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The cover story of the Q3 2020 issue is all about how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed business routes.
The Brandt Group of Companies is pleased to announce that, effective July 10, they have successfully acquired the assets of GeoShack Canada Company and the Canadian assets of INTEQ Distributors. This acquisition, which directly affects the Ontario and Quebec markets, makes Brandt the exclusive dealer for Topcon Positioning Systems and other complimentary tools and technology for the entire Canadian market.
Mental health injuries are on the rise across our province and our country. To develop a long-term strategy, which will include resources to assist Saskatchewan employers deal with psychological health issues in the workplace, WorkSafe Saskatchewan has formed a partnership with Dr. Joti Samra, one of Canada’s foremost psychological health and wellness experts. WorkSafe is the workplace injury prevention partnership between the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) and the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety.
When the COVID pandemic hit, Saskatchewan’s economy was the least affected among the provinces. Our relatively small population is more focused on business-to-business activity than many of the more densely populated areas such as Toronto, where business-to-consumer is more heavily favoured.
Farmers and ranchers in Saskatchewan are working together to find new and effective ways to manage water on their land that will strengthen their operations and protect communities, infrastructure and the environment.
Work is underway to upgrade 445 km of Thin Membrane Surface (TMS) and rural highways in Saskatchewan.
“This investment will go a long way toward our government’s goal of improving 1,000 km of highways this year, and 10,000 km in 10 years as laid out by our growth plan,” Highways and Infrastructure Minister Greg Ottenbreit said. “Strong investments like this will assure our transportation infrastructure can support our industry and exporters for generations to come.”
By Shantel Lipp, President, SHCA
Yes, we specialize in road building. It’s an area that has been a primary focus of our association for decades. But road building is just one aspect of what we do to help make Saskatchewan a great place to call home.