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Roundup… get it? Because rural. If there’s a tractor in Saskatchewan that a SaskParty leadership candidate hasn’t tried to wedge themselves into over the past week or two, I’d be surprised. First, some housekeeping: I’m calling this Week 2 of the SaskParty leadership race. It’s probably not, but that feels about right to me, so …

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I know zilch about farming or ranching, so let’s get that out of the way. What I do know is marketing, and admittedly I have eaten fast food once or twice (today). I’m fascinated by Premier Brad Wall’s trolling of A&W over their beef. Fascinated, because I know Wall understands the free-market, and certainly understands the …

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As predicted, Premier Brad Wall has stepped down, sparking a Saskatchewan Party leadership race that promises to be as bloody as it is divisive, with candidates getting their buses ready to drive over anyone whose actions (past or present) threaten their chances at the top spot. Sask. Party brass are doing everything they can to …

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It was circa 1996ish, in the lobby of Centennial Auditorium (today TCU Place) when I first saw former Saskatchewan Premier Grant Devine in person. I was surprised to note there were no horns protruding from his forehead. He wasn’t skulking or hiding his face; in fact, it lit up as he strode through the crowd …

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You may have heard Premier Brad Wall mention, on occasion, that he is against the federal Liberal government imposing a Carbon Tax on the provinces. The basic premise of Wall’s argument is that if a Carbon Tax is implemented in Saskatchewan you should probably head for your bunker, because the world will end immediately. Can we just start with …

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In my last post we went over some of the complex but disturbing developments revealed by the CBC’s iTeam regarding the origins of Brightenview, the company with which the Saskatchewan government has jumped into bed as proof their Global Transportation Hub is a viable project. Wait til you hear what Leo and the CBC uncovered next. Imagine, …

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Let’s pull back the curtain, for a moment, on newsrooms. Newsrooms love having an Exclusive story, which aren’t usually exclusive for long. Once an Exclusive comes out, other newsrooms often pick it up and start running their own version – these are called Follows. Except sometimes there are no Follows, which is the problem with Exclusives – you may never know about them. The …

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If the rumor mill is to be believed, Brad Wall reign as Premier of Saskatchewan may be drawing to a close. The current theory is that Wall will resign in 2018, allowing him the opportunity to lead the SaskParty through its 20th anniversary in September 2017, and celebrate his 10th anniversary as Premier in November 2017. It also …

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