January 05, 2018

A Decade of Job Growth and Strong Growth in December

December’s job numbers show Saskatchewan had the second highest percentage employment growth rate among the provinces between 2007 and 2017 and added 5,000 jobs in December, starting the year from a position of strength.

January 04, 2018

911 Tips for the New Year

If you unwrapped a new smart phone recently on Christmas Day, Sask911 reminds you to do your part to protect the integrity of the 911 system by making sure you understand how your high-tech gift accesses emergency services.

December 28, 2017

Small Business Threshold Higher, Personal Taxes Lower in 2018

Saskatchewan’s small business owners can look forward to the new year knowing they will have the highest income threshold in Canada.  Individual Saskatchewan taxpayers will benefit from a full year of the lower Personal Income Tax rates introduced last July, for a savings of more than $120 million in 2018.

December 20, 2017

Highest Wholesale Trade Increase in Canada

Wholesale trade in Saskatchewan was up 21.4 per cent (seasonally adjusted) in October 2017 when compared to last year, the highest rate of increase among the provinces and over double the national rise of 10.0 per cent.  In October, wholesale trade was up to $2.4 billion.

December 20, 2017

A Decade of Population Growth

More people will call Saskatchewan home than ever before this Christmas, as the province’s population grew to more than 1,168,000 in the latest figures released today by Statistics Canada.

December 19, 2017

Saskatchewanderer Program Reaches New Heights in 2017

Saskatchewan offers 651,900 square kilometres of adventure and, in 2017, Saskatchewanderer Andrew Hiltz drove, hiked, climbed and paddled his way across much of the province, taking nearly 75,000 devoted “followanderers” along for the journey of a lifetime.