NOTES TO THE CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (unaudited)
For the Six Months Ended September 30, 2018
1. General information
SaskEnergy Incorporated (SaskEnergy or the Corporation) is a Saskatchewan provincially owned Crown corporation operating under authority of The SaskEnergy Act . The address of SaskEnergy’s registered office and principal place of business is 1777 Victoria Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada S4P 4K5. The Corporation owns and operates natural gas-related businesses located both within and outside Saskatchewan. The condensed consolidated financial statements should not be taken as indicative of the performance to be expected for the full year due to the seasonal nature of the natural gas utility business. By virtue of The Crown Corporations Act, 1993 , SaskEnergy has been designated as a subsidiary of Crown Investments Corporation of Saskatchewan (CIC), a Saskatchewan provincially owned Crown corporation. Accordingly, the financial results of SaskEnergy are included in the consolidated financial statements of CIC. As a provincial Crown corporation, SaskEnergy and its wholly owned subsidiaries are not subject to Federal or Provincial income taxes in Canada.
2. Basis of preparation
a. Statement of compliance
The Corporation’s condensed consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standard (IAS) 34 Interim Financial Reporting using accounting policies consistent with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). The condensed consolidated financial statements do not include all the information required for the Corporation’s annual consolidated financial statements. Accordingly, these statements should be read with reference to the annual report for the year ended March 31, 2018. These financial statements have been prepared following the same accounting policies, except for the adoption of IFRS 15 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
The condensed consolidated financial statements were authorized for issue by the Board of Directors on November 19, 2018.
b. Basis of measurement
The condensed consolidated financial statements have been prepared on the historical cost basis except for the following items:
Financial instruments classified as at fair value through profit or loss Financial assets classified as at fair value through other comprehensive income Employee future benefits Provisions Natural gas in storage held for resale Property, plant and equipment
c. Functional and presentation currency
The condensed consolidated financial statements are presented in Canadian dollars, the Corporation’s functional currency, unless otherwise stated. All financial information presented in Canadian dollars has been rounded to the nearest million.
d. Use of estimates and judgments
In the application of the Corporation’s accounting policies, management is required to make judgments, estimates, and assumptions that affect the application of accounting policies and the reported amounts of assets, liabilities, revenue, and expenses. Actual results may differ from these estimates. The estimates and associated assumptions are based on historical experience and other factors that are considered relevant. The estimates and assumptions are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Revisions to accounting estimates are recognized in the period in which the estimate is revised as well as any future periods affected.
2018-19 SECOND QUARTER REPORT
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