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'Racism has no place in Saskatchewan': Premier Brad Wall puts his foot down

WATCH ABOVE: The recent shooting death of a young indigenous man on a farm near Biggar, Sask., has resulted in racially charged social media posts...

Brad Wall not interested in becoming next federal Conservative leader

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he is flattered by a push to have him run to become the next federal Conservative leader, but he has...

Brad Wall's popularity continues to climb, poll finds

REGINA – Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is Canada's most popular provincial leader, according to a new Angus Reid Poll. Wall, whose Saskatchewan Party government won...

Justin Trudeau, Brad Wall discuss EI, pipelines during Saskatoon sitdown

WATCH ABOVE: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a productive meeting with Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall in which the two discussed pipelines, Employment Insurance and funding...

NDP Leader Cam Broten reiterates party's plan for small businesses in Moose Jaw

MOOSE JAW, Sask. – NDP Leader Cam Broten made a campaign stop at a couple local businesses Monday afternoon in Moose Jaw. Behind the counter...

Saskatchewan Party Leader Brad Wall touts value of P3s for infrastructure

SASKATOON – Premier Brad Wall is touting his Saskatchewan Party as the one that would continue to focus on hospitals, schools and highways after the...

Tight-knit family a support for Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten

REGINA – On a typical weekend morning, far from the marble halls of the Saskatchewan legislature, Cam Broten can be found making pancakes and waffles.

Premier Brad Wall discusses signing national carbon agreement in Vancouver

REGINA – Premier Brad Wall went into the First Ministers meeting in Vancouver saying he wouldn't sign onto a national carbon tax, but he did...

What would Brad Wall see as attractive about a jump to federal politics?

It doesn't seem to matter that Wall continually insists he has no interest in the role. His popularity (above 60 per cent for years) and...

Christmas Q&A with NDP leader Cam Broten

This month Global News sat down with Premier Brad Wall and NDP leader Cam Broten for year-end interviews on topics ranging from 2015 at the...

Broten sees NDP youth movement key to 2016 election

REGINA – Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten says A younger and more diverse candidates will make the party more successful when voters go to the...

Brad Wall: Conservatives have 'a failure to communicate'

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall talks to Tom Clark about the problems facing the federal Conservative party, suggesting one of the biggest is a problem finishing...

UPDATED: Questions over 'spin' of SaskPower's early carbon capture failures

NDP leader Cam Broten and SaskPower critic Cathy Sproule used Wednesday's question period to ask the government about internal briefing memos suggesting the year-old carbon...

NDP hammers Sask. government over emergency room wait times

REGINA – The Saskatchewan Opposition says long wait times in the province's emergency rooms are prompting a lot of people to leave without being treated.

Fall legislative sitting to be 'election tryout' for Sask. politicians

In his third year at the helm of the NDP, Cam Broten has a lot of ground to gain on Brad Wall. “The premier is...

Sask. premier squeezing into federal election debate

REGINA – Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said he isn't ready to throw his support behind a federal party leader during the 2015 election campaign, but...

Sask. NDP says province is putting student safety at risk

“When I see in black and white talk about rotting roofs in danger of collapse, about gym walls that are not structurally sound, about foundations...

Brad Wall pitches Sask. “royalty stability” to oil industry

WEYBURN, Sask. – Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is using the NDP's pending royalty review in Alberta to pitch his province to the oil industry. In...

Premier Brad Wall gives election style speech at Premier's dinner

REGINA – Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall gave an election-campaign style speech at his annual dinner in Regina last night. During an address to more than...

Saskatchewan NDP leader has party's support

REGINA – Saskatchewan New Democrats have voted overwhelmingly in support of their leader during the party's annual convention. Opposition Leader Cam Broten received approval of...

Premier Brad Wall announces cabinet shuffle

REGINA – Premier Brad Wall has announced a cabinet shuffle, sparked by Ken Krawetz's announcement last year that he would be retiring before the 2016...

Premier Brad Wall touts economic plan on last day of spring sitting

REGINA – Premier Brad Wall is touting his government's economic plan, saying it will carry Saskatchewan through challenging times brought on by low oil prices.

NDP says its confused by government's switch of support to shop local

REGINA – Saskatchewan's Opposition says it's confused by the government's switch of support for a private member's bill that encourages people to shop at small...

Premier Brad Wall touts health care, tax cuts, at dinner speech

SASKATOON – Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says his government's record isn't perfect, but he's still proud of what it's accomplished. Wall's comment came Thursday night...

Sask. gov't accused of breaking access to info laws

“But when there are questions really about the public interest, like the $1.5 billion of school needs for buildings, they say 'No, can't share that...

Whistleblower files privacy complaint against Sask. premier

Opposition NDP leader Cam Broten used Thursday's question period to ask the government how it received information about Bowden and why. “You have the premier...

Sask. man wants to end 'double billing' for ambulance trips

In question period Wednesday, Opposition NDP leader Cam Broten said the government should scrap the per-kilometre charge for ambulance service altogether. “Stop the double billing,...

Sask. government failing to improve senior care homes: NDP

Since November, Broten has raised multiple cases of alleged mistreatment and six deaths he says were preventable at homes across the province. He said the...

Sask. budget doesn't address 'crumbling' health facilities: NDP

REGINA – Opposition critics say $27.8 million isn't nearly enough to repair aging hospital and long-term care infrastructure in Saskatchewan. NDP leader Cam Broten pointed...

Family says mother's death caused by 'negligence' at Sask. care home

Hofer wants the Saskatchewan government to improve the ratio of care aides-to-residents in long-term care facilities. Opposition NDP leader Cam Broten raised the issue in...

Monthly 'Buy Local Day' coming to Sask.

“I've spoken with businesses, there's been good support (for this) as a way to raise awareness in the public about the benefits of shopping and...

Throne speech to prioritize economy: premier

NDP Leader Cam Broten said reducing hospital wait times and ensuring consistent patient care need to be priorities. “I want to see the right dollars...

Critics widely oppose idea of private MRI clinics

Brad Wall asked whether Saskatchewan residents should have the option to pay for private MRI's like other provinces, such as Alberta. The leader of the...

Wall asking if Sask. should allow you to pay for private MRIs

SASKATOON – Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is floating the idea of allowing patients quicker access to diagnostic services if they can afford it. “It's time...

Saskatchewan aiming to triple exports to Asia by 2020

REGINA – On Tuesday Premier Brad Wall received the final report of the Saskatchewan-Asia Advisory Council, detailing 45 recommendations aimed at enhancing the province's engagement...

Greg Ottenbreit Saskatchewan's new rural and remote health minister

REGINA – Yorkton MLA Greg Ottenbreit has been named the new rural and remote health minister by Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall. This will be the...

NDP leader calls for change in Saskatchewan procurement policies

Opposition Leader Cam Broten characterized the current policy as “lazy” and “short-sighted,” mentioning multiple times that the government only looks at the lowest initial bid...

Survey illustrates room for improvement in the health care system

That's a strong message,” said Cam Broten, Saskatchewan NDP leader. A similar survey was done previously and Duncan concedes not much has changed. “It's essentially...

Time to scrap 'dumb' trade rules: Brad Wall

Toronto Star Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said while the deal between his province, Alberta and British Columbia has made progress on easing the movement of goods...

Veteran's family slams province for treatment of seniors

StarPhoenix Saskatchewan NDP Leader Cam Broten said the province is facing a 'seniors care crisis.' “It's been repeated in so many places across Saskatchewan. There are...

Prince Edward scheduled to visit Saskatchewan in September

Premier Brad Wall announced on Wednesday that Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex will be visiting Saskatchewan for the fifth time from September 17 to 19.

Wall urges Prince Albert to apply for P3 funding for new bridge

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says if the City of Prince Albert will consider a P3 project for a new bridge, the province will make the...

Saskatchewan NDP wants explanation of smart meter costs

Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten calls for explanation of how costs for failed smart meter will be covered. File / Global News. What is this?...

Smart meter fiasco needs independent probe: Broten

REGINA – The only way the opposition NDP leader believes we'll find out just what happened with the failed smart meter program in Saskatchewan is...

SaskPower ratepayers to be spared cost of failing smart meters: premier

REGINA – It looks like SaskPower ratepayers will not be on the hook for the cost of replacing 105,000 defective smart meters. Saskatchewan Premier Brad...

Free fishing weekend in Saskatchewan

After a suggestion from NDP Opposition Leader, Cam Broten, the government is now adding another fishing weekend this summer for areas currently affected by flooding.

NDP leader tours flood-affected areas in southeast Sask.

Cam Broten toured flood-affected areas today, and he says he wants to make sure provincial relief programs are handled properly. File / Global News. What...

NDP should apologize for Lean comments: Wall

REGINA – Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says Opposition NDP Leader Cam Broten should apologize for suggesting that people who support a program, known as Lean,...

Saskatchewan passes grain backlog motion

Premier Brad Wall introduced the motion on the first day of the spring sitting at the Saskatchewan legislature. “We're definitively saying the federal government should...

Back to business: new session begins

What we've seen from this government is a really dismissive approach forcing health regions to significantly scale back their requests for urgent needs,” said NDP...