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March 24, 2023

All Roads Lead To 2024

WE HAVE A BUDGET TO DISCUSS! Kevin Doherty, Eric Bell, and Dale Richardson dive deep on the 2023-24 Saskatchewan budget, including the $1 billion surplus and what the government is (and isn't) doing with it; what the NDP said...

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March 17, 2023

It's Kind Of Like Political Foreplay

This week on The SKoop, Kevin and Dale are joined by Eric Bell, labour communicator extraordinaire and former staffer for the Saskatchewan NDP. Welcome back, Eric! The dudes discuss the highlights from this week's Saskatchewa...

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March 10, 2023

Tired And Washed Up

Well, it's just the Dynamic Duo of Dale and Kevin this week! They discuss MLA Lyle Stewart's resignation due to health reasons, with Kevin giving insight on who Lyle is as a person behind closed doors in cabinet and caucus. …

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March 3, 2023


The Triumvirate is back together! Sally, Kevin and Dale are back on the pod, and ready to deliver a wonderful preview of the spring legislative session (which begins on Monday, March 6). Before that though, the trio discusses...

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Feb. 24, 2023

When The Shit Hits The Fan

Sally Housser is back! YAY! But sadly Kevin is away this week. *sad emoji* But in his place, and making a return appearance on the pod, is friend of The SKoop and Associate Principal at Navigator, Jim Billington. This week …

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Feb. 17, 2023

It's A Very, Very Emotional Issue

Another great episode is in store, with Eric Bell returning while Sally continues her worldwide sojourn! Kevin, Eric and Dale discuss the latest political maneuverings and communications on the health care front, including th...

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Feb. 10, 2023

Another MLA Bids Farewell

Sally is traveling the world so this week we have Eric Bell filling in! Eric is a former Saskatchewan NDP staffer and current Strategic Advisor for the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour. On the "doc"ket for this episode is th...

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Feb. 3, 2023

To Block Or Not To Block

Kevin has returned! And he's landed smack in the middle of a Twitter brouhaha. The gang discusses the story about Premier Scott Moe's staff blocking some accounts on Twitter, why this particular story matters inside the polit...

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Jan. 27, 2023


Just in time for the weekend, The SKoop is back...and sadly Kevin is not here with us. Thankfully we are joined by special guest Nancy Heppner! Nancy is a former Sask Party MLA and cabinet minister, and current Senior Advisor...

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Jan. 20, 2023

Lovers, Fighters, and Cynics

The SKoop is back in the middle of January for a wonderful episode! The gang deep dives into the political story of the week: Justin Trudeau snubbing Scott Moe on a visit to Saskatoon. What was going on there, did …

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Jan. 13, 2023

They're At It Again

The SKoop is back in 2023! Despite debate over new year wishes etiquette, Kevin, Sally and Dale dive right back into the Saskatchewan political landscape as this year begins. They discuss the juicy nuggets coming out of year-...

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Dec. 16, 2022

The SKoop's Year In Review

It's time for The SKoop's Year in Review! Sally, Kevin and Dale give their takes on the stories and political events that mattered most in 2022, and they give some very special New Year's Resolutions for 2023! But first, they...

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Dec. 9, 2022

A Disaster Waiting To Happen

This week on The SKoop, the dynamic trio discusses two important polls from the Angus Reid Group - one on premier's approval rankings in Canada, and another that shows almost 60% of Saskatchewan residents feel they're worse o...

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Dec. 2, 2022

Caught With Their Pants Down

The SKoop discusses the brouhaha over a procedural vote on the Saskatchewan First Act that the NDP was caught unawares on, which ticked off some NDP supporters. But did any of that actually matter with voters, or was it just …

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Nov. 25, 2022

They're Just Not Serious Individuals

Welcome back to The SKoop! In a bit of a twist, this week the gang discusses municipal politics, with the very bizarre story about two Regina city councillors suing the City of Regina manager over homelessness funding, the re...

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Nov. 18, 2022

"My Boyfriend's Favourite Podcast"

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Nov. 4, 2022

The Apology Tour

Welcome back to The SKoop, the podcast that takes you inside the week in Saskatchewan politics, from the headlines to the backrooms. First, they discuss NDP MLA Nathaniel Teed's so-called "privacy breach" by the government, r...

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Oct. 28, 2022

A Huge Self-Inflicted Problem

Fall session has officially begun! And it's off to a weird start. The SKoop team discusses Colin Thatcher, the invited (but surprise) guest at Throne Speech, and how his presence threw a major wrench into the Saskatchewan Par...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Events, Dear Boy, Events

Hello again SKoop listeners! With the fall legislative session beginning next week, Sally, Kevin and Dale discuss some of the "burning questions" leading into the session. They also give their predictions for what may happen ...

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Oct. 14, 2022

2 + 2 = Whatever You Want it To Be

The SKoop is back for another fantastic episode! This time, Kevin, Sally and Dale do a full-on deep dive into Premier Scott Moe's "Drawing the Line" white paper and announcement this week on the projected $111B impact of fede...

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Oct. 7, 2022

A Batsh*t Crazy Podcast (Plus Mailbag Questions!)

The SKoop team managed to get their act together and return this week for a new, wonderful episode. First they discuss the Alberta UCP results and what the relationship between Scott Moe and Danielle Smith could possibly turn...

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Sept. 30, 2022

Sifting Through the Remains

This is a good one! Sally is thrilled after the Meewasin by-election...and Kevin and Dale are just along for the ride. The SKoop gang breaks down in excruciating detail the lopsided NDP win in Meewasin and what it all means, …

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Sept. 23, 2022

Competitive Linguistics

Kevin has returned and he's already ranting and raving! This week, the SKoop gang discusses the latest Premier's approval rankings which have Scott Moe at the top of the list (and poor Heather Stefanson at the very bottom). N...

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Sept. 16, 2022

The Queen, A Political Prince, and a Health Care Plan - with special …

The SKoop returns! Kevin is traveling this week so Sally and Dale are thrilled to be joined by former Saskatchewan Party cabinet minister Nancy Heppner! Hooray! What a delight it was to have her on the podcast. The three disc...

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