Sask. Party unveils costed platform, promises balanced budget by 2024

Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe unveiled his party’s election platform in Saskatoon Friday.

Moe says on top of previously announced promises like a small business tax reduction, and a home renovation tax credit, his party is focused on building Saskatchewan.

“We’ll continue our plan for a growing Saskatchewan by continuing to build hospitals, schools, and highways, by continuing to expand our export markets,” said Moe. “And by working to achieve our goal of 100,000 more jobs by the year 2030.”

The total cost of the Sask Party platform is $93 million in the current fiscal year, $345.3 million in 2021-22, $205.3 million in 2022-23, $123.6 million in 2023-24, and $81.6 million in 2024-25.

While spending would result in consecutive deficits, Moe says the budget will be balanced in the next five years.

“As our economy grows, as or economy recovers, so will our provincial revenues, which will mean a balanced budget by the year 2024,” said Moe. “While continuing to invest in important public services like healthcare, like education, and public safety.”

Moe urged voters to base their votes off the individual record of both the Sask Party and the NDP, adding that his party has helped the province prosper.

“Together, our plan means a strong recovery, means a strong economy, strong communities, strong families, and a strong Saskatchewan,” said Moe.

The complete Sask Party platform can be found here.

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