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Goulden attends Ottawa infrastructure talks

(press release) (press release)Yorkton councillor Randy Goulden is a member of the FCM board and joined a delegation of municipal officials in talks with...

Sask Party gets massive majority

(press release)... their local races. Darrin Lamoureux (Liberal), Richard Swenson (Progressive Conservative) and Victor Lau (Green) were all distant thirds with only 958, 686...

Stackhouse Soapbox

- Election inspires boxing analogiesYorkton This Week (press release)During the federal election, Canadians were, greatly, influenced by left leaning media and as the reports...

Politics

- MP victim of political realityYorkton This Week (press release)To suggest Prince Albert MP Randy Hoback is a victim of circumstances would be inaccurate.

Top 10 news stories of 2015

(press release)Although Wagantall's margin of victory was less than prior Conservative victories, she still bested the competition—Doug Ottenbreit (NDP), Brooke Brooke Malinoski (Liberal) and...

MP looks forward to holding Liberals to account

(press release)“Obviously the riding has been a strong Conservative riding, but the campaign and the election showed that nothing can be taken for granted...

Wagantall named to shadow cabinet

(press release)The 29-year-old defeated the NDP incumbent Raymond Coté by approximately 2,600 votes. It was one of the few pickups for the Conservatives in...

Wagantall reflective on win/loss

(press release)The Conservative supporters, who gathered there had good reason to be happy with the local result. Wagantall picked up 21,630 of the 36,560...

Voters question candidates

(press release)Wagantall promised a “continuity of professionalism and experience,” maintaining most of the staff used by previous MP Garry Breitkreuz. Hughes said she would...

Election: Where the candidates stand

(press release)We have the advantage when you're in government you have MPs to have a minister's office and Randy Hoback is the chair of...

Election: Where the candidates stand

(press release)I think that the Conservatives are getting the focus there, but I think that it goes far greater than that. I know we...

Breitkreuz ends 22 year career as MP

(press release)Breitkreuz is best known for his opposition to the long gun registry, which was reflected in the speeches of the different friends, colleagues...

Thinking Critically - Finally, the moment we've been waiting for

(press release)There was even one from local MP Garry Breitkreuz for the Parkland College Trades and Technology Centre. I called up Brendan Wagner, the...

Politics

- Big changes for Sask. ToriesYorkton This Week (press release)... which cannot bode well for the Conservatives. Add to this the talk of the...

Conservative MP Michael Chong wants more parliamentary spy oversight

OTTAWA - Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling for stronger parliamentary scrutiny of intelligence agencies — putting himself squarely at odds with his party and...

Crime Diary

- The bad legislation keeps comingYorkton This WeekThe closer we get to the upcoming federal election it seems, the more ridiculous the Conservative government...

Ontario Chamber of Commerce rips federal government over Ring of Fire funding

The chamber's 35-page study blames both the provincial Liberal government and the federal Conservatives, who have argued publicly over infrastructure needs in the remote region...

No way to craft new law on doc-assisted death in 12 months: Tory MPs

But some Conservative backbenchers now say the government should ask the court for an extension. "How can this possibly get done in a year?" Alberta...

Conservatives shuffle cabinet after John Baird's departure

Former defence minister Rob Nicholson took over foreign affairs following the abrupt resignation of John Baird from that position last week. Kenney's former job as...

More mistakes in crime laws disturbing

Gill has countered that, saying he has been assured someone will sponsor a bill to amend the law. My question is, how is this any...

More mistakes in crime laws disturbing

Gill has countered that, saying he has been assured someone will sponsor a bill to amend the law. My question is, how is this any...

Private bills used to avoid scrutiny

I really want to give the Conservatives the benefit of the doubt that they would not purposefully and cynically put important legislation like this in...

Private bills used to avoid scrutiny

I really want to give the Conservatives the benefit of the doubt that they would not purposefully and cynically put important legislation like this in...

Bill C-30 too little; too late

Whatever hope we had last winter that the Conservative government in Ottawa and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz would quite literally lay down the law and...

Bill C-30 too little; too late

Whatever hope we had last winter that the Conservative government in Ottawa and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz would quite literally lay down the law and...

New gun law looks good

Last week, Yorkton-Melville MP Garry Breitkreuz issued a press release announcing public safety minister Steven Blaney intended to introduce the Common Sense in Firearms Licensing...

New gun law looks good

Last week, Yorkton-Melville MP Garry Breitkreuz issued a press release announcing public safety minister Steven Blaney intended to introduce the Common Sense in Firearms Licensing...

Duffy charges are just the beginning

It does raise other very important questions, though, which NDP MP Charlie Angus, the Official Opposition's ethics critic, has been trying to bring to the...

Duffy charges are just the beginning

It does raise other very important questions, though, which NDP MP Charlie Angus, the Official Opposition's ethics critic, has been trying to bring to the...

Floods show something is changing

Hydrologist John Pomeroy — Canadian Research Chair for Water Resources and Climate Change at the University of Saskatchewan — doesn't exactly seem like some wild-eyed...

Patient safety bill fails on “natural” products

The alternate name of the bill is in honour of Conservative MP Terence Young's daughter, who died in 2000 of complications from a prescription heart...

Judges' Charter challenges continue

Occasionally, a Rob Anders, Maurice Vellacott or Stephen Woodworth would blow up in Harper's face, but, for the most part, he was able to keep...