On a monthly basis, Saskatchewan’s retail sales rose by 0.6 per cent per cent in February when compared with January, the highest percentage increase among the provinces (seasonally adjusted). Nationally, there was a 0.6 per cent decrease.
Wholesale trade in February 2017 jumped 18.3 per cent (seasonally adjusted) over last year – the highest percentage increase among the provinces and almost three times the 6.6 per cent recorded nationally for the same period.
The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) is celebrating its 5th anniversary of saving lives in Saskatchewan.
People living in Martensville and Warman are one step closer to safer highway access to their communities. Construction is now underway on a $60.6 million project to build overpasses on Highway 11 near Warman and Highway 12 at Martensville.
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.
Government today introduced and passed legislation to support individuals fleeing interpersonal violence and families of victims of crime.
The new Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) will level the playing field for Saskatchewan businesses and workers as they pursue opportunities across the country, according to Saskatchewan’s Minister responsible for Trade.
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.
There were 2,000 jobs created in March 2017 in Saskatchewan when compared with March 2016.
Legislation, Regulations to be Amended This Spring