6 March 2014
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The #1 priority of our government is the backlog of grain transportation. In fact, it was the subject of an emergency debate when the Spring sitting of the legislature resumed this week. With unanimous support, our government passed a motion supporting emergency legislation from Ottawa to mandate service agreements between railways and grain companies.
The backlog is hurting prices for producers, causing storage issues and cash flow problems because of producers’ inability to deliver. After a record harvest in 2013, these delays are also hurting Saskatchewan’s reputation as a reliable supplier of agriculture products throughout the world. The backlog even extends beyond the agriculture industry as it impacts the transportation of the other products our province produces and sells at a time when our province is breaking its own export records.Read More...
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Prince Albert Sharks Win Team Title
The Prince Albert Sharks won team title at the Swim Saskatchewan provincial competition. Congratulations! Some swimmers achieved AA standards qualifying them for the prestigious ManSask competition to be held in Winnipeg . Good luck!!
Congratulations to the Carlton Comprehensive High School 4A Girls Basketball team as they advance to the Regionals this Friday in Warman. Good luck at Regionals!
Wrestlers off to Provincials
Congratulations and best wishes to the high school wrestling teams from St. Mary and Carlton Comprehensive High School as they compete at the Saskatchewan High School Athletic Association provincial wrestling championships this weekend in Saskatoon. Good luck to all competitors!