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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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IS CAM BROTEN BRAD WALL’S BEST “FRIEND”?

BY Jim Harding This is the fifth in the Series “Up Against the Wall”. Sask Party ads encourage us to not go back to the “bad times” of the NDP and as their lead narrows Wall may ramp up this … Continue reading

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WHAT IF HOCKEY WAS RUN LIKE SOME LOCAL GOVERNMENTS?

BY Jim Harding We are trying to get more transparency and accountability in several institutions, from politics to sports. Are there any insights to be gleaned by comparing these situations? What if hockey was run the way some local governments … Continue reading

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ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE: Has Premier Wall Been Forward-Looking?

By Jim Harding This is the third in the pre-election series “Up Against the Wall” Premier Wall hasn’t had much to say since he returned from the climate change talks in Paris. He is standing out as the only premier … Continue reading

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ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE: Has Premier Wall Been Forward-Looking?

By Jim Harding This is the third in the pre-election series “Up Against the Wall” Premier Wall hasn’t had much to say since he returned from the climate change talks in Paris. He is standing out as the only premier … Continue reading

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