Businesses apply for certificates to provide passenger service in rural Sask. as STC winds down

The Saskatchewan Transportation Company parked its buses for good on Wednesday. (Guy Quenneville/CBC)

By Stephanie Taylor, CBC News, June 1, 2017 

Government hopes private sector picks up service provided by Saskatchewan Transportation Company

At least 11 businesses have applied to provide passenger and baggage transport service in the province since the government announced it was axing the Saskatchewan Transportation Company.

The applications were filed to the Highway Traffic Board and the notices were published by the government. Carriers need an operating authority certificate in order to offer vehicle-for-hire services for passenger transportation services.

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