Inside the Marble Palace
The incoming Omicron wave, and looking back on 2021

The incoming Omicron wave, and looking back on 2021

December 20, 2021

This week the crew talks about how Scott Moe is handling Omicron, booster shots and highlights from the year that was 2021.

The debate over security at the Legislative Building

The debate over security at the Legislative Building

December 10, 2021

This week the crew talks about late-night debates over Legislature security, the provincial auditor’s findings of serious incidents happening at group homes for disabled people and highlights from the fall session.

Why farmers feel the government threw them under the bus

Why farmers feel the government threw them under the bus

December 3, 2021

This week the crew talks about the tension between the province and farmers, barriers for parents wanting to get their kids vaccinated and SHA CEO Scott Livingstone’s resignation. 

Gov’t quashes SGI mask mandate

Gov’t quashes SGI mask mandate

November 24, 2021

This week the crew discusses SGI’s mask mandate being shut down, a Sask. family’s battle to have their son’s out-of-country medical expenses covered, new laws against protesting outside schools and more.

Sask. gov’t comes face to face with those hit by medical delays

Sask. gov’t comes face to face with those hit by medical delays

November 17, 2021

Now that guests are allowed in the Legislative Building again, the Sask. Party is seeing the personal ramifications of health care delays as residents share their stories.

It’s also Arthur’s last episode, as he will soon be leaving the Leader-Post.

How the Sask. government was warned about the fourth wave

How the Sask. government was warned about the fourth wave

November 10, 2021

Zak Vescera talks about his reporting that found the province didn’t act on warnings from internal modelling about a fall surge of COVID-19 cases. The crew also discusses Scott Moe’s “nation within a nation” rhetoric in response to federal pronouncements on climate change.

Meili goes after Merriman

Meili goes after Merriman

November 3, 2021

This week the crew talks about Ryan Meili's targeting of Paul Merriman during question period, what Nadine Wilson has been up to during the session, Saskatoon's attempt to restrict gathering sizes and the debate over proof of vaccine requirements in schools. 

Nadine Wilson brings anti-vaccine politics to the Legislative Building

Nadine Wilson brings anti-vaccine politics to the Legislative Building

October 28, 2021

The crew talks about Nadine Wilson making her return to the chamber after allegedly misrepresenting her vaccination status. They also chat about Scott Moe’s throne speech, which tackled crime and the economy, but didn’t really touch on the pandemic.

Stefani Langenegger talks about her Scott Moe interview

Stefani Langenegger talks about her Scott Moe interview

October 20, 2021

CBC's The Morning Edition host Stefani Langenegger joins Arthur and Murray to talk about her recent interview with the premier, and what goes on behind the scenes when doing an accountability interview with a politician.

20: Scott Moe’s popularity takes a tumble

20: Scott Moe’s popularity takes a tumble

October 13, 2021

We discuss why Scott Moe’s popularity is dropping, continued ugly COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations, the use of Provincial Command to lead the emergency response to the pandemic and how we’re seeing more people in the medical community speak out against the government’s decisions.

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