Executive Committee votes in favor of new pay model for garbage, recycling, and yard waste

Oct 20, 2022 | 2:28pm

Regina’s executive committee has voted to change the garbage, recycling, and yard waste pay model. Garbage, recycling and the new yard waste pickup program will now be charged on utility bills rather than property taxes. Right now, recycling fees appear on utility bills, and garbage collection falls under property taxes. The yard waste pickup problem […]

Province’s tax on electric vehicles being met with backlash

Apr 10, 2021 | 12:18pm

Residents in Saskatchewan are reacting to the 150 dollar annual tax on electric vehicles added into this year’s budget. Environment Minister Warren Kaeding says every time someone purchases gas in Saskatchewan, they pay an excise tax that goes to pay for highway maintenance. “EVs use our highways,” said Kaeding. “This is the first point of […]

Saskatchewan Staying Within Spending Projections

Jul 18, 2019 | 7:15am

Overspending and overtaxing has become common place amongst Canadian governments. A C-D Howe Institute study from 2000-to-2018 finds accumulated spending by provincial and federal governments went beyond budget predictions by $91-billion, an average of almost $2,500 for each citizen. The 18-year probe by the Canadian economic think-tank also discovered total taxation exceeded $142-billion or nearly […]