May 15, 2017

Provincial Parks Open May Long Weekend

Saskatchewan Provincial Parks officially open for the season on Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Provincial parks continue to be among Saskatchewan’s most popular vacation destinations.  With a record of nearly four million visits in 2016, the parks are preparing for another busy season.

May 10, 2017

Building Permit Growth Leads Canada

Year-over-year building permits jumped 13.2 per cent (seasonally adjusted) in March 2017, the highest percentage increase among the provinces, and well ahead of the 1.5 per cent posted nationally.

April 26, 2017

Highest Retail Sales Growth in Canada

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.

April 24, 2017

Wholesale Trade Growth Rate Leads Canada

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.