REGINA - In light of Minister of Education Dustin Duncan’s admission last night in committee that the usable school division funding in the 2022 budget is much measlier than previously advertised, Official Opposition Critic for Education Matt Love called on the government to increase school funding to match new inflationary costs.
REGINA - In view of today’s report of the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN), Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili and Critic for Health Vicki Mowat called on the Sask. Party to acknowledge and address the chronic staffing crisis afflicting nurses and the health system.
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.
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.
REGINA - In light of the Sask. Party’s imposition of 32 new tax and fee increases in the 2022-23 Budget, Official Opposition Critic for Finance Trent Wotherspoon and Critic for Parks, Culture and Sport Matt Love called on the government to cut the proposed PST expansion and better support industries reeling from the effects of COVID-19.
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.