Provincial Politics

An aerial view of the Gunnar Uranium Mine and Mill pit, which runs over 100 meters deep. The abandoned mine site is poised to enter a productive year in terms of the remediation process according to officials within the Ministry of Economy.
An aerial view of the Gunnar Uranium Mine and Mill pit, which runs over 100 meters deep. The abandoned mine site is poised to enter a productive year in terms of the remediation process according to officials within the Ministry of Economy. submitted photo/Rebecca Gotto, SRC

Gunnar mine clean-up project continues on for another year

By Bryan Eneas
April 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

In the far north, the town of Uranium City is surrounded by numerous mining projects including the Gunnar Uranium Mine and Mill site which was decommissioned in 1963, and closed in 1964.

Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan said the province is reviewing its options after a judge ruled it unconstitutional to provide per-student funding for non-Catholics attending Catholic schools.
Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan said the province is reviewing its options after a judge ruled it unconstitutional to provide per-student funding for non-Catholics attending Catholic schools. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. education minister reacts to Catholic schools ruling

By CKOM News Staff
April 21, 2017 - 2:51pm

Saskatchewan's education minister says a recent decision out of Yorkton Court of Queen's Bench could mean chaos for both the province's separate and public school systems.
 

An SGEU flag flies outside Joe Hargrave's Prince Albert office April 21.
An SGEU flag flies outside Joe Hargrave's Prince Albert office April 21. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

UPDATE: Hundreds protest provincial cuts at MLA’s office

By Taylor MacPherson
April 21, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: April 21, 2017 - 4:06pm

Hundreds of government employees and concerned citizens rallied outside MLA Joe Hargrave’s Prince Albert office early this afternoon to protest the many spending cuts included in the recent provincial budget.

A Yorkton judge has ruled that the Saskatchewan government can't fund non-Catholic students to attend Catholic schools effective June 30, 2018.
A Yorkton judge has ruled that the Saskatchewan government can't fund non-Catholic students to attend Catholic schools effective June 30, 2018. file photo/CKOM

Saskatchewan can't give Catholic schools money for non-Catholic students; court

By The Canadian Press
April 21, 2017 - 7:04am

A judge says the Saskatchewan government doesn't have the legal right to give Catholic schools funding for students who aren't Catholic.

Insightrix asked people to describe the provincial budget using one word. It says the larger the font size, the more frequently the word was used by respondents from April 11-13, 2017.
Insightrix asked people to describe the provincial budget using one word. It says the larger the font size, the more frequently the word was used by respondents from April 11-13, 2017. submitted photo/Insightrix

Sask. Party support below 50% after budget: Insightrix poll

By CJME News Staff
April 20, 2017 - 10:55am

The provincial budget continues to haunt the Saskatchewan Party.

A new poll from Insightrix shows support for the governing party has fallen in the weeks after the budget was delivered on March 22.

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