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SaskPower reminds farmers to ‘Look up and live’ during seeding

SaskPower reminds farmers to ‘Look up and live’ during seeding

With over half of farm safety incidents happening between April and June, SaskPower is reminding farmers to take the extra time to “Look up and live” while working around overhead power lines. It could prevent serious injury or death.

Record subsurface mineral public offering in April

The Government of Saskatchewan's first subsurface mineral Crown disposition public offering of the 2021-22 fiscal year was held on April 19, and raised $2,448,936 in revenue for the province.
Creelman farmer’s optimism grows with blanket of wet snow

Creelman farmer’s optimism grows with blanket of wet snow

The seeding plans are made and the equipment is being prepared for the start of planting of the 2021 crops, and the final piece of the puzzle was the rain and wet snow which fell on the southeast region on April 11-13.

Saskatchewan and other provinces release small nuclear reactor study

The premiers of Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Ontario and Alberta joined virtually to release a study by power utilities in three partner provinces and to formally welcome Alberta as a signatory to the small modular reactor (SMR) memorandum of underst
April petroleum Crown land sale brings in $1.9 million

April petroleum Crown land sale brings in $1.9 million

Saskatchewan's public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights, held April 6, generated $1,925,874 in revenue for the province.
Safety on the farm is integral to family life

Safety on the farm is integral to family life

For a local farm family, raising children is a daily adventure where farm safety is an integral part of life around animals and machinery.
SaskPower CCS facility achieves 4 million tonnes of CO2 captured

SaskPower CCS facility achieves 4 million tonnes of CO2 captured

SaskPower’s Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) facility at Boundary Dam Power Station near Estevan has captured more than four million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) since operations began in 2014.

Saskatchewan advocates for importance of North American energy infrastructure

Saskatchewan Energy and Resources Minister Bronwyn Eyre appeared before the House of Commons Special Committee on the Economic Relationship between Canada and the United States on the importance of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline for Saskatchewan.
Annual elm tree pruning ban to begin April 1

Annual elm tree pruning ban to begin April 1

The annual ban on pruning elm trees in Saskatchewan to help curb the spread of Dutch elm disease (DED) begins April 1, continuing until August 31. During this period, it is illegal to prune elm trees.
Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce disappointed with Supreme Court Decision on Federal Carbon Tax

Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce disappointed with Supreme Court Decision on Federal Carbon Tax

The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is disappointed with the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling, which found the federal government’s carbon tax constitutional.