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It seems like just yesterday that I was sitting on my patio at the lake one hot August morning, learning that the rumours were true: Brad Wall was resigning. It’s been a long, gruelling campaign – a marathon ran at a sprint’s pace – and as much as I’ve given candidates a hard time, they …

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Check out Part 1 here for what you need to know about each candidate’s campaign.  The nomination deadline for the Saskatchewan Party to select the successor to Brad Wall—and by extension, the next premier of Saskatchewan—has passed. Ballots have been mailed out to party members and now we await the results, which will play out on January …

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Check out Part 2 here on the candidate’s positions on the Global Transportation Hub (GTH). Six candidates are vying to fill Wall’s shoes after his January 28, 2018 departure: former Saskatoon city councillor and justice minister Gord Wyant; former Grant Devine staffer and controversially, the current head of Saskatchewan’s civil service, Alanna Koch; rural MLA …

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Let’s start with a few facts I think we can all agree on: Money is integral to the electoral process; campaigning to reach voters requires resources that aren’t free. Equality – fairness – is integral to democracy. To reconcile those two facts, solid, effective legislation is required to create a level playing field. Legislation which …

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Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota Sask Party MLA Bronwyn Eyre has a rich history of opining on education and educational institutes. In 2010 Eyre wrote a newspaper column entitled ‘The Slippery Slope of Sexual Education’, wherein she questions whether Grade 5 students need to be taught the anatomically-correct terminology for the reproductive system, or Grade 6 students the …

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WHAT’S THAT? WHAT? SPEAK UP I CAN’T HEAR YOU OH SORRY YOU WANT ME TO STOP YELLING okay that’s fine why didn’t you just say so. For the love of all that is holey Ken Cheveldayoff’s social media needs to stop hollering at us in ALL CAPS. OH REALLY THAT’S NICE DID YOU USE YOUR …

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Let’s check in with the Wannabe Premiers, shall we? Officially Official It takes a certain amount of ego to run for elected office, given that you’ve got to convince a significant portion of the public that you’re awesome. Not everyone can pull it off, and I admire those who can try, because losing is part …

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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 …

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