Following the win in the Saskatoon Meewasin by-election and the addition of Ryan Meili to the caucus, NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon announced changes to the Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet.
NDP ready to hold Sask. Party to account for cuts, sell-offs and growing deficit
With a new NDP MLA and the Spring Session set to begin on Monday, NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon said the NDP Opposition will continue to pressure the government to stop making Saskatchewan people pay for Sask. Party mismanagement, scandal and waste with their callous cuts and desperate sell-offs.
“I’ve been hearing it across the province and we just heard it loud and clear from the people of Meewasin,” Wotherspoon said. “Saskatchewan people are fed up with the Sask. Party’s lies about the deficit and debt, the billions wasted through mismanagement like the bypass overrun, and the GTH land scandal, and they aren’t going to stand by while the Sask. Party forces them to pay the price. The NDP will continue to push for accountability, honesty, and an end to Sask. Party cuts to the services we need like education and health care, and schemes to sell-off SaskTel and our valuable Crowns.”
Sask. Party budget dishonesty is nothing short of offensive: Wotherspoon
Less than a month after the Premier announced their deficit had reached $1.2 billion, NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon says it is now clear that the Sask. Party is making the numbers up as they go and refusing to be honest with Saskatchewan people.
Sask. Party must come clean and release Q3 financial update: NDP
With the next sitting of the Saskatchewan Legislature just a week away and, after months of the Sask. Party irresponsibly leaking and threatening more Saskatchewan job losses, deeper cuts, and the sell-off of SaskTel and other Saskatchewan Crowns, the NDP is calling on the Sask. Party to stop hiding the truth and release the overdue third quarter financial update.
New Democrats stand with retired workers to stop SaskTel sell-off
New Democrats joined with retired SaskTel workers today in accepting a petition on behalf of thousands of Saskatchewan people who are uniting against the Sask. Party’s plans to sell-off SaskTel.
Statement from the NDP on Pink Shirt Day
NDP Critic for Diversity Equality and Human Rights David Forbes made the following statement: