Feb 29th, 2008
Now Brad Wall Wants Equalization Payments
Or it would, if Wall hadnt already abandoned this fight in 2007. Equalization is for have-not provinces and were a have province, Wall told the Canadian Press after defeating Calverts government and dropping its equalization challenge. What...
Refugees frostbitten after walking to Manitoba
Two men from Ghana are recovering on the burn ward of a Winnipeg hospital after getting lost near the Emerson border on Christmas Eve after fleeing the United States. The men aged 24 and 34 were found on Highway 75 just north of Letellier, Man., on the...
Dec 17th, 2016 by petros
Sask. carbon plan doubles the price of power
A wind power proponent says the latest SaskPower rate increases may be just the beginning of increasing electrical rates in the province. SaskPower is asking for two rate increases this year five per cent this summer and another five per cent in...
Manitoba commissioner loses battle on same-sex weddings
The court has ruled against a former Manitoba marriage commissioner's claims that the province's requirement to perform same-sex marriages violates his freedom of religion. In September, Kevin Kisilowsky filed his case to the Court of Queen's Bench in...
Nov 9th, 2016 by Machjo
Banish These Drug Dealers (& such) To Where?
FSIN chief OK with drug dealers being banished from Saskatchewan reserves Link: FSIN chief OK with drug dealers being banished from Saskatchewan reserves | Regina Leader-Post Link:...
(by Ron in Regina)
Oct 18th, 2016 by Machjo
Pedophile running for a seat on the Catholic school board
Church officials said they expressed concern around Denis Hall's nomination and encouraged him to withdraw his name from the ballot, but they stopped short of taking further action. "I must say Mr. Hall listened and received those comments and I did...
Oct 16th, 2016 by tay
Manitoba Cabinet Minister, Says Rival Told Her To Take Pants Off
I need a full body pic to determine if this was an outrageous request........ A Manitoba cabinet minister says she was told to take her pants off in the middle of question period by a male NDP opponent, but the NDP are firmly denying the accusation....
Sep 3rd, 2016 by tay
Sask couple who plotted to kill spouses guilty
Two lovers accused of plotting to kill their spouses in Saskatchewan have been found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder. The jury in Prince Albert took close to 30 hours before convicting Curtis Vey and Angela Nicholson on Sunday. Crown...
Aug 8th, 2016 by MHz
Farmers call for return of Canadian Wheat Board
Alliance says cutting of marketing system led to $6.5B loss in 2 years More than 50 farmers from the Swan River and Pelly areas of Manitoba and Saskatchewan met February 10, 2016 and unanimously passed a resolution calling for the re-establishment...
Jun 1st, 2016 by Walter
Saskatchewan facing $1B revenue shortfall
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said the province is facing a $1 billion shortfall in resource revenue. Wall made the comment in the legislature Monday while defending cuts to heritage language schools as part of a review of all spending. Saskatchewan...
Mar 29th, 2016 by petros
Wall's Secret Land Appraisal Costly To Taxpayers
By Tammy Roberts Ive been trying to wrap my head how Marquarts appraisal (herein The Appraisal) landed at $129,000 per acre in the first place, when all other appraisals for the same dirt were coming in at $30,000 $60,000 per acre. (This will...
Mar 23rd, 2016 by hoocli
New webpage for farmers / Ranchers
Hey guys Admin- please move / delete if not allowed. I've recently finished a new webpage for those in the agricultural/livestock business or just own an acreage or land. The website is Saskatchewan Agriculture - Saskatchewan Agriculture. Its...
Sask asks Ottawa to pay laid-off oil workers to clean old wells
I like this idea for keeping people employed but I must ask ; why aren't drillers required to clean up their sites when the leave...? Saskatchewan wants the federal government to bankroll a program that would see oil and gas workers who have lost...
Jan 17th, 2016 by MHz
Sask mom wants mandatory prayers banned in public schools
I had no idea they still did this...... Four days ago a Saskatchewan mother started a petition in an effort to remove mandatory religious prayers from public schools in the province. Dusti Hennenfent's children go to Lindale Public Elementary...
Jan 8th, 2016 by petros
Maple Leaf Foods to Replace TFWs with Syrian refugees
We would be very pleased and honoured to be part of the solution in terms of helping find employment for the Syrian refugees, Rory McAlpine, Senior VP at Maple Leaf told the Canadian Press. We have jobs available. McAlpine says Maple Leaf has 25...
Brad Wall Changes Tune On Equilization Money
So apparently some unspecified event in federal politics this fall has caused Brad Wall to start demanding money (link is external) from Ottawa which he'd never have considered seeking before. Now if only he hadn't trashed Saskatchewan's bargaining...
Dec 6th, 2015 by Walter
A Heart attack story from Saskatchewan
Sent Nov 23rd. Dear Minister Duncan: In 2014, I died; my heart suddenly stopped, and stayed stopped through prompt CPR provided by police, until EMS arrived by bicycle and mostly revived me with an AED. After recovering from my mild case of sudden...