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Ryan Meili (left) smiles alongside NDP interim leader Trent Wotherspoon after winning the Saskatoon-Meewasin byelection on March 2, 2017.

Saskatoon MLA Ryan Meili enters Sask. NDP leadership race

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 12:27pm Updated: May 18, 2017 - 2:47pm

Saskatoon-Meewasin MLA Ryan Meili is throwing his hat in the ring for the provincial NDP leadership race.

Meili announced his decision to run in a Facebook post Thursday...

Insightrix asked people to describe the provincial budget using one word. It says the larger the font size, the more frequently the word was used by respondents from April 11-13, 2017.

Sask. Party support below 50% after budget: Insightrix poll

By 980 CJME April 20, 2017 - 10:17am Updated: April 20, 2017 - 10:30am

The provincial budget continues to haunt the Saskatchewan Party.

A new poll from Insightrix shows support for the governing party has fallen in the weeks after the ...

Regina-Lewvan MP Erin Weir (right) wants to see a fair share of transit funding, higher federal health transfers and extended employment insurance in Regina in the federal budget released on March 22, 2017.

With federal budget looming, Regina MP seeks measures for Saskatchewan

By 980 CJME March 21, 2017 - 10:54pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

With Ottawa set to deliver their budget Wednesday, a Regina MP is making it known what he would like to see for Saskatchewan.

The NDP's Erin Weir, the Regina-Lewvan MP,...

The opposition NDP addressed media at the Legislature on March 8, 2017 regarding wage rollbacks.

NDP will take wage rollback, but wants more from Sask. Party

By Kevin Martel March 8, 2017 - 9:24pm Updated: March 9, 2017 - 6:11am

While both the SaskParty and NDP can agree on a 3.5 per cent wage rollback for its members, the opposition wants to take things a step further.

Nobody from the NDP...

NDP deputy leader Trent Wotherspoon believes the byelection win by Ryan Meili on March 2, 2017 signals a shift among the public.

'This was sweet:' NDP welcomes Ryan Meili after byelection win

By Kevin Martel March 3, 2017 - 1:48pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 2:57pm

There is renewed optimism within Saskatchewan's official opposition after a byelection win in Saskatoon.

"What this win says is that there's a shift. People are sending...

Dr. Ryan Meili won the nomination to run for the NDP in a byelection in the Saskatoon-Meewasin riding.

Former NDP leadership hopeful to run in Saskatoon byelection

By 650 CKOM January 24, 2017 - 11:55am Updated: January 24, 2017 - 11:55am

A familiar face will be representing the NDP in an upcoming byelection in the Saskatoon-Meewasin riding.   Dr. Ryan Meili won the party's nomination Monday night.   Meili...

Rudy Kishayinew's body was found Jan. 1, 2017 hours after friends say she was forced out of St. Paul's Hospital.

Friends question circumstances around New Year's death

By Chris Vandenbreekel January 12, 2017 - 7:10pm Updated: January 13, 2017 - 10:23am

Questions are still swirling around the death of a 22-year-old indigenous woman that was deemed unsuspicious by Saskatoon police.

Friends say Rudy Lynn Kishayinew was...

2016 brings unexpected challenge to NDP interim leader

By Sarah Mills December 31, 2016 - 6:32am Updated: December 31, 2016 - 6:45am

In December, 980 CJME senior reporter Sarah Mills sat down with NDP interim leader Trent Wotherspoon in an annual year-end interview.

It was a year Wotherspoon...

The NDP raised concern about government programs meant to help deal with suicides in the legislature on  Nov. 14, 2016.

NDP concerned about suicide prevention programs in north

By Canadian Press November 15, 2016 - 7:07am Updated: November 15, 2016 - 7:07am

The NDP is raising concerns about suicide prevention programs in northern Saskatchewan where six indigenous girls have killed themselves this fall.

Opposition critic...

Delegates gather at TCU Place to vote on policy resolutions for NDP party.

Sask. NDP meet for first time since election defeat at annual convention

By JT Marshall October 23, 2016 - 1:14pm Updated: October 23, 2016 - 6:52pm

No Leap Manifesto, no shutting down coal-fired power plants in the province, and no making illicit drugs legal.

That's the message the Saskatchewan NDP made at their...

NDP MP Georgina Jolibois speaks about a rash of youth suicides in Northern Saskatchewan at a press conference in Saskatoon on Oct. 21, 2016.

NDP, FSIN call for action on northern suicide crisis

By Bryn Levy October 21, 2016 - 2:46pm Updated: October 21, 2016 - 2:46pm

The NDP is joining calls from the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) for more investment in mental health services.   Charlie Angus, the party's federal...

File photo of NDP caucus with interim leader Trent Wotherspoon.

Saskatchewan NDP want former minister McMorris to resign

By 980 CJME September 12, 2016 - 4:40pm Updated: September 12, 2016 - 4:52pm

The NDP opposition is calling for Don McMorris to resign.

The Indian Head-Milestone MLA and former deputy premier pleaded guilty to drinking and driving last week.