NDP: Release the Chief Medical Health Officer’s recommendations

Transparency needed on disastrous choices in 4th wave

SASKATOON - Today, Official Opposition Health Critic Vicki Mowat called on the province to release all recommendations that informed the Premier and Health Minister’s decision to scrap all public health measures in July and to create a transparent public reporting system on advice given by Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer moving forward. 

Statement from NDP Leader Ryan Meili on the transfer of Intensive Care Patients to Ontario

Today my thoughts are with the families of the critically ill patients who are being sent out-of-province because the Sask. Party failed to support our health system. Unfortunately, due to lack of planning and unwillingness to put patients and the people of this province first, our only option is to send patients across the country to receive care. It’s unacceptable.

NDP: Create a pre-registration system to vaccinate kids 5 and up

REGINA - In light of last week’s high test positivity rate among youth in Saskatchewan and hundreds of Saskatchewan schools impacted by COVID-19 cases across the province, Official Opposition Education Critic Carla Beck called on the province to proactively create a plan to rollout vaccinations to kids aged 5-11 in advance of their approval and to create a pre-registration program to accelerate the rollout.

NDP: Extendicare announcement too little, too late

SASKATOON - In light of today’s announcement that the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be taking over all for-profit Extendicare Long-Term Care facilities in Saskatchewan, Official Opposition Critic for Seniors Matt Love welcomed the announcement that the Sask. Party is moving away from the deadly for-profit care but questioned why it took so long for the province to act on known dangerous and deadly living conditions at Extendicare facilities in Saskatchewan in the first place.