Category Archives: Saskatchewan News

GTH minister says it’s too early to talk about selling the project as debt grows

The public debt load at the Global Transportation Hub (GTH) has grown by $11 million since the 2017/18 budget projection. As of the third quarter update at the start of March, the GTH debt is $37.3 million. The original budget projection was $26 million. Minister Responsible for the GTH Don Morgan attributed the growing debt to slower than anticipated land

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Clubroot disease detected again in Saskatchewan

A serious disease that affects canola crops has returned to Saskatchewan — and the Ministry of Agriculture is trying to tackle the problem before it gets worse. “In 2017, it’s the first time we’ve really seen it [clubroot] in commercial canola fields,” said provincial plant disease specialist Barbara Ziesman. READ MORE: Scientists working on new canola varieties to combat clubroot Last year,

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Lafleche, Sask. named 2018 Kraft Hockeyville finalist

The 2018 Kraft Hockeyville finalists were unveiled on Saturday and Lafleche, Sask., was named as one of the top four communities. Kraft Hockeyville helps Canadian communities rebuild and restore their hockey arenas. Since its inception in 2006, the program has awarded $2.8 million to 73 communities across from coast to coast. Related Ituna misses out on Kraft Hockeyville title Donations

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Weyburn Police Service warning public about cocaine laced with fentanyl

The Weyburn Police Service has taken to social media to warn the public that they believe cocaine laced with fentanyl is circulating in the city. The police service said via Twitter on Saturday that cocaine with fentanyl in it has been found in Weyburn. READ MORE: Third overdose death in Saskatoon from suspected fentanyl-laced cocaine Related Deadly batch of cocaine

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