business

Grocery code of conduct won’t drive prices higher: Empire chief executive

Grocery code of conduct won’t drive prices higher: Empire chief executive

Apr 2, 2024 | 7:53am
Empire Co. Ltd. chief executive Michael Medline said there’s no evidence that a grocery code of conduct would raise food prices for Canadians. The president and CEO of Sobeys’ parent company made the comment at a Retail Council of Canada event in Toronto on Tuesday. Medline said he wouldn’t support a grocery code of conduct […]
Historic Regina Ice Cream Shop – Milky Way  Celebrates Opening

Historic Regina Ice Cream Shop – Milky Way Celebrates Opening

Mar 19, 2024 | 11:52am
Today is the day. The sun is shining – it’s the first day of spring. Which can only mean one thing, the opening of Regina icon Milky Way. The red and white striped treat shack rolled up the windows for the first time today in one hundred and sixty two days. Owner Anne Boldt could […]
CAPP projects slight increase in Canadian oil and gas capital spending in 2024

CAPP projects slight increase in Canadian oil and gas capital spending in 2024

Feb 27, 2024 | 1:00pm
The industry group representing Canada’s oil and gas producers says capital investment in the sector will edge slightly higher in 2024. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is forecasting capital expenditures for the upstream oil and natural gas sector will reach $40.6 billion this year, a small increase from the $39 billion invested by companies […]
Cameco reports US$80M Q4 profit compared with loss a year ago, revenue up

Cameco reports US$80M Q4 profit compared with loss a year ago, revenue up

Feb 9, 2024 | 9:21am
Cameco Corp. reported a fourth-quarter profit compared with a loss a year earlier as its revenue rose more than 60 per cent. The uranium miner says it earned $80 million or 18 cents per diluted share in the quarter ended Dec. 31, compared with a loss of $15 million or four cents per diluted share […]
Last Mountain Distillery Wins Big at Canadian Whisky Awards

Last Mountain Distillery Wins Big at Canadian Whisky Awards

Jan 22, 2024 | 2:00pm
The expression is “it’s just nice to be nominated”. Last Mountain Distillery in Lumsden has brought back some prestigious awards from the Canadian Whisky Awards, held in Victoria, B.C.. For the fifth year in a row, Last Mountain has been named as having the best Wheat Whisky of the year for its “Straight Wheat Whisky”. […]
Regina Battery Depot Relocating after fire destroyed its building

Regina Battery Depot Relocating after fire destroyed its building

Dec 13, 2023 | 3:48pm
CAA’s Regina Battery Depot will re-open in a new location after a fire heavily damaged its building on Dewdney.CAA is saying they will relocate to some retail space in the 200 block of  Albert Street in the same strip mall CAA’s North Albert Street Store is located. Unfortunately, this means CAA’s Vehicle Repair facility will […]
Shopping for something to wear on Orange Shirt Day? Here’s what you need to know

Shopping for something to wear on Orange Shirt Day? Here’s what you need to know

Sep 27, 2023 | 1:04pm
Every dollar spent on an orange T-shirt for Truth and Reconciliation Day should be a conscious effort to uplift an Indigenous business or community, experts say. Shopping for orange T-shirts from Indigenous businesses is a tangible step toward economic reconciliation, said Rob Schulz, founder of online marketplace ShopFirstNations. For anyone unsure how to find those businesses, here are […]
Federal government to review Viterra-Bunge deal: transport minister

Federal government to review Viterra-Bunge deal: transport minister

Sep 27, 2023 | 8:56am
The federal government says it’s launching a review of the proposed acquisition of Viterra Ltd. by Bunge Ltd. Viterra is a grain-handling company owned by Swiss commodities giant Glencore, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and B.C. Investment Management Corp. Missouri-based Bunge is the world’s largest oilseeds processing company, operating in more than 40 countries worldwide.  The US$8.2-billion […]
Hill Companies Inducted Into The Business Hall of Fame

Hill Companies Inducted Into The Business Hall of Fame

Sep 18, 2023 | 9:35am
This past weekend, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce handed out the annual ABEX (Achievement in Business Excellence) Awards in Saskatoon. As part of the celebration of the best in business in Saskatchewan, the Hill Companies were inducted into the Saskatchewan Business Hall of Fame.  The Hill Companies trace their roots to “McCallum Hill” which was […]

Saskatchewan government-owned liquor stores post financial loss after closures

Aug 3, 2023 | 12:39pm

The Saskatchewan government has spent millions of dollars to shutter its remaining liquor stores, resulting in the retailers posting a financial loss this year. This province says the Saskatchewan Gaming and Liquor Authority’s retail division lost $22.6 million this fiscal year. Lori Carr, the minister responsible for the authority, says the retailers were not profitable because the Saskatchewan Party government had […]