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Cam Broten announcing his resignation as leader of the Saskatchewan NDP

Cam Broten resigns as leader of Sask. NDP

By 650 CKOM April 11, 2016 - 11:42am Updated: April 11, 2016 - 1:35pm

Cam Broten announced he is stepping down as leader of the Saskatchewan New Democrat Party.

Standing with his wife Ruth, Broten made the announcement Monday in a...

Naveed Anwar during his 2011 campaign.

Former NDP ally may have impacted Broten's Saskatoon-Westview loss

By Lasia Kretzel April 9, 2016 - 11:35am Updated: April 9, 2016 - 11:45am

A Liberal candidate who was formally a member of the Saskatchewan NDP  may have been the difference that cost leader Cam Broten his seat in Monday's election.


Making waffles for his family is a Sunday tradition for NDP leader Cam Broten.

Leader profile: NDP's Cam Broten motivated by his family

By Sarah Mills March 31, 2016 - 5:31am Updated: March 31, 2016 - 12:19pm

It appears that Cam Broten isn’t afraid of getting his hands dirty.

That’s because each Sunday you can find him elbow-deep in eggs, butter and milk as he whisks up...

Sask. Party leader Brad Wall says the NDP have budget holes in their platform while NDP leader Cam Broten accused Wall of reducing funding to education.

Sask. political leaders talk education, records during Easter weekend campaign stop

By Lasia Kretzel March 26, 2016 - 4:14pm Updated: March 28, 2016 - 8:07am

Saskatchewan's top two political leaders are hot on the campaign trail this Easter weekend as the election enters the home stretch.

Cam Broten painted Easter eggs with a...

Cam Broten speaks to media at Weaver Park on March 21, 2016.

NDP promise to hire 600 education staff

By Lasia Kretzel March 21, 2016 - 12:24pm Updated: March 21, 2016 - 12:43pm

Saskatchewan schools would get 600 new teachers and educational assistants if the NDP are elected in April, party leader Cam Broten says.

Speaking in Saskatoon, Broten...

Saskatchewan Party leader Brad Wall holds a platform summary as his party unveils its entire platform Saturday.

Sask. Party platform touts modest promises, oil sector optimism

By Lasia Kretzel March 19, 2016 - 4:56pm Updated: March 21, 2016 - 7:32am

Saskatchewan Party leader Brad Wall says his party is offering residents “affordable ideas” in an election that is all about the economy.

Before a packed Saskatoon-...

NDP promises seniors a break on property taxes

By Bre McAdam March 18, 2016 - 1:10pm Updated: March 18, 2016 - 1:15pm

The provincial NDP plans on freeing up thousands of dollars for home owners who are 65 years of age and older.

On Friday, leader Cam Broten announced, if elected, the...

Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten unveils the party's full election platform at an event in Saskatoon on Mar. 17, 2016.

NDP releases full 2016 election platform

By Bryn Levy March 17, 2016 - 5:59pm Updated: March 18, 2016 - 6:43am

The provincial NDP released its full platform at a campaign event in Saskatoon on Thursday.

Speaking to reporters following a speech to supporters at TCU Place, party...

Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten

Sask. NDP promise funding boost to reserve education by 'sending the bill' to feds

By Lasia Kretzel March 12, 2016 - 4:55pm Updated: March 12, 2016 - 5:00pm

The leader of Saskatchewan's New Democrats plans to bridge the First Nation's education funding gap and send the bill to Ottawa.

In a release set out Saturday, the NDP...

Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten speaking during a news conference in Saskatoon on March 10, 2015.

NDP attacks Lean in Saskatoon campaign event

By Bryn Levy March 10, 2016 - 6:11pm Updated: March 11, 2016 - 8:20am

NDP leader Cam Broten took aim at Lean during a campaign stop in Saskatoon on Thursday.

The Lean program was brought in by the Sask. Party government beginning in 2008...

Saskatchewan NDP leader Cam Broten speaks near the Saskatoon airport on Mar. 3, 2016.

NDP accuses Wall government of wasteful spending on private planes

By Bryn Levy March 3, 2016 - 1:42pm Updated: March 3, 2016 - 1:45pm

The provincial NDP is accusing the Saskatchewan Party government of wasteful use of a fleet of private planes.

NDP leader Cam Broten speaks during his nomination to Saskatoon-Westview.

Broten nominated to Saskatoon-Westview as NDP revs up campaign

By Lasia Kretzel February 6, 2016 - 4:22pm Updated: February 6, 2016 - 4:30pm

As Saskatchewan prepares to head to the polls on April 4, the provincial NDP are gearing up for the campaign.

In a room of party faithful and fellow candidates from...