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Premier Moe’s popularity slips slightly.

Premier Moe’s popularity slips slightly.

Jun 26, 2024 | 9:25am
Premier Scott Moe us finding himself in unfamiliar territory. Moe has seen his popularity in Saskatchewan slip four points to 49 percent in the latest poll by Angus Reid. That places Moe third among his colleagues in other provinces. Premier Moe’s popularity has had some peaks and valleys over the years. He hit a low […]
NDP’s Beck takes aim at Moe on jobs, launches Hire Sask. plan

NDP’s Beck takes aim at Moe on jobs, launches Hire Sask. plan

Apr 30, 2024 | 8:11am
Opposition Leader Carla Beck took aim at the jobs record of Premier Scott Moe in announcing her party’s Hire Saskatchewan Plan. The NDP announced details of that policy plank both at the Legislature and in a news release on Monday. According to their news release, the NDP plan calls for the province to prioritize growing Saskatchewan […]
Chief electoral officer expresses confidence in integrity of last two elections

Chief electoral officer expresses confidence in integrity of last two elections

Mar 28, 2024 | 10:23am
Canada’s chief electoral officer, Stéphane Perrault, is telling a federal inquiry he has confidence in the integrity of the last two general elections with respect to his mandate. As head of Elections Canada, Perrault is responsible for ensuring Canadians can exercise their democratic rights to vote and be a candidate. Perrault is testifying at a […]
CTF critical of proposed one-week delay to 2025 federal election

CTF critical of proposed one-week delay to 2025 federal election

Mar 25, 2024 | 1:54pm
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is voicing its concern that a plan to move back the 2025 election by a week could trigger a number of MP pensions.  The move is part of the federal government’s electoral reform legislation brought in last week. Under that legislation, the plan is to move back the federal election from […]
Putin extends rule in preordained Russian election after harshest crackdown since Soviet era

Putin extends rule in preordained Russian election after harshest crackdown since Soviet era

Mar 18, 2024 | 7:44am
President Vladimir Putin sealed his control over Russia for six more years on Monday with a highly orchestrated landslide in an election that followed the harshest crackdown on the opposition and free speech since Soviet times. While the result was never in doubt, Russians attempted to defy the inevitable outcome, heeding a call to protest Putin’s repression at […]
Sask Party Government to spend extra $750M this fiscal year; Opposition calls for transparency

Sask Party Government to spend extra $750M this fiscal year; Opposition calls for transparency

Feb 22, 2024 | 2:17pm
The Saskatchewan government is spending $750 million more than it had budgeted this year, a move that’s raising questions from Opposition New Democrats. The province approved the extra dollars this week through special warrants, a measure it uses when expenditures aren’t budgeted. Some of that spending is for health care, agriculture and environmental cleanup. The […]
Charlie Clark stepping down as Mayor of Saskatoon

Charlie Clark stepping down as Mayor of Saskatoon

Jan 25, 2024 | 10:08am
After nearly 18 years in the public eye, Charlie Clark has decided not to run in the 2024 civic election. Charlie Clark was first elected to Saskatoon City council in 2006. Ten years later, he defeated four-term incumbent Don Atchison to become Mayor and was re-elected in 2020. “I want to get the most out […]
Cindy Woodhouse is the new AFN national chief after David Pratt concedes

Cindy Woodhouse is the new AFN national chief after David Pratt concedes

Dec 7, 2023 | 2:38pm
Cindy Woodhouse became the new national chief of the Assembly of First Nations on Thursday, when she pleaded with Canadians to support the people she represents — and warned them to pay attention. “You have to work with First Nations people in a good way,” said Woodhouse, who had been Manitoba regional chief for the […]
NDP feels it is closing the gap with Sask Party

NDP feels it is closing the gap with Sask Party

Oct 20, 2023 | 8:11am
The NDP believes it is gaining ground on the SaskParty Government, pointing to a new poll from “Insightrix”. The NDP is very strong in Regina (59 percent) and Saskatoon (65 percent), and the party feels its making headway in the rural areas. The poll shows support for the Sask Party provincewide at 51 percent, the […]
Wab Kinew to be sworn in as Manitoba premier along with new NDP cabinet

Wab Kinew to be sworn in as Manitoba premier along with new NDP cabinet

Oct 18, 2023 | 7:40am
Manitoba’s new premier, Wab Kinew, is scheduled to be sworn in today and appoint his cabinet. Kinew led the New Democrats to victory on Oct. 3 and defeated the Progressive Conservatives, who had been in power for seven years. He becomes the first First Nations premier of a Canadian province. He has also said his […]