Premier Scott Moe

Federal Energy and Natural Resource Minister responds to Moe’s carbon tax comments

Federal Energy and Natural Resource Minister responds to Moe’s carbon tax comments

Mar 29, 2024 | 9:50am
While in Regina, the Federal Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Jonathan Wilkinson criticized Premier Scott Moe and Conservative Leader Pierrer Pollieve’s remarks about carbon pricing. Wilkinson’s comments come after the federal Conservatives say they won’t be taking advice from “so-called experts” on climate policy after more than 200 economists signed an open letter challenging […]
Getting connected is the general theme of Day 1 of SARM Convention

Getting connected is the general theme of Day 1 of SARM Convention

Mar 14, 2024 | 12:44am
There was a common thread during the first day of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) Annual Convention & Trade Show on Wednesday: getting connected to ensure everyone’s needs are met. Elements of that seemed to be incorporated into each speech given to SARM delegates at the Queensbury Convention Centre. During her opening speech […]
Legislature set to resume Monday, March 4th

Legislature set to resume Monday, March 4th

Feb 29, 2024 | 11:40am
The break is almost over for provincial politicians, and the road ahead looks to be bumpy at best. The Legislature will resume sitting on Monday, Match 4th at 1:30pm. This is the last sitting ahead of an expected election call. Under legislation, the government has to hold an election on, or before October 28th. Of […]
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 […]
Sask Party Tables Financial Protections for Victims of Human Trafficking

Sask Party Tables Financial Protections for Victims of Human Trafficking

Nov 23, 2023 | 11:00am
The Saskatchewan government has introduced The Protection for Human Trafficking (Coerced Debts) Amendment Act to shield victims from the aftermath of coerced debts. Justice Minister and Attorney General Bronwyn Eyre stressed the significance, stating, “This is about reducing dependency between victims and their traffickers, who often force victims to take out loans on their behalf […]
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 […]
‘Absolutely not’: No more carve-outs when it comes to carbon pricing, Trudeau says

‘Absolutely not’: No more carve-outs when it comes to carbon pricing, Trudeau says

Nov 1, 2023 | 6:00am
There will be no further carbon price carve-outs, including for natural gas, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday, as criticism of his decision to temporarily exempt home heating oil from the policy mounts and his cabinet tries to quiet accusations of regional political favouritism. Because heating oil is far more expensive than natural gas and […]
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 […]