Saskatchewan - Commentaries
SK: Hands Off Your Ratepayer Dollars
February 25, 2013
Imagine watching the person working at your local SGI retailer take $50 from the pile of money you just laid on the counter and walk it over to the office of provincial Finance Minister Ken Krawetz.
Chief Redman Needs to Pack It In
February 11, 2013
Get out the hook because it’s time to pull another chief from office.
We’re talking about the Standing Buffalo First Nation, a community of less than 500 people located not far from Regina. Incredibly, the chief from the small community made more than Prime Minister Harper in 2011-12.
Systemic Aboriginal Reserve Reform Ideas
January 22, 2013
Imagine if Canada could finally lift more aboriginal people out of poverty without the tired old “spend more money” approach.
Imagine if all it took was for you to sign a petition or speak to your Member of Parliament’s office.
Would you do it?
SK: Keep Pushing Mr. Premier
December 11, 2012
Twenty-three year old Kristi Cunningham is ready to take on a whole new Saskatchewan – one that’s completely different than the Saskatchewan her parents grew up in.
Unwelcome Guest and Unwanted Problem
October 30, 2012
Imagine for a moment that you’re sitting on your couch one Wednesday evening watching T.V. and the doorbell rings. Who could it be?
Moments later you open the door and a stranger in a suit says “Hello, I’m from the government and I’m here to collect for the pension shortfall.”
SK: School Board Gets Special Treatment
October 09, 2012
Documents obtained by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation appears to show one school board in the province is getting better treatment than the rest.
Could it be that Ministry of Education lets the Prairie Valley School Division (PVSD) play by its own set of rules? Or did the ministry become sloppy with watchdogging school boards?
New Tool Can Help Sask Voters
October 04, 2012
Tired of unaccountable politicians?
Then you might want to try a new tool the Canadian Taxpayers Federation came up with to help voters during the municipal election. The tool is called a “voter’s contract” and it’s really easy to use.
Some Chiefs Unhappy, But Grassroots Pleased
September 21, 2012
The federal government is in the process of making some great changes to aboriginal policy.
While you may hear grumblings about the changes from some chiefs, know plenty of grassroots band members like what’s going on.