Category Archives: Government

Promoting “Small” Nuclear Reactors Is Just Another Diversion From Saskatchewan’s High Carbon Emissions

by Jim Harding Premier Moe has announced he will work with Ontario and New Brunswick to bring small nuclear reactors into their energy mix. They claim this is “to mitigate the effects of climate change”. This is not only wishful … Continue reading

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There Will Be No Calm Before the Storm During this Election

By Jim Harding There is no calm before the storm with this federal election. It is more of a “mess before the storm”, and the storm will be a real storm, as climate blowback from global warming gains momentum. Seasons … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond: Neo-liberalism in Saskatchewan

You can download the full pdf of the book here: Neoliberalism_in_Saskatchewan.

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THE WRITING WAS ON THE WALL IN SASKATCHEWAN

BY Jim Harding Retired Professor of Justice Studies, University of Regina There have been tongue-in-cheek phrases shared on coffee row and social media as Premier Wall’s support declined. “Up against the wall”, comes to mind. With Wall now leaving the … Continue reading

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QUALITY OF LIFE (Q of L) UNDER THE SASK PARTY

BY Jim Harding, Ph. D. I’ve heard the premier speak at several Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) conventions. He has always claimed that his open-for-business resource policies are a means, not an end, to improve the quality of life (Q … Continue reading

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IS SASKATCHEWAN REALLY STRONGER AFTER WALL’S RE-ELECTION?

Up Against the Wall No. 5 BY Jim Harding, Ph. D. It doesn’t seem like we’ve even had an election; things remain pretty much the same. Wall’s Sask Party maintains firm control and the NDP remains a weak opposition. The … Continue reading

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FIRST EVER ALL-CANDIDATES ENVIRONMENTAL FORUM

By Jim Harding, Ph. D. March 24th the Qu’Appelle Valley Environmental Association (QVEA) hosted a forum for candidates in the two main ridings abutting the Qu’Appelle Valley. They were asked: “What will you and your party do to protect and … Continue reading

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