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Saskatchewan government extends effective data for PST on insurance premiums

May 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Government of Saskatchewan announced on Wednesday that it has extended the effective date for the application of provincial sales tax to insurance premiums following discussions with insurance industry associations. The Ministry of Finance said in a press release that

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Law allowing blue and amber lights for roadside assistance vehicles now in effect in Saskatchewan

May 17, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Roadside assistance vehicles in Saskatchewan can now use blue lights in conjunction with amber lights, Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) announced on Tuesday. The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed the Traffic Safety (Tow Trucks) Amendment Act to permit blue lights to

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Saskatchewan government announces steps to improve pipeline regulations following 2016 Husky spill

March 27, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The government of Saskatchewan has announced steps to improve pipeline regulations after the completion of its investigation into last July’s Husky pipeline oil spill. Energy and Resources Minister Dustin Duncan announced last week that the Ministry of the Economy had

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Saskatchewan government says Tundra Energy owns pipeline that leaked crude oil

January 27, 2017 The Canadian Press

STOUGHTON, Sask. – The Saskatchewan government says it has confirmed which pipeline leaked 200,000 litres of crude oil on First Nation farmland. It says it belongs to Calgary-based Tundra Energy Marketing Ltd. The company has been leading cleanup of the

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Government of Saskatchewan introduces new privacy legislation

June 14, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Government of Saskatchewan announced on Monday that new privacy legislation is being introduced and expected to come into force in 2017. The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Act, 2016 (FOIPP) and The Local Authority Freedom of