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Details of province's secret agreement with Brightenview emerge as dispute about megamall boils over

The province is threatening to evict Brightenview from its GTH office because it has failed to pay its lease for more than a year. Meanwhile, Brightenview’s CEO says the province has “misled” him, broken its contract and abandoned his company. 

Brightenview asks Sask. government to reverse ban on megamall immigration applications

The developer of a megamall at the Global Transportation Hub, Brightenview Development International, says the Saskatchewan government should reverse its recent decision to withdraw support for immigration applications tied to the project. 
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20 unanswered questions about the GTH land deal

The NDP and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation say despite the fact the RCMP announced it would not be laying criminal charges following its GTH land deal investigation, there are still crucial lingering questions.

Deputy Premier backs away from campaign call for GTH inquiry following RCMP probe

During Gord Wyant's recent bid to lead the Saskatchewan Party, he promised to call a public inquiry into the Global Transportation Hub land deal whether the RCMP investigation resulted in charges or not. Now he has a different opinion.

Nun calls for forensic audit on Global Transportation Hub land dealings

The decision not to lay criminal charges or have an inquiry into the government’s dealings into the Global Transportation Hub has raised the eyebrows of a nun whose order formerly owned some of the land in question.

No charges laid in GTH land deal investigation: RCMP

The RCMP says it will not be laying any charges after completing its investigation into the Global Transportation Hub land deal that has been the centre of controversy for years.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.



Raw video: Premier at centre of lively media scrum

Premier Brad Wall talked about the GTH deal and other matters on Sept. 6, 2017.
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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.

CBC Political Panel Legislative chat Sept 1

Regina Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk joins CBC Radio's The Morning Edition to discuss retiring MLA Bill Boyd.

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.
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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.

Sask. privacy commissioner criticizes government's use of private email

Saskatchewan's privacy commissioner has released a report criticizing government leaders and employees for using private email addresses.

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.

NDP says GTH deal with Brightenview smacks of 'desperation' in light of revelations about company

A Saskatchewan NDP member says it appears the Global Transportation Hub signed on a tenant “without due diligence,” which she says shows “desperation.”