Southeast Saskatchewan continues to show signs of improvement when it comes to the job market. The unemployment rate is sitting at 4.4 percent in the region, according to Statistics Canada's latest job numbers, which were released this morning.

The stats show 800 new jobs in the region. The regional numbers are well below the provincial unemployment rate of 6.6 percent.

As for the rest of the country, the lowest unemployment rate in more than 40 years was reported, at 5.8 percent.

Premier Says The Province is Still Waiting for Ratification of Equivalency Agreement

During a visit to Estevan on the weekend, Saskatchewan’s Premier Scott Moe addressed the concerns of those in the area in regards to power generation. He said he has a number of concerns with the…

Temporary Paving on Government Road in Progress

Detours are a traffic inconvenience, especially when a highway that runs through a city is closed for nearly four months. The inconvenience has been, arguably, worst for the residents of the area.…

Cannabis Legalization Not A Free For All

The day is here. Cannabis is now legal for recreational purposes across Canada and can be legally purchased from licensed retail and online stores. A question comes to mind for many, however. What…

How You Can Make a Difference on Children's Wish Day in Saskatchewan

Today is Children’s Wish Day in Saskatchewan. With the goal of raising $40,000, the Children's Wish Foundation has partnered up with Golden West Radio to help grant the wishes of local children with…

High Speed Pursuit Near Weyburn Leads to Arrest

A high-speed pursuit by Weyburn RCMP has led to the arrest of a 23-year-old man. Derek Debnam is facing several charges, including flight from police, after RCMP received a call about an erratic…

Police Seeking Information on Vehicle Theft

It's not the best way to be reminded to lock up your possessions while you're swimming, but one local resident received the harsh reminder during his swim earlier this week. Members of the Weyburn…

Big Change to Weyburn Airwaves

Weyburn residents awoke to a new sound on the radio today. The station formerly known as K106, has been relaunched as BIG106. Along with a new name, the station will be operating under an entirely…

Charges Laid After Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

Weyburn Police Service received a call yesterday at 5:00 p.m. of a vehicle-pedestrian collision at the intersection of Coteau Avenue and Second Street. “The vehicle was making a left-hand turn onto…

Premier Says Saskatchewan is Ready for Cannabis

Cannabis is illegal in Canada. Until tomorrow anyway. Saskatchewan's provincial government voiced a lot of displeasure about how quickly the federal government was pushing through legalization, but…

No Cannabis Stores to Open in Weyburn on October 17

Anticlimatic is how the owner of one of the permit holders for retail cannabis in Weyburn describes the impending legalization on Wednesday. Dave Martyn, president of Compass Cannabis Clinic, said as…

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