gas bill decrease for 2016

The Government of Saskatchewan recently approved adjustments made to both commodity and delivery service rates, by SaskEnergy. These changes were recommended by the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel. Beginning Nov.
Pub night an informal get-together for the local business community

Pub night an informal get-together for the local business community

The Estevan Chamber of Commerce hosted a new kind of event that departed from the usual formality of its luncheons. Pub night at the Estevan Public Library, on the evening of Oct.

Small business matters to Estevan

The Estevan Chamber of Commerce is stressing the value of small business to the local and provincial economy during Small Business Week from Oct. 16 to 22.