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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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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 that theme, I could have gone with something like ‘Saskatchewan Budget 2017: A Little Bit Okay and OMG ARE YOU %#@& SERIOUS?!’ It’s pretty …

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I have two favorite television shows: the live-broadcast of Question Period in the Saskatchewan Legislature, and The Bachelor (or Bachelorette). Both are reality television at its best. They’re dramatic; full of passion, hatred, insecurity, and power struggles. Each seems to bring out the worst in people, despite the fact they are all trying to accomplish …

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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 …

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The NDP are no stranger to using political power as a commodity. Their biggest problem lately is that a political party has to have influence, in order to put it up for sale. Saskatchewan unions have been a fickle, fairweather bunch, particularly post-2011. If they expect to ever have allies in government again, they’re going to have …

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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 …

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April 8th: I’ve updated this story by way of the note at the bottom of the post. Somewhere in Saskatoon, right now, a man named Naveed Anwar is quietly relishing victory. A victory he says he strategized and fought for deliberately – to take down Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten. Here are the #skvotes 2016 results from the …

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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 …

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Below I’ve broken down these (really unsurprising) riding prognostications first by region, then by party and the candidate who will win, with the result being: NDP – 9 | Sask Party – 44 | Wild Cards – 8 My reason for labelling a riding a Wild Card is explained alongside it. None of it is complicated. Ultimately I think …

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Today CTV Saskatoon and Regina have been airing a taped interview with Sask Party Leader Brad Wall. Inevitably, the host asked Wall about Saskatchewan’s Global Transportation Hub. You can watch the full video here. If you’re not familiar with the story, there’s background here, and here. I’m struggling with Wall’s interview – specifically, his arguments in favor of the deal …

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