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 […]

Why a Segment of Saskatchewan’s Economy, and Our Ethical Compass, Hinges on an Undeveloped, War-Torn African Nation

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 South African court on May 7, 2017.  Exporting natural resources is routine in most places, but most places aren’t the Western Sahara. The last remaining […]

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 for anyone else who dies broke – for example, a senior citizen on a fixed income without savings. In the 2017-18 provincial bloodbath budget, that […]