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The provincial government says tough decisions will need to made, but not at the expense of patient care.

Tough times ahead: health minister Jim Reiter

By JT Marshall November 25, 2016 - 5:39pm Updated: November 25, 2016 - 5:39pm

It's an early Christmas present the government wasn't hoping for, a billion dollar deficit.

"It's a tough task to find savings," Health minister Jim Reiter said, he's...

Millions of dollars which were on their way to Saskatchewan's school divisions will now be going to the Government of Saskatchewan.

Millions earmarked for Sask. schools going back into provincial coffers

By Lisa Schick August 31, 2016 - 2:59pm Updated: September 1, 2016 - 7:58am

A multi-million dollar surplus originally flagged for Saskatchewan's school divisions will now be going back to the province.

This summer, the Worker's Compensation...

Police have concerns about fake American money showing up in Saskatoon.

Fake American funds fooling Saskatoon business owners

By 650 CKOM August 25, 2016 - 2:51pm Updated: August 25, 2016 - 3:12pm

Counterfeit American money has been showing up in Saskatoon.

Police issued a warning to business owners Thursday to make sure they don't get fooled.

The fake...

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Martel on the Move: Money, Money, Money

By Kevin Martel August 16, 2016 - 6:26am Updated: August 16, 2016 - 6:30am

Someone's bank account is about to get a lot fatter on the prairies thanks to a winning $60-million Lotto Max ticket sold in Saskatchewan.

It's confirmed the lucky...

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...

Saskatoon tourism hopeful Sask. Rush will give industry added jolt

By François Biber January 16, 2016 - 11:10am Updated: January 16, 2016 - 11:10am

Lacrosse fever hit a boiling point Friday with the Saskatchewan Rush home-opener at SaskTel Centre.

As thousands filed in to watch Saskatchewan’s new pro-sports team,...

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Sask. Social Services says 800 welfare cheques are late this month

By Brant Hilton December 18, 2015 - 4:04pm Updated: December 18, 2015 - 4:15pm

It is a bad time of year for hundreds of welfare cheques to arrive late, but the Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services confirmed on Friday that is the case.

There has...

The Canadian loonie hits an 11-year low.

Canadian dollar plunges below 72 cents US for first time since May 2004

By The Canadian Press December 17, 2015 - 10:28am Updated: December 17, 2015 - 10:28am

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar plunged below 72 cents US this morning for the first time since May 2004, extending a series of 11-year lows set in recent weeks.

At mid-...

A recent poll for CIBC found that 82 per cent of people 18 to 34 reported that they didn't know enough about investing.

Poll finds millennials are investing, but need more education

By Ashley Wills December 10, 2015 - 4:11pm Updated: December 10, 2015 - 4:11pm

A new poll suggests two-thirds of millennials are investing their money, but that most feel they don't have adequate knowledge for the task. 

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$90,000 reported stolen from Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority

By Lisa Schick November 2, 2015 - 5:35pm Updated: November 2, 2015 - 5:45pm

More than $90,000 was stolen from the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority by two employees over several years.   According to loss reports tabled in the Saskatchewan...

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Taxpayers Federation debt clock criticizes Sask government borrowing

By November 2, 2015 - 4:48pm Updated: November 2, 2015 - 5:15pm

The Canadian Taxpayer's Federation (CTF) is telling the province to cut up the credit card.

Touring the country with its debt clock, the CTF argues the amount...

Living wage recommendation ‘unrealistic’: CFIB says

By François Biber October 28, 2015 - 3:50pm Updated: October 29, 2015 - 1:04pm

A group in Saskatoon is calling on business owners to start paying employees a living wage rather than the government mandated minimum wage.

On Wednesday, a group called...

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