The Saskatchewan Government: Making Kellyanne Conway Blush

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. I really do. But after the SaskParty's absolutely absurd behavior this week - and outright attempts to mislead us, it won't be happening today.... Continue Reading →

2016 Sask Auditor’s Year-End Report: What You Didn’t Hear

On December 8th, 2016 the Provincial Auditor (PA) of Saskatchewan released her year-end report. The PA's office generates two (giant) reports per year, one in June and one in December, plus any ad hoc reports she's asked to deliver. The mid-year report and the year-end report each cover a plethora of issues involving all things Government of Saskatchewan,... Continue Reading →

A Quick & Dirty Hot Take On the Auditor, “wrongdoing” & the GTH.

"...did not find evidence of conflicts of interest, or indications of fraud or wrongdoing." Sound familiar? That's the line from the Saskatchewan Auditor that the provincial government has used over 60 times - in the last two weeks! - in the Saskatchewan Legislature, to defend their government from the increasing towering stack of evidence that... Continue Reading →

Saskatoon’s Lighthouse: Somebody get Social Services a F***ing Calculator

In Saskatoon, few pieces of real estate have stirred as much controversy and debate as the Lighthouse. The building, located on the corner of Saskatoon's 20th St E and 2nd Avenue, was constructed in 1905 as the Empire Hotel, then changed hands in the 1960s, when the original brick exterior was renovated with the tile and marble... Continue Reading →

Let It Go, Or Cancel Question Period in the Saskatchewan Legislature.

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... Continue Reading →

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