Russell Mirasty officially sworn in as 23rd Saskatchewan Lt. Gov.

Alongside his wife Donna, Russell Mirasty walked into a modest ceremony at Government House to make history. He swore the oath of office, and became Saskatchewan’s 23rd Lieutenant Governor, the first First Nations person appointed to the role. “Everyone’s probably…

Canola farmers still uncertain about Chinese market access

Around 30, 000 people are expected to visit Ag In Motion, Western Canada’s largest agriculture show. But canola farmers attending are still looking for access to, or a replacement for, the Chinese market. Western Canada’s largest agriculture show doesn’t have…

Kenney tells premiers’ meeting national unity still threatened

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he still believes national unity is under threat despite two days of collaborative discussions with the country’s leaders. Kenney said his province contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy but is blocked in by some…

Canada’s premiers focus on trade, economy as they meet in Saskatoon

July 10 2019 7:59pm Trade, competitiveness, and balancing the environment and economy was the first-day focus of Canada’s premiers during their annual meeting. Ryan Kessler reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

‘We’re in disagreement to a project like an economic corridor’: Saskatchewan premier

July 10 2019 7:14pm Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said on July 10 that while he disagrees with such projects like the economic corridor to move oil from east to west. He said he’d like to see sustainable resources produced in…

Premiers ask Ottawa to negotiate exemption to ‘damaging’ Buy American policies 

SASKATOON — Canada’s premiers want the federal government to seek an exemption from the United States for its Buy American measures. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe told reporters that trade was one matter being discussed Wednesday at the annual premiers’ conference.…

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed federal carbon tax

Canada’s premiers are meeting in Saskatoon, focusing on economic development in their Wednesday session. However, there is still a key issue at the table — pipelines. Prior to the meeting, Council of the Federation (COF) chair and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe…

Moe, Legault say Ottawa ‘impeding’ into provincial jurisdiction with carbon tax

July 10 2019 2:52pm Quebec Premier Francois Legault and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said Wednesday that the federal government was “impeding” into provincial jurisdiction with the carbon tax and it’s why they’re challenging it at the Supreme Court. ‘ });…