More good news from Saskatchewan

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I had written earlier about the economic turnaround enjoyed by Saskatchewan residents. The government of Saskatchewan had seriously cut taxes and made substantial investments in infrastructure and are now reaping the rewards. (Posts here and here and their favorable outlook on nukes here) Today's news from Regina, Saskatchewan's Leader-Post:
Saskatchewan exports predicted to pass B.C.�s
Thanks to strong demand for resources, Saskatchewan�s export sales are expected to pass those of more-populous B.C. this year, the head of the Prairie province�s export agency says.

Lionel LaBelle, president-CEO of the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) says recently released figures collected by Statistics Canada indicate the province�s farms, mines and industries had sold $16.035 billion of products to foreign buyers by the end of June, compared with B.C.�s $15.6 billion.
The funny thing is that while this is only 2.78% more, B.C. has over four times the population (425.79%) and a bigger landmass (144.92%) with access to water. They need to play a serious game of catch-up. A perfect side-by-side example of liberal politics and conservative politics. Because Sask. has a more vibrant economy, there is a lot of money in people's pockets to donate to charities to help those in trouble. When the government gets involved is when these programs totally fail.

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