News

April 26, 2017

Highest Retail Sales Growth in Canada

On a monthly basis, Saskatchewan’s retail sales rose by 0.6 per cent per cent in February when compared with January, the highest percentage increase among the provinces (seasonally adjusted).  Nationally, there was a 0.6 per cent decrease.

April 24, 2017

Wholesale Trade Growth Rate Leads Canada

Wholesale trade in February 2017 jumped 18.3 per cent (seasonally adjusted) over last year – the highest percentage increase among the provinces and almost three times the 6.6 per cent recorded nationally for the same period.

April 20, 2017

Construction Begins On Martensville and Warman Overpasses

People living in Martensville and Warman are one step closer to safer highway access to their communities.  Construction is now underway on a $60.6 million project to build overpasses on Highway 11 near Warman and Highway 12 at Martensville.

April 13, 2017

Saskatchewan Records Strong Manufacturing Sales Growth

Manufacturing sales in Saskatchewan increased by 22.7 per cent in February 2017, compared to the previous year (seasonally adjusted).  This was the second highest percentage increase among the provinces—significantly higher than the national average of 6.8 per cent.

April 10, 2017

Oil Drilling Numbers Double in First Quarter

Saskatchewan’s petroleum industry is showing signs of a positive start for 2017 after results for drilling activity during the first three months of the year were more than double the figures of 2016.

April 07, 2017

2,000 Jobs Created in March

There were 2,000 jobs created in March 2017 in Saskatchewan when compared with March 2016.