Topic: global transportation hub

Sask. government denies 'secret meeting' with city over GTH sale

The minister responsible for the Global Transportation Hub has denied the government had a meeting with the City of Regina over a deal for the authority.

Where does Sask.'s future premier stand on legal cannabis, the GTH?

Alanna Koch, Scott Moe, Ken Cheveldayoff, Tina Beaudry-Mellor and Gord Wyant are vying to fill the shoes of outgoing Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall.
CBC Investigates

Sask. government rolls out red carpet for GTH investor who was wanted by China for fraud

An internal email shows that in early 2017, politicians and senior government officials welcomed new Global Transportation Hub investor Mike Niu to the Saskatchewan legislature.

Sask. farmer near GTH wants help with flooded land

A farmer west of Regina says a poorly maintained drainage ditch caused significant flooding on his land two years ago and there is still no solution in sight.
CBC Investigates

Government defends 'fake map' of GTH to sell Chinese megamall as artist's rendering

CBC has discovered the premier's office is promoting the megamall being built at the Global Transportation Hub using a map of the facility which features a host of businesses that don't exist.
CBC Investigates

Tenants of Chinese megamall at GTH don't have to hire Canadians

Tenants of the Chinese megamall being built at the Global Transportation Hub are not required hire Canadians, like other immigrant-established businesses in Regina.
CBC Investigates

Sask. government considered buying high-priced farmland near GTH from Regina developer — before he owned it

Confidential emails reveal key players in the notorious "GTH land deal" were working on yet another deal just as the first controversial transaction was concluding in December 2013.

GTH land deal appraisal based on 'factually wrong' information: privacy commissioner report

A new report from Saskatchewan's Information and Privacy Commissioner says the Global Transportation Hub land sale was based on appraisal information that was "factually wrong."

RCMP has 'extensive' interview with Brad Wall on GTH land deal

Premier Brad Wall has revealed he went through a "very thorough" interview with the RCMP over a deal involving land outside of Regina.
CBC Investigates

Email shows Bill Boyd and premier's office were 'concocting a scheme' to pay too much for GTH land, NDP says

A single sentence in a high-level internal email the government has been trying to keep from the public appears to contradict what Bill Boyd and the premier's office have been telling Saskatchewan people about the Global Transportation Hub land deal for the past 19 months, says the provincial NDP.

Sask. conflict of interest commissioner won't look into Bill Boyd's role in GTH land deals

Ron Barclay, Saskatchewan's conflict of interest commissioner, will not investigate whether Bill Boyd was in a conflict of interest over a Global Transportation Hub land deal.

Jeremy Harrison's comments on GTH 'raised questions' for Sask. political scientist

A Saskatchewan political scientist says Jeremy Harrison's comments on the Global Transportation Hub "raised questions" for him about the independence of cabinet ministers and how much the public and media gets spin as opposed to fact.

Bill Boyd asks conflict of interest commissioner to investigate Chinese business involvements

Saskatchewan's former minister of the economy says he doesn't believe his involvement with a company trying to attract Chinese investors is a conflict of interest, but he's asking the commissioner to look into it anyway.
CBC Investigates

Cash-for-jobs immigration consultant connected to Sask. government-backed Chinese megamall

An immigration consulting firm that experts say may have engaged in fraudulent behaviour is linked to a high-profile development project the Saskatchewan government is heavily promoting.

GTH board shouldn't use personal email to send 'sensitive' info: privacy report

The province's office of Information and Privacy Commissioner is recommending Global Transportation Hub board members stop using private email for sensitive information.