Provincial Politics

STC's passenger services cease on May 31, 2017.
STC's passenger services cease on May 31, 2017. Daniella Ponticelli/CKOM News Staff

Transit union loses court fight, STC to close as planned

By CJME News Staff
May 26, 2017 - 2:39pm

The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) has lost its court battle to keep Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) open.

In a 45-page judgment, Justice L.J. Schwann wrote that the budget decision to wind down the Crown was not "legally flawed" and within the law.

The Brad Wall government saw support dip following the recent provincial budget, according to a Mainstreet poll released May 25.
The Brad Wall government saw support dip following the recent provincial budget, according to a Mainstreet poll released May 25. file photo/CJME News Staff

Sask. NDP leads in latest Mainstreet poll

By CJME News Staff
May 25, 2017 - 8:37am

The Sask. Party has taken a hit in popularity after the most recent budget.

A new Mainstreet poll shows the current government is sitting at 40 per cent popularity with decided and leaning voters. That represents a seven per cent decrease from the last poll.

Although impaired drivers cause more death on Sask. roads, distracted drivers are responsible for more injuries and collisions.
Although impaired drivers cause more death on Sask. roads, distracted drivers are responsible for more injuries and collisions. File photo/paNOW Staff

Distracted drivers cause more collisions, injuries than drunk drivers: SGI

By Taylor MacPherson
May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

Although impaired drivers cause more fatalities on Saskatchewan roads than any other group, drivers using their cellphones are responsible for far more injuries and represent the leading cause of collisio

New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River Georgina Jolibois  spoke to the proposed changes to education board structures and northen school boundaries in her Member Statement last week.
New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River Georgina Jolibois spoke to the proposed changes to education board structures and northen school boundaries in her Member Statement last week. Screen Shot/Facebook

MP expresses northern education concerns in Ottawa

By Tyler Marr
May 21, 2017 - 4:05pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 8:09am

Frustration over the apparent lack of communication between the provincial government and northern school divisions has made its way to Ottawa.

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