Legislative Assembly

Sask Party Government to spend extra $750M this fiscal year; Opposition calls for transparency

Sask Party Government to spend extra $750M this fiscal year; Opposition calls for transparency

Feb 22, 2024 | 2:17pm
The Saskatchewan government is spending $750 million more than it had budgeted this year, a move that’s raising questions from Opposition New Democrats. The province approved the extra dollars this week through special warrants, a measure it uses when expenditures aren’t budgeted. Some of that spending is for health care, agriculture and environmental cleanup. The […]

Sask. NDP raises concerns after hundreds of calls for ambulances go unanswered

Apr 4, 2023 | 12:21pm

The Offical Opposition is calling on the Sask. Party government to address the province’s EMS crisis, which has led to calls for an ambulance going unanswered. Official Opposition Leader Carla Beck, Health Critic Vicki Mowat, and Rural and Remote Health Critic Matt Love called the Government after they obtained documents that show that through the […]

NDP demand provincial housing strategy after landlord mortgage default leads to eviction

Dec 5, 2022 | 2:09pm

It was in October that Jennifer Fuller moved in with her partner. Shortly after moving in, they were told they had to move out as their landlord had defaulted on their mortgage. With Fuller in attendance, the Offical Opposition called on the Sask. Party to address the province’s country-leading mortgage default rate, four times higher than […]

Reasoning for SHA CEO departure discussed during Monday’s Question Period

Dec 6, 2021 | 4:55pm

Monday’s Question Period was the first opportunity for the provincial opposition to inquire the provincial government about the departure of Saskatchewan Health Authority CEO Scott Livingstone. The resignation was announced last Thursday with many questions still left unanswered, which led to a back and forth discussion between the Premier and the leader of the opposition. […]

Paid sick leave discussed during Monday’s Question Period

Nov 15, 2021 | 6:23pm

The provincial opposition says the Saskatchewan government should implement paid sick leave to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The matter was debated during Monday’s question period. The provincial opposition introduced Bill 606, the Saskatchewan Employment (Paid Sick Days) Amendment Act to provide paid sick leave for workers in Saskatchewan. Bill 606 would provide 10 […]