Saskatchewan Canada has purchased four Dash 8-400 airtankers for the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA), consisting of two Q400At and two Q400MRE models, to carry our firefighting activities. The approximate cost of the order was $187 million. “Saskatchewan leads the country in preparing for future disasters with their order for four modern emergency response aircraft,” Conair aerial firefighting president and CEO Matt Bradley said. Corrections, policing and public safety minister Paul Merriman added that as “Saskatchewan relies on land-based aircraft as part of its approach to managing wildfires,” the aircraft are “used in instances where waterbombers may not be able

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