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Improvements in oil prices and potash production are driving a rebound in Saskatchewan’s economy, while Manitoba stays the course

  • February 5, 2018 November 19, 2018
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Assessing Brad Wall’s legacy as premier of Saskatchewan

  • December 22, 2017 November 18, 2018
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Premier Brad Wall may have inflamed irritations with Ottawa, but his tough talk appears to be popular

  • October 27, 2017 November 18, 2018
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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 […]

  • July 27, 2017 November 18, 2018
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In a reversal of the recent past, Saskatchewan has been battered by low prices for resources, while Manitoba is posting solid, if not spectacular, gains

  • February 1, 2017 November 19, 2018
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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

  • October 31, 2016 November 18, 2018
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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 […]

  • August 25, 2016 November 18, 2018
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Although the oil and gas and potash industries are taking a beating, Saskatchewan still has an ace in the hole - agriculture

  • February 12, 2016 November 18, 2018
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Saskatchewan's heavy reliance on natural resources, especially oil, is reducing growth, although employment and government support remains stable

  • January 29, 2016 November 19, 2018
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Canadians sometimes forget about their advantages. But the lessons of history can help to keep the country focused on what's right, what's wrong - and how to preserve our stability

  • October 22, 2015 November 18, 2018
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