Saskatchewan one of only two provinces with fewer jobs this year than last
Saskatchewan once again fell behind nearly all of Canada as one of only two provinces to have fewer jobs last month than the same time last year. The latest labour force statistics showed that 1,400 fewer people were able to find work in September 2017 than a year earlier.
“While other provinces are growing, the Sask. Party’s approach of heartless cuts and unfair tax hikes is holding the province back from the economic growth we need,” said NDP Jobs Critic Vicki Mowat. “When Saskatchewan is one of two provinces that saw their employment rates drop over the last year, it’s not hard to see that the Sask. Party is not working for the people of the province.”Read more
Statement from the Leader of the Official Opposition, Nicole Sarauer, on the decision from TransCanada to not proceed with Energy East
As the Official Opposition, we are disappointed to learn of TransCanada’s decision to terminate their Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipelines.Read more
Despite promising to stop using his partisan e-mail account for government business, it was revealed this week that the Premier is not only still using this account but, at least once, he used it to strategize about the Sask. Party’s GTH scandal and discuss information that he should not have legally had access to.Read more
As we mark National Seniors Day, Saskatchewan seniors and their families are asking why the Sask. Party have been targeting them by cutting supports, hiking rents in long term care, and selling off public seniors’ housing.Read more
Following the election of Vicki Mowat in the Saskatoon Fairview byelection and in the midst of the NDP leadership race, Leader of the Official Opposition Nicole Sarauer announced some changes to the NDP caucus’ critic portfolios.
“We’re a bigger and stronger team than we were before and we’re as focussed as ever on holding the Sask. Party to account and fighting their heartless cuts, unfair tax hikes, and desperate sell-offs,” Sarauer said. “This team will keep fighting for and standing with the Saskatchewan families and businesses that have been forced to pay the price for Sask. Party mismanagement, scandal, and waste.”Read more