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No surprises in speech from the throne

The Battlefords News-Optimist - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The new session of the legislature opened Tuesday in Regina with the speech from the throne. The speech, delivered by Lt. Gov.

New Brunswick allows some advanced care paramedics

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
In 2015, Chris Hood, the association's executive director, said New Brunswick was the only jurisdiction in North America without the specialized paramedics.

Editorial: Meek agenda uninspiring

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎May 18, 2016‎
While the premier stuck to that script Tuesday with a speech from the throne that probably tested Lt. Gov. Vaughn Schofield's resolve to stay awake while delivering the government's legislative agenda in broad strokes, Mr. Wall - and Saskatchewan ...
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Wall wants to know more about policing high driving

Regina Leader-Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
“We want to make sure we're part of the process recommending some things back to the federal government, in terms of keeping our roads safe, in terms of public safety issues that may arise from marijuana legalization and normalization, to the extent ...
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Saskatchewan MLAs elect Corey Tochor as Speaker

Regina Leader-Post - ‎May 17, 2016‎
He also had a few run-ins with people over dress codes, as it's the role of the Speaker to ensure people in the building are wearing appropriate clothing. “I am going to be a different Speaker. I'm going to take each issue as they rise,” Tochor said ...

Politics - Throne speech belies needed change

Yorkton This Week (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
This was something last week's Saskatchewan throne speech clearly acknowledged when it spoke of those who “would shut down major parts of the Saskatchewan economy and put thousands of hard-working Saskatchewan people out of work ... all in the ...
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Dwight Ball Is Now Canada's Least Popular Premier, Poll Suggests

Huffington Post Canada - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball listens to the Speech from the Throne in the House of Assembly in St. John's on March 8, 2016.

'All I felt was the role of a struggling mother': MLA Amanda Lathlin shares story of family's struggle

CBC.ca - ‎9 hours ago‎
Amanda Lathlin, New Democratic MLA for The Pas, slammed the Progressive Conservative government for the gaps in the throne speech and the cabinet ministers' mandate letters where Indigenous issues were either not mentioned at all or linked with other ...
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Beyoncé at the Rogers Centre was less about politics and marital strife and all about her commanding presence

NOW Magazine - ‎50 minutes ago‎
As images from Lemonade's companion short film flashed across a massive rotating monolithic box, the opening bars to mission-statement single Formation rang out and Beyoncé strutted to centrestage flanked by 20 backup dancers and revved up the ...

Premier Brad Wall criticized on climate science stance

CBC.ca - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Following a reference to "misguided dogma" in the throne speech and some heated comments from Brad Wall in the Saskatchewan legislature, a group of environmental activists is calling on the Premier to clarify his stance on climate change. More than 1 ...

South Osborne still has a say in Manitoba politics

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Manitoba's new Progressive Conservative Premier, Brian Pallister, has officially taken office, has announced his cabinet appointments, and the province's Lieutenant Governor delivered the government's speech from the throne on May 16. Throne speeches ...
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Brian Pallister looks to share Manitoba's priorities with Justin Trudeau

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
I will have a number of meetings and agenda items from our perspective will give evidence of what we consider to be the chief priorities of Manitobans," Pallister said. Pallister added that it's important to build strong relationships and trust with ...
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What is the Queen's Speech? Everything you need to know about her speech TODAY

Express.co.uk - ‎May 18, 2016‎
... is the Queen's Speech? The Queen's Speech set out the Government's policies and plans for new laws during the coming parliamentary year.
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Province pressed for child-care strategy

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎19 hours ago‎
"A child-care strategy was completely omitted from the throne speech," Fontaine said during question period. "They (earlier) promised more than 500 spaces this year, but have no plan to fund them," she said.

It's a new day at the legislature

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The very first order of business for the opening of the first session for the 41st legislature was the Speech from the Throne. The Throne Speech, in very broad strokes, outlines the priorities of the new government in the upcoming year. You can think ...

Rodeo kicks off Bicycle Safety Week

Yorkton This Week (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
The other big news surrounding the throne speech was fear about selling off of Crown corporations. The speech did confirm the Saskatchewan Party intends to make good on its promise to remove the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority from the ...
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Helena Bonham Carter 50th birthday: Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland, Fight Club and more highlights

International Business Times UK - ‎6 hours ago‎
Looking back over her brilliant career in film, Bonham Carter has covered all genres from hugely-popular franchises such as Harry Potter and Planet Of The Apes to Oscar-winning dramas like A Room With A View and The King's Speech. She is no stranger to ...
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The New Jordanian-Palestinian Chasm

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs - ‎8 hours ago‎
King Abdullah II of Jordan delivered his “Crown Speech” on May 24, 2015, to commemorate Jordanian independence day and the 70th anniversary of the founding of Jordan's Hashemite monarchy. ... It continued with the shameful expulsion of a senior ...

'Tug of War: Foreign Fire' Review

Wall Street Journal - ‎21 hours ago‎
From Edward Hall's “Rose Rage,” in which the three parts of “Henry VI” were packed into a single 5 1/2-hour span, to the four-night “Henriad” (“Richard II,” the two parts of “Henry IV” and “Henry V”) that the Royal Shakespeare Company recently brought ...
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