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May 25, 2017

Second Highest Weekly Earnings Growth Among Canada's Provinces

On a year-over-year basis, Saskatchewan’s average weekly earnings saw a 2.6 per cent increase in March 2017 (seasonally adjusted), the second highest among Canada’s provinces, according to new figures released by Statistics Canada today.

May 23, 2017

Wholesale Trade in Saskatchewan Shows Continued Strength

In March 2017, wholesale trade in Saskatchewan grew 13.8 per cent (seasonally adjusted) over March 2016, above the national average of 10.2 per cent for the same period.  Saskatchewan ranked third in percentage growth among the provinces.

May 18, 2017

Difficult Budget Will Keep Saskatchewan's Economy and Finances Strong

Premier Brad Wall said the highlight of the spring sitting of the Legislature which wraps up today was a difficult but necessary budget that will move Saskatchewan away from its reliance on resource revenues and ensure the province’s economy and finances stay strong.

May 15, 2017

Provincial Parks Open May Long Weekend

Saskatchewan Provincial Parks officially open for the season on Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Provincial parks continue to be among Saskatchewan’s most popular vacation destinations.  With a record of nearly four million visits in 2016, the parks are preparing for another busy season.

May 10, 2017

Building Permit Growth Leads Canada

Year-over-year building permits jumped 13.2 per cent (seasonally adjusted) in March 2017, the highest percentage increase among the provinces, and well ahead of the 1.5 per cent posted nationally.