Provincial Politics

Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili and Saskatoon Fairview MLA Vicki Mowat visited North Battleford Aug. 14. Meili who is touring the province said he would like to see improved ER and surgery wait times overall in Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili and Saskatoon Fairview MLA Vicki Mowat visited North Battleford Aug. 14. Meili who is touring the province said he would like to see improved ER and surgery wait times overall in Saskatchewan. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Meili hoping for reduced wait times in province

By Angela Brown
August 17, 2018 - 3:07pm

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili is concerned about overall wait time delays across the province in emergency rooms and for surgeries.

Meili visited North Battleford Aug. 14 as part of his cross-province tour.

The province is floating the idea of pushing the municipal election back one year to avoid a conflict with the provincial election in 2020.
The province is floating the idea of pushing the municipal election back one year to avoid a conflict with the provincial election in 2020. File photo/paNOW Staff

Province floats tweaking civic election date to avoid provincial vote conflict

By Tyler Marr
August 17, 2018 - 2:00pm

Mayor Greg Dionne acknowledges holding the 2020 municipal and provincial elections a few days apart could be problematic on a number of fronts, and supports pushing the municipal vote back one year.

Prince Albert's Kelly Taylor (second from right) and his three friends Dustin Williamson, Ben Bauce, and Dylan Williamson, happened to be in the right place at the right time Saturday morning.
Prince Albert's Kelly Taylor (second from right) and his three friends Dustin Williamson, Ben Bauce, and Dylan Williamson, happened to be in the right place at the right time Saturday morning. Facebook/Kelly Taylor

P.A. man and friends rush to rescue, after fire threatens Sask. motel

By Nigel Maxwell
August 13, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: August 13, 2018 - 4:53pm

The actions of four Saskatchewan comedians are being applauded after they saved 10 people from a burning motel early Saturday morning.

File photo/paNOW Staff

Sask. Party caucus committee touring province for feedback on economic barriers

By Tyler Marr
August 12, 2018 - 12:04pm

Members of the Saskatchewan Party caucus are touring the province to hear feedback from business owners on barriers they see hindering growth in the province.

The Economy Caucus Policy Committee includes six members of the party, chaired by Lloydminster MLA Colleen Young. 

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, left, joins Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart during a conference at Jackfish Lodge Thursday. Stewart announced he would be stepping down from his position due to health concerns as he battles cancer.
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, left, joins Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart during a conference at Jackfish Lodge Thursday. Stewart announced he would be stepping down from his position due to health concerns as he battles cancer. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sask. Ag. minister steps down as he battles cancer

By Angela Brown
August 9, 2018 - 5:24pm

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said in a press conference today he is saddened to make the announcement that Saskatchewan Agriculture Mini

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