Business & Economy

NDP MLA Nicole Rancourt says a good Canada-U.S. relationship is crucial for Saskatchewan’s economy.
NDP MLA Nicole Rancourt says a good Canada-U.S. relationship is crucial for Saskatchewan’s economy. File photo/paNOW Staff

U.S., Canada trade essential for country, province: local politicians

By Jeff Labine
April 27, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: April 27, 2017 - 12:35pm

According to two local politicians, a good trade relationship between Canada and the United States isn’t just good for the country; it's necessary for Saskatchewan’s economy.

An aerial view of the Gunnar Uranium Mine and Mill pit, which runs over 100 meters deep. The abandoned mine site is poised to enter a productive year in terms of the remediation process according to officials within the Ministry of Economy.
An aerial view of the Gunnar Uranium Mine and Mill pit, which runs over 100 meters deep. The abandoned mine site is poised to enter a productive year in terms of the remediation process according to officials within the Ministry of Economy. submitted photo/Rebecca Gotto, SRC

Gunnar mine clean-up project continues on for another year

By Bryan Eneas
April 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

In the far north, the town of Uranium City is surrounded by numerous mining projects including the Gunnar Uranium Mine and Mill site which was decommissioned in 1963, and closed in 1964.

An SGEU flag flies outside Joe Hargrave's Prince Albert office April 21.
An SGEU flag flies outside Joe Hargrave's Prince Albert office April 21. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

UPDATE: Hundreds protest provincial cuts at MLA’s office

By Taylor MacPherson
April 21, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: April 21, 2017 - 4:06pm

Hundreds of government employees and concerned citizens rallied outside MLA Joe Hargrave’s Prince Albert office early this afternoon to protest the many spending cuts included in the recent provincial budget.

Insightrix asked people to describe the provincial budget using one word. It says the larger the font size, the more frequently the word was used by respondents from April 11-13, 2017.
Insightrix asked people to describe the provincial budget using one word. It says the larger the font size, the more frequently the word was used by respondents from April 11-13, 2017. submitted photo/Insightrix

Sask. Party support below 50% after budget: Insightrix poll

By CJME News Staff
April 20, 2017 - 10:55am

The provincial budget continues to haunt the Saskatchewan Party.

A new poll from Insightrix shows support for the governing party has fallen in the weeks after the budget was delivered on March 22.

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