Sask Energy gouging taxpayers

Regina, Saskatchewan, April 12 — The Green Party of Saskatchewan (GPS) is outraged that SaskEnergy is gouging taxpayers not once, but twice. GPS Leader Victor Lau notes SaskEnergy generated a profit of $73-million last year. Lau says the profit would be acceptable if the natural gas Crown Corporation wasn’t also asking for a rate hike that will see the average natural gas bill rise by $28 per year per household. “SaskEnergy is gouging taxpayers, not once but twice. Clearly earning a huge profit is not enough for the company.” Lau points out that the profits earned should be enough for SaskEnergy to get by on. “This rate increase is absolutely ridiculous. Perhaps the provincial government should stop raiding the Crowns and let Sask Energy reinvest their enormous profit to keep our energy rates low.” Lau also says, “If SaskEnergy was a Crown Cooperative, every Saskatchewan user would have received a dividend cheque of more than $73 each.” The GPS supports the conversion of Crown Corporations into Cooperatives.

Come on out to celebrate Earth Day at Victoria Park!

Saturday, April 20, 10:00 a.m.  –  Victoria Park, Regina

Come celebrate Earth Day and hear an update about the future of the 1.6 million acres of community pastures Ottawa returned to the province. Speakers will include:

  • Trevor Herriot   Spokesperson for PPPI
  • Laura Stewart   Environmental Consultant
  • Jim Harding   Retired Professor of Environmental and Justice Studies
  • Victor Lau   Leader of the Green Party of Saskatchewan, the Third Party

GPS Leader challenges uranium sale as irresponsible

Regina, Saskatchewan, April 7 — The Green Party of Saskatchewan (GPS) wants to know why the Saskatchewan Party Government and NDP Opposition support exporting uranium to China. GPS Leader Victor Lau points out that China is struggling to keep North Korea under control. “If China is unwilling or unable to keep North Korea under control, how can our citizens be assured that Saskatchewan uranium exports won’t be used to build nuclear weapons?” Lau says Saskatchewan should end uranium sales, period. “We may live to regret sending uranium to a nation, any nation, that could turn around one day and use that uranium to drop bombs on Canada,” says Lau. Lau notes that it is irresponsible for Saskatchewan to potentially contribute to the expansion of nuclear weapons or nuclear power in East Asia.

Convention 2013: Ballot Packages Mailed

2013 Annual Convention (“AGM”)

Saturday, April 27, 2022   10:00AM-4:30PM

(Registration 9:00 to 10:00)

Craik Eco-Centre

A package was mailed “to everyone who is a member in good standing of the Party, or has had their membership lapse within the last year” (Bylaw 10.9), on Saturday 16 March, containing information on candidates for Executive office, information on resolutions submitted, and secret ballots for mail-in voting.

Contact info@saskgreen.ca to request a package, if yours does not arrive in a few days, or if you did not qualify at the time but have since [re-]joined the Party, or wish to do so. Completed ballots need to be received at the GPS office by April 23, unless they are turned in at Convention.

Please consider donating to help ensure we can afford to have fair voting within the party, as well as to help us with future initiatives. Donations are typically eligible for a 75% Saskatchewan tax credit, meaning that a donation of $100 only costs $25.

Saskatchewan Greens invite Ryan Meili and Trent Wotherspoon to join

Regina, Saskatchewan, Mar 11 — The Green Party of Saskatchewan (GPS) is inviting members of the Ryan Meili and Trent Wotherspoon camps to consider joining the Green Party. GPS Leader Victor Lau congratulates Cam Broten on his election victory and offers the Meili and Wotherspoon members another choice, “Much congratulations goes to Cam Broten for winning a hard fight,” says Lau. “To the Meili and Wotherspoon supporters, you are welcome to join the Green Party of Saskatchewan.”

Lau stresses that it is now time to build a progressive coalition to work towards facing the challenges and opportunities of a flourishing Saskatchewan. “The Green Party of Saskatchewan is a dynamic and growing political party that is aiming to take Saskatchewan in a more ‘caring and sharing’ direction. If the NDP supporters of Meili and Wotherspoon feel this is a vision that they can support, the GPS would love to welcome you aboard our freedom train.”

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Rotondi Mold Assessors
6 Richard Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, United States
(518) 852-9090

Dufferin Rogers Dental
2032 Dufferin St, York, ON M6E 3R5
(416) 658-3384

Rieker: by LJ Shoes
86 Grand River St N, Paris, ON N3L 2M2
(519) 442-5633

Frontier Fencing and Decks Inc
920 Concession 6 Townsend, Townsend, ON N0E 1Y0
(519) 448-3946

Adelaide Barks Dog Daycare and Boarding
23550 Highbury Ave N, London, ON N0M 1P0
(519) 854-1214

Security Guard Group Limited
341 Talbot St Unit V304, London, ON N6A 2R5
(226) 667-5048

Security Guard Group Limited
Two Morneau Shepell Centre, 895 Don Mills Rd. #9FL, Toronto, ON M3C 1W3
(647) 366-9873

The Resurfacer Barn Painting
1673 Richmond St #145, London, ON N6G 2N3
(519) 694-3045

Power Foundation Systems Ltd.
5651 Egremont Dr, Ilderton, ON N0M 2A0
(519) 298-0478

Riverside Roofing Inc Windsor - Flat & Commercial Roofing
1340 Matthew Brady Blvd, Windsor, ON N8S 4R6
(519) 945-4263

BlueSky Communication Inc | PR Agency Toronto
90 Sherbourne St Loft 106, Toronto, ON M5A 2R1
(416) 929-2506

Uptown Yonge Dental
2717 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2H8
(416) 487-3333

Dezan Social Media Agency
1470 Dundas St, London, ON N5W 3B9
(226) 926-6332

Boutet Family Law & Mediation
130 King St W #2300, Toronto, ON M5X 1K6
(416) 408-0444

Glenn D. Godfrey & Co. LLP
3rd Floor, 35 Barrack Road, Belize City, Belize
+501 223-3530

Scarfone Hawkins Law Firm
1 James St S 14th Floor, Hamilton, ON L8P 4R5
(905) 523-1333

TPI Personal Injury Lawyers
2800 Skymark Ave #503, Mississauga, ON L4W 5A6
(905) 361-1500

HouseMaster Home Inspections
150 Chippewa Rd #116, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 6A2
(780) 449-3883

Charn Hansra - Tax and Accounting Firm
2560 Matheson Blvd E Suite 518, Mississauga, ON L4W 4Y9
(416) 613-8299

HST Rental Rebates
1955 King St E #205, Hamilton, ON L8K 1W2
1 (888) 544-5467

Atlantis Pools & Spas
23550 Highbury Ave N, London, ON N0M 1P0
(519) 471-2058

Trinity Family Dental Clinic Whitby
185 Thickson Rd, Whitby, ON L1N 6T9
(905) 579-5551

David Himelfarb Lawyer Referral Service
181 University Ave Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5H 2X7
(416) 365-0303

Purple Bean Media
446 Grey St Unit #302 B, Brantford, ON N3S 7L6
(226) 920-9850

Patrick Rocca, Real Estate Agent
103 Vanderhoof Ave, East York, ON M4G 2H5
(416) 258-4351

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