After nearly a decade of Sask. Party mismanagement, scandal, and waste, the government is now threatening to force the people of Saskatchewan to pay the price for the government’s $1.2 billion deficit.
The silencing of local voices through the elimination of local school boards is a serious concern that has been raised repeatedly by municipal leaders at the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) Convention.
With more reports of an increase in suicide attempts in Black Lake, NDP Deputy Leader and Athabasca MLA Buckley Belanger is calling on the Sask. Party government to finally stop their irresponsible and callous cuts and immediately invest in mental health care.
Today, NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon issued the following statement:
NDP Education Critic Carla Beck applauded Battlefords MLA Herb Cox for supporting his local school board’s fight against any cuts by the Sask. Party and called on Cox to extend that same support to all rural boards concerned about losing their local voice.
Today, the Saskatchewan NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon released the following statement: