SGP Leader Naomi Hunter and Her Ten Year Plan

Saskatchewan Issues Hunter discussed three main issue areas with Global Green News which she believes are essential to the current and future politics of Saskatchewan. The three issue areas were identified as; standing with Indigenous Peoples, green energy and water security. She stressed that these are not the only issues that must be focused onContinue reading “SGP Leader Naomi Hunter and Her Ten Year Plan”

Foam Lake Pride Parade 2021

A Pride Parade in Foam Lake? Yes! When 9-year-old Asha was denied attending the Regina Pride Parade her can-do attitude said, “Let’s have one here then.” Asha and her mother told Naomi Hunter, Leader of the Saskatchewan Green Party (SGP), they thought maybe four people would attend. Attendance far exceeded four. The Foam Lake mayor,Continue reading “Foam Lake Pride Parade 2021”

Greens Call for Action on Asbestos Cement Water Pipes

Green Party leaders are demanding action and answers on tens of thousands of old asbestos cement water pipes in Canada. The pipes were installed decades ago. Federal studies show the pipes can contain up to 20% asbestos fibres, that they deteriorate with age, and can release fibres into the water causing a “health concern.” TheContinue reading “Greens Call for Action on Asbestos Cement Water Pipes”

Greens Support Regina’s Conversion Therapy Ban

The Saskatchewan Green Party has issued the following statement in support of banning the abusive practice known as “conversion therapy”. Thank-you City of Regina for joining a growing number of representative bodies ready and willing to enact laws for the protection of some of our most vulnerable citizens. “No one should face abuse for being whoContinue reading “Greens Support Regina’s Conversion Therapy Ban”

Time’s UP for Nuclear

Scott Moe signed a nuclear deal with nothing more than a few words in question period, and NO public consultation process. Even his predecessor Brad Wall held provincial public consultations when he wanted us to store nuclear waste. However, Scott Moe and the SaskParty seem to feel they don’t have to be accountable at allContinue reading “Time’s UP for Nuclear”

Moe Misses Mark, We All Lose

SGP on Budget 2021  The Saskatchewan Green Party has poured over the numbers and declares the 2021 Budget isn’t in the best interest of people or the environment. The SaskParty provincial budget doubles down on its anti-environmental corporate subsidies WHILE not spending anything on poverty relief. “We may as well just call this budget ‘Scott Moe punishes provinceContinue reading “Moe Misses Mark, We All Lose”

Stop Harmful Bills

The Saskatchewan Green Party is calling for the provincial government to cancel Bill 15 and Bill 21 immediately. The Ministry of Justice has hidden its proposals for permanent cuts to tenants’ protection from eviction. Last December it hid these inhumane cuts behind claims of improved tenant protection from sexual violence. Naomi Hunter states, “As Leader of theContinue reading “Stop Harmful Bills”

Game Over, Serious Work Ahead

The Supreme Court ruling against Scott Moe and other conservative premiers’ challenge to a federal carbon tax is great news for Saskatchewan, Canada and the world.  “Environmentalists in our province rejoiced at this decision. After all, pricing carbon is a great tool to wield in our fight against climate change,” states Naomi Hunter, leader ofContinue reading “Game Over, Serious Work Ahead”

It’s Past Time for a Guaranteed Livable Income

The Saskatchewan Green Party thanks former Premier Lorne Calvert for helping reposition the left on this issue. Naomi Hunter, SGP leader, states: “It is very refreshing to see a former NDP Premier of Saskatchewan endorse GLI.” During the 2020 provincial election campaign, Guaranteed Livable Income was a prominent part of the Green platform. By contrast,Continue reading “It’s Past Time for a Guaranteed Livable Income”

SGP Electoral Reform for a Fair and Just Transition

On February 1, 2017 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke his promise to make the 2015 using first-past-the-post. The Saskatchewan Green Party promise of electoral reform would replace our obsolete first-past-the-post voting system with proportional representation (PR). PR would ensure Saskatchewan voices had proportional representation in the legislature– diverse voices working collaboratively towards just, fair, andContinue reading “SGP Electoral Reform for a Fair and Just Transition”