Provincial Politics

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018.
Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018. Keenan Sorokan/650 CKOM

Dream and deliver: NDP’s Meili unveils new energy program

By 650 CKOM
October 15, 2018 - 6:31am

“We dream, and we deliver.”

Those were the words that Ryan Meili echoed plenty of times during his nearly 40-minute speech to party members at the Saskatchewan NDP convention in Saskatoon Saturday.

After criticizing what he called the Saskatchewan Party’s short-term thinking in affordable housing, and lack of.....

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Sask. pot retailers face a ‘few more hurdles:’ SLGA minister

By 980 CJME
October 13, 2018 - 9:00am

The minister responsible for Saskatchewan’s cannabis regulator says there’s “many moving parts” to the upcoming nationwide rollout of legal marijuana.

SLGA minister Gene Makowsky told Gormley Friday the province estimates a dozen of its 51 pot stores will be ready for legalization Wednesday.

“Things change rapidly as folks.....

Regina Police Chief Evan Bray signs onto a partnership between Sask. police and MedicAlert on Oct. 3, 2018.
Regina Police Chief Evan Bray signs onto a partnership between Sask. police and MedicAlert on Oct. 3, 2018. Britton Gray/980 CJME

New police partnership to provide info on vulnerable people

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
October 4, 2018 - 9:00am

Police around the province have a new tool when it comes to tracking down people living with mental illness.

The Saskatchewan Association of Chiefs of Police (SACP) signed a partnership with MedicAlert, which will give them access to vital information which could help officers quickly locate lost or missing.....

Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Francois-Philippe Champagne and Saskatchewan Minister Responsible for SaskBuilds Gordon Wyant sign new infrastructure funding agreement on October 3, 2018.
Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Francois-Philippe Champagne and Saskatchewan Minister Responsible for SaskBuilds Gordon Wyant sign new infrastructure funding agreement on October 3, 2018. Andrew Shepherd/980 CJME

Sask. signs $900M infrastructure funding agreement with feds

By Andrew Shepherd/980 CJME
October 3, 2018 - 5:27pm

More money is on the way for infrastructure projects across Saskatchewan.

A new agreement was signed on Wednesday which will provide nearly $900 million in federal funding for infrastructure projects over the next decade.

“We have a long list of infrastructure projects across the province, north, south, central,.....

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