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 composition of the Assembly is now 48 Saskatchewan Party members and 13 NDP members.
L'Assemblee est maintenant composee de 48 deputes du Saskatchewan Party et de 13 deputes neodemocrates.
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.
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.
Aboriginals should do the same without any special favours." Willingness to fund Aboriginal initiatives varied by how the survey respondents voted: 64.4 per cent of Saskatchewan Party voters disagreed governments should do more for Aboriginal people.
Its precursor, the federal Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), was the underachieving brother to a Saskatchewan party used to winning consecutive majorities.
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.
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