Planet S Column 009 – Yay Taxes!

Yay Taxes! Sean Shaw Published Thursday November 28, 10:27 am If you want a functioning city, you’ll agree “Taxes are too high!” “Don’t raise my taxes!” “Ghaa!!! Taaaaxxes!!!” Sound familiar? If you’re from Saskatoon, it should. From the mid-1990s to the early 2000s, Saskatoon wore its yearly low tax increases as a badge of honour, ...

Saskatoon’s Outdated Bike Bylaw – What Happened to the 2011 Review?

Saskatoon's Outdated Bike Bylaw - What Happened to the 2011 Review?
  Saskatoon’s Bike Bylaw has recently been in the spotlight as the Saskatoon Police have publicly declared that they will be doing a safety blitz to ensure cyclists have outfitted their bikes with the proper safety gear.  Outlined in the Bike Bylaw (passed in 1988, revised in 1993) is the provision that all bikes must ...

The Link Between Climate Change and Flooding

I came across this interview/news report earlier today and thought it worth a re-post here.  While some will suggest that it’s too soon to be examining the root causes of the catastrophic flood currently affecting Alberta (and waters rising here in SK), when is a better time to raise awareness of the links being made ...