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Sask. Party’s cuts to education resulting in cuts to services across the province

11 Jun 2021

REGINA – Today, Carla Beck, Official Opposition Education Critic, denounced the very real consequences students and families are facing due to the Sask. Party government’s cuts to education. School boards across Saskatchewan are continuing to take dras…

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Statement by Official Opposition Justice Critic Nicole Sarauer on the conversion of the Lloydminster Provincial Court to a circuit court location.

09 Jun 2021

The Statement reads as follows:
This decision is highly disappointing and will have very real consequences for the residents of Lloydminster and surrounding areas. It will inevitably lead to greater waits and costs for residents of the area accessing t…

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Saskatchewan New Democrats call for Truth and Reconciliation for the Île-à-la-Crosse and Timber Bay residential schools

09 Jun 2021

REGINA –  NDP Leader Ryan Meili and Betty Nippi-Albright, Critic for Truth and Reconciliation & First Nations and Métis Relations, called on Premier Scott Moe to apologize and take ownership – on behalf of Saskatchewan – for the damage caused to  F…

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Provincial Auditor’s Report shows Sask. Party government failing patient safety, education for Saskatchewan families

08 Jun 2021

REGINA – The Provincial Auditor’s Report highlights significant failings by the Sask. Party government in both patient safety in our health care system and early learning.
In regards to patient safety, the Provincial Auditor found:

The overall number …

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Meili calls for “Last Mile Lottery” to increase vaccine uptake in Saskatchewan

07 Jun 2021

SASKATOON – With clear evidence that Saskatchewan’s vaccine rollout is slowing down and  falling behind other provinces, NDP Leader Ryan Meili called on the Sask. Party government to adopt a “Last Mile Lottery” to increase vaccine uptake in Saskatchewa…

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“Abysmal” minimum wage increase moves Saskatchewan from the worst in Canada – to the second-worst in Canada

04 Jun 2021

SASKATOON – NDP Leader Ryan Meili slammed the Sask. Party’s announcement of a 36 cent increase to the minimum wage as of October 1, 2021 as “abysmal” and an insult to front-line workers who have sacrificed so much over the course of the COVID-19 pandem…

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Statement by NDP Deputy Leader and Justice Critic Nicole Sarauer on Pine Grove Correctional Centre

03 Jun 2021

“I was shocked to learn from workers and SGEU of the concerning situation at Pine Grove Correctional Centre. According to a memo sent to affected staff, a COVID-19 outbreak in the centre has left correctional service workers in an impossible situation….

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Official Opposition joins calls to protect rural ambulance services

03 Jun 2021

REGINA – Today, Official Opposition Health Critic Vicki Mowat joined the Mayor of the Village of Glenavon Bill Sluser in calling on the provincial government to commit to providing funding to fill ambulance vacancies resulting in service disruptions to…

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Official Opposition joins calls to protect rural ambulance services

03 Jun 2021

REGINA – Today, Official Opposition Health Critic Vicki Mowat joined the Mayor of the Village of Glenavon Bill Sluser in calling on the provincial government to commit to providing funding to fill ambulance vacancies resulting in service disruptions to…

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Wotherspoon asks for answers on impact of credit rating downgrade

02 Jun 2021

Today, Official Opposition Finance Critic Trent Wotherspoon wrote a letter to the Finance Minister demanding answers on the potential future costs facing Saskatchewan as a result of the latest downgrade of the province’s credit rating by Moody’s.

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