Saskatchewan Election

The Biggest Story of 2011 for Me? The Historic Federal Election

John Laforet | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada
John Laforet

For the first time since Confederation, the once mighty Liberal Party of Canada was neither the government or official opposition. Layton became the first New Democrat to be sworn in as Her Majesty's Official Leader of the Opposition, another historic moment brought to us by May 2nd's election.

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.

NDP Leader Resigns In Saskatchewan

CBC | Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada Politics

New Democratic Party Leader Dwain Lingenfelter has resigned after losing his Regina Douglas Park constituency. It's the first time an NDP leader ha...

Brad Wall Gets The Call

CP | By Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Brad Wall's folksy charm and smooth talk helped him easily slide back into the Saskatchewan premier's office Monday.Wall led the Saskatchewan...

Second Majority For Brad Wall's Saskatchewan Party

CBC | Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada Politics

The Saskatchewan Party won its second majority government in a landslide on Monday. With almost all the votes counted, Brad W...

Leaders Cast Their Votes In Saskatchewan

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2012 | Canada Politics

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - The Saskatchewan Party destroyed all comers in a historic landslide victory Monday, knocking off the Opposition leader and putt...

Will The Saskatchewan Party Win More Seats?

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2012 | Canada Politics

REGINA - After four weeks of knocking on doors and making promises, the central question that has emerged ahead of Monday's provincial election is not...

Bloody Subliminal Messages In Sask. Election Ad?

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada Politics

REGINA - A man has filed a complaint with Canada's broadcast standards council about a Saskatchewan Party election ad he says sends subliminal message...

What A Brad Wall Victory In Sask. Will Mean For Ottawa

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada Politics

Saskatchewan will be voting on Monday and the polls indicate Brad Wall's Saskatchewan Party will be re-elected. But will the results in the Prairie pr...

Autism A Priority For Saskatchewan NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Politics

REGINA - The NDP is promising to help people with autism and their families if it wins the Saskatchewan election next Monday.Leader Dwain Lingenfelter...

Saskatchewan Election Campaign Promises Help For Highways

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Politics

YORKTON, Sask. - The home stretch of the Saskatchewan election campaign is being paved with a promise of help for highways.NDP Leader Dwain Lingenfelt...

Potash Focus Of Saskatchewan Leaders' Debate

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan's political leaders sparred over potash resource revenues in an election debate Tuesday night that saw a few good jabs, but no k...

The Saskatchewan Election Campaign So Far

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada Politics

REGINA - The Saskatchewan election campaign has hit the halfway mark with lists of promises and a lot of handshaking, but political watchers say there...

Sask. Premier Stands By Candidate After Words On First Nations And Alcohol

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada Politics

REGINA - In an election campaign that has been largely smooth sailing for Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party, comments from one candidate are making...

Sask. Party Hopeful Sorry For Words On First Nations And Alcohol

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Politics

YORKTON, Sask. - A Saskatchewan Party candidate in the Nov. 7 election has apologized for a remark he make during a forum in Yorkton earlier this week...

Wall Pledges GPS Tracking Of Violent Offenders In Saskatchewan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Politics

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Brad Wall says the Saskatchewan Party will introduce GPS monitoring for high-risk violent offenders on parole if it wins the No...

Saskatchewan Election Sees NDP Panicking

Steve Lafleur | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Politics
Steve Lafleur

The once-mighty NDP, led by rookie leader Dwain Lingenfelter, is poised for a humiliating defeat. There is a degree of panic in the party leadership and it is illustrated in their platform. Sensing little chance of winning, the NDP has resorted to old left policies in a desperate attempt to shore up support from unions.

Wall Promises Affordable Tweaks, Criticizes Sask. NDP Plan

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Premier Brad Wall started the second week of the Saskatchewan election campaign by outlining what he said will be his party's most expensive ...

Brad Wall Pledges Credit For First-Time Home Buyers In Sask.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2011 | Canada Politics

REGINA - A re-elected Saskatchewan Party would introduce an income tax credit for first-time home buyers.Premier Brad Wall says the non-refundable cre...

The Race Is On In Saskatchewan

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2011 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - The race to the Nov. 7 Saskatchewan election began Monday when Premier Brad Wall asked the lieutenant-governor to dissolve the legislature...

Saskatchewan Election Campaign Kicks Off Monday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - The Saskatchewan election — is there an app for that?Apparently there is.The Saskatchewan Party has launched its online campaign even th...

Incumbents On A Roll In The Provinces

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 11.14.2011 | Canada Politics

Change is a major theme in world politics lately. But not in Canada, where 2011 is setting up to be the Year of the Incumbent. Canadians from the A...

Prairie Elections: Ridings To Watch

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada Politics

The elections in Manitoba and Saskatchewan being held in October and November could not be more different. In Manitoba, the New Democrats are running ...

McGuinty Stands Alone In The Polls While His Premier Peers Soar

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 08.14.2011 | Canada Politics

The three most popular premiers in the country also happen to be heading into an election this fall. Their timing could not be better. But another ...