Lyle Stewart

MLA for Lumsden-Morse Lyle Stewart announces resignation due to health reasons

Mar 6, 2023 | 2:04pm

Longtime MLA for Lumsden-Morse Lyle Stewart announced that he is resigning his seat due to health-related reasons. “I have been living with prostate cancer for a number of years now, but unfortunately, my condition has worsened in recent weeks to the point that I can no longer do this job to the standard I expect […]

Premier apologizes after killer invited to throne speech

Oct 31, 2022 | 1:17pm

Premier Scott Moe apologized Monday after an infamous killer attended the government’s tough-on-crime throne speech last week — and went a step further by stripping caucus duties from the member who invited Colin Thatcher. While he didn’t extend the invite to Thatcher, Moe said he is ultimately responsible as premier and leader of the government […]

Premier stops short of apologizing after killer invited to throne speech

Oct 27, 2022 | 4:07pm

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said it’s unfortunate a member of the legislative assembly invited a notorious killer to watch his government’s tough-on-crime throne speech, but he stopped short of apologizing for Colin Thatcher’s presence in the legislature. “Me? What would I apologize for?” Moe said Thursday. “This is an individual (member) who invited someone, not […]

MLA Stewart statement, reason for inviting Thatcher to Throne Speech

Oct 27, 2022 | 9:56am

It wasn’t a great image. A convicted murderer sitting in the legislature chamber for a Speech from the Throne supposedly about reducing crime, and increasing the public’s safety. Former Saskatchewan MLA and cabinet minister Colin Thatcher was convicted of murdering his ex-wife, Jo-Ann Wilson.  He spend more than 20 years in jail for the crime, […]

Convicted wife killer Colin Thatcher at tough-on-crime Saskatchewan throne speech

Oct 27, 2022 | 4:24am

Saskatchewan kicked off its fall legislative session Wednesday with a tough-on-crime throne speech presented while a former cabinet minister turned notorious convicted killer sat in the chamber. Colin Thatcher, 84, said he was happy to accept an invitation from his good friend, Saskatchewan Party legislature member Lyle Stewart. Wearing a blazer and bolo tie, Thatcher […]

Renovations completed at Moose Jaw Municipal Airport

Jun 24, 2022 | 1:59pm

The Moose Jaw Municipal Airport got an extension and renovation on their runway that will hopefully lead to an extension of the kinds of business they can do there. Construction had begun in fall 2020, and work included rehabilitation of the existing runway and taxiway, as well as a new runway., taxiway and approach lights. […]

$4 billion irrigation project at Lake Diefenbaker being announced by Saskatchewan government

Jul 2, 2020 | 11:20am

A project being referred to as “generational” is being announced by the province. It will see the irrigation of  over 200,000 hectares of land from Lake Diefenbaker over the next 10 years which basically doubles the amount of irrigable land in Saskatchewan. The project  will begin with an immediate $22.5 million investment in preliminary engineering […]

Former Agriculture Minister will seek re-election after battling cancer

Jul 22, 2019 | 5:45am

Former Agriculture minister Lyle Stewart has successfully battled a second round with cancer and will seek re-election next year. The Pense area farmer resigned from cabinet last summer but remained an MLA to battle colorectal cancer. Stewart says he has finished chemotherapy and feels good.   He says it was a tough battle. “I lost […]