Innovation Challenge Winners Looking to Monitor Solid Waste

Prairie Robotics and a team of researchers from the University of Regina have been selected as the winners of Saskatchewan’s latest Innovation Challenge.  The winners will be looking to develop new ways we can use technology to monitor the amount of solid waste generated and disposed of in the province.Prairie Robotics of Regina will use artificial intelligence to estimate the weight of…

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Saskatchewan Innovators Challenged To Find Private Property Access Solutions

Today, while delivering the Premier’s address at the 2019 Convention of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities, Premier Scott Moe announced an Innovation Challenge to find creative solutions in connecting would-be land users with rural private property owners to access land.  The Innovation Challenge stems from proposed changes to The Trespass to Property Act, which…

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Tackling the Gender Gap in Mining: Gender Equity in Mining Works Saskatchewan

SASKATOON, SK: February 20, 2019: In a Canadian first, Saskatchewan’s minerals industry and its supply chain will be tackling one of the most significant workforce challenges facing the mining sector – the lack of representation of women. The International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) is partnering with the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) in a first-of-its-kind…

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