Regina Mayor Pat Fiacco is revealing a solid plan to try and move forward with a massive inner city revitalization project.
At a meeting on Monday, city council will vote on a three-phase plan that could see work begin on a new stadium as early as next spring.
Half a million dollars would be set aside to fund the first portion of the project. The city will begin formal negotiations with CP Rail to buy the container yards north of downtown right away.
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Chief Guy Lonechild is upset after Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the federal department that deals with Canada's indigenous people is changing its name from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada to Aboriginal Affairs.
Prime Minister Harper made the decision during Wednesday's cabinet shuffle.
It's been widely reported that Estevan has a housing crisis on its hands, but what about their overcrowded highways?
Residents in the growing city are raising their voices about what they call an unsafe travel on Highway 39 and 6 as members of the Time to Twin committee.
For many, the May Long weekend means dusting off the tackle box, and heading up to the lake with a few worms in tow. But not before getting a fishing license. This year the provincial government is offering them online.
"We're moving to a computer system where people can register online through a personal computer, and establish an account, and get their hunting and angling licenses that way," said Environment Minister Ken Cheveldayoff.
The summer highway construction season is already a few weeks behind before most work even starts.
The government rolled out this year's highway work plan on Thursday afternoon. More than 100 major road upgrades, repaving, bridge and culvert, and maintenance projects are planned for around the province. Of those, 33 are considered "major" highway upgrades.
Speaking to reporters highways minister Don McMorris admits the late spring means crews are already two or three weeks behind where they would normally be starting.
You'll be able to keep a few more drinks in your golf cart this long weekend and some courses are pretty happy about it.
On Wednesday the government revealed that 39 of the 77 liquor regulation changes announced last fall are now in place. The internal SLGA policy shifts were the easier alterations to make; the other 38 will come into place later this summer.
Many of the new jobs created over the last four years in Saskatchewan have gone to temporary foreign workers.
New research compiled by the Canadian Labour Congress outlines how 65 per cent all of net jobs created went to those outside the country.
A full list of the changes now in place as follows:
You might see more beer carts out on your local golf course from now on. That's one of the first changes to liquor regulations being made this week in Saskatchewan.
The government promised 77 changes would be made this year to modernize SLGA policies, altering a wide range of cumbersome regulations and legislative policy that was flagged by a red tape reduction committee.
Despite the province bringing four private liquor stores into Saskatchewan, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) feels the province's distribution system works in the best way to keep people safe.
In the newly-updated Alcohol Policy Paper, MADD Canada supports provincial liquor boards, saying a monopoly system is the best way of selling and marketing alcohol.