Saskatchewan’s government is done in the house for the year and the Premier says he has some frustrations heading into the break.
Scott Moe says this session seemed to fall into a theme between two parties. Moe says there was one party that constantly engaged with the people in the province and invested in communities and services, “versus an opposition that is very much the same opposition that they have been for a number of leaders now. An opposition that is looking at some gotcha questions in there, an opposition that is looking at continuing to ask for every investment on the board and then asking in the same breathe for us to stop spending money and balance the budget.”
The Premier is hoping that can change in the next sitting.
“We look forward to this next year to continuing with the investment into healthcare and education in our communities and the people in our communities that need a hand up from time to time. We look forward to being able to make that investment while introducing a balanced budget next spring.”
This session in the legislature was productive, according to the Opposition Leader.
NDP Ryan Meili says he’s happy with the work his party did over the year and adds that the NDP was really focused this session.
“We really maintained a clear focus on the economy with a focus on PST on construction as one major element, a focus on the cuts to health and education and a continued on the numerous scandals that have plagued this government.”
Meili says the NDP will continue to focus on a commitment to accountability and transparency into the new year so the government can run the way it should be.
The Legislature resumes on March 4th.