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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“I’m not going to report ___ to police.” Do you question whether to report crime?

I’ve seen a lot of posts and comments from people concerned their local RCMP detachment is understaffed and underfunded. The RCMP try to staff detachments adequately and some areas are obviously more in need than others. Read more about “I’m not going to report ___ to police.” Do you question whether to report crime?

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SaskPower -Average Rate Increase of 3.5 Per Cent Will be Applied March 1, 2018

After a thorough review, the Government of Saskatchewan has decided to accept the recommendation for a 3.5 per cent rate increase for SaskPower, compared to the original request of five per cent. The government thanks the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel for their work. Read more about SaskPower -Average Rate Increase of 3.5 Per Cent Will be Applied March 1, 2018

Saskatchewan’s Small Business Threshold Higher, Personal Taxes Lower in 2018

Saskatchewan’s small business owners can look forward to the new year knowing they will have the highest income threshold in Canada. Individual Saskatchewan taxpayers will benefit from a full year of the lower Personal Income Tax rates introduced last July, for a savings of more than $120 million in 2018. Read more about Saskatchewan’s Small Business Threshold Higher, Personal Taxes Lower in 2018

Alberta Threatens to Sue, Sask Standing Ground on Alberta Plates on Government Work Sites

In response to this week’s announcement that the Government of Saskatchewan will not be allowing Alberta plated vehicles on any new Highways and Infrastructure work sites, the Government of Alberta has lashed out and threatened to sue claiming that the move creates inter-provincial trade barriers.  Read more about Alberta Threatens to Sue, Sask Standing Ground on Alberta Plates on Government Work Sites

Provincial NDP Leadership Debate Planned For Nipawin

The Provincial NDP will be bringing their leadership race to the Northeast this weekend. Trent Wotherspoon and Ryan Meili will be in Nipawin for a debate. The public is welcome to attend – Jackpine Room in the Evergreen – this Sunday, December 10th 2017 at 4 pm. There will be time for questions after. The […]