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Trent Wotherspoon resigned his position as interim NDP leader on June 13, 2017 to consider running for the position permanently at the 2018 leadership convention.

Wotherspoon resigns as NDP leader to consider permanent run

By 980 CJME June 13, 2017 - 2:49pm Updated: June 13, 2017 - 3:29pm

Saskatchewan's NDP has to look for a new interim leader.

Trent Wotherspoon has resigned from the role to consider running for the job permanently, although he insisted...

NDP interim leader Trent Wotherspoon speaking to 980 CJME on provincial budget day March 22, 2017.

'Deceitful and damaging:' NDP leader kicked out of question period

By Lisa Schick March 24, 2017 - 6:50am Updated: March 24, 2017 - 11:11am

NDP interim leader Trent Wotherspoon called the provincial budget callous and mean-spirited, but it’s when he called it deceitful that he was told he crossed the line.


NDP leader Trent Wotherspoon met with P.A. leader, incuding Mayor Greg Dionne on Tuesday.

NDP critical of government response to oil spill

By Sarah Mills July 28, 2016 - 12:32pm Updated: July 28, 2016 - 12:45pm

While the clean-up continues from the oil spill, the NDP is stepping into the political fray.

Having been on the ground in the affected areas, leader Trent Wotherspoon...

File photo of NDP caucus with interim leader Trent Wotherspoon.

Sask. NDP could face sanctions for leak of provincial budget

By Sarah Mills June 2, 2016 - 12:54pm Updated: June 2, 2016 - 1:00pm

The NDP could receive legislative sanctions for leaking the budget.

Like members of the media, the opposition receives the budget document in advance, but must sign...

NDP Finance Criti Cathy Sproule. June 1 2016

Sask. NDP question budget timing and spending

By Kevin Martel June 1, 2016 - 2:39pm Updated: June 1, 2016 - 2:45pm

The opposition NDP may be wondering if the SaskParty is in need of a watch, because it has several questions around the timing of the budget along with the so-called...

Leader of the official Opposition Trent Wotherspoon.

Sask. NDP announces shadow cabinet as it prepares for spring session

By Sarah Mills April 21, 2016 - 1:02pm Updated: April 21, 2016 - 1:15pm

Ahead of the spring session of the legislature starting next month, the NDP caucus has announced its shadow cabinet.   With a team of just 10, the MLAs have multiple portfolios...

Trent Wotherspoon.

Trent Wotherspoon named interim leader of official opposition

By Sarah Mills April 15, 2016 - 10:38am Updated: April 15, 2016 - 3:59pm

Saskatchewan's NDP now has one person at the helm.

In a unanimous vote held by the 10-member NDP caucus Tuesday, Regina Rosemont MLA Trent Wotherspoon was elected to...

Trent Wotherspoon with his family during the 2016 election campaign.

Wotherspoon not rushing to decision about Sask. NDP leadership

By Sarah Mills April 12, 2016 - 6:21am Updated: April 12, 2016 - 6:30am

No sooner had Cam Broten made a decision about his future, the question began about who would replace him.

The NDP suffered a crushing defeat in the provincial election...

Cam Broten casts his ballot at an advance poll in his riding of Saskatoon Westview on March 29, 2016

'Won't be disheartened': NDP leader issues statement on election results

By 650 CKOM April 5, 2016 - 11:12am Updated: April 5, 2016 - 12:29pm

Saskatchewan New Democrats are picking up the pieces after failing to make big gains in the 2016 election.

“The overall results of this election are disappointing,” NDP...

Making waffles for his family is a Sunday tradition for NDP leader Cam Broten.

Leader profile: NDP's Cam Broten motivated by his family

By Sarah Mills March 31, 2016 - 5:31am Updated: March 31, 2016 - 8:02am

It appears that Cam Broten isn’t afraid of getting his hands dirty.

That’s because each Sunday you can find him elbow-deep in eggs, butter and milk as he whisks up...

NDP leader Cam Broten and Sask. Party Brad Wall at events in Regina, March 24, 2016.

NDP, Sask. Party leaders remain fired up following debate

By Sarah Mills March 24, 2016 - 1:26pm Updated: March 24, 2016 - 1:30pm

The morning after the big debate, the leaders who took part were as feisty as they were during the heated exchange.

Both the NDP's Cam Broten and the Saskatchewan Party'...

Sask. Party leader Brad Wall and NDP leader Cam Broten face off in the leaders' debate.

Wall given the win in leaders' debate poll

By 980 CJME March 24, 2016 - 7:09am Updated: March 24, 2016 - 7:15am

Brad Wall had the upper hand in Wednesday's leaders' debate, according to a poll done by Mainstreet Research.

Following the debate, 1,006 people who watched were...