The most significant news from the Saskatchewan NDP leadership campaign this week was the release of another month’s worth of financial reports. And the December numbers look to reinforce rather than change the existing financial picture, with Ryan Meili posting strong gross and net numbers, Trent Wotherspoon spending enough to cancel out a significant take, . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: #skndpldr Roundup
With the holiday break now over, we can likely expect a steady stream of news from Saskatchewan’s NDP leadership campaign until the March convention. So let’s take a look at a few developments from the past week.
– While it’s still not clear how much progress Cam Broten has made in generating excitement among the . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: #skndpldr Roundup
Not surprisingly, the last week has been fairly quiet on the Saskatchewan NDP leadership front. But I’ll offer comments on a couple of developments I hadn’t yet discussed.
To start with, Joe Couture reported on questions about the similarities between Cam Broten’s leadership platform and the policy report produced from the process he chaired in . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: #skndpldr Roundup
Assorted news from the Saskatchewan NDP’s leadership campaign over the past few days…
– Ryan Meili explained his choice not to start unveiling policy just yet by suggesting that leadership starts with listening – and the list of user-submitted ideas on his website looks to be expanding nicely to signal that people are interested in . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2013 Roundup
Here, on how the mixed-riding proposal of Saskatchewan’s federal electoral boundaries commission offers at least some improvement over the current all-rurban mess when it comes to recogizing communities of interest.
For further reading…– Joe Couture covers both the initial proposal, and reactions from parties and academics.– Kelly Block’s acknowledgment that rural voters in Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar would . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day
Assorted content to end your week.
– Paul Buchhelt offers five reasons why the extremely wealthy should pay more in taxes. But if we can anticipate some conflict over that idea, there’s stronger evidence than ever that the public is rather united behind one side.
– Bob Hepburn notes that there’s plenty of work to . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links