SaskParty Leadership Roundup: Week 2 (Alternate Title: Chevy’s Funeral Home & Crematorium)

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 […]

Here’s the Problem With Grant Devine

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 […]

It Would Be Really F**king Refreshing If the Leaders of This Province Would Be Honest About Carbon Capture, er, Taxes. (Potato/Potato.)

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 […]

A Little Bit About Moi

I meant to write this as a prelude to another post, but it got rambly and long, so I guess it’s its own post. I feel narcissistic even writing this, but I also kind of feel like it’s necessary lately, so humor me this one time. (Maybe I’m having a mid-life crisis – I’m turning […]

A New and Disturbing Angle On the GTH Scandal Saga You May Not Know About

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 […]