John Burton, author of Potash: An Inside Account of Saskatchewan's Pink Gold

The Wall government's third-quarter budget update, released Feb.29, banks on increased potash sales to partially offset lost revenue due to weak potash prices. Only four days before the budget update, Saskatchewan’s largest potash producer announced it would cut its annual production by 400,000 tonnes.

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Students from Lara Ewert-Molesky's Grade 3/4 class at Grant Road School read What's Growing Around Us? during Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week.

Student hands shoot up as local Saskatchewan farmer, Kim Gerencser asks what agriculture looks like at home for them. 

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University of Regina Dean of Faculty of Education Jennifer Hubble

Saskatchewan’s history curriculum is under the microscope after two contrasting reports were released in December and January.

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Judy Ferguson, provincial auditor.

How cost-effective has the Lean initiative been in Saskatchewan? Well, depending on what you read, reports range from nine-figure savings to horrifying eight-figure losses.

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Snowy pipes

New environmental regulations around pipeline projects will affect the TransCanada Energy East Pipeline and other inter-provincial pipeline projects. The Energy East pipeline is proposed to carry 1.1 million barrels of crude oil per day from Alberta and Saskatchewan to refineries in Eastern Canada.

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Tom Graham at his office in Regina

“We are happy with the decision to get rid of both of them,” was the sentiment expressed by CUPE Saskatchewan president Tom Graham regarding the recent decision by the new Liberal government to repeal bills C-377 and C-525.

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Ron Silvester's "Slim" bull eating organic oats.

Global reductions of “superbugs” are on the world’s agenda once again. The medical scientific community signed a declaration to fight antibiotic resistance at The World Economic Forum held Jan. 21 in Davos, Switzerland.

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Saskatchewan Poet Laureate Gerald Hill. Photo by Jessie Anton.

When Gerald Hill became the new Saskatchewan poet laureate, every goose sang like Adele, the Canadian dollar and the price of oil went up, and the Roughriders were back on top—in other words, the minute he was appointed, everything fell into place, according to his latest poem, at least.

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