Saskatchewan Politics

The Walter Scott Centre

Cole Hogan | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

Today I am announcing the launch of the Walter Scott Centre, a Saskatchewan focused think tank named after our first premier.

His Plan To Abolish The Senate

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan has repealed legislation that would have allowed for the election of Senate nominees and passed a motion calling for the aboliti...

Province Allowed More Immigrants

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - Premier Brad Wall says the federal government is going to allow more people to move to the province under the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee ...

Saskatchewan Throne Speech Highlights

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Highlights from the Saskatchewan throne speech:Text for mobile users below.— Amend the Saskatchewan Employment Act to include essential ser...

Health And Education Top To-Do List

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - In an effort to cut emergency room backlogs, the Saskatchewan government plans to focus on helping people who repeatedly show up in hospital ...

What He Thinks Of Foreign Workers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is heading for the Philippines, Japan and Singapore to try to boost business and get workers.Wall leaves Sunda...

Abolish The Senate: Brad Wall

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, once a staunch supporter of a reformed federal Senate, has given up the fight.Wall says he now believes it...

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.

Saskatchewan Defends Education Budget Money

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Education Minister Russ Marchuk is defending the province's spending on kindergarten to Grade 12.Marchuk says there's $17 millio...

Saskatchewan NDP Leadership Candidate Withdraws, Supports Competitor

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - A Saskatchewan NDP leadership candidate is withdrawing from the race and throwing his support behind a competitor.Economist Erin Weir announc...

Nebraska Support Helpful On XL

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline by Nebraska's governor is helpful.Wall says that means al...

SCREW 2013

Paul Hughes | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

Five Canadian prairie cities: Saskatoon, Calgary, Regina, Edmonton and Winnipeg (SCREW) share multiple parallels and symmetries. Of course each city is entirely unique, yet in many ways, they're nearly identical. Dionne Quintuplet identical. Is there a way for these prairie cities to work together to save taxpayers money, create efficiencies, improve service delivery, optimize citizen engagement, minimize bureaucracy, increase ROI, share ideas and reach their respective sustainability targets? Could they become better cities by SCREWing things up?

Saskatchewan Set To Make Big Bucks Off India Nuclear Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - A new deal that will allow sales of Canadian uranium to India will be a big boost to financial coffers in Saskatchewan.Premier Brad Wall 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 ...

Brad Wall Urges 'Lean' Health-Care Reforms

CBC | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Politics

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is urging health-care providers across the country to use "lean management techniques" in their service de...

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 Politicians Get Back To Work

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Rental housing costs in a booming economy will be on the agenda as Saskatchewan politicians gather Monday to start the first session of the n...