Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan school

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

$26M invested in Saskatchewan school maintenance

The government of Saskatchewan announced $25.9 million in stimulus funding for school maintenance projects, including those to improve energy efficiency.
Saskatchewan health facility

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Saskatchewan health facility projects receive $17.8M investment

Saskatchewan health facility projects, including those for maintenance and upgrade projects, have received a $17.8 million investment from the government.
Saskatchewan training

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Saskatchewan launches employee training subsidy for reopening businesses

The program will reimburse eligible private-sector employers in Saskatchewan 100 per cent of employee training costs related to reopening.
Saskatchewan construction long-term care

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Saskatchewan invests $80M in construction, renewal of long-term care facilities

The government of Saskatchewan is investing more than $80 million into its long-term care facilities, including $7.2 million for maintenance projects.
Helium extraction and production could boost employment in the struggling Saskatchewan resource sector

Construction Business

Helium could buoy Saskatchewan resource sector

Helium extraction and production could help buoy the Saskatchewan resource sector as western Canada’s oil and gas industry continues to struggle.
Avenue Living fined for safety violation

REMI Network

Avenue Living fined for safety violation

The Calgary-based rental housing provider pleaded guilty under its legal name, Boulevard Real Estate Equities Ltd., for an incident that caused a worker injury.
garbage areas

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Status quo rejected for Saskatchewan land fill

Saskatchewan currently ranks second among Canadian provinces for per capita disposal, equating to 842 kilograms of waste per resident every year, but the provincial government is aiming for a 30 per cent reduction from 2014 levels by 2030.
workplace injury

REMI Network

Saskatchewan rolls out workplace injury initiative

Saskatchewan is rolling out a three-year strategy to reduce the number of serious workplace injuries and fatalities in four key areas.
carbon pricing revenue

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Retrofit fund draws on carbon pricing revenue

Grants of up to $250,000 are available to small business operators in New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan for energy-saving and emission-reducing building retrofit projects.
apprenticeship

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New CBTU program aims to increase women apprentices

Canada’s Building Trades Unions have announced the launch of provincial Offices to Advance Women Apprentices in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia.
headversity

REMI Network

Partnership to support workplace psychological health in Sask.

WCB and UFred have signed a partnership agreement to increase access to training and resources for Saskatchewan employers to create psychologically healthy workplaces.
carbon pollution amnesty

Canadian Property Management

Feds foil carbon pollution amnesty efforts

Surcharges will apply to 22 different fuel types, but most consumer expenditure is expected to go to gasoline and natural gas price add-ons.
energy-efficient appliances

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Sask resumes PST on energy-efficient appliances

Saskatchewan landlords and developers face a six per cent increase in the price of energy-efficient appliances since the provincial government resumed collecting sales tax on previously exempt products.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Saskatchewan amends rental legislation

Saskatchewan has introduced amendments to rental legislation to address recent concerns about cannabis, misuse of the eviction process, and the disposal of abandoned goods.

REMI Network

Rental housing complex breaks ground in Saskatoon

Construction has started on a new 26-unit affordable rental housing project in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
joint use school projects

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Saskatchewan joint use school projects reach Service Commencement

Following 22 months of design and construction activity, Concert Infrastructure has announced that the Saskatchewan Joint Use Schools Projects I and II have reached Service Commencement.
hospital upgrades

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Utility savings fund Saskatoon hospital upgrades

After completing significant hospital upgrades last year, Royal University Hospital is now doubling the expected savings from energy improvements.