Saskatchewan

workplace injury

REMI Network

Saskatchewan acts to reduce workplace injuries

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.
lead pipe

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.
lead pipe

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.
Aircuity

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Aircuity platform used in NRC building retrofit

Aircuity’s airside efficiency platform was used in the major retrofit project at National Research Council of Canada’s building in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Brandt

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Brandt acquires Saskatoon manufacturing facility

The Brandt Group of Companies has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the former Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd. facility in Saskatoon.
PST exemptions

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Saskatchewan landlords lose key PST exemptions

Saskatchewan landlords experienced a budget double whammy March 22 — receiving the more forceful cost hit from their provincial finance minister.
Mosaic Stadium

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Mosaic Stadium reaches substantial completion

PCL Construction Management Inc.’s work on the new $278.2-million Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan, has recently reached substantial completion.
chemical footprint

REMI Network

Saskatchewan upgrades chemical labelling

Saskatchewan’s chemical labelling system will soon align with a new world-wide standard.
Saskatchewan

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Saskatchewan voters support P3s

Saskatchewan’s recent election results returned the Saskatchewan Party to office in its third consecutive majority government. Following the election results, the Canadian Council for Public-Private
Regina

CondoBusiness

Regina condo fire destroys three units

Regina Fire & Protective Services (RF&PS) Investigators recently completed an investigation into a fire that occurred late on March 20, 2016. The fire, which destroyed