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Saskatchewan budget 2011-2012

The provincial government releases the 2011-2012 budget on March 23, 2011

  • Finance Minister Ken Krawetz says budget should focus on families

    Finance Minister Ken Krawetz says he'll tuck a Saskatchewan Roughriders loonie in his suit pocket as he delivers a stay-the-course budget expected to include some tax relief and a reduction of the provincial debt.

    "We want to be able to ensure that Saskatchewan people have a few more of these loonies left in their pocket and that's what the goal of the budget is going to be," Krawetz said Tuesday in advance of a budget that's expected to tout the "Saskatchewan advantage."

    He's also eschewing the tradition of wearing new shoes on budget day.

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