Provincial Politics

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Premier Moe to face B.C.’s Horgan at western premiers meeting

By CJME News Staff
May 23, 2018 - 2:19pm

Premier Scott Moe won’t mince words about pipelines when he gets time with his B.C. counterpart John Horgan.

The two are attending the premiers meeting in Yellowknife.

Notably absent is Albert Premier Rachel Notley who is remaining in Edmonton to focus efforts on getting the Trans Mountain pipeline.....

Saskatchewan Environment Minister Dustin Duncan speaks to reporters at the legislature May 16, 2018.
Saskatchewan Environment Minister Dustin Duncan speaks to reporters at the legislature May 16, 2018. Adriana Christianson/CJME News Staff

Sask. applies for low-carbon funding amid carbon tax fight

By Adriana Christianson/CJME News Staff
May 16, 2018 - 3:25pm

Carbon tax or not, the Saskatchewan government is still applying for $62 million in low-carbon federal infrastructure money.

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has said publicly that Saskatchewan would not be eligible for this branch of federal funding unless the province agreed to a carbon tax.

Environment Minister.....

Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck was the keynote speaker at this year's New North Northern Justice Symposium.
Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck was the keynote speaker at this year's New North Northern Justice Symposium. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Canadian Senator delivers keynote at Northern Justice Symposium

By Bryan Eneas
May 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

Dignitaries from across the province assembled in Prince Albert to discuss the justice system and initiatives that are benefitting Saskatchewan’s northern residents.

Saskatchewan Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck kicked off the justice symposium, which is being held at Plaza 88 in Prince Albert between May 15 and 17. Her speech.....

This SLGA store in La Ronge won't open for extended this summer.
This SLGA store in La Ronge won't open for extended this summer. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

La Ronge SLGA store to remain closed Sundays

By Derek Cornet
May 10, 2018 - 2:00pm

Private alcohol retailers will be busier on Sundays after the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) decided not to extend hours this summer at its La Ronge location.

“During recent discussions with town council, we asked if it would be helpful to the community if SLGA not expand our.....

Inspection teams like this one can detect invasive species but the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation is calling on all boaters to help keep zebra mussels out of the province by cleaning and drying their vessels and equipment before hitting the road.
Inspection teams like this one can detect invasive species but the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation is calling on all boaters to help keep zebra mussels out of the province by cleaning and drying their vessels and equipment before hitting the road. The Canadian Press

The fight to keep zebra mussels out of Saskatchewan

By Glenn Hicks
May 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

Fishing season is upon us but there’s one thing you don't want to be bringing home after a successful expedition: Zebra mussels.

The invasive and destructive species has been spreading east from the Great Lakes and Hudson River over the past 30 years and have now been identified in.....

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