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NDP Calls on Federal Government to Reinstate Public Bus Service in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan MPs Jolibois and Benson call on the Federal Liberals to reinstate the STC in order to protect women in the province.

MP Benson Getting Tested on World Hepatitis Day

And challenging her colleagues to do the same!

Nuclear Disarmament

I had the opportunity to speak on the NDP opposition motion regarding Nuclear Disarmament. I dedicated my remarks to the remarkable John and Betsy Bury. Betsy and the late Dr. Bury have been working for peace for the past 60 years.

Benson Introduces Bill to Help Protect Seniors Living in Poverty

This bill would prohibit any reduction in the Guaranteed Income Supplement if the only change to one’s income is as a result of CPP indexing.

Equal Pay Day - How much longer?

Today is Equal Pay Day in Canada, because in 2017 women still have to work 3.5 months longer to earn what men do in 12 months. How much longer will the Prime Minister make women wait?

Canada Must Condemn Horrific Violence Against Gay Men in Chechnya

Russian news sources have reported the disappearance of more than 100 gay men at the hands of local authorities in Chechnya. Faced with torture, humiliation, and abuse, it has been confirmed that three of these men have died.

Peter Corren Award Winners - Breaking the Silence 2017

Anthony Bidulka and Herb McFaull were the powerhouses behind bringing Camp fYrefly to Saskatchewan. Fran Forsberg was also honoured for her unrelenting advocacy for young people.

CIBC putting profits ahead of its Canadian workers

CRA for the Wealthy, and CRA for the rest of us

Why is there such a double standard in the way the CRA treats Canadians – sweetheart deals for rich Canadians who cheat on their taxes, and penalties for the rest of us. Not to mention the demeaning series of hoops that parents have to jump through in ord

Does Terminating STC Violate the Canada Labour Code? – Sask. MPs

Saskatchewan’s New Democratic MPs are concerned that the Sask. Party’s mass termination of Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) workers may violate the Canada Labour Code and that the federal budget shortchanged Saskatchewan on transit funding.