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

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Anglers Reminded to Remove Ice Fishing Shelters by March Deadline

As ice fishing season winds down, anglers are reminded that all fishing shelters south of Highway 16 must be removed by March 15 and shelters in areas north of Highway 16 must be removed by March 31. Read more about Anglers Reminded to Remove Ice Fishing Shelters by March Deadline

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Saskatchewan Party Candidates Take Resounding Wins in all Three By-elections.

On March 1st, 2018 Saskatchewan Party candidate, Todd Goudy, won the provincial by-election for Melfort MLA. Todd cornered 78.5% of the vote with 3,270 votes. Lorne Schroeder (NDP) came second with 809 votes and Shawn Setyo followed up with 77 votes.  Read more about Saskatchewan Party Candidates Take Resounding Wins in all Three By-elections.

Product Recall: Select Units Unbranded Cooked Shrimp (CNW Group/Loblaw Companies Limited)

Product Recall: Select Units Unbranded Cooked Shrimp

On behalf of the vendor, Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling select unbranded cooked shrimp bags with UPC code 060249009271 and best before “2018 OC 20: PM AP” (see image). Some of the bags may contain raw shrimp which could pose a health risk if improperly prepared. Read more about Product Recall: Select Units Unbranded Cooked Shrimp

Agriculture Literacy Month

March is Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan

March 2018 has once again been proclaimed as Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan.

Agriculture Literacy Month brings farmers, ranchers and other members of the agriculture industry into elementary school classrooms around the province to read stories and discuss their agricultural experiences. Read more about March is Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan