Tag: Scott Moe

Ontario joins Saskatchewan in legal case against federal carbon tax

Ontario’s new provincial government is officially joining Saskatchewan in challenging the federal government’s carbon tax in court. “We agreed today to join forces and use every single tool at our disposal to challenge the federal government’s authority to arbitrarily impose a carbon tax on the people of Ontario and Saskatchewan,” says a joint statement issued… Read more »

Premier Moe confident on legal and political fronts in fight against carbon tax

When it comes to opposing the federal carbon tax, the premier of Saskatchewan believes his government is not only on solid ground politically, but also in the courts. “I’m confident on both fronts. I truly am. I’ve never felt better about our stance with respect to the legal argument that we’ve put forward,” says Premier… Read more »

Sask. premier brings back PST exemption for ag, health & life insurance

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has followed through on his leadership campaign promise to reinstate PST exemptions for agriculture, life and health insurance premiums, effective Monday. The provincial sales tax was raised in last year’s budget from 5 to 6 percent, and applied to goods and services that were previously exempt, such as insurance premiums. The… Read more »

Stewart retains ag portfolio under new Saskatchewan premier

Lyle Stewart will continue to represent Saskatchewan agriculture in new Premier Scott Moe’s provincial cabinet. After winning the Sask Party leadership contest last weekend, Moe was formally sworn in as Premier of Saskatchewan on Friday, after which he announced the appointment of his first cabinet. Stewart, who has served as ag minister in Saskatchewan since… Read more »

Scott Moe wins race to be Premier of Saskatchewan

Scott Moe has replaced Brad Wall as the leader of the Saskatchewan Party, becoming the Premier-designate of Saskatchewan. Moe received 8,075 votes or 53.7 percent of the total votes cast, surpassing runner-up and former deputy ag minister Alanna Koch by 1,161 votes, in the fifth and final round of voting at the party’s leadership convention in… Read more »