Saskatchewan seeks more autonomy with new bill

Nov 1, 2022 | 2:43pm

The Government of Saskatchewan introduced The Saskatchewan First Act, which will confirm the province’s autonomy and exclusive jurisdiction over its natural resources. It would also set up a tribunal to determine economic harms caused by federal environmental policies.   The act says Saskatchewan has jurisdiction over the following: Exploration of non-renewable resources. Development, conservation and management of […]

‘Defending Saskatchewan’: Moe prepared to take legal actions over pollution laws

Oct 11, 2022 | 1:20pm

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he is prepared to take legal actions over federal regulations on pollution. The Saskatchewan Party government has outlined a policy and steps it plans to take to maintain control over electricity as well as emissions from fertilizer and oil and gas production. It also includes a proposed bill to clarify the province’s […]

Sask Gov’t Using “Misinformed Rhetoric” – Federal Environment Minister

Aug 25, 2022 | 7:52am

The federal government has responded to demands from Premier Scott Moe, to explain why its employees were taking water samples at some dugouts on private farm land. The federal environment minister Steven Guilbeault accused the Sask Party government of mis-representing the facts. “I believe that we, and Canadians, are best served when we engage on […]

Premier Moe shifting focus on provincial autonomy on immigration as fall legislative sitting winds down

Dec 4, 2019 | 6:06pm

The fall legislative session concludes Thursday in Regina. The provincial government is calling it a successful sitting, with vaping regulations, action against opioid manufacturers and distributors and improvements to the provincial employment act were all introduced during the sitting. The province also implemented their 10 year growth plan, where the province hopes to see the […]