Three-year-old Emily Summers spends her nights in agony while she continues to wait for ear surgery. Today, NDP Associate Health Critic Nicole Sarauer described Emily’s case as heartbreaking and called on the Sask. Party and the local Sask. Party MLA to stop the excuses and finally ensure that Emily – and others like her – can get the care she desperately needs.Read more
The Saskatchewan NDP is calling on the government to take genuine and constructive action and present a plan to combat climate change. As a first step and a meaningful move to protect Saskatchewan from having a price on carbon imposed on the province by Ottawa, the NDP is calling on the government to finally implement and enforce the Sask. Party’s Green Technology Fund which was proposed and passed through the House, seven years ago.Read more
The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and… right over school boards. Today, in the legislature, Sask. Party MLA Colleen Young, blamed school divisions for the Sask. Party cuts and bad decisions.Read more
Heading into the Fall session, the NDP will be focused on calling the Sask. Party to task for their mismanagement, cuts, clawbacks, and waste which have directly impacted and hurt the livelihoods and well-being of so many Saskatchewan people.Read more
After nearly a week of silence following several days of stomping his feet and making stuff up, Premier Brad Wall appeared in front of cameras yesterday and endorsed United States Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton...Well, her climate change strategy, anyway.Read more
The unemployment rate has climbed 1.5 per cent since last year, and while the Sask. Party continues to cut vital programs and services, Saskatchewan people are finding it harder and harder to get and keep a job. The latest numbers from Statistics Canada show that over a thousand people in Saskatchewan were put out of work from August to September, contributing to the nearly 10,000 more people who were looking for work in Saskatchewan last month than the year before.
“Month after month, we see more job losses. The trend is clear and it should be a cause for concern for the Sask. Party government,” said Jobs, Skills, and Training Critic Warren McCall. “Time after time, we see the Sask. Party shrug it off, refuse to get going on an action plan for Saskatchewan jobs, and deny the critical role their nearly decade of fiscal mismanagement has played in leading us to this situation where thousands of Saskatchewan people are looking for work.”Read more