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New poll shows NDP, not Sask. Party, with most support in Saskatchewan

Support for the Sask. Party government is sharply dropping and the NDP has surged ahead, according to a new Postmedia/Mainstreet poll.

The poll shows 49 per cent of decided and leaning voters would vote for the NDP, putting them nine points ahead of the 40 per cent support for the Sask. 574 more words

Saskatchewan

B.C. Liberals make pitch to continue government as a minority in legislature

VICTORIA — British Columbia entered a new stage of political uncertainty Wednesday as the final vote count from an election held more than two weeks ago confirmed the province’s first minority government in 65 years. 586 more words

National

Alberta introduces first overhaul of workplace rules in almost 30 years

EDMONTON — The first major overhaul of Alberta’s workplace rules in almost 30 years proposes that workers be allowed to take unpaid leave to look after themselves and loved ones without fear of losing their jobs. 805 more words

National

Thomson: NDP hoping to cash in on unite-the-right movement

Within a few hours of the declaration of the tentative Wildrose-Progressive Conservative unity deal last week, Alberta’s New Democratic Party headquarters began sending fundraising letters to supporters. 664 more words

Columnists

Braid: Conservatives will need real answers to go with attacks on NDP

Some conservatives seem to think the next Alberta election is like a video game. Capture the spinning gold coin called Unity, hurl it at the hated NDP castle, and poof, Rachel Notley’s regime disappears. 661 more words

Local News

Brad Wall dealing with difficult present as questions about his future linger

Premier Brad Wall says this spring session, wrapped up this week, has been the most difficult one of his political career.

“There’s no question about it.” 1,262 more words

Saskatchewan

Editorial: Labour laws test NDP

After hastily conducting consultations on reforms to the province’s workplace laws, the NDP says a bill could be tabled in the legislature within days.

“It’s generally well known that there is some legislation to improve the rights of workers in Alberta that is coming to make sure that we have fair workplaces, and that we have up-to-date legislation,” House Leader Brian Mason said this week. 365 more words

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