Roy Romanow

Saskatchewan Considered What?!

CBC | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

While the referendum campaign was gearing up in Quebec in 1995, a team of Saskatchewan officials headed by then-Premier Roy Romanow considered the p...


CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The NDP's proposed "unity bill" has sparked some disunity in the party's own ranks.One of the most prominent NDP stalwarts, former Saskatchew...

Romanow To Harper: It's Time To Talk Health Care

CBC | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has to meet with Canada's premiers to make the most out of provincial and territorial efforts to stretch health-care spe...

Taking A Heavy Toll On Canadian Quality Of Life

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy may well be muddling through, but on a more personal level, Canadians generally are not, a new study of well-being suggests....

WATCH: Romanow Blasts Harper Over Charter

CBC | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is on “the wrong side of history” by failing to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Canada’s Charter of Rights and F...

Premiers' Health Care Meeting Will Be Loud But Fruitless

David Gratzer | Posted 03.16.2012 | Canada Politics
David Gratzer

Today, the premiers are meeting in Victoria. Top of the agenda: health care. It's a meeting that will be long on rhetoric but short on purpose. Historically, such meetings allow premiers to bemoan the lack of stable, long-term funding from Ottawa.

Canada's Employment Insurance System Unfair, Needs Reform: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new report says the Employment Insurance system is broken and needs a more transparent, effective and equitable national framework.The repo...

Saskatchewan NDP Needs to Reclaim Its Legacy to Regain Power

Steve Lafleur | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Politics
Steve Lafleur

The NDP ran a campaign characterized by placating its union base. However, if the NDP wants to avoid becoming a permanent protest party, they need to expand their appeal beyond staunch NDP supporters. In order to do this, they should take a page from their party's policy playbook during the 1990s.

New Index Shows 'Troubling' Decline Of Canada's Middle Class

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A generation of solid economic growth has meant little in the everyday lives of most Canadians, according to a new index of wellbeing.The fin...

Althia Raj

It's All About The Money In NDP Leadership Race | Althia Raj | Posted 11.23.2011 | Canada Politics

Just like with cards, you need money to play the game of politics. Raising enough cash to mount a successful bid for the NDP's leadership race is a...