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... Continue Reading →

Dear Brad Wall… Do You Really Want To Go Out Like This?

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... Continue Reading →

Coal vs Pixie Dust: Saskatchewan’s Carbon Capture and Storage Saga

Last Friday the news broke that Cenovus, a Calgary-based oil company formerly known as Encana, sent an email to Saskatoon Star Phoenix/Regina Leader Post reporter DC Fraser, stating that they had never had a contract with SaskPower to purchase 100 per cent of the CO2 produced by the 1.4 billion dollar Boundary Dam 3 carbon... Continue Reading →

You are screaming into a vacuum.

A new #skvotes poll! It's like Christmas morning over and over, all month. Brought to you by Mainstreet Research, who surveyed a random sample of 1577 Saskatchewan residents by both landline and cellphone on March 15th, 2016, here's the goods: The overall "which party would you vote for today" numbers are a yawner, again. With the exception of a... Continue Reading →

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