26 Applicants Vying For One Cannabis Retailer Permit in Nipawin, SK

When the call for applications for the cannabis retailer permits throughout the province of Saskatchewan was closed on April 10, 2018, the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming (SLGA) had received 1,502 applications for the 51 retail cannabis permits available in 32 communities.  Read more about 26 Applicants Vying For One Cannabis Retailer Permit in Nipawin, SK

Automatic PST Refunds on Certain Types of Insurance

Policy holders of crop, livestock, hail, margin/income, life and health insurance in Saskatchewan will soon receive a sales tax refund or credit from their insurance provider. Refunds and credits are automatic, meaning no action is required of policy holders. Read more about Automatic PST Refunds on Certain Types of Insurance

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

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New Job Board Just One of The New Features For Nipawin & Area Residents

As I mentioned at the start of the year, I have many plans to make Nipawin News bigger and better. While some of the ideas of where to go from here did not turn out to be feasible, it hasn’t stopped me from keeping going and constantly work to improve my web site.  Read more about New Job Board Just One of The New Features For Nipawin & Area Residents

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

Town of Nipawin Seeking a Board of Directors for New Business Improvement District

The Town of Nipawin has extended the deadline for those wishing to submit expressions of interest to be appointed to the board of directors of their new Nipawin Downtown Business Improvement District (NDBID).  Read more about Town of Nipawin Seeking a Board of Directors for New Business Improvement District

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When You Think About “Shop Local”, How Does That Make You Feel?

On Monday, February 26th, 2018, Nipawin News conducted a Shop Local Survey of 100 respondents. Respondents where given ample opportunity to not only answer questions, but to provide input through comments and the results have some very interesting insights into how both local residents and business owners view the issue of shopping local.  Read more about When You Think About “Shop Local”, How Does That Make You Feel?