Saskatchewan

Dakota Dunes Resort

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Indigenous themes illuminate Dakota Dunes Resort

The Whitecap Dakota First Nation collaborated with designers on the new Dakota Dunes Resort in Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan ends exemptions for smoke and CO alarms in older residential buildings

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Sask ends exemptions for smoke and CO alarms

Saskatchewan landlords and homeowners will have to install smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in older residential buildings that were previously exempt. Enforcement begins July 1, 2022.
SaskPower offers rate relief for community ice rink operators

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ice rink operators offered SaskPower discount

It’s actually too late for Saskatchewan’s ice rink operators to apply for the funding outlined in the 2021-22 provincial budget earlier this week, but they could still qualify for electricity rate relief this spring and summer.
Saskatchewan to tax EV owners for road upkeep

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Saskatchewan to tax EV owners for road upkeep

The 2021-22 Saskatchewan budget also commits more than $937 million to upgrade the provincial electricity system and nearly $175 million to underwrite an electricity rebate for SaskPower customers.
TCU Place

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Saskatoon’s TCU Place achieves GBAC STAR facility accreditation

The convention centre had previously committed to the accreditation in the second half of 2020.
funds released for school energy retrofits

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Carbon pricing bankrolls school energy retrofits

Promised allocations from the federal Climate Action Incentive Fund have been released for building envelope, lighting and HVAC system improvements.
remote witnessing now a permanent option for land registry applications in Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan enshrines remote witnessing option

Emergency regulations were initially intended to enable land title registry, delegation of power of attorney and filing of wills in accordance with required public health protocols.
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.
construction

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.
Canadian researchers among 25 global Green Talents

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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.
roofing Canadian

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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.