Rules preventing certain sexual offenders from changing their names expected to take effect next month

Saskatchewan’s Justice Minister Don Morgan says the province rules preventing certain sexual offenders from changing their names are expected to take effect in February. This would make Saskatchewan the first jurisdiction in Canada to outright ban name changes for certain…

Announcement coming about police watchdog in Sask.: minister

Saskatchewan’s justice minister says change is needed in police oversight in the province because the current model isn’t acceptable. Don Morgan said officials are sorting out details and an announcement will be coming about the future of an independent police…

Asbestos, falls and firefighter cancer highlight Saskatchewan workplace fatality/injury strategy

Saskatchewan has one of the highest rates of workplace fatalities and injuries in Canada. To reduce these rates, the Saskatchewan government unveiled a new, three-year strategy with the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB). The strategy is focusing on four main areas…

Sask. gov’t expects to pay upwards of $500K for outside lawyers in carbon tax case

The Saskatchewan government has retained MLT Aikins for additional assistance on their fight against the federal carbon tax. Attorney General Don Morgan estimated hiring the firm, on top of using the in-house constitutional law branch, will cost between $400,000 and…

Colliers International to manage and market Global Transportation Hub

Effective October 1, the Global Transportation Hub (GTH) will be managed, operated and marketed by the Canadian-based commercial real estate company Colliers International. The announcement comes after the government of Saskatchewan requested private management proposals for the crown-owned facility in…

Saskatchewan seeks intervener status in Alberta’s Bill C-69 case

The government of Saskatchewan will be seeking intervener status in Alberta’s case questioning the constitutionality of Bill C-69. The announcement came Wednesday — one day after Alberta announced their reference case — on behalf of Saskatchewan’s Attorney General Don Morgan.…

Sask. government to increase daily compensation for jurors

Saskatchewan jurors serving on civil and criminal trials will receive higher compensation beginning in September. The provincial government announced on Thursday that each juror will get paid $110 per day, effective on Sept. 1., under The Jury Amendment Act. Story…

Chinook Power Station contractor suing SaskPower for payment

SaskPower is being sued by a subcontractor on the Chinook Power Station as the next step in a lengthy payment dispute worth roughly $2.3 million. The statement of claim was filed in Swift Current’s Court of Queen’s Bench by Alberta-based…

Chinook Power Station contractor sues SaskPower for payment

July 30 2019 7:07pm Negotiations in a $2.3 million payment dispute involving subcontractors at SaskPower’s Chinook Power Station may be heading to court. David Baxter has the details. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…