Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR08 - (Sask-Government-Planes)

REGINA. x-08s. The Saskatchewan government says it no longer makes economic sense to keep its own planes to fly around the lieutenant-governor, the premier, cabinet ministers, M-L-As and senior officials. It will wind down its Executive Air Service and sell its two aircraft. Central Services Minister Christine Tell says officials will now travel by vehicle or use commercial and charter flight services when air travel is required to attend events around the province.

("...right now.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The move is expected to save the cash-strapped government between 700-thousand and one million dollars a year. The province needs to save money because it is facing a 1. …

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