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Indigenous Peoples Day Reinforces Need for Change, Not Lip Service

21 Jun 2022

REGINA – On this National Indigenous Peoples Day, Official Opposition Critic for First Nations and Metis Relations and Truth and Reconciliation Betty Nippi-Albright and Critic for Mental Health and Addictions Doyle Vermette are calling on the governmen…

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Indigenous Peoples Day Reinforces Need for Change, Not Lip-Service

21 Jun 2022

REGINA – On this National Indigenous Peoples Day, Official Opposition Critic for First Nations and Metis Relations and Truth and Reconciliation Betty Nippi-Albright and Critic for Mental Health and Addictions Doyle Vermette are calling on the governmen…

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Prairie NDP Oppositions Urge Ottawa to Halt Meat Labelling Changes

15 Jun 2022

REGINA – Today, Official Opposition Agriculture Critics in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are calling on the federal government to scrap their proposed changes requiring front-of-package labelling on ground beef and pork. Trent Wotherspoon wrote a …

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Gas passes 2 bucks; NDP calls for immediate affordability relief

08 Jun 2022

Only one party in Saskatchewan is offering credible solutions to the affordability crisis
REGINA – Today, Official Opposition Finance Critic Trent Wotherspoon and Opposition Critic for Jobs and the Economy Aleana Young, responding to landmark gas price…

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NDP: New Long-term Care Funding should be spent on the frontlines, not backfill bottom line

30 May 2022

SASKATOON – Today, Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili and Seniors Critic Matt Love called on the provincial government to ensure the $32 million from the federal Safe Long-Term Care Fund is used to improve conditions on the frontlines for residents …

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Reality Check: Sask. Party hypocrites on gas relief

25 May 2022

Since March 7, the Saskatchewan NDP caucus has called on the Sask. Party government for a gas relief plan. Premier Moe refused, dismissing increased fuel costs as just “a few extra cents.”

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Sask. NDP continues the fight for Saskatchewan people in spring session

25 May 2022

Legislative session highlights Sask. Party failed leadership on affordability and healthcare chaos
REGINA – On the last day of spring session at the Legislative Assembly, the Official Opposition remains focused on the issues that matter to Saskatchewan…

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Sask. Party shows their lack of empathy by cutting benefits for evicted single dad

25 May 2022

REGINA – After coming to the Legislature last week to plead for help after being evicted and advocate for all those struggling on the Sask. Party’s failed SIS program, Frank Francoeur received a letter from the Ministry of Social Services letting him k…

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NDP: Patient’s struggle at Regina ER highlights need for Special Committee on Mental Health

25 May 2022

REGINA – In light of the Sask. Party rejecting the creation of a special committee on mental health and addictions despite increasing suicides, Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili was joined by Saskatchewan people struggling with mental health to dem…

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NDP calls for Special Committee of the Legislature to tackle mental health and suicide crisis

25 May 2022

REGINA – Today, Official Opposition Leader Ryan Meili and Critic for Mental Health and Addictions Doyle Vermette were joined at the Legislature by three families from across Saskatchewan who have lost loved ones to suicide. Together, they called on the…

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