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Harvest progress slowed by wet, cool weather

Eleven per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up from six per cent last week and remains well behind the five-year (2014-2018) average of 28 per cent for this time of year.

Frequent rainfall and cool weather continues to delay harvest progress for many producers in the province, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report, released Thursday, September 5. Continue reading “Harvest progress slowed by wet, cool weather”

Tax reform, pipelines top CTF election wish list

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has released its policy wish list in advance of the 2019 federal election.

“We believe these 19 policies – some small, some big – will leave more money in the pockets of Canadians, give them better value for tax dollars spent and hold our politicians more accountable,” said CTF Federal Director Aaron Wudrick “We encourage all parties to steal any and all of these proposals as part of their 2019 campaign.” Continue reading “Tax reform, pipelines top CTF election wish list”

Chamber of Commerce report aims to boost competitiveness

Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce CEO Steve McLellan

With Saskatchewan facing increased competition in international markets,  along with the challenges associated with an ever-changing political landscape, both the province and the federal government must refocus their efforts on creating an investment climate that promotes business competitiveness.

In response to these challenges, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has released its latest report, “Beyond 2020 – A Blueprint for Saskatchewan Business Competitiveness” to address many of the key issues facing the Saskatchewan business community. Continue reading “Chamber of Commerce report aims to boost competitiveness”

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