Tag Archives: Ryan Meili

‘No basis in reality’: NDP decries Saskatchewan premier’s COVID-19 response

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The Opposition says Premier Scott Moe‘s response to Saskatchewan’s current spread of COVID-19 has “no basis in reality.” The NDP said national data shows that Saskatchewan has had the worst rate of deaths over the last seven days in the entire country as well as the highest rate of …

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Sask. NDP demands Joe Hargrave resign after Palm Springs trip; Moe says he will stay

Sask. NDP demands Joe Hargrave resign after Palm Springs trip; Moe says he will stay

The Saskatchewan NDP posed a number of questions to Premier Scott Moe, and called for Joe Hargrave to resign from his cabinet appointments, following revelations about the minister’s ongoing trip to Palm Springs, California. “Joe Hargrave, with the permission of the Premier has flown off to the state of …

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NDP leader thinks Saskatchewan voters have ‘buyer’s remorse’ after COVID-19 response

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Even after leading Saskatchewan’s Opposition for more than two years, the question Ryan Meili is still asked the most is why he left medicine for politics. The NDP leader hasn’t completely stepped away from the profession. He’s trained to enter a field hospital or COVID-19 ward as part of the province …

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Coronavirus: Saskatchewan NDP leader calls on premier to create task force

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Saskatchewan opposition leader Ryan Meili is calling on the premier to set up a multi-sectoral task force to help curb the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the province. Read more: More northern Saskatchewan First Nations enter lockdowns “We are in a very serious moment and unfortunately it is …

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Coronavirus: Meili calls on the Saskatchewan government to act now to protect seniors

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Saskatchewan’s Opposition leader says more needs to be done to protect seniors in long-term and personal care homes during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The Saskatchewan government has placed restrictions on visits at all care homes, allowing compassionate visits only until at least Dec. 17. Read more: …

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Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe says COVID-19 shutdowns are not necessary

Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe says COVID-19 shutdowns are not necessary

Saskatchewan can avert sector-wide shutdowns as it continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe asserted Saturday as new daily case figures in the province reached an all-time high. Moe’s comments came on Saturday shortly before the province reported 78 new cases of the virus, a …

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Sask. Party leader draws criticism for shopping without a mask in campaign photo-op

Sask. Party leader draws criticism for shopping without a mask in campaign photo-op

Saskatchewan Party leader Scott Moe faced public criticism after he went shopping without a mask on during a campaign photo-op, Tuesday. In the photo posted on Moe’s Twitter account, the leader is seen smiling while buying a new winter coat at Cowtown in Regina as he promoted small business …

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Saskatchewan NDP blames government for hallway medicine during coronavirus pandemic

Saskatchewan NDP blames government for hallway medicine during coronavirus pandemic

A recently reported instance of hallway medicine highlights the Saskatchewan government’s unpreparedness for coronavirus pressures in hospitals, according to the province’s NDP. Angela McLean joined members of Saskatchewan’s official opposition Tuesday to decry her immunocompromised friend’s experience at Pasqua Hospital in Regina. McLean said her friend, who did not want …

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Doctors answer call in Saskatchewan, applying for emergency licences during pandemic

Doctors answer call in Saskatchewan, applying for emergency licences during pandemic

Physicians have answered the call and returned to practice medicine in Saskatchewan since the novel coronavirus pandemic struck. Back in March, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan made a declaration of an emergency to expedite licensing and ensure there were no barriers to those who come forward to …

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Saskatchewan legislature likely to resume in June with budget expected to be presented

Saskatchewan legislature likely to resume in June with budget expected to be presented

Both the government and the opposition party agree June is a good time to get MLAs back to work at the legislature, but for how many days remains unknown. On Thursday, government house leader Jeremy Harrison proposed the legislature resume on June 15 with the introduction of the 2020-21 budget. …

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