Report from the Legislature – July 16, 2014

Saskatchewan might be small in size but it’s big in opportunity.  Thanks to the vision and hard work of a dynamic, driven and growing population, our province stands out as a great place to live, work, play and invest.  We see this in the latest figures from Statistics Canada. Saskatchewan is home to one of […]

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Report from the Legislature – July 2, 2014

Many parts of our province experienced unprecedented rainfall this past week, which resulted in a number of communities declaring local states of emergency.  We expect this number to increase in the coming days. Officials from Emergency Management and Fire Safety, the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program, Water Security Agency, Highways and Agriculture will be working with […]

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Report from the Legislature – June 18, 2014

Saskatchewan is home to real growth and real opportunity – opportunity that continues to attract people from other provinces and around the world.  Saskatchewan grew by more than 5,000 people in the first quarter, bringing our total population increase in the past year to more than 21,000.  Statistics Canada says Saskatchewan is now home to […]

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Premier Makes Cabinet Changes

Premier Brad Wall re-organized his cabinet today, changing the responsibilities of about half of his ministers. Wall said the new cabinet provides a balance of continuity and fresh perspectives that will keep Saskatchewan on the path of steady growth. “Our province’s economy remains strong and as a government, we are working to ensure all Saskatchewan […]

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Report from the Legislature – June 4, 2014

Summer is nearly here and, as we make plans to enjoy the season, we are reminded of our bright future.  Many families are preparing for their sons and daughters’ high school graduation.  This is a time of reflection, celebration and anticipation for what is to come. One of the greatest changes we have seen in recent […]

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Report from the Legislature – May 21, 2014

Today, Saskatchewan is home to more people, more activity and more opportunities than ever before. This is reflected in our province’s unemployment rate of 3.4 per cent – the lowest in all of Canada, less than half of the national average and our lowest level ever on record. Our strong and growing economy is driven […]

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Report from the Legislature – May 14, 2014

We want to ensure every Saskatchewan resident has the opportunity to participate in the electoral process – particularly those who face challenges in casting their vote.  This is why, in consultation with the Official Opposition, our government has introduced amendments that are going to make it easier for Saskatchewan people to vote in future provincial elections. […]

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Report from the Legislature – May 7, 2014

The Saskatchewan Plan for Growth sets out our vision for a province of 1.2 million people by 2020.  This is a plan for economic growth that builds on the strength of our residents, resources and innovation in order to secure a better quality of life for all Saskatchewan people. The population and economic growth we’re […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 30, 2014

Saskatchewan people deserve to keep more of what they earn and, as a government, our preference is to accommodate that by controlling spending and keeping taxes low.  Despite revenue challenges, we accomplished just that with our 2014-15 provincial budget. Since 2007, Saskatchewan people have benefited from the largest income tax and education property tax cuts in […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 23, 2014

Saskatchewan is a growing province with a growing need for maternal and children’s health services.  It is important that we not only design and build a Children’s Hospital, but also that we deliver a facility that is going to meet our needs now and into the future. With a growing population, we have reaffirmed our […]

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