provincial government

Beck’s trip to Ottawa gets a grilling from Sask Party

Beck’s trip to Ottawa gets a grilling from Sask Party

Apr 23, 2024 | 5:06am
REGINA – Opposition leader Carla Beck is back in Regina after being in the nation’s capital Ottawa last week. Beck was there to attend the Canadian Council of the Canadian Labour Conference meetings. But the governing Sask Party have tried to make political hay out of Beck’s attendance in recent days by portraying the Saskatchewan NDP as propping […]
Is it a deal? Still uncertainty about the end of teachers strike

Is it a deal? Still uncertainty about the end of teachers strike

Apr 18, 2024 | 2:47pm
There still seems to be considerable uncertainty about whether a tentative collective agreement between the province and Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation will be finally ratified by a vote of its members. In fact STF leadership was not even willing to use the language “tentative agreement” to describe what had happened, despite the government using that language […]
Feds expect provinces to “obey the law”: Minister Virani

Feds expect provinces to “obey the law”: Minister Virani

Apr 4, 2024 | 1:32pm
The looming threat of ‘carbon jail’ continues to hover over provincial politicians in Saskatchewan over the province’s decision to not remit the carbon tax on home heating to the federal government. At a federal housing announcement held in Regina Wednesday, the question was posed to federal Minister of Justice Arif Virani on what legal consequences […]
Government figures show agri-food exports to three markets increased in 2023

Government figures show agri-food exports to three markets increased in 2023

Mar 28, 2024 | 10:15am
Saskatchewan agri-food exports to Indonesia, Morocco, and Algeria increased in 2023 over the previous year, according to the provincial government. Export volumes to Indonesia rose 62 percent; non-durum wheat is the top commodity exported to the nation, which grew to be Saskatchewan’s “sixth-leading agri-food market in 2023” according to the government. Algeria, the province’s “fourth-leading […]
Striking A Chord – Saskatchewan’s Education Standoff Continues

Striking A Chord – Saskatchewan’s Education Standoff Continues

Mar 25, 2024 | 9:27am
This week will no doubt see more action taking place from the province’s teachers – a clash between educators and the government has left students, teachers, and parents in limbo. At the heart of the debate – the teachers decision to impose further sanctions affecting extracurricular activities, a move met with swift condemnation from the […]
Over 2-thousand people expected at Annual SARM Convention & Trade Show

Over 2-thousand people expected at Annual SARM Convention & Trade Show

Mar 13, 2024 | 5:00am
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is ready for its annual Convention and Trade Show this week at REAL District in Regina. Everything kicks off Wednesday morning with registration at 8 o’clock, opening ceremonies at 10 o’clock, and addresses at 10:30 from Regina Mayor Sandra Masters, Provincial Minister of Government Relations Don McMorris, and […]
Teachers Announce Job Action for Thursday March 14th

Teachers Announce Job Action for Thursday March 14th

Mar 11, 2024 | 10:57am
The feud between the provincial government, and teachers is continuing with no end in sight. Teachers are kicking off the week with a ban on all extra curricular activities province wide, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. That means teachers will not take part in the organization, supervision and facilitation of activities including athletics, non-curricular arts, field […]
Chan named Sask. Party candidate in Yorkton for 2024 Provincial Election

Chan named Sask. Party candidate in Yorkton for 2024 Provincial Election

Mar 8, 2024 | 5:54am
David Chan will run under the Saskatchewan Party’s banner in Yorkton in the upcoming provincial election. For the past 6 years Chan has worked as a mental health counsellor for local First Nations – primarily focusing on youth and families. Chan ran against Darcy Zaharia and Kaitlyn Kitzan for the nomination after long-time MLA Greg […]
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 […]
Teacher Strike Action Continues Across Saskatchewan

Teacher Strike Action Continues Across Saskatchewan

Feb 26, 2024 | 5:00am
Over the February break there were no new talks between the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation, and the provincial government’s bargaining team to try and end the labour dispute which has seen multiple levels of job action over the last few weeks. Teachers will not come to the bargaining table unless the provincial government agrees to bargain […]