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Saskatoon city council is headed for a vote on retracting a promise of $3 million for a University of Saskatchewan rink project.
Despite a rough patch for oil in 2016 activity actually increased in Kindersley, one of Saskatchewan's growing secondary markets.
Heidi Veit's death has prompted a heavy police response a few kilometres northeast of the west-central Saskatchewan town, in the RM of Buffalo. Mounties with the RCMP's Unity detachment as well as major crimes police and emergency response officers ...
Under a notice issued budget day, Lloydminster businesses were reminded the PST now sits at six percent and those in Saskatchewan are subject to the same licensing, registration and tax return requirements as any other business in this province ...
Regina's city council is expected to vote on a funding proposal for Canada Day celebrations at Tuesday's meeting. The city is contemplating pitching in $100,000 from its general revenue fund. Another $40,000 will be provided from the city's Special ...
Monday saw several cities holding emergency meetings to address the province's plan to impose changes to the grants-in-lieu that Crown corporations have paid to cities in place of municipal taxes. ... How much the province transfers to Municipalities ...
Regina is calling on the province to reverse the cuts and city council has directed administration to re-open the 2017 municipal budget.
Municipalities urge province to stop budget cuts; claim dire finances. Gordon ... The head of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association says some communities are facing a dire financial situation because of provincial budget cuts. ... The city ...
WATCH ABOVE: Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark discusses the grant in lieu cut in the 2017-18 Saskatchewan budget and what options the city has to deal with an $11.4 million shortfall in the city's budget.
The City of Yorkton is proportionately taking the hardest hit of all Municipalities from the Saskatchewan budget released last week, losing 58 per cent of its ...
An additional property tax increase of 3.93 per cent would be needed to make up for the missing money, higher than the 3.89 per cent increase approved by city council in December, the report says. The combined increase of 7.82 per cent could ... In ...
Saskatchewan communities are facing a "dire" situation following the release of the province's budget, according to the Saskatchewan Urban Municipal Association (SUMA). In a message to its members that was posted on twitter, SUMA's board and ...
A Newfoundland-based story on Broadway was co-written by a man who grew up in Saskatchewan and first experienced theatre in Saskatoon.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 23 (Reuters) - The western Canadian province of Saskatchewan will review regulations and engineering standards for pipelines around bodies of water following a Husky Energy Inc oil spill last year into a major river.
Thanks to measures contained in the provincial budget, many people who pay education property taxes could see a "substantial" increase, the Saskatchewan school Boards Association says. The Saskatchewan government has set mill rates that will result in ...
While she felt shock at first, Cook wasn't surprised, as the city had been preparing for an attack and educating people on how to react.
"We are working with our partners across Saskatchewan - the cities, towns and villages - because this is affecting everybody in very similar ways," he said.
Regina Mayor Michael Fougere has raised concerns about the impact to Libraries and a possible multi-million dollar hit to the city from Wednesday's provincial budget. The budget ceased provincial funding for libraries in Regina and Saskatoon, a move ...
We're going to twin the Highway 15 bridge," Notley said on March 23 to a filled lobby with officials from Fort Saskatchewan, Strathcona County, Sturgeon County, Bruderheim, and Lamont at Fort Saskatchewan City Hall. The province expects both the ...
Earlier in the week, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall posted a video message online hinting at sales tax increases, and had previously said that everything was on the table when it came to the budget.
(Adds Husky comment, paragraph 9) By Rod NickelWINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 23 (Reuters) - The western Canadian province of Saskatchewan will review regulations and engineering standards for pipelines around bodies of water following a Husky Energy Inc ...
The province announced it will be managing and operating Wascana Centre, home of the provincial legislature, which they claim will bring stability to its funding.
The president of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities says the organization is open to speaking with its members about paying more for policing in rural areas.
WATCH ABOVE: There's a lot in the Saskatchewan budget that will impact the City of Regina. Christa Dao breaks down just some of the changes you'll notice.
Cuts to a grant program in Wednesday's provincial budget are putting Saskatoon in an "immediate fiscal crisis," Mayor Charlie Clark says.
The rusting frame of a former musical monument beloved by Regina's German community is lying in a city junkyard as it awaits repairs that could cost half a million dollars.
Spring in Saskatchewan means bent wheels, separated tires and air bulges for many drivers across the province. The annual thaw brings with it potholes - a nemesis for drivers and maintenance crews.
"I think you may see it more prevalent when the cattle prices are high, and that's the case now," said Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) president Ray Orb. Orb often hears about theft of farm property in general, which is why SARM ...
Officers converged on a garage on the 100 block of Dorothy Street on the west side of the city just before 10 at night. Three men and a woman were arrested, and cocaine and crystal meth were seized.
Lakes in southern Saskatchewan could be invaded, and that is a concern for many. Garry Dixon, president of Provincial Association of Resort Communities of Saskatchewan (PARCS), hand-delivered a poster for Premier Brad Wall to look over. The poster ...
REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has posted a video message on facebook in which he says there will be tax increases in the upcoming provincial budget.
The elder Hadwin speculates his son's connection to the city is due to announcers in the U.S. simply taking enjoyment from uttering the words "Moose Jaw.
People living in rural Saskatchewan pay about 20 per cent as much for policing as people living in the province's largest cities, but that could start to change as concerns about "out of control" crime in remote areas intensify. Saskatchewan's 296 ...
A provincial reeve says the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) missed an opportunity at its recent convention to begin the conversation on how to modernize its governance.
Ituna, Sask. has been announced as a top 2 finalist for the 2017 edition of Kraft Hockeyville. Ituna is guaranteed ... Since the NHL preseason games begin in late September, if the town wins, the actual game will be played in a larger centre. "It's a ...
Narcity Regina - part of a network of websites focusing on cities across the country - offers listicles that highlight facts about the city that people might not know or hidden gems, such as the murals located throughout the Cathedral neighbourhood ...
The National farmers Union says it rejects a resolution passed by the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities that calls for more legal rights for people to protect themselves and their property. The farmers union says the resolution reveals ...
WATCH ABOVE: Highway traffic volumes on the edge of Asquith have reached 4,000 motorists a day. That's 1,400 more since 2006. Last year, the Asquith fire department was called out to 18 collisions.
During the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association spring session on March 7, Municipal Affairs Minister Shaye Anderson confirmed Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) funding will not decrease in the 2017 budget.
Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities president Ray Orb says his organization "won't stand" for demands for amalgamation.
The lawyer representing Colten Boushie's family says a resolution passed this week by Saskatchewan's rural Municipalities is the "exact opposite" of what is needed to bridge the divide between indigenous and non-indigenous people in the province.
Questions are still being asked about the location and condition of Regina's missing glockenspiel.
City council crafted the final wording of this fall's pool plebiscite question during the regular city council on March 14.
Dan Noyen is bidding to be the next mayor of Fort Saskatchewan. His father was the original founder of Noyen Construction and working under the family name since the age of 12, he worked as a labourer all the way up to owner.
Some Saskatchewan highways get as little as 30 vehicle trips per day, but the government says closures are not an option as it prepares its March 22 budget.
Iowa, he added, has a trade surplus with Saskatchewan. Last year, his province bought $363 million of scrapers, bulldozers, graders, trailers, tractors, harvesters and other goods.
It is "discouraging" that delegates at a convention of Saskatchewan rural Municipalities passed a resolution to ask the federal government to expand ...
The association representing Saskatchewan's rural Municipalities continues to oppose amalgamation, even as rural populations dwindle and its members work to save money in the face of an expected decline in provincial revenue sharing funds next year.
The City of Regina has ordered a bird owner to remove pigeons from his home and transfer them to a bird sanctuary. Gordon Loucks, who said he has been raising birds for more than 50 years, was at city hall on Tuesday afternoon to protest the city's ...
Saskatchewan government insurance is extending its photo radar speed enforcement pilot project indefinitely. Cameras were set up to catch traffic violators on five major road sections in the ... Support from cities. City representatives from Saskatoon ...


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