Report from the Legislature – November 13, 2013

Traffic  Safety Takes Priority One fatality is too many.  With the knowledge 184 people lost their lives on our roads and highways last year, it was clear that we needed to take action.  The safety of all Saskatchewan people is paramount and that is why our government is immediately moving forward with more than half […]

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Report from the Legislature – November 6, 2013

We Will Remember Often we take for granted our values and institutions, our freedom to participate in cultural and political events and our right to live under a government of our choice.  War is something many of us have only seen on television, in movies and news reports from distant parts of the world.  Its […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 30, 2013

Continued Commitment to Students & Schools The benefits of growth are many but so too are the challenges that come with it.  One such example is the added pressure our growing population is having on our schools.  In response to this particular challenge, our government has a plan to build 9 new joint-use schools in […]

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Regina Leader Post Editorial – Sask Gov’t tackles boom’s demands

This article appeared in the October 24, 2013 edition of the Regina Leader Post:   Editorial: Sask. gov’t tackles boom’s demands Health care and education top Sask. party ‘to do’ list   Few people in this province would likely have believed in 2007 that Saskatchewan’s population would surge by an astonishing 100,000 people over the next […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 23, 2013

More people, more jobs, more economic activity – Saskatchewan continues to grow.  Just a few weeks ago we learned that our province is now home to more than 1.1 million people, up over 100,000 in the last six years.  This is the kind of growth that brings with it many new opportunities but, at the […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 16, 2013

Giving Thanks For A Good Crop Many used the recent Thanksgiving holiday as a time to gather and reflect on the many things for which we are thankful.  In this province, there is plenty and a bountiful harvest is one such example.  Despite a late spring and lots of moisture, the majority of Saskatchewan farmers are […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 9, 2013

Making Mental Health & Addictions a Priority Our growing province is the best place in Canada to live, work and raise a family.  Using the benefits of growth, our government is working to enhance quality of life for all residents which includes making meaningful change in the lives of the one in five Saskatchewan people […]

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Regina Wascana Plains September 30th Newsletter

Legislature Opening The fall sitting of the Saskatchewan legislature will commence on October 23. Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor will read the Speech from the Throne outlining the government’s priorities.   Brightwater Opens Along with Regina Dewdney MLA Gene Makowsky, I attended the opening of Brightwater Senior Living of Riverbend.  Brightwater Senior Living of Riverbend […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 2, 2013

Population Passes 1.1 Million Saskatchewan’s population is growing by the day, reaching record levels never before thought possible.  Statistics Canada data shows Saskatchewan has grown to more than 1.1 million for the first time in history.   In fact, over the last six years, more than 100,000 people have moved here.  By 2020, our goal is […]

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Report from the Legislature – September 25, 2013

We are a government who keeps our promises.  Six years ago, Saskatchewan was facing some of the longest surgical wait times in Canada.   We promised to do something about that – and we have.   The latest report from the Saskatchewan Surgical Care Initiative shows that today 8 out of 10 patients are receiving surgery within […]

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