Premier Brad Wall was met with protests just 90 seconds into his speech, and after welcoming the person interrupting the event, he went into a surprisingly partisan booster speech.
Premier Wall says he was a little surprised by the event being interrupted, but was aware, and took full responsibility for the reasoning behind the public outcry
“We knew the budget wouldn’t be popular, and people would be upset and there would be protests,” he said.
“I accept that we live in a free and democratic society, and that’s the way we want it to be,” he added.
Prior to the dinner at Evraz Place, nearly 60 protestors spent almost four hours disrupting normal traffic flows by crossing the street leading into the event centre, but it w