Ryan Meili

Moe’s plan to “Live with Covid” costing Saskatchewan lives – NDP

Apr 22, 2022 | 11:06am

Days after testing positive for COVID-19, opposition leader Ryan Meili is bringing forward frank criticism of the Saskatchewan Party’s plans to “Live with Covid”. “We do have to live with COVID – but that doesn’t mean you just “let it rip” and pretend it’s not going on. You wear masks in doors. You increase ventilation […]

NDP says Sask. Party ‘lost track’ with provincial budget

Mar 24, 2022 | 5:07am

The Official Opposition feels that the 2022-23 budget deepens the affordability crisis and that the Sask. Party has lost touch with the needs of Saskatchewan families. This is due to no new relief measures, 32 new taxes and fees and no support for seniors or students who need support post-pandemic; this budget reveals a government […]

Sask. Leaders respond to Abramovich being sanctioned by Canada

Mar 11, 2022 | 12:21pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has added Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich to the list of those sanctioned by the country. Abramovich is a significant shareholder in Evraz, a steel mill company in Regina. The announcement comes just a day after the United Kingdom announced sanctions against Abramovich. He is now one on a growing list of […]

Saskatchewan seeing a decrease of active doctors

Mar 10, 2022 | 8:53pm

The Land of the Living Skies is having trouble keeping and attracting doctors. Over the last five years, the number of active practitioners (GP) in the province has decreased from 955 to 900. In that same timeframe, the number of licensed GPs has increased by 73. However, though a GP is licensed, that does not […]

Government of Sask not renewing emergency health order

Mar 10, 2022 | 2:08pm

The Government of Saskatchewan will not be renewing its emergency health order. The order was initially put in place in September of last year during the Delta wave and was used so the government could redirect healthcare workers. The emergency order was set to expire on Monday, and Premier Scott Moe said that the order […]

The NDP announces leadership convention for June

Feb 28, 2022 | 1:27pm

We are a few months away from finding out who will lead the provincial arm of the NDP. The party announcing today that their leadership conference will take place in June. The rules for trying to grab the top seat are simple. Candidates must be a member in good standing with the Saskatchewan New Democratic […]

Meili stepping down and Athabasca election present interesting time in Sask Politics

Feb 21, 2022 | 8:40am

The last week and a half in Saskatchewan has presented changes that have altered the political landscape in the province. Last week Ryan Meili stepped down as the leader of the Provincial NDP Party, and Jim Lemaigre and the Saskatchewan Party won a longtime NDP stronghold in the Athabasca riding was. Tom McIntosh, a professor […]

Ryan Meili expected to step down as Sask. NDP leader

Feb 18, 2022 | 7:23am

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili is expected to announce today that he is stepping down from the post, but will is anticipated that he will remain as the Saskatoon Meewasin MLA. Meili, who won the leadership in 2018, says he will remain in the position until a new leader has been chosen. The 46 year […]

Premier Scott Moe flip flops on protest support

Feb 10, 2022 | 1:52pm

The Premier of Saskatchewan’s stance on freedom rally protestors blocking trade routes and overtaking Ottawa is being questioned by some today. In an interview with CBC last night – Premier Scott Moe was asked if he supported the trucker convoy occupation of bridges and roadways across the country. “It’s certainly going to get everyone’s attention […]