Health care back down highlights Sask. Party mismanagement

The decision announced by the Sask. Party today to back down on their funding cuts to community-based organizations in health care is another example of how little consideration the Sask. Party gave to the consequences of all of their heartless cuts.

“The fact that the Sask. Party even considered blindly cutting this crucial funding without even thinking about the consequences shows how out of touch they are and how little they are thinking about the needs of Saskatchewan people,” NDP Health Critic Danielle Chartier said. “They blew through record revenues with their mismanagement, scandal and waste, and instead of accepting responsibility and working to fix their problems, they jumped to heartless cuts, unfair tax hikes, and desperate sell-offs.”

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Statement by the Leader of the Official Opposition Nicole Sarauer on the resignation of Brad Wall as Premier of Saskatchewan and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Swift Current

Leader of the Official Opposition Nicole Sarauer released the following statement about the resignation of Brad Wall as Premier of Saskatchewan and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Swift Current.

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The Sask. Party are hurting Saskatchewan seniors where they live

The Sask. Party have broken their promise to seniors and, instead of making life more affordable, they've cut supports, hiked the rents in long-term care, and are desperately selling off public seniors' homes.

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Saskatoon unemployment highest in more than two decades

Saskatchewan only province outside Atlantic Canada with higher unemployment than last year

While the Sask. Party continue with their callous cuts, unfair tax hikes and desperate sell-offs more and more Saskatchewan people are losing their jobs and looking for work. The unemployment rate rose again this month to 6.6 per cent and, even as the Sask. Party are still promising to cut more jobs, over 40,000 Saskatchewan people are already unemployed.

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Sask. Party eliminate support for seniors living with disabilities

With their latest cold and heartless cut, the Sask. Party are eliminating a provincial support for seniors living with disabilities. Despite holding a press conference earlier this week on changes to income assistance, the Sask. Party made no mention of their plan to eliminate Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID) supports for Saskatchewan seniors as soon as they become eligible for Old Age Security (OAS). 

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