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First 2024 Canada carbon rebates will be deposited today for some Canadians

First 2024 Canada carbon rebates will be deposited today for some Canadians

Apr 15, 2024 | 6:23am
The first instalment of the 2024 Canada carbon rebate will be delivered to some Canadians today as long as they filed their taxes by the middle of March. Canadians living in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and all four Atlantic provinces will receive the first of four instalments today if they filed their 2023 taxes by […]
CTF critical of proposed one-week delay to 2025 federal election

CTF critical of proposed one-week delay to 2025 federal election

Mar 25, 2024 | 1:54pm
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is voicing its concern that a plan to move back the 2025 election by a week could trigger a number of MP pensions.  The move is part of the federal government’s electoral reform legislation brought in last week. Under that legislation, the plan is to move back the federal election from […]
Saskatchewan’s Budget 2024-2025 to be Released Today

Saskatchewan’s Budget 2024-2025 to be Released Today

Mar 20, 2024 | 5:00am
Usually, a provincial budget is shrouded in mystery and secrecy, until the finance minister rises in the house to deliver the budget after 2 o’clock in the afternoon. This year is a little different.  In the on-going battle with teachers to decide how and where to spend money to make improvements in classrooms, the premier […]
Deadline to file a return for Underused Housing Tax around the corner

Deadline to file a return for Underused Housing Tax around the corner

Oct 26, 2023 | 2:19pm
The Underused Housing Tax is meant to curtail foreign ownership of housing through trusts in Canada’s large cities. However, in some circumstances, farmers are being hit with the need to file a return for the Underused Housing Tax. Although in most cases they are exempt from paying the tax, which is 1 per cent of […]
Surplus Down in Quarterly Financial Update

Surplus Down in Quarterly Financial Update

Aug 31, 2023 | 11:26am
-With files from the Canadian Press- The Saskatchewan government is forecasting a lower surplus than budgeted this year due to decreased resource revenues and higher expenses. In her first-quarter fiscal update, finance minister Donna Harpauer says the province expects a $485.5 million surplus this year, down 52 per cent from the $1 billion surplus that […]

Property Tax Deadline in Regina is Friday

Jun 27, 2023 | 10:21am

The tax person is waiting. Friday is the deadline to get your municipal property taxes into the city.  If you are late, you will get a financial penalty. There are several ways to pay your property tax, including through your bank.  You could do that in person, or web banking. You can pay at city […]

Government introduces new legislation on booze, and taxes

Dec 5, 2022 | 3:21pm

The Sask Party government is looking to allow people to enjoy a cold “Pil” or a nice red wine in public parks. The government followed up a previous announcement, by introducing the legislation today. It would allow towns and cities to designate outdoor public spaces to allow the consumption of alcohol. The legislation makes other […]

Proposed Regina Budget Out: Tax Rates, and Utility Rates are going up

Nov 22, 2022 | 2:33pm

The City of Regina has released its proposed budgets for 2023 and 2024. The first-muti-year budget proposes a tax increase of 4.67 per cent for 2023 and 4.66 per cent for 2024. The average home valued at $315,000 would mean an increase of $104.64 annually in 2024 and $109.32 in 2024. The City said the […]

Council votes to move waste services to user-pay model

Oct 28, 2022 | 2:38pm

The City of Regina is moving its waste services to a user-pay model. Regina City Council voted in favour of the model, which means that the fees associated with recycling, yard waste and garbage collection will be displayed on a resident’s utility bill starting on January 1, 2024. City administration said that the average household […]

City of Regina releases citizen satisfaction survey report

May 31, 2022 | 11:08pm

The City of Regina released its annual citizen satisfaction survey report. The report highlights how residents feel about what is happening in the City and what they feel are the most important issues. The 2021 survey collected data from a random sample of 800 Regina residents and was conducted over the phone and online. Residents […]