Today, Saskatchewan’s Information and Privacy Commissioner ruled that the Sask. Party inappropriately hid the Premier’s use of a private email server housed at the Sask. Party office.
3,200 more Saskatchewan people looking for work this year than last
Even as the devastating effects of the Sask. Party’s budget are still rolling out, Saskatchewan people are already paying the price.
Even while the Sask. Party continue to dole out huge cuts to workers across the province, this week, the Premier announced another Sask. Party MLA will be rewarded with the pay bump that comes with the title of Legislative Secretary.
While the Sask. Party is laying off workers and slashing wages across the province, nine Sask. Party MLAs are being paid a $3,000 bonus and given the title ‘Legislative Secretary.’
In releasing her report today, Saskatchewan’s Auditor found that the consequences of the Sask. Party’s mismanagement, scandal, and waste at the Regina Bypass have gone beyond the shocking increase in cost from $400 million to $2 billion. She also revealed that the Sask. Party is putting Saskatchewan roads and the safety of Saskatchewan people at risk.
In her most recent report, the Provincial Auditor raised concerns with the Sask. Party’s record on healthcare and highlighted failures in long-term care.
NEW DEMOCRATS LAUNCH RACE TO ELECT NEXT LEADER
REGINA—The Saskatchewan New Democrats officially opened their leadership race. May 1 is the first day that registration packages have been made available to potential candidates. The new leader will be elected at a convention in Regina on May 6, 2018.
Registration to become a leadership candidate will require:
- The candidate to be a member in good standing of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party;
- The candidate to provide the signatures of no fewer than 200 Saskatchewan New Democratic Party members in good standing who support the candidate’s nomination, and who represent a minimum of forty provincial constituencies. At least 100 of those signing must self-identify as women;
- The candidate to provide a non-refundable registration fee of $4,000;
- The candidate to receive approval from the Saskatchewan NDP to seek the leadership; and
- The candidate will limit campaign expenditures to a maximum of $200,000.
All Saskatchewan New Democratic Party members in good standing will be eligible to vote online or by mail-in ballot.
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Hours after rushing their privatization bill into law, a Sask. Party minister admitted that claims he had made the day before about SaskTel not preparing for a sell-off were, “not correct.”
A recent Insightrix poll confirmed what New Democrats have been hearing across the province –