August 22, 2014

What’s cookin’, cupcakes?

“No more sugar for you guys,” said one of the Playground Program coordinators after two kids tried to eat sugar straight from the bag. Read more on page 1

Report from the Legislature

The First Quarter Financial Report released this week shows that Saskatchewan’s provincial budget surplus remains intact… Read more on page 3

Stop looking at your phone

I am addicted to my phone. There, I said it.  Read more on page 4

It’s called the talk

It’s called The Talk. That’s the sit-down session between parents and a child… Read more on page 4

Smart meter scandal looming for Wall

What constitutes a political scandal is often in the eyes of the beholder. Read more on page 5

Politics influence agriculture markets

The continuing tension between Russia and Ukraine is concerning since it appears a tinderbox needing only a spark… Read more on page 7

New act for grain movement

Our nation’s Agriculture Minister, the Honourable Gerry Ritz, recently announced the enactment of important new regulations… Read more on page 9.

Flourishing in the Parklands

The 53rd Annual Horticultural Show took place at the Parkside Heritage Centre in Parkside on Aug. 14. Read more on page 11

Baseball powers armed for the playoffs

The list of power teams in Major League Baseball became crystallized at this year’s trading deadline. Read more on page 15