TOPIC: SKBUDGET18

Changes to rental supplement 'short-sighted,' Sask. housing advocates say

"This defies common sense, it lacks compassion," said NDP critic Trent Wotherspoon, as the province prepared to halt a rental housing supplement for nearly 13,000 individuals and families.

Sask. adding PST to used cars, expects to collect $95M

Saskatchewan auto dealers must now charge six per cent PST on used vehicles. Buyers in private sales worth over $5,000 will also have to pay the tax when they transfer the ownership with SGI.

Sask. budget 2018: PST stays at 6%, government projects $365M deficit

Saskatchewan is keeping its provincial sales tax steady at six per cent as it projects a deficit of $365 million, according to its 2018-19 budget.

Saskatchewan budget 2018: Pot profits left out of Sask. budget because revenue 'difficult to predict'

The Saskatchewan government says Tuesday’s budget does not include any projections for marijuana sales revenue because there is not enough certainty about legalization and the retail market.

Saskatchewan budget 2018: K-12 education gets back $30M, post-secondary student support cut by $12M

The provincial government has restored some funding for K-12 education, but financial support for post-secondary students has been cut back.

Saskatchewan budget 2018: Rent supplement for low-income and disabled residents being phased out

The province will end any new applications for the Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement this summer.

Sask. provincial budget to be released Tuesday

CBC Saskatchewan will be home to all your budget coverage on April 10.

Saskatchewan budget 2018: How to follow CBC's coverage

CBC Saskatchewan will be home to all your budget coverage on April 10.

PST increase and job cuts real possibilities as Sask. sticks to balanced budget goal

A University of Regina economist says increased taxes and job cuts are possible strategies to cut Saskatchewan's near-$600 million budget deficit.

'It's an honour': Sask. Finance Minister Donna Harpauer only 2nd woman province's history to deliver budget

The first episode of CBC Saskatchewan's newest podcast On the Ledge features the person who will be front and centre on budget day.

PST refunds coming soon on certain insurance premiums, province says

The province says its previously announced refunds for PST charged on certain types of insurance — such as crop, livestock, life and health insurance — will be coming soon.

Optimism from business, education groups as budget day looms in Saskatchewan

Finance Minister Donna Harpauer has said that everything is on the table in the upcoming provincial budget, and Premier Scott Moe told reporters "this will be a challenging budget."

Walk-backs, political exits: Remembering last spring's 'unprecedented' Sask. budget

Finance Minister Donna Harpauer says this year the government has consulted with groups and stakeholders to be impacted by the upcoming budget.

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