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---------------------------- 2011 ----------------------------

December 19, 2011 - SaskEnergy announces home gas detector rebate offer

December 13, 2011 - Winter leak survey part of SaskEnergy's enhanced safety program

December 6, 2011 - SaskEnergy, SaskPower and SaskEnergy Network Members Introduce Two Energy Efficiency Programs for Businesses

November 22, 2011 - Hockey Day in Saskatchewan

November 15, 2011 - 2012 RBC Cup

November 14, 2011 - SaskEnergy to sponsor the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier Junior Stars Contest

September 28, 2011 - SaskEnergy divests 40.1 per cent interest in Igasamex

September 15, 2011 - Funding Continued for the Energy Efficient New Homes Rebate Program

August 26, 2011 - SaskEnergy to achieve $9M in savings through purchase of head office building

August 15, 2011 - SaskEnergy and CEP Local 649 reach tentative agreement on new three-year deal
August 12, 2011 - Residential commodity competition welcomed

July 12, 2011 - SaskEnergy releases proposed 2011 and 2012 natural gas construction plans for the Town of La Ronge

June 29, 2011 - GASCO to acquire 30 percent of Gas Sur S.A. from SaskEnergy

May 20, 2011 - SaskEnergy and T.rex Discovery Centre "dig up" a new three-year agreement

May 20, 2011 - Sask 1st Call reminds home owners and contractors to plan ahead during record setting Spring for locate requests

May 10, 2011 - South Regina Safety

May 6, 2011 - KidSport scores another touchdown with 2011 SaskEnergy Saskatchewan RoughRiders Calendar

April 19, 2011 - SaskEnergy 2010 Annual Report

April 1, 2011 - April is Safe Digging Month

March 16, 2011 - Saskatchewan EnerGuide for Houses Program Renewed to Fall 2013

March 11, 2011 - Flood Protection Safety Reminder from SaskEnergy and TransGas

March 1, 2011 - Market conditions and solid gas price management keep SaskEnergy bills lowest in a decade

February 9, 2011 - SaskEnergy responds to Occupational Health and Safety announcement

February 7, 2011 - MINISTER DUSTIN DUNCAN JOINS STUDENTS AND SASKATCHEWAN ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIETY AT ENERGY CONSERVATION EVENT

February 4, 2011 - New green technology could offset SaskEnergy's electrical use within four years

February 1, 2011 - SaskEnergy asks homeowners and businesses to carefully remove snow and ice from around natural gas meters

---------------------------- 2010 ----------------------------

December 31, 2010 - A strong operational year for SaskEnergy with customer growth above the 10-year average

December 3, 2010 - SaskEnergy Home Energy Efficiency Project exceeds five-year goal

December 2, 2010 - TransGas working with producers to provide new energy source for Saskatchewan

November 22, 2010 - SaskEnergy Marks Milestone in Customer Service with 350,000th Customer

November 5, 2010 - SaskEnergy and CGI Sign Seven Year Agreement for CIS Implementation Project and Ongoing Support Services

October 29, 2010 - Hydrogen Vehicle Loading and Fuelling Station Launched

October 26, 2010 - Government Approves SaskEnergy Rate Decrease

October 12, 2010 - Panel recommends SaskEnergy rate reduction; cautions about future increases

September 29, 2010 - Home Energy Efficiency Project helps families save money in Moose Jaw

September 24, 2010 - SaskEnergy/Network Members Extend Commercial HVAC Program

September 9, 2010 - Rate application will mean lower natural gas bills for customers this winter; commodity rates now comparable to those a decade ago

July 27, 2010 - August 12th to be declared Don Narcisse Day in Saskatchewan

SaskEnergy, the Government of Saskatchewan, City of Regina, Saskatchewan Roughriders and KidSport™ are proud to support a celebration for a Rider football legend.

May 26, 2010 - Sask 1st Call Requests Increase Five-Fold Since Service Began

Saskatchewan contractors and homeowners are today contacting Sask 1st Call with line locate requests at a rate five times what the service experienced when it was formed in 2003.

May 19, 2010 - SaskEnergy Home Energy Efficiency Project - Rural Community Initiative

Regina - SaskEnergy, The Salvation Army and SIAST are once again teaming up to provide communities across Saskatchewan with a little extra warmth this fall from the 2010 SaskEnergy Home Energy Efficiency Project (HEEP).

May 13, 2010 - 2011 Ford World Men's Curling Championship Gets a Boost of Energy

The Host Committee for the 2011 Ford World Men's Curling Championship, presented by Richardson International Limited, announced today that starting May 15 volunteers can apply to be part of this prestigious event.

April 22, 2010 - The Results are in for the 2010 SaskEnergy Saskatchewan Roughriders Calendar

KidSport™ Saskatchewan, SaskEnergy and the Saskatchewan Roughriders are proud to announce a recordsetting sales year for the SaskEnergy Saskatchewan Roughriders Calendar for KidSport™. In its fourth year of operation, the 2010 SaskEnergy Saskatchewan Roughriders Calendar raised a total of $178,445 for KidSport™ Saskatchewan; over $67,000 more than was raised in 2009.

April 21, 2010 - Bennett Dunlop Ford and SaskEnergy Step Up to Support Regina Food Bank

Volunteer Week in Saskatchewan (April 19-24th) is only at the half-way mark, but it already has been a good week for the Regina and District Food Bank. The organization has just been presented with some unique donations that will go a long way in supporting the work of its volunteers.

April 19, 2010 - COMPETITIVE RATES, PARTNERSHIPS AND CUSTOMER GROWTH HELPS SASKENERGY POST SOLID FINANCIAL RESULTS

Competitive customer rates, successful strategic partnerships and strong customer growth were highlights of SaskEnergy's business in 2009.

The Crown corporation, which tabled its annual report in the legislature today, recorded operational net earnings of $64 million, compared to operational net earnings of $56 million in 2008. A positive non-cash fair value adjustment of $29 million resulted in net income of $93 million. Crown Investments Corporation (CIC) was paid a dividend of $51 million based on net income before fair value adjustments (operational net earnings).

March 15, 2010 - ATCO Midstream and SaskEnergy expand gas processing in southeast Saskatchewan

CALGARY, Alberta - ATCO Midstream and SaskEnergy Inc. today announced the completion of an expansion project at the Kisbey Gas Plant in southeastern Saskatchewan that will benefit both the environment and Saskatchewan's economy.

March 10, 2010 - Market conditions lead to continuation of lowest commodity rate since 2001

Saskatchewan residents will continue to experience the lowest natural gas commodity rates since 2001, with SaskEnergy's announcement today that market conditions will enable it to maintain its current rate. SaskEnergy lowered its commodity rate by 13 per cent to $5.21/Gigajoule (GJ) on November 1, 2009, its lowest rate in eight years.

January 13, 2010 - Government Approves SaskEnergy's Delivery Service Rate Increase

The Government of Saskatchewan today approved SaskEnergy's request for a delivery service rate increase of $2.10 to the Basic Monthly Charge for residential customers. Even with this adjustment, the average residential customer's total bill has decreased 5.6 per cent or $57 annually, as SaskEnergy's commodity rate was lowered to $5.21/Gigajoule on Nov. 1, 2009.

January 8, 2010 - SaskEnergy and Industry Establish Innovative Training Facility in Saskatoon

Saskatoon is home to a new provincial natural gas trades training centre, designed to provide technical training to both SaskEnergy and private sector industry employees. The SaskEnergy Technical Training Centre was developed in partnership with the Mechanical Contractors Association of Saskatchewan (MCAS) which provided heating & mechanical equipment, mechanical contracting services as well as consultation during development of the facility.

---------------------------- 2009 ----------------------------

December 29, 2009 - Rate Review Panel announces recommendation for SaskEnergy's proposed Delivery Service Rate

The Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel presented its report to the Minister of Crown Investments Corporation about the fairness and reasonableness of SaskEnergy's proposed delivery rate, considering the interests of the customer, the Crown corporation and the public.

December 11, 2009 - Crowns Donate Hockey Tickets to Foster Children

Saskatchewan foster children will be cheering on the teams at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship in Regina and Saskatoon later this month, thanks to five of Saskatchewan's Crown corporations.

December 11, 2009 - SaskEnergy sponsorship buys state-of-the-art technology for Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo Affinity Learning Centre

Saskatoon, SK - December 11, 2009 - SaskEnergy has donated $75,000 over three years to support educational programming at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo's recently constructed Affinity Learning Centre.

November 18, 2009 - ALTAGAS CLOSES ACQUISITION OF REMAINING 75.1 PERCENT OF HERITAGE GAS

Calgary, Alberta (November 18, 2009) - AltaGas Income Trust (AltaGas or the Trust) (TSX: ALA.UN) and SaskEnergy Incorporated (SaskEnergy) are pleased to announce that the Trust's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary AltaGas Utility Group Inc. (Utility Group) has successfully completed the acquisition of 75.1 percent of the outstanding shareholder debt and common shares of Heritage Gas Limited (Heritage Gas). The acquisition brings AltaGas' ownership of Heritage Gas to 100 percent. AltaGas purchased SaskEnergy and Scotia Investments (Scotia) respective 50.1 percent and 25 percent interest in Heritage Gas for $109.8 million.

November 4, 2009 - SaskEnergy Rate Decrease Approved

The government today approved a 12.6 per cent decrease to SaskEnergy's natural gas commodity rate, resulting in the lowest natural gas rate in nine years. SaskEnergy's residential customers will now see an average 7.8 per cent decrease on their actual bill effective November 1.

November 3, 2009 - AltaGas Income Trust To Acquire Remaining 75.1 Percent Of Heritage Gas Limited

Calgary, Alberta and Regina, Saskatchewan (November 3, 2009) - AltaGas Income Trust (AltaGas or the Trust) (TSX: ALA.UN) and SaskEnergy Incorporated (SaskEnergy) jointly announce that they together with Scotia Investments (Scotia) have entered into a purchase and sale agreement pursuant to which AltaGas' indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, AltaGas Utility Group Inc. (Utility Group) will, subject to customary conditions, purchase for $109.8 million the 75.1 percent of the outstanding shareholder debt and common shares of Heritage Gas Limited (Heritage Gas) it does not already own. Proceeds to SaskEnergy and Scotia will be approximately $73.3 million and $36.5 million for their respective 50.1 percent and 25 percent interest in Heritage Gas.

November 2, 2009 - Rate Review Panel announces recommendation for SaskEnergy's proposed commodity rate

This morning the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel presented its report to the Minister of the Crown Investments Corporation regarding the fairness and reasonableness of SaskEnergy's proposed commodity rate change, considering the interests of the customer, the Crown corporation and the public.

October 9, 2009 - Five Saskatchewan Companies among Canada's Top 100 Employers

REGINA, October 9, 2009 - Premier Brad Wall today congratulated five Saskatchewan companies - SaskTel, SaskEnergy, Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI), Information Services Corporation (ISC), and Cameco - that have been included on Mediacorp Canada's latest list of Canada's Top 100 Employers. Mediacorp made the announcement on Thursday, October 8, 2009.

October 8, 2009 - Old-Fashioned Values Are Back in Vogue: Winners of the 2010 Canada's Top 100 Employers Competition

TORONTO, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - Forget the foosball tables, on-site video games and especially the big-name rock bands at company events. Canadian employers are returning in droves to the old-fashioned values that have long distinguished this nation's economy from its neighbour to the south. Stability and job security are back in style - and nowhere is this more evident than in today's release of the 2010 winners of the Canada's Top 100 Employers competition by Mediacorp Canada Inc.

September 30, 2009 - More than 200 new Northern customers will have natural gas this winter

SaskEnergy's natural gas pipeline system will begin serving new customers on the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, the town of Air Ronge, and the first businesses in La Ronge in time for the winter heating season. More than 200 new customers in these communities will have the availability to connect to natural gas in the coming weeks.

September 28, 2009 - Applications to reduce overall bills by $54-106 annually: lowest commodity rate since 2001

SaskEnergy announced today it has filed requests with the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) to adjust its commodity and delivery rates. If implemented, these changes will reduce annual average bills for residential customers by $54 and the former farm customer class by $106.

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September 22, 2009 - SaskEnergy Home Energy Efficiency Project helps families in Regina make their energy dollars go further this winter

Today, volunteers from SaskEnergy, TransGas, The Salvation Army, SIAST, City of Regina, Farm Credit Canada, SaskEnergy Network Members, and the community teamed up to provide 100 Regina families with a little extra warmth this fall from the 2009 SaskEnergy Home Efficiency Project (HEEP).

August 6, 2009 - Programs Are Available To Help Customers Manage Energy Costs and Help the Environment

SaskEnergy, along with participating SaskEnergy Network Members and SaskPower continue to offer energy efficiency programs to help customers save money on their energy bills. The ENERGY STAR® Prime Rate Loan Program and a $15 Programmable Thermostat Rebate are available as of August 1, 2009, and will continue through until March 31, 2010. These programs are specially designed for customers who are upgrading their heating and cooling equipment within their homes through the purchase of a natural gas furnace, air conditioner or natural gas appliance.

July 16, 2009 - SaskEnergy Home Energy Efficiency Project - Rural Community Initiative

SaskEnergy, The Salvation Army and SIAST are once again teaming up to provide communities across Saskatchewan with a little extra warmth this fall from the 2009 SaskEnergy Home Energy Efficiency Project (HEEP).

July 3, 2009 - Three more Northern communities to begin receiving natural gas this year

SaskEnergy continues to make substantial progress extending natural gas service to Highway #2 communities north of Waskesieu. New natural gas customers were connected in Weyakwin and Ramsey Bay last fall, the first communities to be served under SaskEnergy's northern pipeline project. The Town of Air Ronge, portions of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and some businesses in La Ronge will begin receiving gas service this fall, allowing customers to make equipment conversions in time for the winter heating season.

June 10, 2009 - Imagine Canada recognizes community partners

Regina - The Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) and The Salvation Army was presented today with a Canadian Business and Community Partnership Award from Imagine Canada for their outstanding partnership in support of the SaskEnergy Home Energy Efficiency Project (HEEP).

June 4, 2009 - Saskatchewan Games Council Media Release

Moose Jaw's Crescent Park was buzzing with Moose Javians of all ages today as SaskEnergy announced a four-year sponsorship commitment to the Saskatchewan Games Council during a community barbeque.

April 24, 2009 - 2010 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP OPENS CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

The host committee for the 2010 World Junior Championship (WJC) along with SaskEnergy, the official sponsor of volunteers, today announced that applications are now being accepted for those wishing to volunteer in either Saskatoon or Regina.

March 25, 2009 - SaskEnergy Rate Decrease Approved.

The Provincial Government today approved a 21 per cent decrease for SaskEnergy's rate for natural gas effective April 1, 2009. This change results in savings of approximately $23 per month for the typical residential customer.

March 23, 2009 - Rate Review Panel announces recommendation for SaskEnergy's proposed commodity rate.

This morning the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel presented its report to the Minister of the Crown Investments Corporation regarding the fairness and reasonableness of SaskEnergy's proposed commodity rate change, considering the interests of the customer, the Crown corporation and the public.

March 10, 2009 - Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel requests Commodity Market Update.

SaskEnergy announced today it has provided the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) with a market update, which included a revised natural gas commodity rate of $5.96/Gigajoule (GJ) (22.38¢/m3). The SRRP requested a market update as it considers SaskEnergy's application for a new April 1, 2009 commodity rate.

February 17, 2009 - SaskEnergy requests commodity rate decrease: overall bill impact of 19%.

SaskEnergy has applied to the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) for a commodity rate decrease, effective April 1, 2009. The proposed commodity rate would be $6.23 per Gigajoule (GJ), compared to SaskEnergy's existing rate of $8.51/GJ, which was implemented October 1, 2008. If approved, this 27 per cent commodity rate decrease would result in a 19% overall rate decrease for the average residential customer, resulting in savings of approximately $20 per month or $240 annually.

January 20, 2009 - Sask 1st Call welcomes SaskPower as its newest member.

Contractors, businesses and homeowners planning any project involving excavation in 2009 now have one less call to make before they dig, as SaskPower has joined the Sask 1st Call network.

January 16, 2009 - SaskEnergy Hockey Day in Saskatchewan takes place this weekend!

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) and SaskEnergy are extremely excited to present the 2nd annual SaskEnergy Hockey Day in Saskatchewan event this weekend in communities across the province.

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October 16, 2008 - SaskEnergy Delivery Rate Increase Approved

The Provincial Government today approved SaskEnergy's natural gas delivery rate request for a $2 per month increase to the Basic Monthly Charge.

October 8, 2008 - Rate Review Panel announces recommendation for SaskEnergy's proposed delivery rate

The Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel presented its report to the Minister of the Crown Investments Corporation about the fairness and reasonableness of SaskEnergy's proposed Delivery rate, considering the interests of the customer, the Crown corporation and the public.

September 19, 2008 - SaskEnergy announces program and scholarship help for Post-Secondary Students

Today SaskEnergy announced two major investments into the future of Saskatchewan's youth - especially for Aboriginal students planning to attend a post-secondary or trades-based institution.

September 22, 2008 - Share the Warmth™ Home Energy Efficiency Project helps families in Regina make their energy dollars go further this winter

Today, volunteers from SaskEnergy, TransGas, The Salvation Army, SIAST, the Saskatchewan Roughriders, SaskEnergy Network Members, and the community worked together to help 100 Regina families improve the energy efficiency of their homes through the SaskEnergy Share the Warmth™ Home Energy Efficiency Project.

September 19, 2008 - SaskEnergy announces program and scholarship help for Post-Secondary Students

Today SaskEnergy announced two major investments into the future of Saskatchewan's youth - especially for Aboriginal students planning to attend a post-secondary or trades-based institution.

September 10, 2008 - SaskEnergy Commodity Rate Increase Approved

The Provincial Government today approved an average 20 per cent total bill increase for SaskEnergy's customers to reflect higher natural gas commodity costs effective Oct. 1, 2008.

August 28, 2008 - Rate Review Panel announces recommendations for SaskEnergy's proposed commodity rate

The Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel presented its report to the Minister of the Crown Investments Corporation about the fairness and reasonableness of SasEnergy's proposed commodity rate, considering the interests of the customer, the Crown corporation, and the public - and taking into account the reality of gas market pricing.

August 26, 2008 - KidSport™, SaskEnergy and the Saskatchewan Roughriders Launch the 2009 Saskatchewan Roughriders Charity Calendar

The 2009 Saskatchewan Roughriders Charity Calendar was officially launched today at a Rider Pep Rally event in downtown Regina, raising even more excitement for Sunday's Labour Day Classic.

August 11, 2008 - SaskEnergy provides Commodity Market Update to Rate Review Panel

SaskEnergy announced today it has provided the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) with a market update, which included a revised natural gas commodity rate of $8.71/Gigajoule (GJ) (32.71¢/m3).

August 5, 2008 - SaskEnergy offers two more programs to help customers with rising energy costs

SaskEnergy is announcing two more energy efficiency programs to help customers become more energy efficient.

July 16, 2008 - Commodity Market Prices Driving Factor in Proposed SaskEnergy Rate Changes

Continuing strong open market prices for natural gas have led SaskEnergy to follow other jurisdictions in Canada and the United States in applying to increase its commodity charge for the upcoming winter, as part of a combined commodity/delivery rate application to the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP).

2008 SaskEnergy Delivery and Commodity Rate Applications - Frequently Asked Questions

July 10, 2008 - TWO MILLION IN FLOODING ASSISTANCE FOR FISHING LAKE/WALDSEA LAKE

Crown Corporations Minister Ken Cheveldayoff announced today that the Government of Saskatchewan will provide up to $2 million of assistance to help residents and cottage owners in the communities of Fishing Lake and Waldsea Lake repair and replace their damaged utility infrastructure.

July 4, 2008 - Applications available for 2008 Share the Warmth Home Energy Efficiency Project

SaskEnergy is pleased to announce that Saskatchewan homeowners concerned about rising energy costs may now apply for the 2008 Share the Warmth Home Energy Efficiency Project (HEEP).

June 20, 2008 - SaskEnergy supports conservation and volunteerism in Qu'Appelle Valley

SaskEnergy employees, W. F. Ready Elementary School students and community volunteers joined the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) to help clean-up and protect newly acquired conservation land located in the Qu'Appelle Valley.

June 9, 2008 - SaskPower and SaskEnergy encourage customers to go paperless

SaskPower and SaskEnergy have launched a contest to promote the benefits of paperless billing.

May 21, 2008 - Construction to begin on natural gas service to the La Ronge Area

SaskEnergy is set to begin construction in early June on a pipeline that will result in the benefits of natural gas to several northern communities. More than 850 customers have committed to the project, which will result in energy savings of up to 40 per cent in the communities La Ronge, Air Ronge, Weyakwin, Ramsey Bay and the Lac La Ronge Indian Band.

May 12, 2008 - Put public safety first and remember to 'Call Before You Dig'

Contractors and homeowners across Saskatchewan are reminded to keep the safety of their communities top of mind now that the spring construction season is fully underway.

April 21, 2008 - Significant Customer Growth and Effective Service Delivery Highlight 2007 Performance

In 2007, SaskEnergy experienced the strongest customer growth in this decade and participated in new Saskatchewan-based business directions, while delivering effective service to its consumers.

March 18, 2008 - TransGas continues environmental remediation process at its Landis Storage Development Project Site

TransGas has initiated a remediation process at its Landis Storage Cavern Development Project, after diesel-based drilling mud was released at four well drilling sites.

February 7, 2008 - Saskatchewan Junior Curlers Team Up With Scotties Provincial and Territorial Champs

Twelve junior curlers from across Saskatchewan will have an opportunity of a lifetime at the 2008 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, which will run from February 16 - 24, 2008 at Regina's Brandt Centre at IPSCO Place.

January 18, 2008 - TransGas Expanding Natural Gas Storage Service at Landis

TransGas today announced work has begun on a new natural gas storage development at its facility near Landis, Saskatchewan. TransGas is expanding its storage service at Landis by developing three new underground natural gas storage caverns to meet the growing needs of the natural gas industry in Saskatchewan.

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December 14, 2007 - Saskatchewan Hockey Association announces SaskEnergy Hockey Day in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA), in co-operation with SaskEnergy, announced today the first annual SaskEnergy Hockey Day in Saskatchewan, taking place January 19, 2008 in communities across the province.

October 5, 2007 - ATCO Midstream Expands in Saskatchewan

ATCO Midstream Ltd. is entering into an agreement to purchase a 50-percent interest in the Grimes Energy Joint Venture gas plant near the town of Kisbey as the company continues expansion into Saskatchewan. ATCO Midstream will partner in the purchase of the plant with Bayhurst Energy Services Corporation, a subsidiary of SaskEnergy Incorporated. The purchase of the plant, licensed to process 2.5 million cubic feet of sour gas daily, includes approximately 22 kilometers of pipeline servicing four regional producers.

October 2, 2007 - SASKENERGY RATE DECREASE APPROVED

The Provincial Government has approved an average 5.7 per cent decrease for SaskEnergy's commodity rate for natural gas, effective November 1, 2007. The decrease will mean a savings of about $66 a year for the average residential customer. The decrease was recommended by the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel in its recent report to Government.

September 28, 2007 - SaskEnergy, Students, RUH Foundation Team Up to Brighten Lives of Children in Hospital

What do SaskEnergy, a group of artistic students from St. Bernard School in Saskatoon and the Royal University Hospital Foundation have in common? They are all dedicated to making life better for sick children in the Pediatric unit at Royal University Hospital.

September 19, 2007 - SaskEnergy provides commodity market update to Rate Review Panel

SaskEnergy announced today it has provided the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) with a market update, which included a revised natural gas commodity rate of $6.57/Gigajoule (GJ). The SRRP requested a market update as it considers SaskEnergy's application for a new November 1, 2007 commodity rate.

September 12, 2007 - Share the Warmth™ Home Energy Efficiency Project helps Saskatchewan families keep money in their pockets and warmth in their homes this winter

Volunteers from SaskEnergy, TransGas, SaskEnergy Network Members, The Salvation Army, SIAST and the community will help nearly 500 Saskatchewan families improve the energy efficiency of their homes through this year's SaskEnergy Share the Warmth™ Home Energy Efficiency Project.

August 31, 2007 - Saskatchewan Roughriders, SaskEnergy and KidSport™ Launch the 2008 Saskatchewan Roughriders Charity Calendar

The 2008 Saskatchewan Roughriders Charity Calendar in support of Kerry's Catch for KidSport™ was officially launched at the Shoppers Drug Mart on Broad and 14th Avenue today in Regina. The second annual fundraising calendar was once again produced through the partnership of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, KidSport™ Saskatchewan and SaskEnergy. Last year, over 4,200 calendars were sold throughout the province raising over $98,000 for KidSport™ Saskatchewan, and the partners are hoping for a similar result this year.

August 30, 2007 - SaskEnergy requests commodity rate decrease in advance of winter heating season

SaskEnergy has filed an application with the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) for a new November 1, 2007 commodity rate of $6.93/Gigajoule (GJ), reflective of lower natural gas costs in advance of the winter heating season. If approved, this would represent a commodity rate decrease of 2.3 per cent from the current rate of $7.17/GJ, with the average residential customer paying $26 less in annual gas costs.

July 3, 2007 - Vice President Leaves SaskEnergy To Enter New Oil Exploration Business

Ken From, Senior Vice President, Gas Supply and Business Development, SaskEnergy, today announced that he is pursuing a new opportunity as a founding partner of a new Saskatchewan-based oil exploration company, Prairie Hunter Exploration. He will leave his SaskEnergy role effective August 31, 2007.

June 25, 2007 - Energy Efficient Rebate Program Announced for New Homes

The Government of Saskatchewan demonstrated a continued commitment to the environment today by announcing an energy efficient rebate program for new homes.

June 21, 2007 - SaskEnergy Donates $100,000 to Regina Food Bank for Commercial Kitchen

The Regina & District Food Bank today received a $100,000 donation from SaskEnergy to build the first commercial kitchen at a food bank in Western Canada, and only the second facility of its kind in the country.

June 13, 2007 - TransGas technology helps SaskWater improve service and reduce costs

State-of-the-art technology and a joint effort between TransGas and SaskWater are helping ensure the safety and reliability of more than 30 SaskWater facilities across Saskatchewan.

May 22, 2007 - SaskEnergy Share the Warmth™ Home Energy Efficiency Project Looking to Help 500 Saskatchewan Families

Thanks to the combined efforts of SaskEnergy, The Salvation Army and SIAST, Saskatchewan homeowners thinking about volatile energy costs may once again be able to get some help from the Share the Warmth™ Home Energy Efficiency Project this fall.

May 16, 2007 - SaskEnergy Delivery Rate Increase Approved

The Provincial Government has approved an average 5.7 per cent delivery rate increase for SaskEnergy, effective June 1, 2007. This increase applies to the delivery rate only, not the actual cost of the commodity. The effect will be an overall bill increase of $2 a month for residential customers and $2.50 a month for farm customers, with modest increases for other customer classes.

April 20, 2007 - Play it safe and be sure to 'Call Before You Dig' this spring

Safety should be the first priority for anyone with a project involving excavation work this spring and that's where Sask 1st Call is ready to help.

April 4, 2007 - Former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore to Speak in Saskatchewan

Premier Lorne Calvert announced today that former U.S. vice-president Al Gore has accepted his invitation to deliver a keynote address in Regina on Monday, April 23, 2007.  Al Gore tickets on sale April 7 at www.ticketmaster.ca

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March 26 , 2007 - Saskatchewan Energuide For Houses Extended And Enhanced

Saskatchewan's EnerGuide for Houses Grant Program will be enhanced and extended for four more years to encourage homeowners to make retrofits that will help them save energy and money and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

March 8 , 2007 - Northerners Overwhelming Support SaskEnergy's Natural Gas Service Offering

The La Ronge area will be joining Saskatchewan's natural gas pipeline system, thanks to the overwhelming response by northern residents, the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and businesses to SaskEnergy's customer service offering.

February 27 , 2007 - SaskEnergy Recognizes Youth Volunteers

Twenty schools and youth groups were recognized for their volunteer spirit as SaskEnergy presented its 2007 Global Youth Service Day Awards (GYSD).

February 26 , 2007 - Kerry's Catch for KidSport™ a huge success!

In 2006, SaskEnergy, KidSport™, Football Saskatchewan, and the Saskatchewan Roughriders teamed to create two Saskatchewan Roughrider Charity Calendars (a special '66 Grey Cup edition along with the regular edition) in support of Kerry's Catch for KidSport™ and amateur football programs across the province.

February 15 , 2007 -SaskEnergy applies for first Delivery Service Increase in a decade

Increased costs of doing business in Western Canada are a driving force behind SaskEnergy's application this week to the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) for a Delivery Service increase of $2.00/month for residential customers.

February 14 , 2007 -Saskatchewan Games Council

Excitement was in the air today as Saskatchewan Games Council Chair Michael Suchan and Sask Sport Inc. President Don MacAulay officially introduced Team Saskatchewan 2007.

February 12 , 2007 -Second Annual Winter Festival is announced for Regina

The 2007 KŌNA-FEST, Regina's second annual winter festival, will take place from February 12 - March 4.

January 16 , 2007 -Saskatchewan Property Management says "Yes" to Natural Gas in La Ronge

SaskEnergy is pleased to announce that Saskatchewan Property Management (SPM) has committed to ensuring that its provincial government facilities in La Ronge will be fueled by natural gas.

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Dec 12, 2006 - SaskEnergy Vehicle Donation to help Saskatoon Food Bank

The Saskatoon Food Bank today received a delivery van from SaskEnergy that will be used to support its many food donation programs and services throughout the city.

Nov 29, 2006 - La Ronge and Area Residents Encouraged to Say "Yes" to Natural Gas

SaskEnergy and the Anglin Lake - La Ronge Natural Gas Committee are encouraging residents of La Ronge and area to sign up now for natural gas service.

Oct 31, 2006 - Government Approves SaskEnergy Rate Increase

Government has approved a natural gas rate increase of 5.4 per cent for SaskEnergy customers, effective November 1. The increase was recommended by the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel in its report to government.

Oct 30, 2006 - La Ronge Natural Gas Service Receives Government Support

The province will contribute $14 million to help bring natural gas to La Ronge and Weyakwin, Minister responsible for SaskEnergy Andrew Thomson announced today in La Ronge.

Oct 11, 2006 - SaskEnergy provides Rate Review Panel with Market Update

SaskEnergy today provided the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) with a market update, which included a revised natural gas rate of $7.17/Gigajoule (GJ). SaskEnergy revised its price forecast because of the recent decline of natural gas prices.

Sept 22, 2006 - Pamela Wallin To Be Keynote Speaker At Regina Legion Branch 001 80th Anniversary Celebration

The Royal Canadian Legion Regina Branch 001 today confirmed that respected author and award-winning journalist Pamela Wallin will be the keynote speaker at a November event to celebrate the Legion's 80th anniversary in Canada.

Sept 13, 2006 - SaskEnergy Requests Commodity Rate Adjustment; Proposed Rate Lower than Last Winter

SaskEnergy has filed an application with the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) for a new November 1, 2006 commodity rate of $7.56/Gigajoule (GJ), reflective of market prices. While this represents a commodity rate increase of 11 per cent from the current rate of $6.80/GJ, the average residential customer would pay about $27 less from last winter's (November - March) capped rate of $7.95/GJ.

Sept 7, 2006 - Share the Warmth™ Home Energy Efficiency Project to Help 100 Regina Families Warm up for Winter 

SaskEnergy, the Salvation Army and SIAST volunteers teamed up today to help 100 Regina families improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Today marked the launch of this year's SaskEnergy Share the Warmth™ Home Energy Efficiency Project.

Aug 30, 2006 - Lloydminster Residents Urged To Complete Contracts To Qualify For SaskEnergy Natural Gas Service 

SaskEnergy is continuing to work to bring the benefits of SaskEnergy's natural gas service to Saskatchewan Lloydminster residents and businesses; The corporation is urging new customers to complete their signed contracts as soon as possible in order to qualify for SaskEnergy service this winter.

Aug 2, 2006 - More Ways For Saskatchewan Homeowners To Save Energy And Money

The province today announced it is enhancing Saskatchewan Energy Share to help more homeowners reduce energy consumption and save money on home heating.

July 6, 2006 - Roughriders Commemorative 1966 Grey Cup Charity Calendar Launched

What is destined to be a collectors' item for die-hard fans of the Green and White was launched today with the first-ever Saskatchewan Roughriders 2006-07 Commemorative '66 Grey Cup Charity Calendar going on sale.

June 27, 2006 - Nature Conservancy of Canada Receives Generous In-Kind Donation from SaskEnergy

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) today announced a generous in-kind donation from SaskEnergy in the form of office space at SaskEnergy Place in downtown Regina. The organization moved into the donated space in January 2006, which houses nine NCC staff in Regina.

June 21, 2006 - Opportunity for Saskatchewan residents of Lloydminster

Saskatchewan residents of Lloydminster now have an opportunity to become a SaskEnergy natural gas customer. SaskEnergy is offering one-year contracts to Lloydminster homeowners and businesses, starting November 1, 2006.

May 26, 2006 -Accidental discharge of particulate material in Saskatoon

SaskEnergy is reporting an accidental release of particulate material from a natural gas pipeline which was being removed from a site in downtown Saskatoon.

May 25, 2006 -SaskEnergy gives back to tomorrow's volunteer ambassadors

SaskEnergy has proudly partnered with Volunteer Canada to promote Global Youth Service Day initiatives around the province. SaskEnergy is committed to ensuring that volunteers will continue to be part of the Saskatchewan landscape through Global Youth Service Day Awards. These awards recognize schools and organizations that take part throughout the year in volunteer activities designed to protect the environment or better their communities.

May 23, 2006 -As spring begins, you are urged to 'Call Before You Dig'

Contractors and homeowners across Saskatchewan are reminded that, as the spring construction season gets underway, safety is a top priority. Whether it is landscaping or building a deck in your yard, preparation for a new housing development, utility upgrades, or any other type of activity that requires excavation, a call to Sask. 1st Call is crucial in order to have underground lines marked before digging begins.

May 1, 2006 -New energy efficiency program to benefit SaskEnergy commercial customers

SaskEnergy, together with industry partners including the Mechanical Contractors Association of Saskatchewan (MCAS) and Commercial Network Members, is launching an incentive program to help commercial customers save up to 30% in their annual heating costs, by upgrading to a high efficiency boiler.

April 26, 2006 - Strong Operational Performance Helps SaskEnergy Post Solid Financial Results

Strong operational performance helped SaskEnergy post a $77 million profit in 2005, while the Saskatchewan Energy Share Plan shielded consumers from record-high natural gas prices in the wake of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

April 21, 2006 - Earth Day Update: Destination Conservation Saskatchewan

The Destination Conservation Saskatchewan (DCS) program is generating both enthusiasm and results for students and schools in the Sun West and Living Sky School Divisions.

April 12, 2006 - Homeowners plan renovations using Saskatchewan Energy Share

All signs indicate that a busy spring renovation season is about to begin. Energy efficiency will be the key consideration in many homeowners' renovation plans.

April 11, 2006 - SaskEnergy rate decrease approved

Government has approved a rate decrease of approximately 10 per cent for SaskEnergy customers. It is retroactive to April 1st. The decrease was recommended by the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel in its report to Government on April 10th.

April 10, 2006 - Rate Review Panel recommends SaskEnergy decrease gas rates

The Saskatchewan Rate Review Plan today announced its recommendation that SaskEnergy reduce gas rates charged to Saskatchewan customers.

March 31, 2006 - Saskatchewan Energy Share demonstrates energy efficiency is a priority for homeowners

The number of people taking advantage of the energy conservation programs announced under Saskatchewan Energy Share is proving that energy efficiency is a priority to residents of Saskatchewan.  One example is the programmable thermostat rebate program, which has issued more than $152,000 in rebates over the last five months.

March 9, 2006 - SaskEnergy applies to decrease natural gas commodity rates

SaskEnergy today filed an application with the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) for a new commodity rate of $6.80/Gigajoule (GJ), reflecting lower spring and summer natural gas prices.  The new rate would represent an overall system-wide bill decrease of almost 10 per cent from the current effective rate of $7.95/GJ, or a savings of about $35 for the average customer over the next seven months.

March 3, 2006 - Saskatchewan Junior Curlers to learn from Canada's Best

Twelve Saskatchewan junior curlers will be on the ice with Canada's best male curlers at the 2006 Tim Hortons Brier March 11-19, in Regina.

February 14, 2006 - 4th Annual I Love Regina Day Free Skating Party and KŌNA-FEST Mascot Debut

Mayor Pat Fiacco encouraged residents to celebrate the 4th Annual I Love Regina Day with him on February 11, 2006.

January 31, 2006 - SaskEnergy Catch for KidSport™ Program manages to tackle a new milestone

The SaskEnergy Catch for KidSport™ Program has proved its importance to the kids of Saskatchewan, once again. On January 31, 2006, SaskEnergy Catch for KidSport™ ambassador and Saskatchewan Roughrider, Paul McCallum, presented KidSport™ Volunteer Chair, Don McDougall, with a cheque in the amount of $28,839.

January 19, 2006 - New Winter Festival is Announced for Regina

A brand new citywide winter festival was announced today that will take place from February 10 - March 5, 2006 in Regina. The 24-day Festival combines new and existing events and activities throughout the city at outdoor and indoor venues.

January 12, 2006 - 2006 Saskatchewan Winter Games Partnerships

At a Media Conference held Thursday January 12th, 2006, the board of directors of the 2006 Saskatchewan Winter Games announced the following commitment of financial support...

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December 16, 2005 - TransGas Begins Phased-In Restart of Regina Compressor Station

TransGas today restarted a portion of its Regina Compressor Station, as part of a phased-in approach designed to return the facility to full operational status.

December 9, 2005 - Assessment Continues into Incident at Regina Compressor Station

TransGas, the pipeline transmission subsidiary of SaskEnergy, continues to investigate an incident which occurred this morning at its Regina TransGas Compressor Station, located 3 kilometres southwest of the city.

December 8, 2005 - Incident at Regina Compressor Station - Update 1:00 p.m.

TransGas, the pipeline transmission subsidiary of SaskEnergy, continues to investigate an incident which occurred this morning at its Regina TransGas Compressor Station, located 3 kilometres southwest of the city.

December 1, 2005 - Saskatchewan students usher in second century with a centennial message of peace

One hundred pieces of artwork promoting a peaceful and caring society in schools, communities and abroad have been selected to create a permanent legacy of peace, a gift from Saskatchewan students as the province enters its second century.

November 8, 2005 - Saskatchewan Energy Share Conservation Programs Announced

Six programs to encourage greater energy conservation and efficiency have been introduced under the Saskatchewan Energy Share plan to help people manage future energy cost increases.

November 2, 2005 - Saskatchewan Energy Share Plan Unveiled

Saskatchewan Energy Share is a detailed two-part plan to provide short and long-term assistance to Saskatchewan residents to help deal with rising energy costs.

October 18, 2005 - Public Natural Gas Vehicle Refuelling Station Officially Opens in Swift Current

Businesses and individuals in the Swift Current area looking to save money and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions received some good news today when SaskEnergy officially opened its public Natural Gas Vehicle Refuelling Station in the city.

October 14, 2005 - Local Organizations Share the Warmth with 100 Moose Jaw Families

Volunteers in Moose Jaw are helping families get their homes ready for winter. Today is the launch of the SaskEnergy Share the Warmth Home Energy Efficiency Project, a pilot program where volunteers from community organizations help 100 low-income families improve the energy efficiency of their homes.

October 12, 2005 - SaskEnergy to File Revised Commodity Rate Application

SaskEnergy will revise its commodity rate request that is currently before the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel, in light of significantly increased market prices for natural gas.

September 27, 2005 - Saskatchewan Students Celebrate Province's Centennial Peace Day

Hundreds of students gathered in three cities today promoting peace and celebrating the proclamation of Peace Day in Saskatchewan.

September 9, 2005 - Record high market prices lead to SaskEnergy rate increase request

As a result of record-high natural gas prices on the open market, SaskEnergy is applying to the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel (SRRP) for a commodity rate increase to be effective November 1, 2005

September 8, 2005 - New technologies used to test integrity of Bronson Lake - Paynton natural gas transmission pipeline

TransGas is investing $9 million this year to test the safety and integrity of its natural gas transmission pipelines across Saskatchewan.

September 8, 2005 - New technologies used to test integrity of Golden Prairie natural gas transmission pipeline

TransGas is investing $9 million this year to test the safety and integrity of its natural gas transmission pipelines across Saskatchewan.

July 26, 2005 - SaskEnergy and Roughriders Make Dreams Come True and Start New Kids Club

SaskEnergy and the Saskatchewan Roughriders are proud to announce an exciting addition to this year's SaskEnergy Catch for KidSport™ program.

July 26, 2005 - The 2005 Canada Summer Games Torch Team Unveiled

The 2005 Canada summer Games Torch Team was unveiled at SaskEnergy Place, July 25, 2005 and is made up of former, current and future athletes.

July 20, 2005 - SaskEnergy Challenges Other Crowns to Help Save Lives

SaskEnergy fights to remain number one as it competes with SaskPower and SGI in a corporate blood donor challenge to boost the supply of much-needed blood in Saskatchewan. Employees from the three Crowns gathered at Canadian Blood Services in Regina today to continue this corporate challenge.

July 14, 2005 - Games Search for Torch Runners!

July 14, 2005 - The Games Search for Torch Runners! - The 2005 Jeux du Canada Games announced a contest in search of 10 Torch Relay Participants. Selected participants will run the torch throughout the City of Regina and will arrive at Taylor Field for the lighting of the Canada Games Flame on August 6th at the Opening Ceremonies.

June 27, 2005 - SaskEnergy and the Roughriders Make Dreams Come True

SaskEnergy and the Saskatchewan Roughriders are proud to announce the beginning of another season for the SaskEnergy Catch for KidSport™ program.

June 1, 2005 - TransGas Environmental Project Provides Legacy For Wascana Centre

Today, TransGas, SaskEnergy's pipeline transmission subsidiary, showcased its continued commitment to protecting the environment with a legacy project in Regina's Wascana Centre.

June 1, 2005 - The ideal vehicle for your Centennial celebrations!

SASKATOON (May 2005) - It's a great way to get together with friends to help celebrate our province's centennial - and it's coming to your community! It's the Heart and Stroke Foundation's SaskEnergy Big Bike for Stroke.

April 22, 2005 - Prud'homme Trucks Ltd. wins Volunteer Corporate Challenge

Ladies and Gentlemen… We have a winner! SaskEnergy, the Presenting Sponsor and Champion of Volunteers for the 2005 Canada Summer Games, has led a major initiative to recruit volunteers for the Games as part of National Volunteer Week.

April 22, 2005 - Sask. 1st Call enhances safety for Saskatchewan residents

Contractors and homeowners across Saskatchewan are reminded that, as the spring construction season gets underway, a call to Sask. 1st Call is crucial in order to have underground lines marked before digging begins.

April 22, 2005 - Lumsden Youth Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

The entire community of Lumsden is benefiting from the volunteer efforts and energy from youth at a local school.

April 19, 2005 - Strong Operational Year For SaskEnergy; GCVA Accounting Treatment Impacts Earnings

SaskEnergy's annual report was tabled in the Saskatchewan legislature today. "In 2004, SaskEnergy enjoyed a strong operational year while delivering competitive rates to its distribution and transmission customers," Minister responsible for SaskEnergy Harry Van Mulligen said. "The necessary accounting treatment of commodity sales continues to produce wide variability in SaskEnergy's annual earnings, repeating the pattern of 2002 and 2003."

April 18, 2005 - SaskEnergy Challenges Corporate Sponsors to Step Up To the Plate

In recognition of National Volunteer Week (April 17 - 23), SaskEnergy officially launched the Champion of Volunteers Corporate Volunteer Recruitment Challenge for the 2005 Canada Summer Games.

April 15, 2005 - SaskEnergy Leader in Building the Volunteer Team of Tomorrow

In Saskatchewan's centennial year, SaskEnergy will proudly partner with Volunteer Canada in promoting Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), April 15-17, 2005. SaskEnergy is committed to ensuring that volunteers will continue to be part of the Saskatchewan landscape for the next 100 years through their Global Youth Service Day Awards.

April 6, 2005 - Saskatchewan students will create a centennial peace legacy

Close to 300 students from the Grant Road and Kitchener public schools in Regina committed to usher in Saskatchewan's next century by creating a culture of mutual respect and understanding starting in the province's centennial year.

March 31, 2005 - Join the Parti Become a volunteer for the 2006 Tim Hortons Brier

Parti Gras is coming to Regina, and now is your chance to join in the fun and help the Queen City host the biggest party in Canada in 2006 - The Tim Hortons Brier.

March 18, 2005 - TransGas initiates steps to resume cavern-development operations at Asquith Natural Gas Storage Project

On Friday, March 18, 2005, TransGas initiated steps to resume cavern-development operations at its Asquith Natural Gas Storage Project, after receiving an amended water-use licence from the project regulator, the Saskatchewan Watershed Authority.

March 11, 2005 - Restart of TransGas Project Approved

Following an independent third party review of the TransGas cavern project near Vanscoy, Saskatchewan Watershed Authority announced today that TransGas can proceed under an amended approval to operate.

March 9, 2005 - Third Party Report Clears Project To Proceed

An independent third party review of the TransGas cavern project near Vanscoy has found that the project, from a hydrogeological perspective, may resume at the planned pumping rates.

March 9, 2005 - Independent Review Completed of Asquith Storage Project Water Management

TransGas today welcomed the public release of an independent review into water management at the Asquith Natural Gas Storage Development Project, located west of Saskatoon.

March 3, 2005 - SaskEnergy Supports Canada Games with Clean Machine

Any athlete will say you can only expect to get out of your body what you put into it. The same sentiment can be applied to vehicles.

March 1, 2005 - "ExpressAddress" Online Moving Service Expands

ExpressAddress, Saskatchewan's convenient online address change service, expanded service today with two new participating organizations: Saskatchewan Health and SecurTek.

February 4, 2005 - Saskatchewan Research Council to Conduct Independent Review of Asquith Storage Project Water Management

The Saskatchewan Watershed Authority (SWA) today announced it has contracted Harm Maathuis of the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) to conduct an independent review of the water management surrounding the TransGas Asquith Storage Project.

January 27, 2005 - Province Ready to Sing Saskatchewan's Centennial Song

A bright melody, inspiring words and an upbeat chorus are just three of the many reasons why Saskatchewan, We Love this Place! has been named Saskatchewan's official centennial song.

January 6, 2005 - McCallum to Auction Kicking Shoes in Support of Red Cross Relief Effort

Saskatchewan Roughrider kicker Paul McCallum today announced that he is placing his kicking shoes and helmet on eBay to help support the Red Cross Asia Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.

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December 13, 2004 - Controlled Shutdown at TransGas Asquith Cavern Project

Responding to a request from the Saskatchewan Watershed Authority, TransGas has initiated a controlled shutdown of a project to construct natural gas storage caverns near the town of Asquith.

December 3, 2004 - SaskEnergy/TransGas Alumni Help North Central Neighbourhood

With snow on the ground and winter officially on its way, a group of SaskEnergy/TransGas retirees from across southern Saskatchewan today donated a snowblower that will allow youth to help out seniors and other residents of North Central Regina. The snowblower will be an important part of the North Central Family Association's Youth Empowerment Program.

December 1, 2004 - SaskEnergy and Paul McCallum Make Dreams Come True

Today at the University of Regina, Paul McCallum, the 2004 SaskEnergy Catch for KidSport Ambassador, helped hand over a cheque worth over $39,000 to KidSport™ Saskatchewan, bringing the program's seven-year total to just over $196,000. The 2004 donation will help another 565 kids achieve their dreams by getting involved in sport.

November 26, 2004 - SaskEnergy President Named

Premier Lorne Calvert announced today the appointment of Doug Kelln, P. Eng., as President and CEO of SaskEnergy, effective immediately.

"I am pleased to announce the appointment of a long-time SaskEnergy employee and executive to this position," Calvert said. "Mr. Kelln is very knowledgeable about the gas business and we are confident in his ability to lead the corporation in the years ahead."

November 23, 2004 - SaskEnergy's 11 year-old Recycling Project Becomes a Legacy

In a community-minded move, SaskEnergy today handed over its highly successful 11 year-old warm clothing program, the SaskEnergy Share the Warmth Recycling Project, to the citizens of Saskatchewan. The move is aimed at creating a legacy of giving through "official permanent Share the Warmth depots" around the province and an awards program for schools that remain involved with the project.

November 17, 2004 - TransGas Issues Statement on Water Quantity and Quality in Asquith Area

TransGas Limited (TransGas) is developing four underground natural gas storage caverns in the Asquith area. This storage cavern development is essential for providing safe and reliable natural gas service in the Saskatoon area, as the pipeline network alone cannot meet the future needs for natural gas on cold winter days.

November 10, 2004 - TransGas Operation Suspended Pending Further Research

The Saskatchewan Watershed Authority has asked TransGas to initiate a controlled shutdown of operations near Vanscoy to allow for further research into public concerns about groundwater levels in the Grandora area. TransGas had originally scheduled a temporary shut down for March 2005. The company will co-operate with the Authority by advancing the timing of the planned shutdown by approximately 15 weeks.

November 5, 2004 - SaskEnergy's 11th Annual Share the Warmth Recycling Project About to Begin!

During Saskatchewan's cold winter months, thousands of children and adults will need warm winter clothing like mitts, toques, scarves, blankets and sweaters - or warm fuzzies - to stay warm. The SaskEnergy Share the Warmth Project, held from November 1-8 this year, will ensure that people in our communities who need these warm items receive these basic winter necessities.

November 3, 2004 - SaskEnergy First Corporate Partner of Global Youth Service Day

SaskEnergy is the first corporate partner in Saskatchewan to collaborate with Volunteer Canada to promote Global Youth Service Day, April 15-17, 2005. As well, SaskEnergy is proud to present the 2nd Annual Global Youth Service Day awards on February 28, 2005. SaskEnergy began the awards in 2004 because the company wanted to foster the volunteer spirit in young people.

October 27, 2004 - SaskEnergy to create a lasting legacy for Saskatchewan children

SaskEnergy will contribute to the health and well-being of Saskatchewan children through a $500,000 contribution to the Royal Care Campaign for University Hospital (RUH) Foundation. Over the next five years the funds will be targeted specifically for pediatric health research support.

October 14, 2004 - Canada Games reaching out to volunteers

More than 5,000 volunteers will be required to help stage the 2005 Canada Summer Games in Regina, Moose Jaw, Lumsden and Saskatchewan Beach from August 6-20, 2005. To help fill that void, the 2005 Canada Games Host Society launched its volunteer recruitment campaign at separate events in Regina and Moose Jaw today.

October 4, 2004 - Rider Legends, Olympians and Paralympians join together to support Saskatchewan kids

Twelve of Saskatchewan's greatest athletes led a trademark charity program to success once again, through SaskEnergy's "Line Up with the Legends" Program. This year, Rider Legends, Olympians and Paralympians from the 2004 Athens contingent helped corporate teams raise more than $18,300 for KidSportTM Saskatchewan. These funds will help underprivileged Saskatchewan kids participate in sport.

October 1, 2004 - Saskatchewan's Olympians and Paralympians to be honored at Roughrider game

Saskatchewan athletes and support staff who attended the 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece, will be honoured as part of the festivities involving the Saskatchewan Roughrider home game against the Montreal Alouettes on Oct. 2.

September 29, 2004 - TransGas & SaskEnergy Using Innovative Tools to Keep Public Safe

TransGas, the pipeline transmission company of SaskEnergy is using innovative technology to test and maintain their natural gas pipeline system to ensure the safety of the public. TransGas and SaskEnergy construction crews will be inspecting a 12" natural gas pipeline to confirm its integrity and strength and ability to safely operate into the future. The pipeline, which runs adjacent to Circle Drive between Clarence Avenue and Boychuk Drive, is the main feeder that supplies homes, businesses and industrial customers in the Saskatoon area and throughout eastern Saskatchewan.

September 23, 2004 - CENTENNIAL TO SHOW SASKATCHEWAN'S SPIRIT

Several initiatives were announced for the province's centennial including a recognition program, exciting marketing campaign, homecoming program and song competition in front of thousands of flag- and pompom-waving students and residents in Yorkton.

September 13, 2004 - SaskEnergy Donation to help Regina Food Bank Programs and Services

The Regina and District Food Bank today received a delivery van and a donation of surplus computer equipment from SaskEnergy.

September 1, 2004 - Prime Rate Loans help customers save money by conserving energy while helping the environment

SaskEnergy, in partnership with its Network Members and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) announced today the ENERGY STAR® Loan Event, a prime rate loan program available to all homeowners wishing to upgrade their furnaces and boilers to ENERGY STAR® qualified high-efficiency units.

August 9, 2004 - TransGas Begins High Pressure Natural Gas Line Test East of Regina

TransGas, the natural gas transmission subsidiary of SaskEnergy, today began preparing to perform a hydrostatic pressure test of the pipeline which provides natural gas service to the communities of Pilot Butte, Emerald Park, White City and Balgonie.

June 21, 2004 - SaskEnergy Head Office Home to 2005 Canada Summer Games

Representatives from the Canada Summer Games, SaskEnergy, the Government of Saskatchewan and the City of Regina gathered today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the new headquarters of the 2005 Canada Summer Games.

June 17, 2004 - Roughrider Legends Rally Around Saskatchewan Kids in 2004

In one of the biggest repeat performances in Saskatchewan football history, Rider greats are lining up to support underprivileged kids in Saskatchewan through the 2004 SaskEnergy Catch for KidSportTM Program.

June 10, 2004 - Recycling Program Will Help Regina and District Food Bank Purchase Milk for Children in Need

Of the approximately 100 million inkjet cartridges used in Canada each year, only 5-10% are ever recycled. The rest are simply thrown away, adding unnecessary waste to Canadian landfills.

May 19, 2004 - Clean-Burning Economical Alternative to Gasoline

The City of Moose Jaw is saving thousands of dollars a year and reducing emissions with natural gas vehicles (NGVs) which are a viable, economical and environmentally-friendly fuel option for businesses.

May 14, 2004 - What's big and red and rolls all over Saskatchewan?

REGINA (May 14, 2004) - Here's something you don't see everyday - picture thirty people all pedaling the same bike in your community, in support of healthy hearts and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Hard to imagine?

May 12, 2004 - SaskEnergy Challenges Saskatchewan to Donate Blood

SaskEnergy's outstanding record of blood donation is on the line, and our employees are again rolling up their sleeves to give the gift of life.

May 4, 2004 - Rosthern's Youth Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

The entire community of Rosthern is benefiting from the volunteer efforts of Rosthern High School.

May 4, 2004 - Naicam's Youth Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

Students at Naicam School will be enjoying their lunches outside in their new butterfly and bird garden.

May 4, 2004 - Lloydminister Youth Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

Lloydminister's Queen Elizabeth School Knights are going green.

May 4, 2004 - LaRonge's Youth Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

Students at Churchill High School in LaRonge are leading their community in a recycling initiative.

May 4, 2004 - Lumsden Youth Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

The entire community of Lumsden is benefiting from the volunteer efforts of Lumsden High School.

April 20, 2004 - SASKENERGY POSTS SOLID FINANCIAL YEAR

Led by a vibrant industry that drilled a record number of natural gas wells in Saskatchewan, SaskEnergy posted a profit of $41 million for 2003, up $34 million from 2002.

April 7, 2004 - Sask. 1st Call celebrates a Saskatchewan Milestone

Sask. 1st Call, Saskatchewan's underground facility location screening and notification service, today celebrated a milestone. Through its 17 members, Sask. First Call now represents a quarter million kilometers of buried infrastructure across Saskatchewan, all of which can now be accessed by a single, toll-free number.

April 1, 2004 - TransGas Helps Promote Literacy in Southwestern Saskatchewan

Today, the Southwest TransGas Share the Warmth Fund donated the funds necessary to purchase three computers for the Tutoring and Literacy Program in Maple Creek. The Program in turn bought the computers from the In Kind Centre of Saskatchewan. The computers will be an aid to 25 students, both children and adults, who have moved to Saskatchewan from countries like China and South Korea and are learning English as a second language.

March 31, 2004 - SaskEnergy to receive the Sask Sport Inc. President's Citation

Larry LeBlanc, President of Sask Sport Inc., today announced that SaskEnergy, the province's gas utility, will receive the Sask Sport Inc. President's Citation for its outstanding contributions to amateur sport in Saskatchewan.

February 25, 2004 - SaskEnergy Teams Up with Volunteer Canada for Global Youth Service Day

SaskEnergy has proudly collaborated with Volunteer Canada to promote Global Youth Service Day, April 16-18, 2004. Global Youth Service Day is an international initiative aimed at getting youth involved in community service.

January 28, 2004 - New Record Set for Natural Gas Consumption

This week's extreme temperatures have set a new record for natural gas consumed within Saskatchewan. TransGas, the pipeline transmission subsidiary of SaskEnergy, has set a record over the past 24 hours, delivering 1.12 PetaJoules of natural gas to its customers. This is an 8 per cent increase over the previous record set earlier this winter on January 4, 2004.

January 16, 2004 - First Natural Gas Customers Connected in Nova Scotia

Halifax, NS - For the first time ever, the people of Nova Scotia are enjoying the benefits of natural gas distribution service. Heritage Gas today announced it has connected natural gas service to its first residential and commercial customers in the province.

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December 8, 2003 - Roughrider Legends Help Set New Record for SaskEnergy Catch for KidSport™ Program

December 3, 2003 - A Decade of Sharing the Warmth Across Saskatchewan

November 19, 2003 - Volunteers Help Make Grey Cup "Flat-Out Fun" in Saskatchewan

September 28, 2003 - Rider Legends Set Record With Catch For KidSport™

September 23, 2003 - SaskEnergy's Share the Warmth Recycling Project Launched

September 8, 2003 - Furnace upgrades easier and cheaper with SaskEnergy

August 28, 2003 - TransGas Developing Major Natural Gas Storage Project

August 18, 2003 - Natural Gas Industry Makes Beef Donation to Charities

June 26, 2003 - Roughrider Legends Will Be Back on the Field to Help Saskatchewan Kids in 2003

June 23, 2003 - SaskEnergy Unveils Winning First Nations Artwork

June 18, 2003 - "ExpressAddress" Online Moving Service Announced

June 13, 2003 - Banding together to save the Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre

June 3, 2003 - Heritage Gas Accepts Natural Gas Distribution Franchise

May 28, 2003 - SaskEnergy Helps Moose Jaw Students Keep Burrowing Owl Centre Open

May 9, 2003 - Grey Cup Volunteer Sign UP Online

April 22, 2003 - Saskatchewan People Win Through Blood Donor Challenge

April 17, 2003 - High market prices trigger rate increase request

March 20, 2003 - Stay Safe - Check Your Natural Gas and Propane-Operated Equipment and Appliances

March 17, 2003 - Future Scientists Expand And Enlighten Their Minds Through Provincial Science Fair Program

February 3, 2003 - SaskEnergy Catch for Kids program enjoys best year ever!

 


 
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