February 14, 2020

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the appointment of Lua Gibb as a judge to the Provincial Court in Saskatoon.

Judge Gibb received her law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2005.  After completing her articles with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice and Attorney General, Judge Gibb spent time as a provincial prosecutor; crown counsel with the Department of Justice Canada; advocate for the Saska...

February 14, 2020

A Gronlid man recently pleaded guilty in Melfort Provincial Court to charges stemming from a five-year undercover investigation into illegal wildlife trafficking.

In 2014, Ministry of Environment conservation officers received information that an individual was buying and selling large numbers of wild elk, moose and deer antlers without the proper permits in place.  Officers proceeded to follow up on the tip and inspected a yar...

February 11, 2020

In 2019, the ministry checked more than 3,100 watercraft for signs of aquatic invasive species (AIS), identifying 1,147 as high-risk and requiring further inspection.  In all, 217 watercraft were decontaminated and no AIS were found.

Anyone transporting watercraft in Saskatchewan must remove the boat plug, stop at watercraft inspection stations and submit to inspection, or risk a $500 fine.  It is also illegal to bring prohib...

February 11, 2020

Saskatchewan produced a record amount of gold in 2019.  The province’s only active gold mine, the Seabee gold operation, owned by SSR Mining Inc. (SSRM), produced 112,137 ounces.

In 2019, production from the Seabee operation increased 17 per cent compared to the previous year, which marks the fourth consecutive year the Seabee operation has set a new record for gold production in the province.

The Seabee gold operation is loca...

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