Business/Labour News

Family identified Austyn Shenstead as the construction worker killed in a job site accident in Saskatoon on Nov. 30, 2016.

'He was amazing:' Mother remembers son killed at construction site

By Brent Bosker December 1, 2016 - 8:33am Updated: December 1, 2016 - 10:18am

Tributes are pouring in on social media for a young construction worker killed in a workplace accident in Saskatoon Wednesday morning.   Austyn Schenstead, 19, died after being...

PCS cuts dividend amid lower 2nd quarter earnings

By 650 CKOM July 28, 2016 - 11:01am Updated: July 28, 2016 - 11:15am

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan announced Thursday lower quarterly earnings and a cut to its shareholder dividends for the second time this year.

The Saskatoon based...

Canada Post building in downtown Regina.

SGI preparing for possible postal strike or lockout

By Alex Docking June 23, 2016 - 3:25pm Updated: June 24, 2016 - 7:04am

A possible postal strike or lockout is looming for Canada Post as early as July 2.

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is currently in 21-day “cooling off”...

Finalists were announced for NSBA Business Builder Awards on Thursday

Saskatoon business builder award finalists released

By 650 CKOM March 3, 2016 - 12:06pm Updated: March 3, 2016 - 12:15pm

The North Saskatoon Business Association announced the finalists Thursday for the 19th annual Business Builder awards in Saskatoon.   JNE Welding led the way with three...

Gay Riendeau wears lots of layers to pump gas in cold weather.

Outdoor workers bundle up for frigid temperatures in Regina

By Kevin Martel January 18, 2016 - 4:13pm Updated: January 18, 2016 - 4:13pm

On days where temperatures dip to extremely cold levels, many people are likely thankful they aren't outside working in the frigid air, but others aren't so fortunate.


Gavin and Shaun Semple on the red carpet at the NSBA's Popcorn and Entrepreneurship film series on Sept. 2, 2015.

Brandt Group documentary opens NSBA film series

By 650 CKOM September 2, 2015 - 6:47pm Updated: September 3, 2015 - 2:32pm

It’s opening night for a special entrepreneurship video series in Saskatoon.

On Wednesday night, the North Saskatoon Business Association’s (NSBA) Popcorn and...

Universal Collision Centre in Regina.

Processing SGI auto claims now a one-stop shop

By Andrew Shepherd September 2, 2015 - 1:11pm Updated: September 2, 2015 - 2:21pm

There will be one less bump in the road for Saskatchewan drivers going through the auto-claims process.

Drivers will be able to get everything from damage claims to...

Gas dips below $1/litre at some Regina stations

By Lisa Schick September 1, 2015 - 10:44am Updated: September 1, 2015 - 10:44am

People might not be happy about their portfolios, but drivers' wallets will sure appreciate the drop in oil prices after the price at Regina's pumps has dropped.   As of...

Sask. sees $292 M deficit triggered by forest fires, low oil

By Kevin Martel August 31, 2015 - 1:35pm Updated: August 31, 2015 - 3:56pm

Forest fires and the declining price of oil have taken a big bite out of Saskatchewan's finances.

The books on the first quarter of the 2015-2016 fiscal year were opened...

The sign approaching the Town of Kindersley on Highway 7.

Kindersley continues to weather oil slump

By Bryn Levy August 31, 2015 - 11:44am Updated: August 31, 2015 - 2:39pm

With oil prices staying stubbornly low since they began to slide in June 2014, many communities across Saskatchewan are feeling the pinch.

Dana Dirks is the manager of...

Porsche Sask. unveils custom 918 Spyders

By François Biber August 27, 2015 - 8:12pm Updated: August 27, 2015 - 8:15pm

Saskatoon is now home to two new road warriors.

The Porsche dealership in Stonebridge now houses two unique Porsche 918 Spyders – customized with historic Porsche-racing...

Saskatchewan harvest ahead despite rain

By Lisa Schick August 27, 2015 - 2:32pm Updated: August 27, 2015 - 2:32pm

Despite some delays this week, many farmers in Saskatchewan are ahead of the game when it comes to harvest this time of year.   Sixteen per cent of crops in the province are...