Saskatchewan’s premier says the province’s relationship with the Federal Government has reached a fork in the road.
“I would say the ball is in the Prime Minister and the federal government’s court with respect to the ongoing relationship with myself and the Government of Saskatchewan.”
Scott Moe met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the federal Liberal party’s caucus meetings this week in Saskatoon.
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Moe says they talked about several issues.
“It’s no secret that we’ve had a frosty relationship when it comes to economic files, such as Bill C-69, such as the federal commitment to impose a carbon tax on the people of this province,” said Moe.
Bill C-69 broadens the assessment process and consultations with groups that may be affected by projects like pipelines and gives the Federal Government veto power.
As it regards to the carbon tax, the Premier said the Trudeau government has the opportunity to recognize Saskatchewan’s plan of Prairie Resilience and what it has the opportunity to also do in other areas of the world.