09
Sep
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Economy, Paper Excellence, Paper Excellence Pulp Mill Prince Albert, Paper Excellend Pulp Mill, Prince Albert, prince albert news, Prince Albert Pulp Mill, Prince Albert Saskatchewan, pulp and paper mill, Pulp Mill, Saskatchewan News

Prince Albert, Sask. pulp mill receives timber allocation for restart

A pulp mill in Prince Albert has taken another step toward restarting operations after the Saskatchewan government approved timber allocations to the mill on Thursday. Paper Excellence said the decision by the government is critical to the restart of the mill. “Paper Excellence is pleased to have secured the…
27
Aug
2021
Posted by: In: Business, Economy, Indigenous, Indigenous-owned business, Kahkewistahaw First Nation, Kihew Fabco, Melville, news, Reconciliation, Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan News, steel fabrication enterprise, Truth and Reconciliation

Saskatchewan Indigenous-owned business aims towards reconciliation

A newly-launched Indigenous-owned business has officially opened its doors for a grand opening ceremony. Kihew Fabco is a steel fabrication enterprise that is owned half by Kahkewistahaw First Nation and band member, Desmond Dumais. Dumais said partnering with his home community means a lot to him as they want…
30
May
2021
Posted by: In: Brendan King, Canada, Consumer, digital products, Digital Solutions, ecommerce, Economy, end-to-end ecommerce platform, Saskatchewan News, Saskatchewan tech, Saskatoon News, Tech, Tech Industry, Vendasta

Saskatoon-based e-commerce platform raises historic $119M private investment

A Saskatoon-based end-to-end e-commerce platform announced a historic $119.5 million private investment earlier this week. Read more: Tech sector an economic force in Saskatchewan Founded in 2008, Vendasta provides digital products and services to businesses. The private company employs over 500 people. The company has over 50,000 registered channel partners…
03
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: cathedral, Education, Holy Rosary School, news, Regina Catholic School Board, Regina Catholic School Division, Regina News, Saskatchewan News

Regina Catholic School Board looking for partners to keep community school open – Regina

The Regina Catholic School Board is looking to find partners who can help develop a business plan and keep a school in the Cathedral neighbourhood open. Holy Rosary School has approximately 96 students. Board chairperson Vicky Bonnell said if partners aren’t found, the school will be closed by June…
19
Feb
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, Gud Eats, news, regina COVID-19, Regina News, Restaurant Canada, Saskatchewan Coronavirus, Saskatchewan News, SkipTheDishes, Vegan

Pandemic, 3rd-party delivery fees play role in Güd Eats closure in Regina: owner

The restaurant industry in Saskatchewan has seen another casualty as the coronavirus pandemic continues to create challenges for local businesses. Gud Eats, a 100-per cent vegan fast food restaurant, announced it is closing its Regina location as of Feb. 28. “Unfortunately, COVID-19 has taken a toll on a number…
04
Jan
2021
Posted by: In: All Nations Hope Network, Awasiw, Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Drop-in shelter, Health, Regina News, Regina shelter, Regina Warm Up Centre, Saskatchewan News, Shelter, Warm up centre, YWCA REGINA

New Regina warm-up station expands hours, does more than just keep people out of cold – Regina

A handful of people walked off the street and out of the cold into Regina’s new warm-up station around noon on Monday, marking the first day of its 24-hour operations. Awasiw: A Place of Hope is a partnership between All Nations Hope Network (ANHN) and YWCA Regina. It opened…
29
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, coronavirus news, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Economy, Saskatatchewan Coronavirus, Saskatchewan News, saskatoon coronavirus, Saskatoon News, Saskatoon Tourism, Tourism, Tourism Saskatoon, Year in Review

Tourism sector won’t recover until 2024: Tourism Saskatoon CEO – Saskatoon

It will take years for Saskatoon’s tourism industry to recover, according to Stephanie Clovechok. The CEO of Tourism Saskatoon recalled the beginning of the novel coronavirus pandemic around the time the 2020 Juno Awards were about to be held at SaskTel Centre. Read more: Coronavirus — Saskatoon’s Prairie Lily…
06
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: ATEYO, Breanne Harrison-Pollock, Business, Canada, Clothing, Consumer, designer, eSports, ESports Wear, Fashion, Gamer Wear, Saskatchewan News, Saskatoon News, Video Game

Saskatoon-native makes Forbes’ ’30 under 30′ list with esports fashion label Ateyo

From a young age, Breanne Harrison-Pollock always knew she was destined for a career in fashion after falling in love with clothing at an early age. “I always loved clothing,” Harrison-Pollock said. “I used to sleep in my closet because I was obsessed with my dresses. I grew up…
01
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID-19 Testing, COVID-19 Testing in Saskatchewan, Health, PCR COVID-19 Testing, Quantum Genetix Canada, Saskatchewan Coronavirus, saskatchewan covid-19, Saskatchewan COVID-19 Testing, Saskatchewan Health Authority, Saskatchewan News

SHA signs 3rd-party COVID-19 testing partnership for travellers, businesses

Travellers and businesses in Saskatchewan will have a third-party option for asymptomatic COVID-19 testing. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says it has partnered with Quantum Genetix Canada to provide independent testing starting in December. Read more: SHA opening drive-thru COVID-19 testing location in Prince Albert, Sask. The executive director…
19
Nov
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, coronavirus hospitality, COVID-19, Elk Ridge Resort, Sask holiday, Sask Tourism, Sask vacation, Saskatchewan Coronavirus, Saskatchewan News, Saskatchewan resort, Waskesiu Lake

Elk Ridge Resort set to open in December following temporary closure

Saskatchewan’s hospitality industry is one of many that has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Elk Ridge Resort near Waskesiu Lake felt the pinch and was temporarily closed, but things are looking up after it was bought by a group called Routes2SK. Routes2SK members are all born and…