Saskatchewan NDP Caucus

NDP: Concerns about hometown healthcare amplified at 2022 SUMA convention

REGINA - In light of the concerns raised by municipal leaders over the state of healthcare during this week’s Saskatchewan Association of Urban Municipalities (SUMA) convention, Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili and Critic for Municipalities Carla Beck called on the government to acknowledge the growing gaps in Saskatchewan’s health system and commit to fixing them with a long-term plan.

NDP: Sask. Party PST hike and expansion grabs an extra 1.2 billion from families in 2022

Sask. Party piles on more taxes adding to the biggest tax hike in Saskatchewan’s history 

REGINA - In light of the Minister of Finance’s budget announcement that provincial sales tax categories will be expanded to further tax a suite of activities including fitness, sporting and cultural events, Finance Critic Trent Wotherspoon called on the government to scrap the proposed PST expansion and give families a break amid the affordability crisis.

Sask. Party’s Budget 2022 has lost track of realities facing Saskatchewan people

REGINA - Today, Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili and Finance Critic Trent Wotherspoon reacted to the Sask. Party’s 2022-23 Budget that deepens the affordability crisis and has lost touch with the needs of Saskatchewan families. With no new relief measures, 32 new taxes and fees and no support for seniors or students who need support post-pandemic, this budget reveals a government that has lost track of what’s most important to Saskatchewan people.