Affordability cheques

Beck asks for children to be included in government’s affordability cheques

Nov 8, 2022 | 3:25pm

The Income Tax Affordability act was introduced at the Saskatchewan legislature today (Tuesday) But Opposition NDP leader Carla Beck said Saskatchewan’s $500 affordability cheques are not enough to help struggling families. “While these cheques are welcome…, the rollout leaves much to be desired,” said Beck in Question Period. “Many will see no relief at all, […]

Distribution date announced for affordability cheques

Nov 2, 2022 | 3:34pm

The provincial government has announced an official distribution date for the affordability cheques. All Saskatchewan residents who are ages 18 and older as of December 31, 2022, who have filed a tax return for the 2021 tax year will receive a one-time $500 Saskatchewan Affordability Tax Credit (SATC) cheque. As of November 14, roughly 900,000 […]

Premier Scott Moe Leads List of Popular Premiers

Sep 22, 2022 | 6:46am

According to a new survey from Angus Reid, Premier Scott Moe has seen a boost in his popularity, largely due to the announcement the government will give out 500 bucks to everyone who filed a tax return in Saskatchewan. Scott Moe’s approval rating jumped 6 points to 57 percent, the highest approval of any premier […]

Cash Windfall in Saskatchewan

Aug 23, 2022 | 10:13am

Saskatchewan is flush with cash and out of the red. Finance Minister Donna Harpauer says the province is raking in more money largely due to natural resource prices. As a result, Harpauer says her Saskatchewan Party government is reversing its plan to add provincial sales tax to gym memberships and some recreational activities, which was […]