Saskatchewan Ndp

Opposition Criticizes Sask. Gov't For Not Releasing Budget Update

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2016 | Canada Alberta

There's usually a financial update in August.

Premier Brad Wall Wins Third Majority In Saskatchewan

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada Politics

Polls throughout the campaign had suggested the popular Wall would defeat the rival NDP for the third time since 2007.

Saskatchewan Voters Head To The Polls After Lacklustre Campaign

CP Politics | Jennifer Graham | Posted 04.04.2017 | Canada Alberta

"It's been really sleepy and there's been hardly any interest, I think, in the issues brought forward by the parties."

Politicians Trade Barbs At Saskatchewan Leaders' Debate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Alberta

Both men say it's important to make their case to Saskatchewan people.

Voters Looking For Sask. NDP Directed To Trump's Website

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2016 | Canada Alberta

The Saskatchewan Party claims no one in their office registered the names.

Social Media Claims 2 More Political Casualities in Saskatchewan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada Politics

The candidates' comments went "beyond bad jokes and immaturity."

Saskatchewan NDP Leader Cam Broten Juggles Family And Politics

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Alberta

"It can be a little crazy sometimes."

Sask. NDP Says It Plans On Selling Gov't Planes If Elected

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

The party says it will stop the "gravy plane."

Sask. Opposition Pushes For Judicial Inquiry Into Land Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

The NDP says the government bought land for more than three times its appraised value.

Saskatchewan NDP Divided Over Royalty Revenue Sharing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.31.2015 | Canada Alberta

The NDP has dropped a promise it made in 2011.

SaskParty Is Paying More For Highways, Yet Paving Less: NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

Highways Minister Nancy Heppner counters that the province has faced unprecedented flooding and road repairs.

Government Failing To Improve Senior Care Despite Tragic Cases: NDP

CP | Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan's Opposition leader is calling for an independent agency to review what he calls preventable deaths at seniors care homes.New De...

One Day, Saskatchewan, One Day

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - Saskatchewan NDP Leader Cam Broten is getting a boost from his federal counterpart ahead of the provincial party's convention this weekend...

November Legislature Recap

Cole Hogan | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan resumed sitting late last month, Members making the trek to Regina for the Third Session of the 27th Legislative Assembly.

How Not To Reform Government Pensions

Mark Milke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Mark Milke

Whether one-time bailouts or multiple hikes in pension contribution rates, tax dollars are still used to top up public sector plans, and this is because plan members are guaranteed a certain level of benefits in retirement. And that's the real problem: taxpayers, most of whom do not have a registered defined benefit plan, end up paying for pension promises to government employees' unions.

Alberta Moving the Right Way on Pension Reform

Mark Milke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Mark Milke

Such reforms and others are long overdue and the finance minister and his colleagues should be commended for starting to tackle the difficult issue of public sector pension reform. They still have a long way to go though.

Controlling Soaring Public Sector Pension Costs: Lessons from the Saskatchewan NDP

Mark Milke | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada Alberta
Mark Milke

Canadians routinely hear about alleged growing divides in Canadian society. But here is one rift that often goes unmentioned: the divide between the pension benefits of public sector employees and everyone else. Such inequality incurs real costs, where ordinary taxpayers pay ever more for above-market, guaranteed pension benefits that ever fewer in the private sector possess.

Sask. Party Votes to Abolish Senate

Cole Hogan | Posted 09.05.2013 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

The Saskatchewan Party is now in favour of abolishing the Senate. This morning the Saskatchewan Party announced the results of the party referendum on the Senate, 86% of the governing party's members having voted to change the party's position on the Senate from reform to abolition.

Youngster Aims To Unite Party Of Giants

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - Saskatchewan's new NDP leader,Cam Broten, says it's time "for all hands on deck" as the party looks to rebuild after being massacred in th...

Saskatchewan NDP Pick New Leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - Saskatchewan New Democrats chose MLA Cam Broten as their next leader, but the results released on Saturday showed a division within the pa...

Sask. Government Breaks Promise?

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - The Saskatchewan government is selling the Crown corporation that handles land and personal property registries, but the Opposition NDP says ...

Liquor And Labour Legislation On Tap In Saskatchewan

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Labour, liquor stores and legislation will be on the agenda when the new session of the Saskatchewan legislature starts Thursday.The session ...

John Nilson Named Saskatchewan NDP Interim Leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2012 | Canada Politics

REGINA - New Democrats in Saskatchewan have chosen a former provincial cabinet minister to be their interim leader.The party's provincial council and ...

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...