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Carbon pricing 101: What today’s increase could mean for you

Carbon pricing 101: What today’s increase could mean for you

Apr 1, 2024 | 9:44am
The national price on pollution will rise by $15 per tonne today. Here’s some questions answered about what this could mean for you. Who pays the carbon price? Canada has two different carbon pricing programs — one for big industry where companies pay the price on a share of their actual emissions, and a consumer […]
“Axe the Tax” protests start April 1 on all interprovincial highways

“Axe the Tax” protests start April 1 on all interprovincial highways

Apr 1, 2024 | 7:32am
From Bonavista to Vancouver Island, Canadians are gearing up for a nationwide Axe the Tax protest April 1  – the same day the federal government is hiking the carbon tax by 23 per cent. The protests calling for the immediate and permanent removal of the carbon tax are mainly planned for the interprovincial borders across Canada. […]
Statistics Canada says population growth rate in 2023 was highest since 1957

Statistics Canada says population growth rate in 2023 was highest since 1957

Mar 27, 2024 | 7:55am
Statistics Canada says the country posted its highest annual population growth rate in more than six decades last year. The agency says the population grew 3.2 per cent, its fastest pace since 1957 when it grew 3.3 per cent. The increase brought the population to 40,769,890on Jan. 1, 2024. The total was up by 1,271,872 […]

Sask Power Gets Rate Increase for April 1st

Jan 20, 2023 | 10:31am

When your power bill rolls in at the end of April, you will need to dig a little deeper in your wallet to pay it. The Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel has signed off on the 4 percent increase to go into effect April 1st. Sask Power had applied for this increase last year, but the […]

Saskatchewan sees one of the highest wage growths in Canada

Jul 25, 2019 | 4:16pm

New figures released Thursday shows Saskatchewan had the highest increase in average weekly earnings in May, up 5.8 percent year-over-year. This is ahead of the national increase of 3.4 percent. The province says May’s average weekly earnings were$1,070.11, the second highest in the nation. In a release Immigration and Career Training Minister Jeremy Harrison says […]