Government to Test New and Collaborative Approach to Help Tackle Impaired Driving

A new, collaborative approach to help address impaired driving in Saskatchewan will be tested by the Government of Saskatchewan from the August long weekend until Labour Day. Five pilot projects have been designed through collaboration between various government ministries and agencies, law enforcement and Crown corporations. These projects will be implemented in different areas across the…

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Government Funds Project to Support the Development of Autonomous Farming Technology

The Government of Saskatchewan has committed $230,000 to DOT Technology Corporation, to support its project to develop and pilot its autonomous power platform, DOT, for use in the agriculture sector. DOT is an autonomous tractor designed to complete various farm tasks such as seeding and spraying, with minimal human supervision.  The technology will enhance productivity in the agricultural…

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Rural Crime Innovation Challenge Leads to Development of Tracking Technology for Property

The use of technology to help tackle the issue of rural crime was highlighted today, as the Minister Responsible for Innovation Saskatchewan Tina Beaudry-Mellor unveiled BeeSecure—a new tracking device and app that can help locate stolen property or alert owners about irregular activity.  BeeSecure was designed by Jeff Shirley, founder and chief executive officer of Rivercity Technology…

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