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2014-04-23 16:32:44

SASKATOON, SK, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The FNA Strategic Agriculture Institute (FNA-STAG), a not-for-profit informational research organization, has launched a mobile application that could have a major impact on how farmers price inputs and on researchers' ability to find reliable farm input price data. The application, called AgPriceBook, is available to all farmers free of charge through either the Apple or Google Play app stores. A "small idea with large potential," the app...

2014-04-04 16:20:52

Tesla to minimize environmental impact Issued Capital: 150,526,976 LONDON, ON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased with the recent reports that Tesla Motors Inc. ("Tesla") plans to source its critical raw materials as close as possible to its planned $5 billion lithium-ion battery "gigafactory" in the southwest U.S. - with a preference for North America suppliers to...

2014-04-02 08:22:57

Improved economics at lower commodity price assumptions to advance project financing Issued Capital: 150,526,976 LONDON, ON, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to announce the results of an updated Feasibility Study report by Micon International Limited ("Micon") for Fortune's 100% owned NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper project. NICO is a planned vertically integrated project consisting of...

2014-03-27 16:22:22

Trading Symbols: TSX: CRJ, OTCQB: CLGRF SASKATOON, SK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Resources Inc. ("Claude" and or the "Company") (TSX: CRJ) (OTCQB: CLGRF) board of directors today announce the appointment of Mike Sylvestre, as interim President and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"), effective April 1, 2014 following the retirement of Neil McMillan on March 31, 2014. Mr. Sylvestre is a member of the board of directors of Claude. Mr. Sylvestre brings over 35 years of...

2014-03-18 16:21:15

CALGARY, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion", the "Company", "We" or "Our") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce that we have entered into an arrangement agreement (the "Arrangement") with a private southeast Saskatchewan producer ("Privateco") for total consideration of $400 million, comprised of cash and share consideration of $345 million (the "Purchase Price") plus the assumption of $55 million in debt. Under the terms of the Arrangement,...

2014-03-12 16:21:39

REGINA, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, addressed the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities today on the Government of Canada's commitment to get grain moving quickly. Minister Raitt said the government is ensuring the efficient export of grain by specifying the minimum volumes to be carried by each railway and by planning additional legislation to ensure Canada maintains a world-class logistics system when Parliament returns...

2014-03-11 00:20:18

EDMONTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - AutoCanada Inc. ("AutoCanada" or the "Company") (TSX: ACQ) announced today that it has obtained approval from General Motors of Canada ("GM Canada") to purchase a 70% non-voting equity interest in Saskatoon Motor Products Ltd., a Chevrolet dealership located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Mann-Northway Auto Source Ltd., a Chevrolet GMC Buick Cadillac dealership located in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The purchase of the two dealerships...

2014-02-13 08:22:21

Proved bitumen reserves up 8% -- Combined oil sands production at Foster Creek and Christina Lake averaged almost 103,000 barrels per day (bbls/d) net in 2013, up 14% from 2012. -- Production at Christina Lake increased 55% to more than 49,000 bbls/d net in 2013. Christina Lake phase D reached full capacity in 2013, about six months after first production. Phase E is expected to achieve full capacity in...

2014-02-11 16:24:25

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - I am pleased to congratulate the athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada in para-nordic skiing at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Canada's Paralympic Para-Nordic Team will comprise: -- Mark Arendz (Hartsville, Prince Edward Island) -- Caroline Bisson (Ottawa, Ontario) -- Colette Bourgonje (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) -- Yves Bourque (Bécancour, Quebec) -- Sébastien Fortier...

2014-02-11 16:21:59

Issued Capital: 150,526,976 LONDON, ON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to announce that the Honourable Ken Cheveldayoff, Minister of Environment for the Province of Saskatchewan, has accepted the Environmental Assessment Branch's recommendation and approved the Company's proposed Saskatchewan Metals Processing Plant ("SMPP"), subject to certain conditions. Today's...


Latest Saskatchewan Reference Libraries

Plesiosaur, Turtle Lake Monster
2014-02-05 14:18:05

The Turtle Lake Monster is claimed to inhabit Turtle Lake in West Central Saskatchewan, Canada. Natives claim the monster may be a massive sturgeon and are nervous about the attention the monster may bring. An average of one encounter per year is reported. They date back to pre-settlement days when the Cree had a legend that people who entered the creature’s territory would not return. A couple of explanations to what the monster actually is, include it being a giant lake sturgeon or...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

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