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Executives at Precision Drilling and Crescent Point Energy say they're ready to increase investment as oil prices rebound.

Optimism in Canadian oilpatch as OPEC, non-OPEC countries agree to cuts

By The Canadian Press December 13, 2016 - 7:07am Updated: December 13, 2016 - 7:30am

CALGARY — A dramatic jump in oil prices linked to the promise of lower global production is fuelling hope the Canadian oil sector may soon recover from a two-year economic...

The SLGA-run liquor store on 20th Street is set to be privatized  within the next 18 months.

Saskatoon customers react to more liquor privatization

By 650 CKOM November 24, 2016 - 2:42pm Updated: November 24, 2016 - 2:45pm

Many are having mixed emotions over the province’s push to add private liquor sales in Saskatchewan.

On Wednesday, the province revealed who will run 50 new private...

About 100 workers at Potash Corp.'s Cory  mine will be laid off in February.

Workers given layoff notices at Potash Corp. Cory mine

By 650 CKOM November 23, 2016 - 8:34am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 9:45am

Employees at a potash mine just outside of Saskatoon have been told they'll be laid off.   Two miners from Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan's Cory mine told 650 CKOM they got the...

A look at the condominium, located on the corner of Second Avenue South and Spadina Crescent which sold out over the weekend.

River Landing condos 'quick sell out' surprises developer

By JT Marshall November 23, 2016 - 7:00am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 7:15am

The new condo complex being built at River Landing sold out in three days over the weekend.

"You hear about these things happening in other major centres, (Calgary,...

SkipTheDishes was founded in Saskatoon, but has since relocated its headquarters to Winnipeg, Man.

Province takes back $3M from Skip the Dishes

By 980 CJME November 16, 2016 - 8:57pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 6:26am

A big cheque cut for the Saskatchewan-born company Skip the Dishes has fluttered away after the province said the company didn't meet conditions in the deal.


Craig Hilts with Prairie Fire Photography. Nov 12, 2016

Christmas in mind for craft-shoppers in Regina

By Lisa Schick November 12, 2016 - 5:21pm Updated: November 12, 2016 - 5:21pm

There was no snow on the ground yet on Saturday, but some people in Regina were already thinking of Christmas.

Hundreds of people flocked to Evraz Place for the yearly...

Regina business leaders looking to a better economic future

By Sarah Mills November 8, 2016 - 3:22pm Updated: November 8, 2016 - 3:22pm

The economic future looks brighter in Regina.   A new survey for Economic Development Regina shows business leaders in the city believe the tide is turning.   The economy has...

PotashCorp reported earnings of 10-cents-a-share for the third quarter of 2016. That's down from 34-cents-a-share for the same period last year.

PotashCorp Q3 profit plunges despite record volumes

By The Canadian Press October 27, 2016 - 12:17pm Updated: October 27, 2016 - 12:30pm

SASKATOON -- Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX:POT) says it achieved record sales volumes for a third quarter, but saw its profit fall from last year due to weaker prices for...

Saskatoon's business community mourns the death of Shirley Ryan who passed away on Monday

'She dominated:' Shirley Ryan remembered as loyal leader in Saskatoon's business community

By 650 CKOM October 12, 2016 - 10:49am Updated: October 12, 2016 - 11:00am

Saskatoon's business community is mourning the loss of a pioneer.

Shirley Ryan, the former executive director for the North Saskatoon Business Association, died suddenly...

Saskatoon businessman Leonard Banga, seen here in a photo from Oct. 31, 2014,  died in a plane crash on Monday. He was 42.

Saskatoon businessman Leonard Banga dies at 42

By Bryn Levy October 11, 2016 - 3:11pm Updated: October 11, 2016 - 3:15pm

A Saskatoon business owner has died in a plane crash in British Columbia.

Leonard Banga died Monday at the controls of his small float plane following a crash near a...

Sales of Blue Jays merchandise have gone up at a Saskatoon sporting goods store.

Saskatoon store sees spike in sales of Jays' gear

By Bryn Levy October 5, 2016 - 1:28pm Updated: October 5, 2016 - 1:30pm

Saskatoon Blue Jays fans are doing their part to show their support as the team heads into this year's playoffs.  The Jays won a thriller in the American League Wildcard Game...

Pepper, one of  a team of dogs brought in by Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (SCAT) to search for oil residue on the James Smith Cree Nation.

Sniffer dogs find Husky’s oil on James Smith Cree Nation

By Bryan Eneas October 3, 2016 - 10:13am Updated: October 3, 2016 - 10:15am

After two months of fighting for compensation and acknowledgement, residents of the James Smith Cree Nation are finally starting to see results along the North Saskatchewan...