Saskatchewan Party


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Saskatchewan Party

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Canada) a Saskatchewan political party formed by former members of the provincial Progressive Conservative and Liberal Parties
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The nomination filing deadline for candidates for the Saskatchewan Party leadership race is November 24, 2017, and a new leader will be elected at a leadership convention in Saskatoon on January 27, 2018.
Brad Wall's Saskatchewan Party was re-elected Monday taking 63 per cent of the popular vote and 51 of 61 seats.
Campeau was elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011 and named minister in the Saskatchewan Party government in 2014.
On a vu apparaitre ces dernieres annees de nouveaux partis politiques conservateurs importants au Quebec, en Alberta et, surtout, en Saskatchewan, avec le Saskatchewan Party, de centre-droite, actuellement au gouvernement.
In Saskatchewan, the New Democratic Party won consecutive elections beginning in 1991, totalling sixteen years in power, before being defeated by the Saskatchewan Party in September 2007.
4 per cent of Saskatchewan Party voters disagreed governments should do more for Aboriginal people.
Premier Brad Wall of the Saskatchewan Party said that negative public opinion has probably ruled out a nuclear waste facility in that region.
Upon ascending to power in 2007, the Saskatchewan Party government under the leadership of Brad Wall commenced a review of Saskatchewan's cultural policy.
After 16 years in power, the New Democratic Party was in need of a rest, and Wall's conservative Saskatchewan Party gave it one in the November, 2007 election.
In 2008, the Saskatchewan Party had said that it was working on a P3 school policy for the province, and the Saskatoon Public School Board had said that it was actively exploring this option.
But the more important reason was that the other government, on offer, the Liberal Party from the 1940s to mid-1970s, then the Conservatives until the mid-1990s, and now the Saskatchewan Party, has always represented the most anti-union elements of the business and farm communities.
And as in Manitoba's rural farmland regions where voters support the Progressive Conservatives en masse, Saskatchewan's rural voters now chiefly elect right-of-centre Saskatchewan Party candidates to the legislature.
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