February 15, 2018

Legislative Report – February 15, 2018

Report from the Legislature February 15, 2018 Your Saskatchewan Party MLAs have a vision for a growing province where our children and their children can build a life.  We are committed to ensuring this vision is realized and are closer than ever to achieving it thanks to an unprecedented decade of prosperity and achievement. We have heard from parents and …

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January 18, 2018

Legislative Report – January 18, 2018

Report from the Legislature January 18, 2018 Every province in Canada has now imposed some version of the Trudeau carbon tax – every province except Saskatchewan. Our made-in-Saskatchewan climate change plan will seriously address the challenge of climate change without a carbon tax. The NDP said we should “check with the feds” to see if that’s OK. We don’t work …

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January 4, 2018

Legislative Report – January 4, 2018

Report from the Legislature January 4, 2018 The start of a new year is a time of optimism and renewal – and here in Saskatchewan we see encouraging signs that our best days are still to come. Saskatchewan’s population for example has now grown to more than 1,168,000. According to the latest Statistics Canada figures, Saskatchewan grew by 4,132 people …

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December 21, 2017

Legislative Report – December 21, 2017

Report from the Legislature December 21, 2017 On his last day in the Legislative Assembly, Premier Brad Wall reflected on service to the province and its people by asking the question: “did you leave things better than you found them?” While there will always be more work to do, I believe that if you can answer that question with a …

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December 18, 2017

Legislative Report – December 14, 2017

Report from the Legislature December 14, 2017 Saskatchewan economic growth is projected to lead Canada in both 2018 and 2019 at a rate of 2.7%. Policy matters and so too does the vision, determination and hard work of the entrepreneurs and workers who have built and maintained our province’s resilient and diversified economy. Saskatchewan has now enjoyed a decade of …

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November 9, 2017

Legislative Report – November 9, 2017

Report from the Legislature November 9, 2017 Our government has introduced legislation invoking the notwithstanding clause of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to protect parents’ choice in where they send their children to school. The legislation is in response to a Court of Queen’s Bench ruling that would have forced non-Catholic students out of Catholic schools. The court’s …

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October 26, 2017

Legislative Report – October 26, 2017

Report from the Legislature October 26, 2017 Saskatchewan has enjoyed a decade of growth and our government is working to ensure Saskatchewan keeps growing stronger. The new session of the Legislature opened with a Throne Speech outlining a busy legislative agenda. This includes our government’s plans to: Fulfill its commitment to provide individualized funding to children under six with Autism …

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October 10, 2017

Legislative Report – October 5, 2017

Report from the Legislature October 5, 2017 TransCanada has cancelled its application to build the Energy East pipeline.   Energy East would have created thousands of jobs, contributed billions of dollars in tax revenue and boosted Canada’s economy by around $55 billion – all from exclusively private sector investment.   The federal government is blaming “business decisions” for the termination of Energy East. …

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September 22, 2017

Legislative Report – September 21, 2017

Report from the Legislature September 21, 2017 Moody’s Investors Service recently confirmed Saskatchewan’s Aaa credit rating.   Moody’s rating confirmation is thanks in large part to our 3-year plan to return to a balanced budget. The dividends of some difficult decisions in the budget are paying off with lower debt financing costs, and stability for our finances.   The first …

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August 25, 2017

Legislative Report – August 24, 2017

Report from the Legislature August 24, 2017 Saskatchewan’s new Protection & Response Team (PRT) will help address crime, including in rural communities, with 258 armed resources to help across the province. The new PRT is being created in response to recommendations by the Caucus Committee on Crime and will consist of armed officers who will have arrest and detention powers. …

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