La Loche school shooting victims still being left behind by the Sask. Party

It’s been nearly a year and a half since the tragic La Loche school shooting but still, many of the victims are suffering and not getting the help they need to heal mentally and physically.

“The victims did not ask to be in this tragic situation but the Sask. Party is forcing them to wait for the promised support from the government,” said NDP Deputy Leader and MLA for Athabasca Buckley Belanger. “The Sask. Party has offered tweets, speeches, and kind words but, when it comes to actual action and ensuring these victims are properly supported, the Sask. Party has been failing.”

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Saskatchewan down 5,600 full-time jobs since last year

With their budget, the Sask. Party hiked taxes, made deep cuts, and hurt industries across the province. Now, a month after the Sask. Party released their budget, there are 5,600 fewer jobs in Saskatchewan than a year ago.

“Since the Sask. Party formed government, the number of Saskatchewan people who can’t find work has doubled to 40,000. Instead of using their budget to create jobs and opportunities for families, the Sask. Party has chosen to further hurt important industries and Saskatchewan people,” said NDP Jobs, Skills and Training Critic Warren McCall. “There’s no two ways about it, the Sask. Party’s mismanagement, scandal and waste is costing Saskatchewan jobs.”

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Sask. Party ignores calls from educators and families, passes Bill 63

Despite clear opposition from parents, teachers, and school boards, the Sask. Party has rushed forward with its overreaching bill to silence local voices in education and take full control for the Sask. Party Minister and Cabinet. 

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Sask. Party MLAs from Saskatoon Vote to Cut Meewasin Valley Authority

Today, Sask. Party MLAs from Saskatoon voted to cut funding for the Meewasin Valley Authority. 

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Statement by Carla Beck in support of Catholic School Boards’ decision to appeal court ruling

Today, NDP Education Critic Carla Beck issued the following statement:

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