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Will Saskatchewan’s new tax drive down sales of insurance?

Premier Brad Wall, Canada’s longest-serving and, until recently, most popular premier, has seen better days. His approval rating has plummeted to a low of 46% from 71% in December 2011 – the first time Wall has been assessed negative numbers during his decade in office, according to a Mainstreet/Postmedia poll in May. In fact, Wall’s […]

Standard and Poor’s downgrade reflects the province’s weakened budget performance and low commodity prices

Advocis takes stand against new Saskatchewan tax on life insurance

There are concerns that clients won’t be able to afford life insurance or that other jurisdictions may follow suit

The plan is to balance the budget in three years

The provincial budget is to be tabled Wednesday

Resource, tax revenues fall

The premier's opposition to the federal cap-and-trade plan, required by global agreements, puts the province in a small minority of Canadians who oppose the policy

Premier Brad Wall and his Saskatchewan Party government have been playing a cynical game of hide and seek about the province’s fiscal situation. First, the government delayed the presentation of its budget by at least three months, moving it from the traditional March budget date to June 1. The government’s rationale was that the budget […]

Budget to be tabled June 1