Saskatchewan Party

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.

Long Road Ahead for Broten's NDP

Cole Hogan | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

The Saskatchewan Party has launched a political advertisement against the new leader of the Saskatchewan NDP and Leader of the Official Opposition, Cam Broten. The advertisement attempts to tether Broten to the previous NDP leader, Dwain Lingenfelter, and to the party's 2011 First Nations resource revenue sharing policy.

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.

Sask. Party Votes To Dismantle Upper Chamber

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has the backing of his party in his call to abolish the Senate.The Saskatchewan Party held a referendum and sa...

Party To Ask Whether Senate Should Be Abolished

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says his party will hold a referendum to see whether its members think the Senate should be abolished.A resolu...

The Divisions Within Sask. NDP

Cole Hogan | Posted 06.14.2013 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

On March 9, 2013, the provincial NDP crown once again eluded Ryan Meili, a family physician from Saskatoon, losing to the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Saskatoon Massey Place, Cam Broten, by a slim margin of 44 votes.

Province Won't Change Drinking Age

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan is saying no to lowering the legal drinking age to 18, even though some members of the government's own party want the change.Do...

Alberta And Saskatchewan Prosper Through Economic Freedom

Mark Milke | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada Alberta
Mark Milke

On a recent trip to Kenya, my friend and his family crashed head on into an example of why some developing countries cannot grow and prosper. As they were about to board their flight from Nairobi, the clerk at the exit gate said there was a problem with their boarding passes. Before she returned them and before they could board the flight, they were told they must pay $800 to correct the "problem."

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 ...

Saskatchewan Budget 2012: The Good, the Bad, and the Neutral

Steve Lafleur | Posted 05.24.2012 | Canada Politics
Steve Lafleur

Perhaps the most controversial aspect of the budget was the decision to increases various medical fees. Ultimately, the budget delivered yesterday won't break the bank -- assuming the government's fiscal projections are correct. This budget nudges the province in the right direction. But it leaves something to be desired.

WATCH: The 2011 Saskatchewan Election.. Unplugged

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Election ads usually take shots at political opponents, but Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is taking aim at himself.Wall has released a video...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

Hard Not To Talk About World Economy At Summer Retreat

CP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Canada

SASKATOON - Premier Brad Wall says the economy is sure to be a talking point at his party's annual summer caucus retreat. Wall says the turmoil in ...