Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Saskatchewan NDP Asks Premier to Distance Himself from Yellow Vest Rallies

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Saskatchewan NDP Asks Premier to Distance Himself from Yellow Vest Rallies

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Premier asked to distance government from yellow vests

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REGINA - The Saskatchewan NDP is calling on Premier Scott Moe to instruct his cabinet ministers not to attend yellow vest rallies.

Opposition Leader Ryan Meili pressed the matter during question period Monday and cited last week's mosque shootings in New Zealand that left 50 dead.

Meili is demanding Moe distance himself from the yellow vest movement, which originated in France but has been adopted in Canada.

Some who attend yellow vest rallies and post on its social media pages decry immigration, as well as the federal government's energy policies.

Earlier this year, an NDP member questioned why Minister of Highways and Infrastructure Lori Carr and Minister for Rural and Remote Health Greg Ottenbreit attended yellow vest rallies. …

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