Recent Snowfall Increases Spring Runoff Outlook

Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released the April spring runoff forecast. Snowfall across most of Saskatchewan was well above normal in March, increasing the runoff potential across the province with northern and southern Saskatchewan showing two different outlooks. Read more about Recent Snowfall Increases Spring Runoff Outlook

APAS President Calls for Railways to Pay Demurrage Costs for Grain Shipment Delays

Delays costing farmers between $11,000 and $13,000 per day
Todd Lewis is asking the railways to cover the steep financial penalties that grain farmers are paying because of CN and CP’s failure to get their product to port. Read more about APAS President Calls for Railways to Pay Demurrage Costs for Grain Shipment Delays

Search Warrant Leads to Firearms, Cash, and Drug Seizure in Weirdale, SK

On March 22, 2018, Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team (ISET), comprised of members of Prince Albert RCMP and the Prince Albert Police Service, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence in Weirdale, Saskatchewan. Read more about Search Warrant Leads to Firearms, Cash, and Drug Seizure in Weirdale, SK

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Nipawin Area May See Above Normal Run-Off But Flood Levels Not Anticipated

On March 13th, 2018, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released an updated spring runoff outlook for 2018, confirming that the early March snowfall across much of southern Saskatchewan has raised projections for a near normal to above normal snowmelt runoff across most of the province, except some drier pockets in southwest and south central Saskatchewan. Read more about Nipawin Area May See Above Normal Run-Off But Flood Levels Not Anticipated

Winter Weights

Winter Weights Extended in Central and Northern Saskatchewan Regions

Due to colder weather, the winter weight period has been extended for central and northern regions of Saskatchewan. The extension will benefit farmers in those regions looking to transport their products to port. Read more about Winter Weights Extended in Central and Northern Saskatchewan Regions