Premier Scott Moe, conducting a town hall at Arcola on Aug. 4. Photo by Spencer Zinchuk

For roughly 2.5 hours, Premier Scott Moe, assisted by MLAs Daryl Harrison (Cannington) and Steven Bonk (Moosomin) took questions from the floor at a town hall meeting in Arcola. The session continued until they basically ran out of questions.

Gordon Dixon, right, asked about the federal carbon tax and fuel prices. Photo by Brian Zinchuk

Asked by Gordon Dixon, a farmer, about rising fuel prices and the federal carbon tax, Premier Moe hinted at possible options including looking at fuel taxes, possible cash refunds to the population, and deficit repayment. He also tackled the concept of Saskatchewan separating from Canada, federal jurisdiction, a “nation within a nation,” fertilizer and energy security.

Here’s that portion of the town hall, unedited.

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