News

June 27, 2017

Cutting Taxes to Spur Economic Growth

Starting next week, all Saskatchewan residents who pay income tax will be paying less, and Saskatchewan people with lower incomes will receive a boost in their tax credit amounts.

June 20, 2017

Strong Wholesale Trade Growth

Wholesale trade in April 2017 increased by 13.0 per cent (seasonally adjusted) over April 2016—the second highest percentage growth among the provinces, and higher than the national average of 10.3 per cent.

June 15, 2017

Government to Lease Provincial Pastures to Patron Groups

The Ministry of Agriculture will offer current patrons of the Saskatchewan Pastures Program (SPP) the option of leasing the pastures, as the program is wound down over the next three years.  This follows the decision in March 2017 to end the Saskatchewan Pastures Program and consult on future management of the land.

June 15, 2017

Saskatchewan Keeps Growing

Saskatchewan’s population continues to increase, growing by 3,026 to 1,161,365 people in the first quarter of 2017.

June 09, 2017

May Job Growth

There were 1,300 more jobs in Saskatchewan last month compared to May 2016, according to Statistics Canada data released today.  Compared to last month, there were 2,100 more people working in the province (seasonally adjusted).