Saskatchewan government touts ‘decade of growth’ as StatsCan numbers show population over 1.1M

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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall announces he is retiring from politics during a press conference at the Legislative Building in Regina, Sask., on Thursday, August 10, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor.

The Saskatchewan government is celebrating its growing population, as the number of people in the province hit an estimated 1,168,057 in October, according to data released Wednesday by Statistics Canada.