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Oil tanker rail cars in Regina sit on the city's central tracks on Nov. 19, 2018.
Oil tanker rail cars in Regina sit on the city's central tracks on Nov. 19, 2018. Evan Radford/980 CJME

Sask. won’t follow Alberta with cut to oil production

By CJME News
December 4, 2018 - 9:35am

The Saskatchewan government will not be following Alberta’s lead when it comes to cutting oil production in the face of plummeting prices.

Oil from western Canada has been selling at a steep discount due to a lack of pipeline capacity to ship it to buyers outside the U.S. That led Alberta.....

From left, Canadian Western Agribition CEO Chris Lane and president Bruce Holmquist during a final press conference on Nov. 24.
From left, Canadian Western Agribition CEO Chris Lane and president Bruce Holmquist during a final press conference on Nov. 24. Joseph Ho/ 980 CJME

Canadian Western Agribition wraps up for 48th year

By CJME News
November 26, 2018 - 5:46am

While final numbers won’t be available for a few weeks, this year’s Agribition set at least one attendance record, with close to 10,000 school children pre-registered through its Education Program.

“Any industry wants to stay relevant as long as it can and do all the things it can to really.....

Hunters, landowners weigh in on rural trespassing debate

By CJME News
November 6, 2018 - 3:38pm

Hunters and landowners are weighing in on the debate over possible changes to trespassing laws in Saskatchewan.

The provincial ministry of justice began seeking input on ways to address trespassing laws through an online questionnaire this fall.

Darryl Crabbe, Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation, has been involved in discussions with.....

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Sask. health officials warn of Hantavirus

By CJME News
April 5, 2018 - 12:01pm

As spring cleaning season begins, Saskatchewan health officials are reminding people to be careful in buildings potentially infested with mice.

Breathing dust contaminated with mouse droppings, urine or saliva can put people at risk of the potentially fatal lung illness called Hantavirus.

Symptoms such as fever, muscle aches, headache, coughing, nausea and.....

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Federal, Sask. ag ministers meet to discuss grain backlog

By CJME News
March 21, 2018 - 4:40pm

The provincial and federal agriculture ministers met Wednesday to address grain backlogs that have plagued farmers this winter.

Federal agriculture minister Lawrence MacAuley met with Saskatchewan’s Lyle Stewart at the Saskatchewan Legislature, with grain backlogs dominating the conversation.

A letter penned from MacAuley and the federal transport minister to railways.....