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.

NDP: Restore care for kids before it’s too late

REGINA - In light of news that pediatric treatments and therapies have been suspended as a result of staff redeployment throughout the health system, Education and Early Years Critic Carla Beck is calling on the province to reach out to neighbouring provinces and accept the federal offer for much-needed personnel to allow treatments and therapies for Saskatchewan’s most vulnerable kids to resume. 

NDP: Scrap Failed SIS Experiment Now

For Immediate Release: October 12, 2021

New Saskatchewan Income Support Program driving evictions and homelessness

REGINA - In light of increasing rental arrears, evictions and homelessness among Social Services Saskatchewan Income Support clients, Meara Conway, Critic for Social Services, Housing and Human Rights wrote the Social Services Minister Lori Carr to call on the province to suspend the SIS program, return to direct payments of rent to landlords and work on comprehensive housing strategy to connect those in need with supports and shelter they need before winter. 

NDP: SHA warnings demand urgent action

For immediate release: October 8, 2021

SASKATOON - Today, Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili and Health Critic Vicki Mowat urged Premier Moe and the Sask. Party government to follow the advice given by the medical community on gathering limits and finally request federal help in light of the Saskatchewan Health Authority’s transition to triaging of lifesaving care.

Statement from Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili in response to Premier Moe’s COVID press conference

For immediate release: October 7, 2021

Saskatchewan leads all provinces in COVID case rates and death rates. One in seven deaths in this pandemic have occurred in the last month. We are one of two provinces without gathering restrictions leading into this Thanksgiving long weekend. And today, we will once again break new COVID records, as we’ve been doing all week