Provincial Politics

Premier Scott Moe announced the province will face another “tight budget” in April.
Premier Scott Moe announced the province will face another “tight budget” in April. file photo/CJME News Staff

Mayor welcomes consultations on municipal revenue sharing

By Tyler Marr
February 5, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: February 6, 2018 - 11:22pm

In his first major speech since he was sworn in as premier, Scott Moe announced the province will face another “tight budget” and hinted at a rework of the municipal revenue sharing formula.

Regina Rosemont MLA Trent Wotherspoon and Saskatoon Meewasin MLA Ryan Meili are vying to secure leadership of the New Democratic Party.
Regina Rosemont MLA Trent Wotherspoon and Saskatoon Meewasin MLA Ryan Meili are vying to secure leadership of the New Democratic Party. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Rural outreach, healthcare investments top P.A. NDP leadership debate

By Tyler Marr
February 4, 2018 - 7:53am

As the race for leadership of the Saskatchewan New Democrats nears the home stretch, the two vying to secure the top job are slowly separating themselves from one another — though still overwhelming pitch parallel ideas.

Premier-designate Scott Moe accepted Lt.-Gov. Vaughn Solomon Schofield’s request to form government in Saskatchewan on Jan. 29, 2018.
Premier-designate Scott Moe accepted Lt.-Gov. Vaughn Solomon Schofield’s request to form government in Saskatchewan on Jan. 29, 2018. Jessie Anton/CJME News Staff

Premier Scott Moe sworn in, announces cabinet

By CJME News
February 3, 2018 - 12:38pm Updated: February 5, 2018 - 9:07am

Scott Moe was officially sworn in as premier of Saskatchewan by the province’s Lt.-Gov. Vaughn Solomon Schofield on Friday morning.

The new premier then announced his cabinet, which includes several of the leadership candidates in key positions.

Premier Scott Moe (left) was on hand for the kick off of Todd Goudy’s campaign to become the MLA for Melfort.
Premier Scott Moe (left) was on hand for the kick off of Todd Goudy’s campaign to become the MLA for Melfort. Clark Stork/northeastNOW Staff

Moe mingles in Melfort; Goudy launches campaign

By Clark Stork
February 3, 2018 - 12:34pm

The city of Melfort will go down in history as the first official stop outside the legislature for new premier Scott Moe.

Just hours after he was sworn in as the 15th premier of Saskatchewan, the Rosthern - Shellbrook MLA stopped in the city. 

The appointment of Gord Wyant as the new education minister has been welcomed by P.A. education officials as well as the Sask.Teachers' Federation
The appointment of Gord Wyant as the new education minister has been welcomed by P.A. education officials as well as the Sask.Teachers' Federation file photo/paNOW

New education minister appointment welcomed by P.A. officials

By Glenn Hicks
February 3, 2018 - 10:25am

A local school administrator and chair are welcoming the appointment of Gord Wyant as the new Minister of Education.

Wyant was appointed to the new and first cabinet of incoming Premier Scott Moe. He replaces previous education minister Bronwyn Eyre.

Corey O'soup, Saskatchewan's Youth and Child Advocate, is part of a group who responded to Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott's statement which called the over-representation of Indigenous youth in Canada's child welfare system a crisis.
Corey O'soup, Saskatchewan's Youth and Child Advocate, is part of a group who responded to Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott's statement which called the over-representation of Indigenous youth in Canada's child welfare system a crisis. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Child and Youth Advocates call for national action

By paNOW Staff
February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm

Canada's Indigenous Services Minister called out the country's child welfare situation, and advocates have responded.

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