Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Looking back at two Sask. government controversies of 2016

Wakamow Valley is pictured. File photo/Times-Herald
By Lisa Goudy

Moose Jaw MLAs Greg Lawrence and Warren Michelson saw a lot of highlights this past year, but also many tough decisions.

Wakamow Valley funding cut

For Lawrence, MLA for Moose Jaw Wakamow, having served on the Wakamow Valley board, supporting the decision to cut the province’s $157,000 in funding to the valley was one of his most difficult choices.

“We had tough decisions, but (it was) compared to closing a school or closing a hospital or cutting long-term care beds, which the previous government had some really tough decisions to make,” said Lawrence.

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