Disastrous Trade and Job Numbers for Saskatchewan

December 20th, 2016 Statistics Canada reported today that, from September to October, Saskatchewan had by far the largest drop in...

Unemployment Rate in Sask. Above Quebec for First Time on Record

November 4th, 2016 Statistics Canada reported today that Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate rose to 6.9% last month – the highest provincial unemployment rate...

Economic Update Reveals Low Cost of Extending EI in Regina

November 1st, 2016 Today’s federal economic update reveals that excluding Regina from the extended Employment Insurance (EI) benefits provided everywhere else in...

Regina Running Out of EI as Extended Benefits Kick In Elsewhere

September 22nd, 2016 Today’s Statistics Canada figures suggest that Regina workers are running out of Employment Insurance (EI) as extended...

Next NDP Leader Needs Strong Corporate Tax Plan

September 9th, 2016 Ahead of next week’s federal NDP caucus retreat, Regina–Lewvan MP Erin Weir is asking prospective leadership candidates...

Morneau & Doherty Must Include Regina in Extended EI

August 16th, 2016 Regina–Lewvan MP Erin Weir is calling on federal finance minister Bill Morneau to finally include Regina in...

MP Weir to Host Regina Town Hall on Electoral Reform

August 3rd, 2016   Regina–Lewvan MP Erin Weir will host a Regina town hall on electoral reform at 7pm on...

Emergency Meeting Needed on Phoenix Pay Debacle

July 25th, 2016 -- NDP Public Services and Procurement Critic, Erin Weir, made the following statement:   “I am calling,...

EI Figures Cast Doubt on Regina’s Exclusion

  July 21st, 2016   Today’s Statistics Canada figures indicate that Employment Insurance (EI) use has increased more in Regina...