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Premier Brad Wall made an announcement on March 20, 2017, two days ahead of the provincial budget.

Wall hints at PST increase, tax changes in social media video ahead of budget

By 650 CKOM March 20, 2017 - 6:37am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 1:44pm

Saskatchewan's premier gave his biggest hint yet there could be a change coming to the provincial sales tax (PST) in Wednesday's budget.

In a video posted on social...

A reduction to the wages of MLAs and political staff proposed by Premier Brad Wall is expected to save about $500,000 a year.

Wall asks MLAs, ministers to take 3.5% wage cut

By 650 CKOM March 7, 2017 - 12:15pm Updated: March 7, 2017 - 4:30pm

The province will be cutting from the top as it looks to trim its deficit.

Premier Brad Wall has asked all ministers, MLAs and political staff to take a 3.5 per cent...

Premier Brad Wall said the provincial government still has yet to determine the exact figure on the provincial deficit. It's also trying to determine to best way to get back to balance. Feb.28, 2017

Wall hints at more time to plug $1.2B deficit

By Chris Carr February 28, 2017 - 7:19pm Updated: March 1, 2017 - 7:34am

Saskatchewan's deficit is projected at $1.2 billion, but could grow before the province's spring budget comes down.

Premier Brad Wall said this is because final numbers...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall speaks at the SUMA Conference in Saskatoon on Feb. 6, 2017.

Wall paints grim budget picture, announces $1.2B deficit

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 6, 2017 - 3:42pm Updated: February 6, 2017 - 5:25pm

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says everything is on the table when it comes to bringing a $1.2-billion deficit to balance.

Wall made the remarks during a speech to the...

A January 2016 photo of a makeshift memorial in front of Dene High School in La Loche, Sask. following a shooting that killed two people and wounded seven others.  Two brothers were also killed in a home near the school.

Classes cancelled as La Loche continues to grieve

By 650 CKOM January 23, 2017 - 7:46am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 8:00am

There are no classes in La Loche Monday in the wake of a sombre anniversary.  On Sunday, the remote community privately marked one year since a shooting that killed two staff...

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'I wish Justin Trudeau was a little more like Hillary Clinton:' Wall continues stance against carbon tax

By Britton Gray October 12, 2016 - 3:54pm Updated: October 12, 2016 - 4:06pm

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is saying the plan proposed by Hillary Clinton would be more effective than the announced carbon tax.

“When I take a look at Hillary...

Premier Brad Wall addresses media at a news conference in Saskatoon Oct. 11, 2016.

Wall vows to continue fight against carbon tax

By 650 CKOM October 11, 2016 - 2:26pm Updated: October 11, 2016 - 2:30pm

Premier Brad Wall is continuing to speak out against a carbon tax announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

In remarks to the House of Commons last week, Trudeau said...

David Suzuki signs a fans book at WOTS Festival in Saskatoon Sept. 18, 2016.

Suzuki sounds off on Wall, climate change, and Husky oil spill at WOTS Festival

By JT Marshall September 18, 2016 - 5:38pm Updated: September 18, 2016 - 5:45pm

Canada's best-known environmental activist visited Saskatoon on Sunday.

David Suzuki was the headline author at the sixth annual Word On The Street book and magazine...

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Premier says he is disappointed in McMorris

By Sarah Mills August 8, 2016 - 3:52pm Updated: August 9, 2016 - 6:43am

The premier spoke about disappointment over the actions of his friend and colleague Don McMorris.

The Indian Head MLA has been charged with impaired driving and has...

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Beer battle brews between Alberta and Saskatchewan

By Sarah Mills July 18, 2016 - 3:31pm Updated: July 19, 2016 - 8:36am

The New West Partnership is showing its first crack and the fault line is in Alberta.   That province is introducing measures to give preferential treatment to local brewers...

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Spring session is a wrap at Saskatchewan legislature

By Kevin Martel July 1, 2016 - 9:07am Updated: July 2, 2016 - 4:47pm

The first session of the new legislative assembly in Saskatchewan is over.

The 26-day session wrapped up on Thursday, extending into June because of April's provincial...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall speaks after winning his third-consecutive provincial election on April 4, 2016.

Tory group hopes to draft Brad Wall for federal leadership

By 650 CKOM May 26, 2016 - 7:20am Updated: May 26, 2016 - 8:57am

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has said before he's not interested in running federally, but that's not stopping the chatter.

As the Conservative party’s convention in...

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