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Statement by Official Opposition Critic for Truth and Reconciliation, First Nations and Métis Relations Betty Nippi-Albright – Wednesday, May 5, 2021

05 May 2021

The Statement reads as follows:
“Today, on Red Dress Day, we acknowledge the historic and continued exploitation of our mothers, daughters, granddaughters, aunties, cousins, and sisters. The issues that have led to this long-standing tragedy run deep i…

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Statement by Official Opposition Health Critic Vicki Mowat Tuesday, May 4, 2021

04 May 2021

The Statement reads as follows:
 “Everyone wants to see a clear roadmap out of pandemic. Saskatchewan families have sacrificed so much and almost 500 people have lost their lives.

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Sask. Party blocks NDP fines for organizing anti-mask protests

03 May 2021

REGINA – Over the weekend, Sask. Party MLAs voted against stronger fines for organizers breaking provincial health orders around mass gatherings. 
On Saturday, May 1, Official Opposition Deputy Leader Nicole Sarauer moved amendments to  Bill 23 – The E…

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NDP Private Member’s Bill on Suicide Prevention Passes In SK legislature

30 Apr 2021

Vermette: This is a win for all the families who have been fighting for stronger supports
REGINA – Today, the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan passed Bill 601, The Saskatchewan Strategy for Suicide Prevention Act, 2021 introduced by NDP Opposition …

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NDP Private Member’s Bill on Suicide Prevention Passes In SK legislature

30 Apr 2021

Vermette: This is a win for all the families who have been fighting for stronger supports
REGINA – Today, the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan passed Bill 601, The Saskatchewan Strategy for Suicide Prevention Act, 2021 introduced by NDP Opposition …

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Meili calls on Moe to introduce paid sick leave in Saskatchewan to protect workers and contain COVID-19 variants

28 Apr 2021

REGINA – With the vast majority of outbreaks in Saskatchewan linked to workplaces and Saskatoon on “red alert” for COVID-19 variants, NDP Leader Ryan Meili called on the Premier today to enact paid sick leave in Saskatchewan.

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Internal report shows Sask. Party failed to act to keep seniors safe

27 Apr 2021

REGINA – Today, the Official Opposition released an internal Saskatchewan Health Authority report compiled from a visit by SHA officials to Extendicare Parkside on December 2, 2020. The report flags inconsistencies and lack of PPE available to staff, i…

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Meili calls on Moe to heed call from doctors, nurses and families, calls on him to tour Regina ICU together

26 Apr 2021

REGINA – The calls for Premier Moe to see first-hand what is happening in Regina’s ICUs in growing as Saskatchewan hit another record over the weekend for ICU admissions.

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“Why?” – Sask. Family left stranded without care due to lack of ICU beds

23 Apr 2021

REGINA – Today, the Official Opposition raised the voices of the family members of Richard Baron, an oncology patient waiting for urgent surgical care, demanding the Sask. Party government immediately address Saskatchewan’s overflowing ICUs. 
In April,…

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“Why?” – Sask. Family left stranded without care due to lack of ICU beds

23 Apr 2021

REGINA – Today, the Official Opposition raised the voices of the family members of Richard Baron, an oncology patient waiting for urgent surgical care, demanding the Sask. Party government immediately address Saskatchewan’s overflowing ICUs. 
In April,…

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