Question Period

COVID-19 response again the topic of debate in Saskatchewan’s Question Period

Nov 23, 2021 | 4:47pm

Tuesday’s Question Period saw more debate over the province’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. This time, NDP Leader Ryan Meili accused the Sask. Party government of stopping Crown Corporations from moving ahead with a masking mandate before the province implemented theirs in September. “Internal (Crown Investment Corporation) documents show that the president of SGI wanted […]

Paid sick leave discussed during Monday’s Question Period

Nov 15, 2021 | 6:23pm

The provincial opposition says the Saskatchewan government should implement paid sick leave to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The matter was debated during Monday’s question period. The provincial opposition introduced Bill 606, the Saskatchewan Employment (Paid Sick Days) Amendment Act to provide paid sick leave for workers in Saskatchewan. Bill 606 would provide 10 […]

Sask. family questions Ministry of Health rejection of covering out of country medical expense

Nov 15, 2021 | 6:12pm

One Saskatchewan family is hoping that others don’t have to face a difficult financial situation like they have because of medical expenses out of the country. 5 year old Conner Finn required a bone marrow transplant for a rare neurological condition called Adrenoleukodystrophy. The Saskatchewan Health Authority advised the Finn Family to seek treatment at […]

Handling of the 4th wave of the pandemic debated during Question Period

Nov 10, 2021 | 2:04pm

A debate about the handling of the 4th wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Saskatchewan was the main topic of discussion during Wednesday’s Question Period. The provincial opposition said the Saskatchewan government’s failure to listen to medical health experts has cost the province significantly. Health Minister Paul Merriman countered that they have been listening to […]

Fourth wave of COVID-19 response questioned in QP proceedings Thursday

Nov 4, 2021 | 1:27pm

The provincial NDP again questioned the Sask. Party government’s response ahead of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Question Period Thursday. NDP Leader Ryan Meili says the decisions made by the province put people in danger. “Does the Premier recognize that his choices in July, August and September — his choices made in the face […]

Vaccines mandates debated in Question Period

Oct 28, 2021 | 6:23pm

The Saskatchewan Party and the Provincial NDP’s are on the opposite ends when it comes to the requirement of vaccination. The provincial NDP believe that vaccines should be mandated for public service workers. NDP Leader Ryan Meili believes the provincial government should take the advice of the public health experts in the province. “Legitimate medical […]

Sask. Party responds to NDP’s safe summer measures during Question Period

May 13, 2021 | 4:35pm

The provincial NDP are calling on the province to support their plan for a safe Saskatchewan summer. NDP leader Ryan Meili says they are calling for the PST to be waived on restaurant meals and live entertainment, as well as dropping provincial park gate fees. During Question Period Thursday, Premier Scott Moe says there is […]

NDP continues calls for improved clarity on COVID-19 pandemic during Question Period

Apr 22, 2021 | 3:26pm

The opposition NDP continues pressing on the provincial government to come clean on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic. NDP Leader Ryan Meili says the Premier is painting a better picture than the actual situation. “The Premier keeps trying to tell us that things are fine, that he’s got this, but doctors are saying […]