Category Archives: Saskatchewan News

Carbon capture operation and maintenance costs grow by nearly $15M in four years

Costs of maintenance and operating the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) facility at Boundary Dam Three (BD3) have been steadily climbing since 2014. “We asked a written question about the operating and maintenance costs for the carbon capture facility itself, and they indicated last year it was $27 million. Their budget I think was around $14 million. So, something’s not

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Health Minister signals increased mental health funding in upcoming budget

Currently, five per cent of Saskatchewan’s health budget goes to mental health services. Health Minister Jim Reiter has said that will increase to seven per cent when the finances allow. Now, it appears the first steps to that increase will come in the April 10 provincial budget. “You’ll see increased spending in mental health, absolutely,” Reiter said when asked about

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