NDP raise concern about lack of space in emergency shelters for women of domestic violence

Mar 5, 2020 | 1:41pm

The NDP is raising concern about the lack of space in emergency and secondary shelters for women fleeing domestic violence. Opposition critic Nicole Sarauer says each month 600 women in this province fleeing interpersonal violence are turned away for lack of space at shelters.   Advanced Education minister Tina Beaudry-Mellor says the province has taken […]

U of S political professor says SaskParty record on education and health care remains strong

Dec 11, 2019 | 3:56pm

The fall sitting of the legislature saw the SaskParty and NDP go back and forth over the government’s record on health and education. Opposition MLA’s including leader Ryan Meili grilled the government saying Saskatchewan schools are in terrible shape and doctors are severely overworked. Premier Scott Moe and SaskParty MLA’s repeatedly stated there are more […]

NDP ask about safety concerns with lockout looming at Co-Op Refinery

Dec 5, 2019 | 12:38pm

Unifor employees at the Co-op Refinery will be locked out of work starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The lockout notice was issued by the company after 800 union employees  issued a 48 our strike notice on Tuesday, to ensure operations can still run during the strike. During question period, NDP Leader Ryan Meili asked how […]

NDP pushes for more funding for Sask schools

Nov 18, 2019 | 3:15pm

  The NDP is calling on the SaskParty government to cover a huge shortfall in school funding in Saskatchewan. Opposition leader Ryan Meili called on the Moe government to hold a mid-year review of school funding and ensure classroom size does not exceed 2 dozen kids. He says enrollment is up 2 thousand students this […]

NDP raises concern about western separatism

Nov 13, 2019 | 2:59pm

  The NDP raised concerns about western separatism in the Saskatchewan legislature Wednesday. Opposition leader Ryan Meili says Premier Scott Moe failed to denounce talk of western separatism following his meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau this week in Ottawa. Meili says it is a dangerous game not to denounce western separatism. Premier Moe says he […]

Sask NDP calls for provincial suicide prevention policy

Nov 5, 2019 | 3:02pm

  The NDP is calling on the SaskParty government to implement a suicide prevention strategy. Opposition deputy leader Nicole Sarauer says suicide is a serious issue and is the second leading cause of death among young people in Canada. She adds the suicide rate for first nations people in Saskatchewan are four times that of […]