Goodale falls in fight for Regina-Wascana after 26 years in Ottawa

Oct 22, 2019 | 1:41am

It wasn’t the night Liberal supporters in Regina were dreaming of in the days leading to election night in Canada. Ralph Goodale, who has served as a Member of Parliament since 1993, lost out to Michael Kram of the Conservatives in the riding of Regina-Wascana in the federal election. It’s the first time he has […]

FSIN reminding First Nations people in Saskatchewan to get out and vote

Oct 20, 2019 | 12:00pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations is hoping to see a high turnout of First Nations people heading to the polls on Monday for the federal election. FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron talked about how First Nations voices need to be heard, and this federal election grants that opportunity. He said there are several issues First Nations […]

Canadians take advantage of advance polls with participation increases nationwide

Oct 18, 2019 | 4:20pm

Statistics show that more Canadians visited advance polls this year compared to the last federal election. Numbers from Elections Canada show that 4,774,963 participated in advance voting during the Thanksgiving long weekend. It’s a significant boost from 3,657,415 in 2015. In Saskatchewan, 149,043 residents attended advance polls – an increase from 91,891 recorded four years ago. […]

U of R professor comments on few federal leaders stops in Saskatchewan

Oct 7, 2019 | 6:45am

With two weeks left in the federal election campaign, you may have noticed that Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh have all only stopped in Saskatchewan once during the campaign. Meanwhile, the federal leaders tend to be focusing on centres such as the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Quebec, and the B.C. coastline. University of […]

Scheer makes Saturday stop in Saskatoon

Sep 29, 2019 | 9:00am

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer brought his campaign tour to Saskatoon Saturday afternoon. The Tori leader spoke to hundreds of Conservative supporters who packed into the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market to hear him speak for a brief time. During his short Bridge City visit, Scheer touched on his plans for an energy corridor, removing the GST from […]

APAS outlines five key farm issues for election campaign

Sep 14, 2019 | 12:00pm

Saskatchewan’s general farm group has put together their biggest concerns which they’d like to see taken into consideration by federal party leaders. The Agriculture Producers Association of Saskatchewan has outlined five key farm issues for this fall’s election campaign. President Todd Lewis talked about how farmers need improved farm risk management programs. He pointed out […]