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A SaskPower truck responds to a service call in Regina on Dec. 6, 2018.
A SaskPower truck responds to a service call in Regina on Dec. 6, 2018. Evan Radford/CJME News

Concerns flagged over SaskPower’s maintenance, data records

By CJME News
December 12, 2018 - 5:12pm

According to the provincial auditor’s latest report, SaskPower is taking care of its most significant above-ground distribution infrastructure but needs to improve the way it maintains the rest of it.

Judy Ferguson’s report states that inspections and maintenance are completed as expected on more than one million wood poles.....

The Saskatchewan government has introduced legislation to allow ride-sharing services like Uber to operate in the province.
The Saskatchewan government has introduced legislation to allow ride-sharing services like Uber to operate in the province. Adriana Christianson/980 CJME

Province announces rules for ride-sharing drivers

By CJME News
December 6, 2018 - 3:28pm

Saskatchewan is closer to seeing drivers from companies such as Uber and Lyft on the roads with the province’s announcement of rules for ride-sharing services.

On the last day of the legislative session, the provincial government announced the official regulations to go along with ride-sharing legislation first introduced in.....

Oil tanker rail cars in Regina sit on the city's central tracks on Nov. 19, 2018.
Oil tanker rail cars in Regina sit on the city's central tracks on Nov. 19, 2018. Evan Radford/980 CJME

Sask. won’t follow Alberta with cut to oil production

By CJME News
December 4, 2018 - 9:34am

The Saskatchewan government will not be following Alberta’s lead when it comes to cutting oil production in the face of plummeting prices.

Oil from western Canada has been selling at a steep discount due to a lack of pipeline capacity to ship it to buyers outside the U.S. That.....

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