On July 30, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart reiterated the importance of the U.S. Senate’s outright repeal of Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) for beef and pork.
Local Grade 12 students Kennedy Thompson, Sean Fehr, and Luc Perrault had the unique opportunity to play at the University of Regina last week, as part of the JUNOfest excitement surrounding the awards show which aired on April 21 from Regina. Fourth Man in the Fire was selected as one of the top six bands to participate in the Juno showcase on April 17, through a SaskMusic contest and live Battle of the Bands.
Local author Barbara Olsgard Winquist is looking forward to the release of her new book, 'Tale of an Honest Man', which is set for March 16.
The December sale of Crown petroleum and natural gas and oil sands rights generated $11.5 million in revenue for the province, bringing final land sale revenues for the 2012 calendar year to $105.7 million.
Saskatchewan writer Candace Savage was recently awarded the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction for A Geography of Blood: Unearthing Memory from a Prairie Landscape. The $60,000 prize is, in terms of financial value, the largest nonfiction award in the country.
To celebrate the release of her first full-length album Mirador, fransaskoise artist Alexis Normand is sharing her blend of folk and jazz music with audiences across Saskatchewan. The album is unique in that it was created with visual artist Zoé Fortier, and inspired by the prairies.