Report from the Legislature – May 10, 2018

The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $14 million to improve rural roads, bridges and culverts throughout the province. The Municipal Roads for the Economy Program (MREP) provides funding for municipal roads impacted by increased truck traffic, as well as bridge and culvert projects. The rural municipal road system plays an important part in getting our […]

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Report from the Legislature – May 3, 2018

  The ability to see a doctor, whether they are a specialist or a general practitioner, is one of the most important aspects of our health care system. Our government prioritized physician recruitment and retention upon coming to office in 2007, and since then we’ve seen nearly 900 more doctors – a 51% increase. This […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 26, 2018

The Government of Saskatchewan has launched a constitutional reference case in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to challenge the federal government’s ability to impose a carbon tax on the province. The government is asking the Court of Appeal to answer a clear question on the constitutionality of the legislation that the federal government has introduced […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 19, 2018

Over the past decade of growth, Saskatchewan’s expanded exports and new business investments here at home have given our province the second-fastest rate of job creation and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. The 2018-19 Saskatchewan Budget will help to ensure Saskatchewan’s economy stays on track as we begin another decade of […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 12, 2018

Our Government has a plan to return Saskatchewan to a balanced budget by next year, and that plan is on track. The Government of Saskatchewan continues to control and carefully manage spending in the 2018-19 Provincial Budget. Many ministries are forecasting lower spending than in the previous fiscal year, while continuing to provide valued core […]

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Report from the Legislature – April 5, 2018

  From gas and groceries to clothing and other necessities, provinces across Canada are finding out how carbon taxes drive up costs and make it harder for families to make ends meet. Not only do carbon taxes hurt families by making their day-to-day lives more expensive, they threaten their jobs by making our export-based economies […]

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Report from the Legislature – March 29, 2018

Our government recently announced the creation of a financial literacy curriculum for students across Saskatchewan. For the first time, students will be able to use financial literacy as a credit towards their graduation. Students taking these classes will learn the basics of personal finances, and why it is important to have that knowledge as they […]

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Report from the Legislature – March 22, 2018

There is new leadership in the legislature but the first few weeks of the Spring Sitting have revealed that some things never change. At a time when our government is on track to balance the budget, the new leader of the NDP has put forward a new $2.5 billion platform. Not only has the NDP […]

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Report from the Legislature – March 15, 2018

Spring is a time of renewal and new beginnings, and this Spring Sitting of the Saskatchewan Legislature is no exception.  A new Premier, a new Leader of the Official Opposition, and three new Saskatchewan Party MLAs were recently welcomed to the Assembly in their new roles.  Members of the Assembly have also elected a new […]

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Report from the Legislature – March 01, 2018

This week our government moved to reinstate the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) exemption for agriculture, life and health insurance premiums. We made the commitment after listening to Saskatchewan people.  And we will keep it while maintaining our 3-year plan to balance the budget. The change, retroactive to August 1, 2017, includes crop, livestock and hail […]

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