The Minister for Finance Kevin Doherty was the special guest speaker for todays Chamber Luncheon in Yorkton, with of course the budget being the focus.
When it comes to the budget Doherty agrees that there are some debatable aspects, but positive notes in regards to health care education and social services.
As for the City of Yorkton itself, Doherty says that he sympathizes and understands that there are difficult decisions left to city council, but it’s part of the tough decision to focus on core services as a government.
Doherty says that Budget 2017/18 is the government’s plan to meet the challenges the province is facing.
The government wants to foster an environment of opportunity so businesses and individuals can foster economic growth.