Saskatchewan NDP Caucus

Saskatchewan small businesses about to miss out on hundreds of millions in loan forgiveness

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Critic for Jobs and the Economy Aleana Young sent a follow-up letter to both federal and provincial finance ministers urging immediate action to protect Saskatchewan’s small businesses at risk of losing out on hundreds of millions in loan forgiveness from the federal government. The Canada Emergency Business Account deadline is fast approaching and no meaningful action is being taken by either the Sask. Party or the federal government.

Woman with breast cancer symptoms waiting nearly a year for diagnostic care

Minister says avg. wait 10 weeks, woman with breast cancer symptoms says 10 months

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Leader Carla Beck and Health Critic Vicki Mowat blasted Scott Moe and the Sask. Party government for failing Saskatchewan women. Together they stood with Nadine Baker, a woman with breast cancer symptoms who continues to wait almost a year for diagnostic care.

CONWAY: Makowsky running interference on Sunrise Scandal

Makowsky’s office says more time needed for FOI, Minister promised answers 10 weeks ago

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Ethics and Democracy Critic Meara Conway called for answers from Minister Gene Makowsky after his office refused to respond to two freedom of information requests about payments to an MLA-owned motel, even after the Minister promised answers months ago.

Sask. Party continues to ignore healthcare workers with solutions to lower wait times and save money

MOOSE JAW - Today, Official Opposition Health Critic Vicki Mowat and Critic for Rural and Remote Health Jared Clarke joined Dr. Ata Stationwala, a leading podiatrist and past president of the Saskatchewan College of Podiatrists, at his clinic. Dr. Stationwala has been trying for months to get an audience with Minister McLeod to discuss a simple solution to a common administrative issue that is causing longer patient wait times and increased work for family doctors and foot specialists.