News

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.

April 06, 2017

February Building Permits Rise

Non-residential building permits in Saskatchewan increased by 138.0 per cent (seasonally adjusted) between January and February 2017, well ahead of the 4.5 per cent decline recorded nationally.  Saskatchewan had the second highest percentage increase among the provinces.

March 22, 2017

Province Continues to Support Most Vulnerable

The 2017-18 Budget will continue to support Saskatchewan’s most vulnerable people with an increase of $73 million, or 6.9 per cent, to Social Services’ 2017-18 budget.  This increase brings the ministry’s budget to $1.125 billion, the largest ever in Social Services’ history.