Saskatchewan NDP Caucus

Scott Moe’s Sask. Party government closed services at 53 hospitals

Moe gov’t withholds complete hospital data for 11 months until Privacy Commissioner stepped in 

*Data on 50 of the 53 hospitals can be accessed here. Note that the Moe government returned a list of 53 hospitals in response to the first FOI (see attached) but failed to provide data on all 53 in the second FOI. 

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Leader Carla Beck and Rural and Remote Health Critic Matt Love responded to new SHA data. The data reveals that the Moe government has closed services at a minimum of 53 hospitals since 2019. Ethics and Democracy Critic Meara Conway also blasted the Moe government for withholding this information for nearly a year until the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner got involved. 

Nippi-Albright: Focus needs to be on building community solutions, need to tackle the root causes

Stats Canada data shows that Saskatchewan’s Indigenous incarceration rates double the national average

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Critic for First Nations and Métis Relations Betty Nippi-Albright and Opposition Justice and Corrections Critic Nicole Sarauer were joined by Indigenous Women Leaders from across Saskatchewan, as well as the Elizabeth Fry Society, to jointly call on the government to take immediate action to address the overrepresentation of Indigenous women in provincial correctional centres.

402 Saskatchewan people died while waitlisted for surgery in 2022-23

Moe gov’t presided over the second highest death rate in Canada for residents on surgery waiting list

SASKATOON - Today, Official Opposition Health Critic Vicki Mowat and Rural and Remote Health Critic Matt Love responded to a new study conducted by independent research institute SecondStreet.org. The institute found that, of the provinces reporting, Saskatchewan had the second most people per capita population who died while waiting for a surgery.