Provincial Politics

Minister responsible for Crown Investments Corporation, Jason Hargraves releases report on cost of closing STC July 13, 2018.
Minister responsible for Crown Investments Corporation, Jason Hargraves releases report on cost of closing STC July 13, 2018. Lisa Schick/CJME News Staff

Province adds up the cost of ending STC service

By Lisa Schick/CJME News Staff
July 13, 2018 - 1:54pm

As Greyhound gets ready to pull its service out of Western Canada, we’re getting a better picture of how much the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) wind-down cost the province.

The union representing lawyers and staff at Legal Aid Saskatchewan says recent job cuts in Saskatoon threaten the integrity of the free program and will hurt the most vulnerable. Senior management says changes are being made to better serve clients.
The union representing lawyers and staff at Legal Aid Saskatchewan says recent job cuts in Saskatoon threaten the integrity of the free program and will hurt the most vulnerable. Senior management says changes are being made to better serve clients. File photo/paNOW Staff

Concerns raised about future of Legal Aid

By Glenn Hicks
July 13, 2018 - 11:41am Updated: July 13, 2018 - 2:01pm

Legal Aid lawyers and staff are concerned about the future of the free program in cities including Prince Albert which helps the most vulnerable and marginalized people who can ill-afford legal assistance. This follows recent job cuts.

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