international trade

Increasing international delegations as Saskatchewan sets sights on global markets

Jun 11, 2023 | 8:29am

Saskatchewan politicians have rapidly increased international travel since COVID-19 pandemic restrictions were loosened as Premier Scott Moe remains laser-focused on global markets. A Canadian Press analysis of publicly available data on out-of-province ministerial expenses shows a more than 33 per cent increase in spending on international trips for Moe and his ministers from 2018 to 2022. […]

Taiwan easing remaining BSE-era restrictions on Canadian beef

May 29, 2023 | 5:45pm

Taiwan is fully embracing Canadian beef again. The nation announced it will lift the last set of restrictions on beef from Canada over the coming weeks. President of the Canadian Cattle Association Nathan Phinney (Finney) says it’s great news. “The removal of them is a clear signal that we have a desired product and they’re […]

Sask. Trade Minister still has questions on USMCA deal, but says its a positive

Dec 12, 2019 | 7:00am

Saskatchewan’s trade minister is happy to see the new USMCA deal get finalized, but Jeremy Harrison still has some questions. While the deal will be great because of the trade relationship between Saskatchewan and the U-S, Harrison says he has echoed some concerns to Ottawa about one area in particular. “Softwood lumber and the dispute […]

SK gov’t hiring former PM Harper’s firm to support international trade and engagement

Nov 14, 2019 | 10:30am

A global affairs firm run by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been hired by the Saskatchewan government to support the province’s increased focus on international trade and engagement. “Our province has the food, fuel and fertilizer to support a growing world population and we are actively taking that message to our customers around the […]