Report from the Legislature – June 12, 2013

Saskatchewan’s economy continues to grow and provide employment for more people than ever before.  May 2013 was a record month for employment rates in Saskatchewan.  More than 560,900 people were working in the province; full-time employment increased by 15,800 on a year-over-year basis. Regina’s employment was up by 8,100; Saskatoon employment was up by 12,000; […]

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Report from the Legislature – June 5, 2013

Our government’s commitment to improving the quality of life is about more than lower taxes, improving highways and reducing surgical waiting lists (more on that later in this report).   While those are important, issues such as ensuring the safety of your children outside the home are equally so.  To that end, province-wide anti-bullying consultations, led […]

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Report from the Legislature – May 29

An important part of accountability is setting goals and working toward them, as demonstrated by our government’s Growth Plan.  One of the major goals of that plan is to ensure our economy continues to grow is to meet the identified need for 60,000 more workers by 2020.  Recently it was announced our province would receive […]

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To My Constituents . . .

I have been your MLA for five amazing years.  I have met ordinary people doing extraordinary things.  I have witnessed the Saskatchewan spirit . . . up close and personal. I have felt my eyes well up as I engage with the people that are hurting.  Their spirit to continue on is inspiring. Our province […]

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Report from the Legislature – May 8, 2013

The worth of a society can be measured by how it treats its most vulnerable citizens.   In keeping with our government’s belief in that statement, we continue to honour commitments made in both the Saskatchewan Plan for Growth and this year’s provincial budget.  On May 6, 2013, we announced the first step toward implementing a […]

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Report from the Legislature – May 1, 2013

Saskatchewan will soon be home to the four brand-new private liquor stores.   The stores will open by summer 2014 – two in Regina and two in Saskatoon.   Sobeys will operate outlets in Saskatoon’s Stonebridge neighborhood and on Rochdale Boulevard in northwest Regina.   The other Regina store will be run by Willow Park Wines & Spirits […]

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Regina Wascana Plains April 2013 Newsletter

Flood Watch The Water Security Agency has launched a Flood Watch webpage to help Saskatchewan residents prepare for possible flooding. This webpage brings together timely information and updates to help citizens prepare for possible flood events as they occur in the province. This webpage also provides citizens with vital, up-to-date, and readily accessible information to […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 24, 2013

Economic growth is not a means unto itself.   If you don’t do something with that growth, then it might as well have never happened.  This is why our government continues to keep its commitment to ensure we use our province’s growth to improve the quality of life for all Saskatchewan people.   To that end, we […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 17, 2013

Last week, our government took a major step supporting the ambitious Growth Plan goals pertaining to agriculture.   Under Growing Forward 2, the provincial and federal governments are partnering to provide $388 million in funding over the next five years for programming for farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and exporters.  This programming was created in consultation with agricultural […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 11, 2013

The potential for significant flooding remains a top priority for our government as spring slowly arrives in Saskatchewan.   The Water Security Agency’s April forecast indicates that in March there were greater than normal amounts of precipitation in certain parts of Saskatchewan.   Because of that, an above normal spring runoff is still expected for most of […]

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