News

January 25, 2018

New Agri-Food Innovation Centre Officially Opens in Saskatchewan

Today, Saskatchewan’s agri-food industry celebrated the grand opening of the new Agri-Food Innovation Centre (AFIC), a 43,000-square foot facility that will diversify the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre’s (Food Centre) capacity to develop and process products from concept to commercialization.

January 24, 2018

Governments Invest $6.3 Million in Livestock and Forage Research

Today Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced $6.3 million in funding for 24 livestock and forage-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF).

January 22, 2018

Government Proclaims Red Tape Awareness Week in Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed the week of January 22-26 as Red Tape Awareness Week in the province.  The week highlights the importance of regulatory modernization and the provincial government’s ongoing effort to reduce red tape for Saskatchewan businesses and consumers.

January 19, 2018

Saskatchewan Leads Western Canada with Strong Manufacturing Sales Growth

Saskatchewan recorded the strongest manufacturing sales growth in western Canada, with an increase of 13.5 per cent compared to the previous year (seasonally adjusted).  This was the second highest percentage growth among the provinces and stronger than a national increase of 6.0 per cent.