My Plan

Overview: • Prudent financial management • Prioritize road repair and maintenance • Revitalize greenspaces and playgrounds • Responsive snow clearance • Keep property-tax increases low • Ensure strong community policing • Commit to responsive and accountable representation • Support open-data initiatives • Help our many senior citizens • Improve transportation options Prudent Financial Management & Taxes Saskatoon has an excellent financial track record […]

Robin Mowat Launches Campaign to run for City Council, Ward 9

Today, Robin Mowat announced that he would be seeking the position of City Councillor for Ward 9. Robin is a long-time Wildwood resident, he was a reservist in the Canadian Forces for more than 20 years, and has served on a number of community and non-profit organizations, as well as the City of Saskatoon’s Board […]

SKVotes 2011

I spent ten hours at a poll yesterday, under the ‘radio silence’ required by law. The vote counting took awhile, and when I stepped outside, flipped on my phone, and searched for the election results I was pretty stunned. Not because the SaskParty won and the NDP lost, but because of where the SaskParty won […]

Dead Grits – Federal Election Edition – Part Two

After reading some interesting information about party performances over at Pundits Guide, I thought I’d make a short addendum to my brief analysis of the performance of the Liberals in Saskatchewan. As Alice Funke describes, this was a tremendous showing for NDP candidates surpassing the 10% rebate requirement*, with over 300 NDP candidates getting at […]

Focus on the North

The riding of Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River covers the entire northern half of the province of Saskatchewan, an area of nearly 350,000 square kilometres, but with a population of just 68,000 people. The southern most part of this riding is primarily agricultural land. The largest urban areas are the city of Meadow Lake, and the towns of Spiritwood, La Ronge, and […]