As we celebrate this Labour Day, we take time to reflect on the hard-fought victories won by the working women and men who built this province and we recommit to standing strong, shoulder to shoulder, with those who continue to labour at growing and strengthening our province.
Saskatchewan’s crime rates are the highest of all Canadian provinces and they continue to rise. Instead of working to address this growing problem, the Sask. Party is cutting common-sense, cost-effective crime prevention programs.
As children across the province get back to school, the Sask. Party is taking even more money away from their classrooms.
Education directors were recently informed that, though, additional Workers’ Compensation Board money will be distributed to employers across the province, school divisions will have the amount of their return cut from their provincial operating grants.
Upon news of the possible merger between Potash Corp. and Agrium, Brad Wall assembled journalists to apparently say for the record that he is concerned about the potash industry and jobs. But, if you actually check the record, you’ll see that he and the Sask. Party have not actually protected either.
As the Sask. Party continues to ignore the growing crisis in access to health care in rural Saskatchewan, nurses at the Davidson Health Centre are speaking out about low staffing levels that are leaving them feeling “desperate” and unable to properly do their jobs.
Since beginning this session, the government has been plagued by scandal and the real-life consequences Saskatchewan people are facing as a result of Sask. Party mismanagement but the negligence and lack of accountability in the Sask. Party cabinet have not been solved by today’s shuffle.
“Today, the Premier wasted an opportunity to demonstrate the change the Sask. Party has promised,” said NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon. “A few titles have changed but the direction and tone that has seen the Sask. Party stumble from ethical scandal to ethical scandal and mismanaged crisis to mismanaged crisis has stayed the same.”