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Joe Yungwirth points to a map which has pins in it showing where the company has done jobs over the years.
Joe Yungwirth points to a map which has pins in it showing where the company has done jobs over the years. Michael Joel-Hansen/paNOW Staff

Construction industry in Prince Albert slow

By Michael Joel-Hansen
December 6, 2018 - 4:56pm

The province’s construction industry been receiving some attention with the Saskatchewan Construction Association recently announcing that over 10,000 jobs had been lost in the industry over the last three years.

The regional director for the Métis Nation said the proposed diamond mine project east of Prince Albert was an "awesome opportunity" to provide jobs and training for her people.
The regional director for the Métis Nation said the proposed diamond mine project east of Prince Albert was an "awesome opportunity" to provide jobs and training for her people. submitted photo/Star Diamond Corp

Diamond mine is 'awesome' employment opportunity: Métis director

By Glenn Hicks
December 3, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: December 3, 2018 - 8:24pm

This region's director for the Métis Nation says the prospect of jobs at the planned Star Orion South Diamond Project is an “awesome opportunity” for her people.

The Government of Saskatchewan wants the federal government to stick to a deal they say involves Ottawa paying half of the now estimated $278 million price tag for the remediation of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine in the North.
The Government of Saskatchewan wants the federal government to stick to a deal they say involves Ottawa paying half of the now estimated $278 million price tag for the remediation of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine in the North. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Research Council

Saskatchewan sues Ottawa over uranium mine clean-up

By Glenn Hicks
November 28, 2018 - 5:19pm

The province of Saskatchewan has filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking half of the huge costs it has and will incur for the clean-up of the defunct Gunnar Uranium Mine on Lake Athabasca. The total cost could reach around $280 million.

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