Federal Politics

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna stands in the House of Commons during Question Period
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna stands in the House of Commons during Question Period FRED CHARTRAND/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Local leader reacts to Gerry Ritz comment

By Brandon Graziano
September 21, 2017 - 12:00pm

The sexist comment by Battlefords - Lloydminster M-P Gerry Ritz isn't sit right with women in our community.

Ritz called Environment Minister Catherine McKenna "Climate Barbie" a termed coined by the The Rebel Media to insult the minister.

Terry Youzwa's view from his tractor during harvest from a tweet he sent directed at the prime minister and finance minister about tax changes.
Terry Youzwa's view from his tractor during harvest from a tweet he sent directed at the prime minister and finance minister about tax changes. Terry Youzwa/Twitter

Nipawin farmer describes talk with federal finance minister

By CJME News Staff
September 21, 2017 - 11:19am

It’s not every day a Saskatchewan farmer gets a call directly from the federal finance minister in response to a tweet, but that’s what happened to Terry Youzwa this week.

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer told the Regina and District Chamber of Commerce he was strongly against the federal government's proposed small business tax changes Sept. 12.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer told the Regina and District Chamber of Commerce he was strongly against the federal government's proposed small business tax changes Sept. 12. Jessie Anton/CJME News Staff

Proposed small biz tax changes 'will kill jobs:' opposition

By Jessie Anton/CJME News Staff
September 13, 2017 - 8:55am

The federal government believes changing the small business tax provisions is a way to make the tax system more just, but the opposition calls it a threat.

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