Today, NDP Education Critic Carla Beck issued the following statement:
Sask. Party “correct” the record only after they legalise Crown privatization
Hours after rushing their privatization bill into law, a Sask. Party minister admitted that claims he had made the day before about SaskTel not preparing for a sell-off were, “not correct.”
Children’s Advocate annual report shows troubling trends continue
The annual report released by Saskatchewan’s new Advocate for Children and Youth makes it clear that the Sask. Party continues to fail vulnerable children throughout the province.
Saskatchewan people reject Sask. Party cuts and corporate giveaways: poll
A recent Insightrix poll confirmed what New Democrats have been hearing across the province – Saskatchewan people, including those who supported the Sask. Party in the last election, are angry about the Sask. Party’s giveaways to corporations and want them to reverse their mean-spirited cuts and billion-dollar tax hikes to Saskatchewan families.
Saskatchewan people have good reasons to wonder who the Sask. Party is really working for
In the weeks since releasing their budget, it is becoming clear the Sask. Party have forgotten who they are supposed to be working for. They used their budget to give big tax giveaways to corporations and the wealthy and well-connected, while handing Saskatchewan families over a billion dollars in tax hikes and massive funding cuts to everything from the big cities to small town classrooms.
REALITY CHECK: Deputy Minister thrown under the school bus while Deputy Premier drives it in circles
It’s not easy trying to run a Saskatchewan school division these days. First, the Sask. Party took away their ability to control their own revenue, and then they refused to provide proper funding to take care of the little things, like making sure roofs don’t leak… or cave in. The Sask. Party is $1.5 billion behind in school repairs and 75 per cent of all school roofs will likely fail within the next five years.