Federal Politics

While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants to focus on climate change at the first ministers meeting in Ottawa, the premiers want to talk health care.
While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants to focus on climate change at the first ministers meeting in Ottawa, the premiers want to talk health care. The Canadian Press

Premiers hope for consensus at first ministers meeting in Ottawa

By Sarah Mills/CJME News Staff
December 9, 2016 - 3:08pm

Brad Wall is adamantly saying no to a carbon tax.

With tens of thousands of signatures on a petition under his arm, the premier of Saskatchewan is in Ottawa Friday for meetings with the prime minister.

An internal email thread from Sask. RCMP dated Nov. 3, 2016 suggests a member vacancy rate of 15 per cent in Northern Saskatchewan.
An internal email thread from Sask. RCMP dated Nov. 3, 2016 suggests a member vacancy rate of 15 per cent in Northern Saskatchewan. file photo/CKOM News Staff

Sask. RCMP responds to leaked memo showing major staffing shortage

By CKOM News Staff
December 7, 2016 - 2:29pm

The RCMP has responded to concerns an internal memo suggesting vacancy rates are posing a dire problem in Northern Saskatchewan.

The document emerged Wednesday morning.

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