Adam Hunter

Journalist

Adam Hunter is the provincial affairs reporter at CBC Saskatchewan, based in Regina. He has been with CBC for more than 14 years. Follow him on Twitter @AHiddyCBC. Contact him: adam.hunter@cbc.ca

Latest from Adam Hunter

Pair of Sask. MLAs removed from chamber after emotional, combative debate

On the second last day of the legislative sitting, emotions boiled over resulting in the Speaker of the assembly asking two MLAs to leave after they refused to apologize.
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Sask. government defends income assistance, votes down paid sick leave pitch

The Saskatchewan government is defending its social income support program and its position on paid sick leave after Opposition calls for changes.

Sask. govt. wants to allow municipalities, parks to permit alcohol in outdoor spaces

The Saskatchewan government is hoping to pass amendments that will allow municipalities the ability to permit alcohol consumption in outdoor public spaces, but the Opposition says it will not support the change in time for summer.

Bill to overhaul Sask. legislature security poised to pass

The Saskatchewan government will soon pass Bill 70, which will overhaul security in and around the legislative building in Regina.

Sask. Elections chief says online signatures acceptable for plebiscite petitions

Saskatchewan's Chief Electoral Officer Michael Boda says digital signatures are acceptable for petitions trying to trigger a plebiscite in the province.
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Premier Moe and Opp. Leader Meili's 3-hour debate part of heated week in Sask. assembly

The Saskatchewan legislative assembly was the scene of some emotionally-charged debates and discussions this week, highlighted by a final three-hour back and forth between the premier and Opposition leader.

Premier Moe headed to the United Arab Emirates on trade trip

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe is making a second international trip in a six-week span, this time to the United Arab Emirates.

Sask. to increase minimum wage to $13 in Oct., $15 in 2024

The Saskatchewan government is boosting the minimum wage to $13 per hour in October and says it will increase it to $15 in 2024.

Independent Sask. MLA raises 20-year-old hidden camera incident, questions govt. security plan

Independent Saskatchewan MLA Nadine Wilson used her weekly time in question period on Thursday to raise concerns about the government's proposed Bill 70 and cited a hidden camera surveillance incident involving the Saskatchewan Party Opposition in 2002.

Pandemic worsened mental health among Sask. physicians: SMA survey

Doctors in the province say their mental health has worsened since the start of the pandemic, according to a survey released by the Saskatchewan Medical Association.

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