Reality Check: Sask. Party’s carbon tax is a tax – just ask them

There’s a lot wrong with what the Sask. Party are calling their plan to address carbon emissions – not the least of which is that it sets no targets for reducing carbon emissions. 

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Saskatchewan workers hit with highest job losses in Canada

According that the latest job figures from Statistics Canada, there are 6,400 fewer people working in Saskatchewan than last year. Over the last year, more jobs were lost in Saskatchewan than in any other province in the country.

“This is not news to the hard-working people I talk to who are struggling to make ends meet but we have to hope that it will be a wake-up call to the Sask. Party who have been ignoring reality,” said NDP Jobs Critic Vicki Mowat. “The Sask. Party’s approach of cutting important programs and services and giving tax breaks to the wealthy and well-connected is doing nothing to create or even protect Saskatchewan jobs.”

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Sask. Party should scrap PST hike to help small businesses

After their PST hike hurt all businesses, producers and families, the Sask. Party again fell short today with their Bill 84 which will only help a very small portion of businesses – those that are already making over $500,000 a year. The NDP is committed to finding ways to support all small businesses in Saskatchewan. 

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Sask. Party still failing to address high child poverty rates

According to a recent University of Regina study, Saskatchewan’s child poverty rates continue to be the worst in the country and the Sask. Party’s callous cuts and unfair tax hikes are not helping to make anything better for these children in need. 

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Sask. Party called out for more secrecy with their GTH scandal

The Sask. Party has once again been called out for not following the rules and refusing to come clean. This time, it was the Privacy Commissioner who criticized them for not doing the required work to release emails related to the Sask. Party’s GTH scandal as requested through freedom of information.

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