Saskatchewan’s April manufacturing sales were number one compared to the rest of the country. Statistics Canada says sales here rose 6.7 per cent from the month before. No province could hold a candle to that; in fact, the national average was a drop of 1.3 per cent. Year-to-year, sales here were up 16.2 per cent here. The national average was an increase of 3.6 per cent. Nova Scotia was the one province to out-perform us at 20.8 per cent. Saskatchewan sales in April topped out at just over $1.5 billion dollars. Stats Canada says this second consecutive monthly increase was driven by higher sales of nondurable goods.