Throughout the fall session, the Saskatchewan NDP took the Sask. Party to task for the consequences of their mismanagement, scandal, and waste. In and out of the legislature, members of the NDP caucus called the Sask. Party out for everything from the GTH land scandal to hidden billion dollar deficits, job losses, and cuts to everything from healthcare to education.
Today, Saskatchewan NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon made the following statement on the passing of MLA Roger Parent.
Today, NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon tabled a bill that will get big money out of Saskatchewan politics by updating Saskatchewan’s outdated and broken campaign finance laws.
After months of keeping Saskatchewan people in the dark, the government finally released a report on the state of the province’s finances and with it came cuts brought on by the Sask. Party mismanaging a resource boom and draining a rainy day fund.
The government continues to force Saskatchewan’s most vulnerable to pay for Sask. Party mismanagement, scandal, and waste. Today in question period, New Democrats raised the concerns of adoptive parents of children with complex needs. In particular, these parents are calling on the Sask. Party to follow through on their commitment to support the programs their children need.
In light of the report from Husky on its pipeline spill, we are reaffirming our call to move away from having companies police themselves when it comes to pipeline inspections. The spill showed how devastating an incident like that can be to the water that many families drink and use in everyday life, but it also showed what little work is being done by the Sask. Party government to make pipeline safety a priority. The government only conducted 78 pipeline inspections last year, while the government of Alberta conducted more than 2,000. That will have to change moving forward.