Business & Economy

Buy-Low Foods, like this one in Osoyoos, B.C., will be coming to Tisdale later this year. Construction is already underway on the 25,000 square foot building, according to Economic Development Officer Sean Wallace.
Buy-Low Foods, like this one in Osoyoos, B.C., will be coming to Tisdale later this year. Construction is already underway on the 25,000 square foot building, according to Economic Development Officer Sean Wallace. Google Earth

Buy-Low Foods coming to Saskatchewan

By Bryan Eneas
March 1, 2017 - 12:36pm

A grocery chain with stores in British Columbia and Alberta is coming to Saskatchewan.

The Jim Pattison Group is building a Buy-Low grocery store in Tisdale, located 140 km southeast of Prince Albert.

Saskatchewan was among the provinces that saw a jump in weekly earnings in a Statistics Canada report released on Feb. 23.
Saskatchewan was among the provinces that saw a jump in weekly earnings in a Statistics Canada report released on Feb. 23. Statistics Canada

Sask. weekly earnings at all-time high: StatsCan

By CJME News Staff
February 24, 2017 - 7:01am

For the first time ever, Saskatchewan workers are averaging slightly more than $1,000 in weekly earnings.

According to Statistics Canada numbers released Thursday, weekly earnings for non-farm payroll employees climbed to an average of $1,010.37 in December 2016.

A spokesperson for OpenMedia says regional carriers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba have helped keep prices in those provinces lower than elsewhere in Canada.
A spokesperson for OpenMedia says regional carriers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba have helped keep prices in those provinces lower than elsewhere in Canada. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. cell bills so low they fuel black market in rest of Canada: advocate

By CKOM News Staff
February 17, 2017 - 5:04pm

An advocacy group for affordable cell and internet services is warning Saskatchewan customers about the risks of a potential SaskTel Sale.

The caution comes after Bell Canada received federal approval this week for its takeover of Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS).

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