NDP Leader hosts town hall in Saskatoon

Oct 3, 2019 | 3:29pm

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is making a stop in Saskatoon Friday. Singh is expected to visit Le Relais-Federation Des Francophones De Saskatoon in a town hall style event. He plans on sharing his party’s vision for a more affordable Canada. The event is expected to run from 8:15am to 9:30am. Singh is the third party […]

Trudeau and Scheer attack Ford and Wynne in battle for bountiful Ontario

Sep 23, 2019 | 5:38pm

OTTAWA — Ontario leaders — old and current — were pinned in the crossfire of Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer’s battle Monday for the vote-rich province that’s the gateway to federal victory. Their fight focused in large part on whether a Liberal or a Conservative government would be best suited to work with the provinces to protect Canada’s public health-care system. Over in Atlantic Canada, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Green Leader […]

NDP reacts to SaskPower’s net metering program capping out

Sep 20, 2019 | 10:17am

Saskatchewan has the best solar exposure in the country and it needs to be put to good use. That from NDP Leader Ryan Meili in reaction to the news that SaskPower’s net metering program has reached its cap, meaning no more customers can take advantage of it for solar installations and premium credits. SaskPower said […]

Moe, Meili comment on potash layoffs and vacant provincial seats

Sep 12, 2019 | 5:37pm

Premier Scott Moe is concerned with the layoffs announced by Nutrien to its work force at their Allan, Vanscoy and Lanigan mines. The decision was made public earlier this week after the company chose to close down the three facilities for eight weeks starting in November. The premier talked about the importance to stay engaged […]

Political analysts get ready for an exciting election campaign period

Sep 12, 2019 | 12:00pm

Exciting and fascinating are the words political analysts are using to describe the election campaign. On Wednesday, Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau opened the campaign period for this year’s federal election. Related Article: The campaign has officially begun for the 43rd Federal Election Political Scientist at the University of Saskatchewan Greg Poelzer says polls are showing a […]

Trudeau to officially call election Wednesday

Sep 10, 2019 | 11:52am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to call the next federal election Wednesday morning. He’s to visit Rideau Hall at 10 a.m. local time to ask Gov. Gen. Julie Payette to dissolve Parliament. By law, voting day is set for Oct. 21, but the prime minister has a two-week window starting Sept. 1 in which to […]

Provincial budget on track after first quarter

Aug 29, 2019 | 9:08am

The Saskatchewan Government says the provincial budget remains on track to balance after the first quarter of the fiscal year, with a small surplus forecast to be around $26-million, which is down around $9-million from the budgeted surplus. “In this year’s budget, we promised to deliver the right balance for Saskatchewan,” Finance Minister Donna Harpauer […]

Conflicting views on education from Sask NDP and SaskParty surveys

Aug 28, 2019 | 3:20pm

The provincial government says a survey done by nearly 9,000 students, parents and community members about what is needed to be successful in school has shown several things. The survey says the most important thing to those who responded is having quality teachers and staff and a learning environment which is both comfortable and quiet. […]

Provincial NDP calls on Sask Party government to fund Maple Leaf and Wascana pool

Aug 14, 2019 | 4:28pm

The NDP is calling on the provincial government to choose pools and people over politics. This comes after a saga between the provincial and federal governments over infrastructure funding, that included Regina-Wascana MP Ralph Goodale call on the province to choose the Wascana and Maple Leaf pools project in Regina in their list of projects, […]