Somewhere in the waters just off the southernmost tip of South Africa, a loaded cargo ship is going nowhere. The NM Cherry Blossom and its 50000 ton cargo of phosphate was seized by a […]
Tammy Robert loves working, living and raising her family in Saskatchewan.
Born and raised in this fine province, then spending her early twentysomething years in Europe only served to deepen her resolve to invest herself, and her future, in all Saskatchewan has to offer.
Having spent the last four years as the executive producer of the John Gormley Live Show, Tammy knows Saskatchewan - the people, the places and the politics. You can count on her for a fact-based, no-holds barred approach to opining on all three.
“At its core, health is about people… complex interactions among many individuals and organizations, requiring effective working relationships…(which) depend on people respecting each other’s roles and responsibilities, understanding how they relate to […]
Thoughts and Prayers for Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Service’s Last Shred of Compassion, Dignity #RIP
For years, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services has been paying a flat rate of $3850 to cover the cost of funerals for people who die while on some form of income assistance, or […]
Allow me to begin by grossly over-simplifying history. The year was 2003. 50 Cent had just burst on to the scene to educate us on the correct spelling of P-I-M-P and just as […]
“In times of economic hardship such as we’re going through right now, libraries are used even more by people than they are in good times… with the cut-backs that the libraries have […]
We need to talk about the SaskParty selling access to the Premier, because it’s out-of-f**king-control. In spring 2016, the Globe and Mail ran a series of stories on Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and her […]
Even before the Saskatchewan budget came down last week, the cuts were coming down in full force. Take the privatization of government janitorial services, a measure that put over 250 people out of work, while […]
I wanted to title this post ‘Saskatchewan Budget 2017: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly’, but it didn’t work out, because there’s nothing good about it. If I had stayed with […]
Based on the narrative coming out of rural Saskatchewan lately, you’d be forgiven for picturing it as a post-apocalyptic war zone. The August 2016 murder of young Colton Boushie from the Red Pheasant First Nation, allegedly […]
Recently a SaskParty Cabinet Minister – a really, really lovely person who I truly like – said to me, “You know, you could write something nice once in a while.” I want to. […]