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Dozens of people turned up at the Elphinstone Street entrance to Evraz Place on June 1, 2017, before the Pemier's annual fundraising event to protest decisions made in the budget.

Premier interrupted but fundraiser protests relatively tame

By Kevin Martel June 1, 2017 - 11:13pm Updated: June 1, 2017 - 11:15pm

Demonstrations outside the Premier’s annual fundraising dinner in Regina were boisterous but relatively peaceful.

There were concerns protesters could get out of hand,...

Premier Brad Wall confirms the province is invoking the notwithstanding clause in an effort to support school choice.

Sask. using notwithstanding clause in Catholic school ruling

By 980 CJME May 1, 2017 - 12:59pm Updated: May 1, 2017 - 3:28pm

The Saskatchewan government is invoking the notwithstanding clause over the recent Catholic school court ruling. 

In an April 21 decision, Justice Donald Layh's ruled it...

Public Schools of Saskatchewan said in a news release comments made by Premier Wall were disappointing on April 25, 2017.

Sask. public schools disappointed in government's response

By 980 CJME April 25, 2017 - 8:50pm Updated: April 26, 2017 - 6:26am

Public Schools of Saskatchewan are not happy with Brad Wall's response to a court ruling about Catholic schools receiving provincial funding for non-Catholic students.


According to Mainstreet Research, Premier Brad Wall’s approval rating fell six points to 46 per cent in the wake of the provincial budget.

Premier sees 'rough reaction', support fall after provincial budget: Mainstreet poll

By 980 CJME April 3, 2017 - 7:34am Updated: April 3, 2017 - 8:06am

The fallout from the March 22 provincial budget continues for Premier Brad Wall.

According to a new poll from Mainstreet Research, 46 per cent of people approve of Wall...

Premier Brad Wall remains unchallenged as the most popular provincial leader in Canada, but he did see a drop in support ahead of the provincial budget.

Wall still No.1 as popularity declines in pre-budget poll

By 980 CJME March 24, 2017 - 1:36pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:22pm

Premier Brad Wall remained the most popular premier in Canada, according to the latest study from the Angus Reid Institute. The study was conducted before the provincial budget...

Premier Brad Wall addresses the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) in Saskatoon on March 14, 2017.

Wall hints at tax changes in speech to rural municipalities

By Chris Vandenbreekel March 14, 2017 - 5:08pm Updated: March 14, 2017 - 5:08pm

Premier Brad Wall provided more glimpses into the provincial budget Tuesday morning during an address to the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities in Saskatoon....

Prime Minister Trudeau asked Premier Brad Wall to represent Canada in Iowa on March 14, 2017.

Premier to head to Iowa to highlight Canada-U.S. trade

By 980 CJME March 13, 2017 - 1:54pm Updated: March 13, 2017 - 2:58pm

The premier is off Wednesday to promote Canada-United States trade.

Brad Wall has offered Saskatchewan’s assistance in engaging with the U.S. at the national and state...

A reduction to the wages of MLAs and political staff proposed by Premier Brad Wall is expected to save about $500,000 a year.

Wall asks MLAs, ministers to take 3.5% wage cut

By 650 CKOM March 7, 2017 - 12:15pm Updated: March 7, 2017 - 4:29pm

The province will be cutting from the top as it looks to trim its deficit.

Premier Brad Wall has asked all ministers, MLAs and political staff to take a 3.5 per cent...

Premier Brad Wall has asked to axe his $37,000 salary top-up from the Saskatchewan Party.

Premier Wall declines salary top-up from Sask. Party

By Sarah Mills March 6, 2017 - 1:22pm Updated: March 6, 2017 - 2:03pm

Brad Wall won't get his $37,000 salary top-up from the Saskatchewan Party anymore.

Because of what has been viewed as negative perceptions, the premier has asked that...

Rashid Ahmed (left) cancelled a trip to visit family in Tennesse because of uncertainty in the U.S..

U.S. travel ban worries immigrant in Saskatoon, while Canadian politicians give support

By JT Marshall, Erin McNutt January 29, 2017 - 1:14pm Updated: January 29, 2017 - 8:24pm

Travel bans that are part of an executive order from U.S. President Donald Trump are starting to have a ripple effect in Canada.

Rashid Ahmed is a permanent resident...

'2017 is good:' Premier Brad Wall looks ahead

By Sarah Mills January 1, 2017 - 7:11am Updated: January 1, 2017 - 7:30am

At the end of 2016, 980 CJME senior reporter Sarah Mills sat down with Premier Brad Wall for his annual year-end interview.    In this look ahead, Wall shares his thoughts on...

980 CJME senior reporter Sarah Mills sat down with Premier Brad Wall for the annual look back.

Election, oil spill, GTH: Premier Brad Wall looks back on 2016

By Sarah Mills December 30, 2016 - 6:48am Updated: December 30, 2016 - 8:09am

Premier Brad Wall sat down with 650 CKOM senior reporter Sarah Mills for an annual year-end interview. In this look back on 2016, he discussed the highs and lows of the year....