Saskatchewan’s P3 Schools: Bundles of Fun

If your kid is going to school in a classroom that resembles a janitorial closet, you don’t care how the new school in your area is being built. I get it. Overcrowded schools are a huge issue in our province; we’ve seen classrooms set up in school boot rooms, hallways, decommissioned science labs, art rooms and even […]

What Do Bernie Sanders & #yqr MP Erin Weir Have In Common? One Staffer, & Neither Have An Office in Regina.

April 21, 2016: Updated with Erin Weir’s response at the bottom, and Tom Lukiwski’s office’s response. A friend in Regina was looking for help with her family’s immigration papers. “Just go to your MP’s office,” I said. “I don’t have an MP office,” she replied. What do you mean, you don’t have a MP office? Everyone has a […]

Part 2: Saskatchewan Political Donations & Saudi Kings

Preface: yes, I will get to union donations and third party advertising, but first, corporate donations deserve their own scrutiny. Here’s what corporate donations look like since Saskatchewan saw a change of government in 2007. Those NDP numbers are painful. I’ve looked at them, and they’re a hodgepodge of in-kind services from the late Gary Aldrige, some graphic […]

Soft Jazz & Scented Candles: We Need To Talk About The Sask Party HQ Vandal.

This video has bugged me since the day it was released: Last night some jackwagon vandalized @SaskParty HQ w/graffiti. If you recog said jackwagon please call @reginapolice pic.twitter.com/yKONmUJdkp — Brad Wall (@BradWall306) March 6, 2016 Sure, for the obvious reason – vandalism is stupid. But last night, talking with some Sask Party-faithful friends, I learned I wasn’t […]

Liberal Splits: Some Numbers From #skvotes 2016

The numbers from election night tell a fascinating story. Well, if you find numbers from election nights fascinating. Here are the overall results, taken from CBC Saskatchewan’s 2016 election dashboard: Total 2016 turnout was approximately 427 000, compared to 402 000 in 2011. That puts 2016 turnout at 57 per cent, but Elections Saskatchewan’s Michael […]