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:
NDP tweaks Sask. Party video to help Wall see the light on Sask. Party secrecy
As part of what seems to be a mission to prove that neither hypocrisy nor irony are dead, the Sask. Party recently published a video with Brad Wall calling on the federal government to be more transparent.
He was talking about carbon pricing and we, of course, agree that we need to stop Ottawa from forcing their carbon price scheme on Saskatchewan.
Hearing that the Sask. Party is bending the truth is nothing new but, this week, Moose Jaw North MLA Warren Michelson took things to a new level and presented what the President of the United States might call, ‘alternative facts.’
School division leaders are concerned that Sask. Party actions caused the school board amalgamation feedback process to not be representative of everyone’s views.
The Saskatchewan NDP welcomes the Presidential approval of the Keystone Pipeline. The announcement comes just a day after it was revealed the Sask. Party, once again, kept the public in the dark about another oil spill. These two events underscore the Sask. Party’s failures and total mismanagement of pipelines and highlights the consequences of that failure on both the economy and the environment.