western separation

Regina had a good 2019 according to Mayor Michael Fougere

Dec 12, 2019 | 11:25am

Mayor Michael Fougere addressed a crowded room at his state of the city address Thursday morning put on by the Regina and District Chamber of Commerce. Fougere had many topics to discuss, including transit and the city’s plan to end homelessness. Fougere opened his remarks with addressing the western separation movement, saying it’s a debate […]

Not much support being shown for separation in Saskatchewan

Dec 11, 2019 | 12:45pm

While talk of western separation has been bubbling since the federal election, a University of Saskatchewan survey finds support in our province to be very low on that idea. In a survey of over 400 people earlier this month done by the Social Services Research Lab, less than 10 percent said separation would be a […]

Moe and Fougere talk with Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland

Nov 26, 2019 | 7:08pm

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland visited Regina Tuesday to discuss Saskatchewan’s issues with the federal government. Freeland met with both Mayor Michael Fougere and Premier Scott Moe to listen to their views on the election and what can be done moving forward. There was more of a positive reaction to the Premier’s visit with Freeland. […]

Opposition questions Moe on meeting with Trudeau

Nov 13, 2019 | 5:27pm

Premier Scott Moe was grilled on his trip to Ottawa by the provincial opposition Wednesday during question period. Moe attended meetings with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and federal leader of the opposition Andrew Scheer representing Saskatchewan interests such as the federal carbon tax, equalization, and western separation. Moe says he does not believe western separation […]

Liberal winners, losers to gather for first time since disappointing election result

Nov 6, 2019 | 7:10pm

Re-elected, newly elected and defeated Liberal MPs will gather Thursday on Parliament Hill for the first time since Canadians clipped the wings of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government in the Oct. 21 election. The two-hour get-together is not a formal caucus meeting, just a chance to congratulate winners and commiserate with losers. Nevertheless, it will […]

Poll suggests Western separation talk is still strong

Nov 6, 2019 | 8:00am

The thought of western separation in Alberta and Saskatchewan remains high after last month’s federal election and its a thought that is happening nationwide and not just in the two provinces. An Ipsos poll released Tuesday shows six in 10 respondents feel the country is more divided than ever. Ipsos spokesperson Kyle Braid says that […]

Moe wants a face-to-face meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau in Ottawa

Oct 29, 2019 | 10:36am

Premier Scott Moe says there has been some back and forth between his office and the Prime Minister’s office about a sit-down in Ottawa between the two to discuss what’s next in the wake of the federal election result last week. Moe is hearing the talk of western separatism in the wake of what happened […]