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On June 15, 2017, Ottawa announced provinces that don't sign onto the national climate plan will not receive some federal funding.

Wall calls Ottawa funding change for provinces 'extortion'

By 980 CJME June 15, 2017 - 6:04pm Updated: June 15, 2017 - 6:07pm

The Sask. government is speaking out against a recent decision by Ottawa to only provide certain funding to provinces that join a national climate plan. 

On Thursday,...

Premier Brad Wall says Canada must remain competitive with the U.S. following Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Accord on June 1, 2017.

Wall warns against carbon tax after U.S. Paris accord exit

By 980 CJME June 2, 2017 - 11:10am Updated: June 2, 2017 - 11:10am

Despite the U.S. withdrawing from the Paris Accord, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said his message to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remained the same: stay competitive and don...

Premier Brad Wall told a crowd of supporters the province would "beat" a federal carbon tax in court during a speech in Saskatoon on April 27, 2017.

'Going to beat that case:' Wall promises carbon tax court battle

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 28, 2017 - 12:26am Updated: April 28, 2017 - 12:30am

Premier Brad Wall made his clearest indication yet he'll challenge a federal carbon tax in court during a speech Thursday night.

Speaking at the premier's dinner in...

Protesters blocked vehicles from getting into the Prairieland Park parking lot for a Saskatchewan Party fundraising dinner on April 27, 2017.

Hundreds protest budget cuts outside premier's dinner

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 27, 2017 - 10:59pm Updated: April 27, 2017 - 11:00pm

Hundreds of people gathered at the entrance of Prairieland Park Thursday evening to protest Premier Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party's budget.

Demonstrators blocked...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall will head to Washington to meet with the Trump administration to discuss trade on April 3, 2017.

Wall heads to Washington to highlight Canada-U.S. Trade

By Britton Gray April 2, 2017 - 9:24am Updated: April 2, 2017 - 9:24am

Premier Brad Wall is making his way south of the border to talk trade with members of the Trump Administration.

Wall will be in Washington from April 3-6 and will be...

Premier Brad Wall was quick to fire back at Alberta's Premier Rachel Notley on comments made about the Sask. budget.

Wall and Notley spar over recent budgets

By Sarah Mills March 26, 2017 - 5:17pm Updated: March 27, 2017 - 7:14am

Alberta's premier is taking aim at the Saskatchewan budget released this week.

"What we've seen in Saskatchewan is what it looks like when the rubber hits the road,"...

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...

Photo of Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall

'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...

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