Saskatchewan NDP Caucus

Beck Writes to New RCMP Minister on Day 1: Don’t Close Depot

Yesterday, Leader of the Official Opposition Carla Beck wrote to the new federal Minister of Public Safety, Dominic LeBlanc, to reaffirm her opposition to the closure of RCMP Depot Division in Regina. She reiterated the need to keep the 500+ jobs here in Saskatchewan and emphasized the opportunity to partner with the University of Regina and the First Nations University of Canada in re-imagining training and education standards for new recruits.

BECK: The only thing growing under Scott Moe are power bills, taxes and food bank usage

Regina Food Bank usage has spiked 42% this past year, 40% of Regina clients are now children

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Leader Carla Beck and Affordability Critic Trent Wotherspoon responded to newly released Regina Food Bank numbers that show a dramatic 42% spike in usage this past year. The new numbers reveal that 2 in 5 of the Regina Food Bank’s customers are children and that their services are seeing ‘unprecedented growth’.