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Teachers Refuse to Take Bait: No Deal Til Gov Issues “Irrevocable Collective Agreement”

Teachers Refuse to Take Bait: No Deal Til Gov Issues “Irrevocable Collective Agreement”

Mar 7, 2024 | 5:08am
*Updated with Quotes from Samantha Becotte* The tension between Saskatchewan’s teachers and the provincial government reached new heights today as Premier Scott Moe yesterday unveiled a significant education funding increase of $180 million. The move, strategically timed ahead of the budget’s official introduction on March 20th, was met with skepticism and accusations from the Saskatchewan […]

New SK Marshal Service Without Oversight Body

Aug 16, 2023 | 5:18am

The Saskatchewan Party government has begun establishing a new provincial police service, but the minister in charge says it won’t have an oversight body until boots are on the ground. Christine Tell, minister of corrections, policing and public safety, now has authority to form the new Saskatchewan Marshals Service, said a recent order-in-council. The order […]

Saskatchewan family doctors say provincial budget short on needed reforms

Mar 27, 2023 | 4:44am

Saskatchewan family doctors say the province’s latest budget fails to make needed reforms that would help keep them here as some look elsewhere for work. Saskatchewan Medical Association President Dr. John Gjevre said the Saskatchewan Party government’s budget doesn’t do enough to transform primary care so that more people can access a family doctor. While […]

Saskatchewan finance minister spent $8,000 on private plane to attend commerce lunch

Jul 18, 2022 | 3:55am

Saskatchewan’s finance minister spent nearly $8,000 on a private plane to attend a chamber of commerce lunch days after she tabled a provincial budget containing tax hikes. Minister Donna Harpauer’s travel expense form, posted on the Saskatchewan Party government’s website, shows she took a chartered plane with Good Spirit Air Service on March 25, travelling […]

SK Party Announces “Short Sighted” Increase to Minimum Wage

May 3, 2022 | 1:30pm

The Saskatchewan Party government is announcing an increase to the provincial minimum wage. October 1st of this year will see $1.19 put into the pockets of the province’s lowest earners – not even enough to buy an extra small black coffee from the local shop. The wage will increase to $13.00 an hour on October […]