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Check out Part 2 here on the candidate’s positions on the Global Transportation Hub (GTH). Six candidates are vying to fill Wall’s shoes after his January 28, 2018 departure: former Saskatoon city councillor and justice minister Gord Wyant; former Grant Devine staffer and controversially, the current head of Saskatchewan’s civil service, Alanna Koch; rural MLA …

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It’s been quite a few weeks around here, hasn’t it? My post on Education Minister Bronwyn Eyre’s controversial, ill-advised speech in the Legislature, for which she eventually (kind of) apologized, went viral. It was the second-most popular post this year, surpassed only by the Saskatchewan budget breakdown in March. It’s humbling and terrifying to watch …

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Let’s start with a few facts I think we can all agree on: Money is integral to the electoral process; campaigning to reach voters requires resources that aren’t free. Equality – fairness – is integral to democracy. To reconcile those two facts, solid, effective legislation is required to create a level playing field. Legislation which …

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Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota Sask Party MLA Bronwyn Eyre has a rich history of opining on education and educational institutes. In 2010 Eyre wrote a newspaper column entitled ‘The Slippery Slope of Sexual Education’, wherein she questions whether Grade 5 students need to be taught the anatomically-correct terminology for the reproductive system, or Grade 6 students the …

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First of all, you guys are AH-MAY-ZING. The response to my lame attempt at fundraising for this blog was outstanding and humbling and I seriously love you all so much. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Given how hard y’all have shown your support, I figured it was time to get my ass in gear …

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WHAT’S THAT? WHAT? SPEAK UP I CAN’T HEAR YOU OH SORRY YOU WANT ME TO STOP YELLING okay that’s fine why didn’t you just say so. For the love of all that is holey Ken Cheveldayoff’s social media needs to stop hollering at us in ALL CAPS. OH REALLY THAT’S NICE DID YOU USE YOUR …

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This was supposed to have been a post about a scathing expose put together by a massive team of investigative journalists, researchers and educators from across North America. But it’s not. I mean, at it’s core is an important story – sour gas from oil wells posing serious, even fatal health risks to Saskatchewan residents. …

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Let’s check in with the Wannabe Premiers, shall we? Officially Official It takes a certain amount of ego to run for elected office, given that you’ve got to convince a significant portion of the public that you’re awesome. Not everyone can pull it off, and I admire those who can try, because losing is part …

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(Sorry, everytime I see the word Balgonie I think of the many sandwiches of my youth.) I’m not going to pretend I have any answers on this one, but I do have a bunch of questions. Once upon a time, the intersection at the Town of Balgonie’s Main Street and Highway 1 was a death …

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