Postmen

The Postmen Expanding Volunteer Disaster Relief Program into Saskatchewan

Back in 2016, during the Fort McMurray wildfires, when evacuees fled the city in every direction, one man saw a need to help those not lucky enough to reach the evacuation centers. With hundreds of motorists stranded on highways running out of gas and food, Kristopher Kory Mercer, decided to step up and do something about it. Read more about The Postmen Expanding Volunteer Disaster Relief Program into Saskatchewan

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Crop Report For the Period April 24 to 30, 2018

A cool and late spring has delayed field work across the province.  However, seeding has started in the southern areas.  In most other areas, harrowing and pre-seeding herbicide and fertilizer applications are taking place.  Many producers will be seeding within the week. Field conditions vary greatly across the province.  The southern regions are dry and […]

Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job

Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job To Be Observed on Saturday

On April 28, Canadians will take a moment to remember workers killed or injured on the job.

The National Day of Mourning will be marked as groups hold vigils, light candles, wear armbands and participate in other activities to honour those who died or suffered injuries and illnesses on the job. Read more about Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job To Be Observed on Saturday

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

Late Winter Storm Hits Province Hard; Over 70 Collisions in 12 Hours

While Nipawin area did not see the worst of this recent winter storm, there where some who fell victim to the icy road conditions, such as this car in the ditch along HWY 55 near White Fox. Across the province, Saskatchewan RCMP responded to 74 motor vehicle collisions on Friday. Only minor injuries were reported as […]

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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