Saskatchewan & Manitoba This Week

What to Expect

Restrictions are ending this week in Saskatchewan, and people will be watching closely whether this influences rates of transmission and hospitalization. There will also be more speculation about the upcoming NDP leadership race. There may even be some announcements – Nicole Sarauer, who was interim leader during the last leadership race, has said a decision on whether to run is coming sooner rather than later. On Monday, the NDP announced that the leadership convention will be held in late June, although no exact date has been announced.

The Manitoba legislature returns today, and it is likely that this will bring more discussion about removing restrictions and getting the backlog in health care sorted out.

The Week That Was


Saskatchewan residents will receive $2.2 million in support via the Training Voucher Program to help workers enter into various sectors such as information technology, health care, and hospitality.


Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson has announced support for Ukraine and its government, going on to agree with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise of the federal government to impose economic sanctions on Russia.

The byelection for the provincial constituency of Fort Whyte will be held on March 22, 2022.


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