Jennifer Bowes

Opposition NDP member apologizes for like on controversial Instagram post

Opposition NDP member apologizes for like on controversial Instagram post

Nov 27, 2023 | 3:30pm
A Saskatchewan NDP legislature member has apologized for liking a social media post that some view as antisemitic. Jennifer Bowes says she never intended to cause anyone any pain when she liked a post on Instagram that contained a video where people chanted “from the river to the sea.” It’s been a popular refrain among […]
Premier calls NDP MLA an “extremist” and alleges involvement in protest

Premier calls NDP MLA an “extremist” and alleges involvement in protest

Nov 22, 2023 | 8:45am
Premier Scott Moe and his government are accusing the Offical Opposition of involvement in an incident that disrupted proceedings at the provincial legislature earlier this week. On Monday, the sitting was brought to a halt for about half an hour as security removed over 100 protesters calling for the Moe government to join calls for […]

Sask. NDP announces Saskatoon University MLA not seeking re-election in 2024 & nomination dates

Jun 5, 2023 | 3:30pm

Saskatoon University MLA Jennifer Bowes announced that she will not seek re-election for the 2024 provincial general election. “It has been a great honour to serve the people of Saskatoon University,” said Bowes. “I want to sincerely thank my constituents for placing their trust in me and for allowing me the incredible privilege of advocating […]

Bungled Tourism Rebrand Fallout Continues

Mar 21, 2023 | 5:55am

A women’s organization is asking Regina’s tourism agency for another rebrand after the city used slogans criticized for having sexual overtones. Experience Regina, the agency responsible for tourism in Saskatchewan’s capital, apologized on the weekend and removed the phrases online that seemed to make light of the city’s name rhyming with vagina. The RaiseHER Community […]

Sask. Legislature considering bill proposing “bubble zones” around abortion clinics, limiting anti-abortion protests

May 13, 2021 | 5:06pm

The Saskatchewan government is debating a private member’s bill aimed at introducing “bubble zones” for those entering abortion clinics in the province. The bill was introduced by Saskatoon- University MLA Jennifer Bowes, who says women shouldn’t be scared to access something they’re legally entitled too. “Women are accessing their constitutionally protected right to healthcare services, […]

NDP proposing paid sick leave bill

May 7, 2021 | 1:33pm

The Saskatchewan NDP is hoping to provide paid sick leave for workers in the province. A private members bills being proposed by NDP Labour Critic Jennifer Bowes is aimed at providing 10 days of sick leave during non-Covid times and 14 days during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Bowes says protecting employees during a pandemic […]

Paid sick leave debated in Sask. Legislature

Apr 27, 2021 | 4:48pm

A member of the Saskatchewan NDP brought the conservation of paid sick leave back to the house in the Saskatchewan Legislature on Tuesday. Jennifer Bowes, the NDP’s associate labour critic, suggested that the provincial government does not have the decency to consider paid sick leave in Saskatchewan during a pandemic. “We’ve seen an increase in […]