Jeremy Harrison

Sask. Trade Minister Jeremy Harrison leading a delegation to officially open trade office in Germany

May 29, 2023 | 11:53am

Saskatchewan Trade and Export Development Minister Jeremy Harrison is leading a delegation on a trade trip to Germany this week. Harrison’s visit is to officially open the province’s latest trade office in Berlin, as well as explore further trade opportunities. “Germany is a manufacturing powerhouse and the fourth largest economy in the world,” Harrison said […]

Beck booted from legislative assembly after saying minister had lied

May 3, 2023 | 4:28pm

Saskatchewan NDP Leader Carla Beck has been removed from the legislative assembly after saying the trade and export minister was lying over comments he made about her party. Jeremy Harrison had accused the NDP of not supporting pipelines and for inviting federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to fundraisers, which Beck had called lies. Beck says […]

Fifth flight of Ukrainians coming later this month to Saskatoon

Mar 14, 2023 | 3:36pm

The Saskatchewan government says a fifth flight carrying Ukrainians displaced by the Russian invasion is set to arrive in the province at the end of this month. Immigration Minister Jeremy Harrison says about 230 Ukranians will be on board the flight. “We will continue to stand with Ukraine and the 3,200 displaced Ukrainians who now […]

Trade and Export Minister heading to Asia for trade mission

Feb 3, 2023 | 6:00am

Saskatchewan’s Trade and Export Development Minister Jeremy Harrison is leading a delegation to Japan and South Korea to discuss new trade opportunities. The mission is to promote Saskatchewan’s natural resources sector, including critical minerals, uranium and helium, and highlight the importance of partnerships in food security and energy transition. Between the two countries, Saskatchewan exports […]

Saskatchewan doesn’t see Alberta’s new skilled workers recruitment campaign as extra competition

Aug 19, 2022 | 4:06am

Earlier this week, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced the ‘Alberta is Calling’ program to recruit skilled workers with a marketing campaign touting the province’s lower taxes, housing affordability, shorter commutes and proximity to the Rocky Mountains. The $2.6-million effort is to include ads on social media, radio and posters in high-traffic areas. “Alberta is back […]

Saskatchewan gains over 10,000 jobs in August, most in Canada

Sep 10, 2021 | 10:49am

Numbers released by Stats Canada show Saskatchewan gained over 10,000 jobs in August, the most in the country. Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate fell to 7.0 percent from 7.9 percent a year ago, which is below the national average of 7.1 percent. Immigration and Career Training Minister Jeremy Harrison says the job gains are a positive indicator […]

Economy in for huge boost from QCX, other events around province, says jobs minister

Jun 6, 2021 | 9:26am

With high-profile events like the Queen City Ex being planned around Saskatchewan this summer, the province’s economy could see a huge post-pandemic boost. With the province planning to remove all COVID-19 guidelines on July 11th, these events have the potential to go off without a hitch. Trade and Export Development Minister Jeremy Harrison says these […]

NDP proposing paid sick leave bill

May 7, 2021 | 1:33pm

The Saskatchewan NDP is hoping to provide paid sick leave for workers in the province. A private members bills being proposed by NDP Labour Critic Jennifer Bowes is aimed at providing 10 days of sick leave during non-Covid times and 14 days during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Bowes says protecting employees during a pandemic […]

Harrison and Young continue to spar over jobs plan

Apr 12, 2021 | 4:46pm

Jobs minister Jeremy Harrison and NDP jobs critic Aleana Young have had some heated exchanges during Question Period in this session of the Saskatchewan Legislature and Monday was no different. Young continued to hammer away on Harrison and the fact he seemingly has no plan to get Saskatchewan people back to work and that he […]

NDP claims province failed to protect people’s health and jobs

Apr 9, 2021 | 4:51pm

The Saskatchewan NDP called out the province’s COVID-19 strategy, saying they failed to contain the spread and protect jobs. Their comments come after a StatsCan report showed Saskatchewan with the worst job record in the country. NDP Leader Ryan Meili says the StatsCan report, and the latest COVID-19 numbers have left the province in a […]