Business/Labour News

Family identified Austyn Shenstead as the construction worker killed in a job site accident in Saskatoon on Nov. 30, 2016.

'He was amazing:' Mother remembers son killed at construction site

By Brent Bosker December 1, 2016 - 8:33am Updated: December 1, 2016 - 10:18am

Tributes are pouring in on social media for a young construction worker killed in a workplace accident in Saskatoon Wednesday morning.   Austyn Schenstead, 19, died after being...

PotashCorp shares fell Thursday on both the Toronto market and the New York Stock Exchange.

PotashCorp cuts dividend to shareholders by 60%

By 650 CKOM July 28, 2016 - 11:00am Updated: July 28, 2016 - 5:21pm

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan announced Thursday lower quarterly earnings and a cut to its shareholder dividends for the second time this year.

The Saskatoon based...

Canada Post building in downtown Regina.

SGI preparing for possible postal strike or lockout

By Alex Docking June 23, 2016 - 3:25pm Updated: June 23, 2016 - 4:37pm

A possible postal strike or lockout is looming for Canada Post as early as July 2.

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is currently in 21-day “cooling off”...

Finalists were announced for NSBA Business Builder Awards on Thursday

Saskatoon business builder award finalists released

By 650 CKOM March 3, 2016 - 12:05pm Updated: March 3, 2016 - 12:06pm

The North Saskatoon Business Association announced the finalists Thursday for the 19th annual Business Builder awards in Saskatoon.   JNE Welding led the way with three...

Gay Riendeau wears lots of layers to pump gas in cold weather.

Outdoor workers bundle up for frigid temperatures in Regina

By Kevin Martel January 18, 2016 - 4:13pm Updated: January 18, 2016 - 4:15pm

On days where temperatures dip to extremely cold levels, many people are likely thankful they aren't outside working in the frigid air, but others aren't so fortunate.


Workers striking outside the Best Western Seven Oaks Inn. Dec 28 2015

Some workers strike outside Regina hotel

By Sarah Mills December 28, 2015 - 3:43pm Updated: December 28, 2015 - 3:45pm

Bundled up against the cold with white and red bibs proclaiming "UFCW local on strike", about 20 people were marching along the sidewalks around the Best Western Seven Oaks Inn...

Gavin and Shaun Semple on the red carpet at the NSBA's Popcorn and Entrepreneurship film series on Sept. 2, 2015.

Brandt Group documentary opens NSBA film series

By 650 CKOM September 2, 2015 - 6:47pm Updated: September 2, 2015 - 6:47pm

It's opening night for a special entrepreneurship video series in Saskatoon.

Wednesday night the North Saskatoon Business Association's (NSBA) Popcorn and...

Universal Collision Centre in Regina.

Processing SGI auto claims now a one-stop shop

By Andrew Shepherd September 2, 2015 - 1:11pm Updated: September 2, 2015 - 1:30pm

There will be one less bump in the road for Saskatchewan drivers going through the auto-claims process.

Drivers will be able to get everything from damage claims to...

Gas dips below $1/litre at some Regina stations

By Lisa Schick September 1, 2015 - 10:44am Updated: September 1, 2015 - 11:00am

People might not be happy about their portfolios, but drivers’ wallets will sure appreciate the drop in oil prices after the price at Regina’s pumps has dropped.   As of...

The Saskatchewan Legislature in Regina.

Sask. sees $292 M deficit triggered by forest fires, low oil

By Kevin Martel August 31, 2015 - 1:35pm Updated: August 31, 2015 - 4:14pm

Forest fires and the declining price of oil have taken a big bite out of Saskatchewan’s finances.

The books on the first quarter of the 2015-2016 fiscal year were opened...

The sign approaching the Town of Kindersley on Highway 7.

Kindersley continues to weather oil slump

By Bryn Levy August 31, 2015 - 11:44am Updated: August 31, 2015 - 1:20pm

With oil prices staying stubbornly low since they began to slide in June 2014, many communities across Saskatchewan are feeling the pinch.

Dana Dirks is the manager of...

The Porsche 918 Spyder.

Porsche Sask. unveils custom 918 Spyders

By François Biber August 27, 2015 - 8:09pm Updated: August 27, 2015 - 8:12pm

Saskatoon is now home to two new road warriors.

The Porsche dealership in Stonebridge now houses two unique Porsche 918 Spyders -- customized with historic Porsche-...