News

March 07, 2016

Saskatchewan Companies Busy with Regina Bypass Construction

Construction of the Regina Bypass continues on time and on budget with the assistance of Saskatchewan companies.  At least 22 local companies are now playing significant roles in the massive transportation infrastructure project and that number will increase as construction picks up on the other areas of the project in the coming months.

March 04, 2016

Do the Math Before Getting a Payday Loan

Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) wants to remind consumers that borrowing money from a payday loan lender is costly.

March 04, 2016

International Women's Day and 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote in Saskatchewan

Each year since 1975, March 8 has been designated by the United Nations as International Women’s Day.  This day is an opportunity to recognize Saskatchewan women and girls who are leaders and role models in their communities.  Resilience: The Strength of Women Living with Disability is Saskatchewan’s theme for this year’s International Women’s Day.

March 04, 2016

Two More Businesses Told to Stop Selling Binary Options

The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) issued two temporary cease trade orders on March 1, 2016, against LBinary and Chelestra Limited, and Options Rider and Option One (Aust) Pty Ltd.  The orders expire on March 14, 2016, and may be extended as necessary.

March 03, 2016

Police-Based Victim Services Position Added in La Loche

An additional Police-based Victim Services position is being created in La Loche to address the immediate need for additional victims services in the community.  The Ministry of Justice is providing annual funding of nearly $60,000 plus administrative expenses, to North Sask Victim Services Inc. for this new position.

March 03, 2016

Save Money with Saskatchewan Tax Credits

Over the next several weeks, millions of Canadians will prepare and file their income tax forms for the 2015 taxation year.  The good news if you’re living in Saskatchewan is a number of provincial tax credits are available that can help keep your taxes low.