A Green New Deal for Saskatchewan?

It would be hard to not notice all the fuss about the Green New Deal, which has offered an inspiring framework for community organizing and pushing the political agenda around the world. Recently the Pact for a Green New Deal was launched in Canada, and this month communities across the country are holding town hall meetings to discuss what... Continue Reading →

Just Transitions Summit recap

A number of CJS organizers just returned from the Just Transitions Summit on Treaty 4 territory in Regina. It was a highly energizing experience. Over 150 folks turned out for the two-day event covering a wide range of topics and starting serious conversations about planning a just transition in Saskatchewan. A major thank you is... Continue Reading →

Talking Just Transitions in Regina

Just Transitions: Building Saskatchewan's Next Economy October 27-28th, Regina We're really excited to be involved with this event coming up in Regina at the end of October. There will be two days of talks and interactive sessions covering various aspects of Saskatchewan's economy and future where we will be starting conversations about how to navigate... Continue Reading →

Response from the Premier re: Open letter on TMX

At the end of April we sent a letter to Premier Scott Moe urging the Saskatchewan Party government to reconsider its response to the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline dispute. The letter was signed by 8 other organizations and collectives, 136 Saskatchewan residents and 35 other people from places across the country, from BC to Ontario.... Continue Reading →

Town Hall meeting on April 9

We're excited to be hosting a town hall meeting on climate change on Monday, April 9th, at St. Thomas Wesley United Church (808 20th St W). Everyone is welcome and we hope you'll join us to discuss what meaningful climate solutions can look like in the province of Saskatchewan (and the city of Saskatoon!). At... Continue Reading →

“Management and reduction of greenhouse gases” from Saskatchewan’s electricity – the devil is in the detail

Any serious programme to address climate change has to include an accelerated phase-out of coal.  That is because it’s the most carbon-intensive fuel in common use.  Among the most carbon-intensive coals is the low-grade lignite which SaskPower uses to supply a little over 40% of our electricity – and which is responsible for over 70%... Continue Reading →

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