Saskatchewan NDP Caucus

Sask. NDP continues the fight for Saskatchewan people in spring session

Legislative session highlights Sask. Party failed leadership on affordability and healthcare chaos

REGINA - On the last day of spring session at the Legislative Assembly, the Official Opposition remains focused on the issues that matter to Saskatchewan people. Alongside doctors, health workers, families and stakeholders, the New Democrat Opposition held the Sask. Party to account on their failures to address health system chaos and the affordability crisis. 

NDP calls for Special Committee of the Legislature to tackle mental health and suicide crisis

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili and Critic for Mental Health and Addictions Doyle Vermette were joined at the Legislature by three families from across Saskatchewan who have lost loved ones to suicide. Together, they called on the government to create a bipartisan special committee of the Legislature to study the mental health and addictions crisis. 

Sask. Party claws back disability pension of SARCAN worker amid affordability crisis.

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Critic for Social Services Meara Conway was joined at the Legislature by people living with disabilities and advocates from the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Moose Jaw Food Bank and the Regina Anti-Poverty Ministry. Together, they called on the government to put an end to the discriminatory claw back of pensions and to immediately raise Saskatchewan Assured Income Disability (SAID) rates to keep step with the cost of living. 

Sask. Party’s SIS program resulting in more evictions, homelessness

Despite assurances from Minister, pleas for help going unanswered 

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Critic for Social Services Meara Conway was joined at the Legislature by single parents struggling to make ends meet on the SIS program. Together, they called on the government to address the many shortcomings of the program that have only been worsened by the affordability crisis.