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Moe says Saskatchewan to stop collecting carbon levy for electric heat

Moe says Saskatchewan to stop collecting carbon levy for electric heat

Nov 30, 2023 | 12:32pm
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the province is to stop collecting the carbon levy on electric heat starting Jan. 1.  He says many people in northern Saskatchewan use electricity to heat their homes, and that they should be exempt from paying the price.  The premier says the province is to examine who uses electricity to […]
Moe says Saskatchewan to stop collecting carbon tax if no federal break given

Moe says Saskatchewan to stop collecting carbon tax if no federal break given

Oct 30, 2023 | 1:53pm
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says his province is to stop collecting the carbon tax if Ottawa doesn’t offer a break. Moe said Monday that starting Jan. 1, the provincial gas utility SaskEnergy won’t collect or submit the tax to the federal government unless Ottawa provides the province an exemption. “The federal government may say that’s […]
Two Western premiers upset at carbon tax exemption

Two Western premiers upset at carbon tax exemption

Oct 27, 2023 | 11:37am
Two of Canada’s Prairie premiers say Ottawa’s decision to exempt the carbon tax on heating oil fails to address affordability needs in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday the carbon tax would be exempt for three years on home heating oil, a move that largely helps those in Atlantic provinces where it’s a […]

Moe says Prime Minister’s Office apologized for not letting him know about visit

Jan 17, 2023 | 10:53am

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the Prime Minister’s Office has apologized for not informing him about a visit to the province this week. Justin Trudeau was in Saskatoon on Monday to tour a rare earth elements processing plant along with the city’s mayor, Charlie Clark, but the premier was not on the invite list. Moe complained on […]

Moe heading to Washington, D.C. to speak with officials

Dec 5, 2022 | 3:52pm

Premier Scott Moe will lead a short mission to the United States. Exports to the U.S. increased 51.5 per cent from $13.1 billion in 2020 to 19.9 billion in 2021, with crude oil, potash and canola oil being the top exports. Moe will be in Washington D.C. to talk with stakeholders to strengthen and expand the […]

‘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 […]

Moe joins those upset with treatment of Freeland in Grande Prairie

Aug 28, 2022 | 7:35am

Add Premier Scott Moe’s name to the chorus of past and present elected officials calling out agitators’ behaviour against deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland. Freeland was harassed by protestors shouting profanity and calling her a traitor as she entered an elevator in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Former deputy Conservative leader Lisa Raitt, current Alberta Premier Jason […]

Premier off to United Arab Emirates on trade mission

May 4, 2022 | 1:15pm

Premier Scott Moe is heading out on a trade mission to the United Arab Emirates next week. Moe’s mission will focus on the natural resource, agriculture and agri-value sectors. “As a producer of some of the most sustainable agriculture, energy and mining products anywhere in the world, Saskatchewan has a lot to offer,” Moe said […]

Meili, Moe spar about children’s hospital at overcapacity

Apr 7, 2022 | 12:04pm

The Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital is overcapacity, and opposition leader Ryan Meili wants to know what the government’s plan will be. According to a letter the New Democrats shared to hospital staff, pediatric inpatient is at 108 per cent capacity with four admissions waiting in the emergency, while the pediatric ICU is at 125 per […]

Premier Moe provides additional funding for Rural Municipalities

Mar 10, 2021 | 10:30am

  Premier Scott Moe announced important funding for rural municipalities at the annual SARM convention on Wednesday. Premier Moe says the province will advance 11.2 million dollars in economic stimulus funds for the Rural Integrated Roads for Growth program. The funds provide a head start on getting projects approved for the 2021 building season. With […]