Lt.-Governor Russ Mirasty, delivering the Speech from the Throne on Oct. 25. Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan

REGINA – When it comes to the energy sector, the Saskatchewan Party government’s principal thrust is the usage of the Saskatchewan First Act to fight the federal government on several climate change initiatives. But there were other energy-related points in the Oct. 25 Speech from the Throne. Here are all the other references to energy in the Oct. 25 Speech from the Throne, as read by Lt.-Governor Russ Mirasty:

 

Saskatchewan also produces some of the most environmentally sustainable food, fuel, fertilizer and other products anywhere on the planet.

Here is just one example.

If all oil-producing countries in the world adopted Saskatchewan’s environmental regulations and practices, global greenhouse gas emissions from oil production would be cut by almost a quarter.

That is a tremendous success story and a great reason to buy Canadian oil that our federal government should be telling the world.

But they won’t, so we will.

Later this year, the Premier and Saskatchewan will have a significant presence at the COP28 Conference in the United Arab Emirates, where we will join with Saskatchewan companies in promoting our province’s sustainable products to representatives from virtually every country in the world.

COP28 will be a tremendous opportunity to promote sustainable Saskatchewan products and to build and protect our export markets by providing the environmentally-friendly goods and commodities the world is looking for.

While we continue to tell Saskatchewan’s story and build our export markets abroad, my government will also continue to build a stronger economy and create new jobs here at home by attracting people, talent and business investment to our province.

During this session, my government will introduce a new Investment Attraction Strategy.

This strategy will attract new investment and create new jobs by building new opportunities in emerging sectors, growing existing industries and connecting the world to Saskatchewan.

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While it is important to foster relationships and build trade with other countries, we must also build capacity within Canada.

As an export reliant province, Saskatchewan companies must be able to quickly and efficiently transport goods to market.

Maintaining and expanding a transportation network that seamlessly connects our province to other jurisdictions and supports our supply chains is essential for Saskatchewan businesses and exporters.

My government recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alberta and Manitoba to strengthen economic corridors that support our supply chains.

The memorandum commits the three provinces to jointly work to improve our transportation system and to ensure the strength and competitiveness of our economies.

During this session, my government will release a new Saskatchewan Jobs Plan to recruit, train and retain a highly skilled workforce as part of our Growth Plan goal to create 100,000 new jobs in Saskatchewan.

The Saskatchewan Jobs Plan will:

  • Ensure strong growth in the province’s economy creates new job opportunities and careers for Saskatchewan people – complementing my government’s investment attraction plan and preparing the workforce of the future;
  • Address the labour shortage in key sectors of our economy and in public services such as health care, using all the resources available to the province, including ensuring internationally-educated professionals can have their credentials recognized in Saskatchewan;
  • Expand employment, educational and training opportunities for Indigenous people, Saskatchewan’s natural resource sector; and
  • Create opportunities for young people, new entrants to the workforce and Saskatchewan residents by tailoring training and education opportunities to meet the needs of our communities.

 

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Over the past five years, First Nations and Métis employment in Saskatchewan is up 28 per cent and 92 per cent of Indigenous graduates of Saskatchewan Polytechnic have employment upon graduation.

My government is committed to increasing Indigenous employment and participation in the economy, specifically in natural resource and value-added agricultural project equity ownership, through the Saskatchewan Indigenous Investment Finance Corporation.


Today, Saskatchewan residents enjoy the second lowest utility bundle costs in Canada.

On October 1st, SaskEnergy lowered natural gas costs by 24.5 per cent, resulting in an overall bill decrease of eight per cent for the average residential customer.


Our province is blessed with an abundance of natural resources and my government will ensure Saskatchewan remains at the forefront of opportunities.

The Critical Minerals Strategy is putting Saskatchewan on the path to lead the country in mining exploration and development.

Opportunities are already being realized with the first carbon neutral copper mine in the world being built in McIlvenna Bay by Foran Mining.

 

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Saskatchewan Party government intends to use Saskatchewan First Act to fight the feds on several climate change initiatives