REGINA - In light of the Sask. Party rejecting the creation of a special committee on mental health and addictions despite increasing suicides, Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili was joined by Saskatchewan people struggling with mental health to demand the government reconsider its decision.
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.
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.
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.
REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Education Critic Matt Love was joined by education workers on the steps of the Legislature to protest cuts to education and call on the government to provide increased school division funding reflective of rising inflationary costs.
REGINA - In view of the increased and record first quarter earnings of Saskatchewan’s two largest Potash companies, Official Opposition Finance Critic Trent Wotherspoon called on the government to immediately implement a windfall profit resource surcharge to deliver a cost-of-living dividend to address the affordability crisis.