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Brandt announced on March 24, 2017 it was purchasing the Mitsubishi-Hitachi plant in Saskatoon, with plans to restart green technology production.

Brandt bringing new life to Saskatoon's shuttered Mitsubishi-Hitachi plant

By 650 CKOM March 24, 2017 - 1:26pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 1:34pm

A tentative deal has been reached that could save the former Mitsubishi-Hitachi facility in Saskatoon from being sold off.   The Brandt Group of Companies announced a deal...

Premier Brad Wall says a diversified economy is behind the increase of full-time jobs in Saskatchewan, as reported in Statistics Canada’s February 2017 labour survey.

Sask. leading Canada in job growth: StatsCan

By 980 CJME March 13, 2017 - 10:53am Updated: March 13, 2017 - 10:56am

Saskatchewan is leading the way after Canada's job numbers received a boost last month.  

Statistics Canada’s latest labour survey reported 563,600 people were employed...

New houses under construction in Regina's Harbour Landing neighbourhood.

Fewer real estate, construction jobs as Sask. loses 11,000 jobs in one year

By Lauren Golosky November 4, 2016 - 3:03pm Updated: November 4, 2016 - 3:15pm

There are 11,000 fewer jobs in Saskatchewan since last year – and most of those are in the real estate and construction industries.

That’s according to the latest...

Minimum wage in Saskatchewan went up 22 cents on Oct. 1, 2016.

Sask. minimum wage hikes up 22 cents

By JT Marshall October 1, 2016 - 4:47pm Updated: October 3, 2016 - 7:47am

Minimum wage earners in the province received a boost of 22 cents more an hour this weekend.

On Oct. 1, the hourly wage went up for workers to $10.72 from $10.50.

Oil derrick.

Saskatchewan unemployment numbers continue to rise

By Adriana Christianson February 19, 2016 - 12:57pm Updated: February 19, 2016 - 1:00pm

The number of people collecting employment insurance (EI) in Saskatchewan has increased by 37 per cent compared to last year.

The latest numbers released by Statistics...

Oil derricks in southeast Saskatchewan.

Sask. premier asks prime minister for $156 million to create jobs in oil sector

By Sarah Mills February 9, 2016 - 6:44pm Updated: February 9, 2016 - 6:45pm

Premier Brad Wall has been on the phone with the prime minister asking to get money flowing to Saskatchewan.

Wall told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau he is looking not...

Sask. has largest year-over-year bankruptcy surge among provinces

By 650 CKOM January 30, 2016 - 12:50pm Updated: January 30, 2016 - 12:50pm

Saskatchewan saw the largest year-over-year jump in bankruptcies of any province, inn November, according to the federal Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy.

In a...

File photo  of welder working at local Regina company 2014.

Saskatchewan unemployment numbers jump 35 per cent year over year

By Brant Hilton January 21, 2016 - 4:08pm Updated: January 21, 2016 - 4:15pm

It is another sign of the difficult economic times in Saskatchewan. The number of people relying on Employment Insurance in Saskatchewan rose more than any other province in...

File photo of Premier Brad Wall.

Sask. premier says provincial economy still comparatively strong

By Alex Docking January 7, 2016 - 6:55pm Updated: January 7, 2016 - 7:00pm

Saskatchewan's premier has some advice for those who are worried about the economic troubles facing the world at the beginning of a new year.

Stock markets are plunging...

Midtown Plaza in Saskatoon.

Saskatoon job creation slowing down

By 650 CKOM September 9, 2015 - 5:39pm Updated: September 9, 2015 - 5:39pm

Poor job performance over the first half of 2015 means Saskatoon will fall short of its goal or creating 8,000 new jobs.

According to the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of...