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Saskatchewan wants greater control over selection of immigrants
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Saskatchewan wants greater control over selection of immigrants

The government of Saskatchewan wants greater control over immigration, and has put forward a “detailed proposal” to the federal government outlining the proposed “Saskatchewan Immigration Accord,” according to a Thursday morning news release. “Saskatchewan requires more autonomy and flexibility over immigration in order to meet its economic needs and address gaps in the labour market,” Immigration and Career Training Minister Jeremy Harrison said in the statement.He said his government finds immigration key to stated goals of growing the provincial population to 1.4 million by 2030 and meeting labour demands.“Provincial governments are in the best position to respond to local labour market needs with new Canadians. The provinces should not be limited by economic categories or caps...
Saskatchewan scores C- on Restaurants Canada report card
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Saskatchewan scores C- on Restaurants Canada report card

Restaurants Canada is giving the government of Saskatchewan a passing grade when it comes to policy support for the hospitality sector, but the province is far from top of the class. The industry advocate has released its latest ‘Raise the Bar’ report card, which grades provinces annually, based on “how industry-friendly their liquor policy landscape is for bars and restaurants”. It has scored Saskatchewan with a C-. Story continues below advertisement “Saskatchewan needs to take decisive action to provide licensed establishments with more meaningful cost relief and move ahead with a comprehensive review of liquor policies, as was previously promised by the government,” said Western Canada Government Relations Director Jennifer Henshaw.“Restaurants Ca...