pilot program

Pilot program seeks to reward companies that better protect temporary foreign workers

Aug 9, 2023 | 4:03pm

Ottawa introduced a new three-year pilot program Tuesday that would incentivize employers to follow worker-protection rules by making it easier for them to hire temporary foreign workers. Under the “recognized employer pilot” program, companies with a good track record would only need to prove that they require temporary foreign workers every three years, instead of every 18 months. The employer’s trusted status […]

Sask Crop Insurance coverage rises 22 percent while rates go up 16 percent

Feb 23, 2021 | 11:38am

Saskatchewan crop insurance coverage in 2021 will be at record levels but premiums are also on the rise. Deputy premier Donna Harpauer says crop insurance coverage will reach 273 dollars per acre due to higher commodity prices and higher coverage, up from 224 dollars. Coverage rises 22 percent while rates are up 16 percent. The […]