Aleana Young

NDP looking to focus on job growth, cost of living, and health care in upcoming session

Mar 1, 2023 | 3:31pm

The Official NDP Opposition is gearing up for the upcoming session to begin on March 6. According to Carla Beck, Leader of the Opposition, her crew and herself have racked up over 50,000 km on her car during the NDP’s outreach mission of traveling across the province and meeting with businesses, local leaders, and residents […]

Premier Scott Moe flip flops on protest support

Feb 10, 2022 | 1:52pm

The Premier of Saskatchewan’s stance on freedom rally protestors blocking trade routes and overtaking Ottawa is being questioned by some today. In an interview with CBC last night – Premier Scott Moe was asked if he supported the trucker convoy occupation of bridges and roadways across the country. “It’s certainly going to get everyone’s attention […]

Sask. NDP calls on province to extend off-sale allowances for province’s restaurants

Jul 12, 2021 | 1:18pm

The Saskatchewan NDP is calling on the provincial government to reverse their decision to end off-sale privileges for restaurants as they recover from the pandemic. Economy and Jobs Critic Aleana Young says the decision is very short-sided, adding they didn’t give restaurants enough time to adjust to the announcement. “This is a sector that has […]

Sask. NDP calling for lower SGI rates as Crown reports surplus over $1.1 billion

Jul 8, 2021 | 3:43pm

The Saskatchewan NDP are calling on the province to lower SGI insurance rates after the Saskatchewan Auto Fund Annual Report found a significant surplus. The report, released earlier in the week, says the Crown’s reserves sit at around $1.1 billion, an overvaluation of 156 percent. NDP Critic Aleana Young says the recent SGI rebates were […]

Saskatchewan NDP calls for COVID-19 vaccination requirements for large events

Jun 30, 2021 | 5:05pm

Meara Conway and Aleana Young want to see residents enjoy large events safely this summer such as Saskatchewan Roughriders games at Mosaic Stadium. On Wednesday, the Regina NDP MLAs called on the Saskatchewan government to establish a system where proof of vaccination is required for people attending these types of events. Conway, the MLA for […]

Saskatchewan NDP proposes safe summer measures to support jobs, businesses

May 13, 2021 | 1:56pm

The Saskatchewan NDP has proposed a few measures they hope the Saskatchewan Party government will consider implementing for summer 2021. Those suggestions include: • Waive all provincial park gate fees for Saskatchewan residents for the 2021 summer season, in advance of the May long weekend; • Re-introduce the Gradworks program to support jobs for young […]

Sask. Party, NDP dispute over child care commitments in province

Apr 21, 2021 | 7:36am

The Saskatchewan NDP’s economy and jobs critic wants the Saskatchewan government to step up its support for child care in the province. During Tuesday’s question period session at the Saskatchewan legislature, Aleana Young called on the Saskatchewan Party government to create new child care spaces and help lower fees to assist women and men to […]

NDP continues push for $15 minimum wage in Sask.

Apr 14, 2021 | 11:52am

NDP MLA Aleana Young believes the minimum wage topic in Saskatchewan should not be as controversial as it is. She brought the conversation to question period on Tuesday where she said there’s a need to establish a $15 per hour minimum wage in the province. Saskatchewan has the lowest minimum wage in Canada at $11.45. […]

Harrison and Young continue to spar over jobs plan

Apr 12, 2021 | 4:46pm

Jobs minister Jeremy Harrison and NDP jobs critic Aleana Young have had some heated exchanges during Question Period in this session of the Saskatchewan Legislature and Monday was no different. Young continued to hammer away on Harrison and the fact he seemingly has no plan to get Saskatchewan people back to work and that he […]