Inside the Marble Palace
10: Discovery of unmarked graves in Sask. sends ripples throughout Canada

10: Discovery of unmarked graves in Sask. sends ripples throughout Canada

June 30, 2021

The discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the grounds of a former residential school on Cowessess First Nation made international headlines, and has prompted many Canadians to ask themselves tough questions. Murray Mandryk, Arthur White-Crummey and Alec Salloum discuss the effects of the grim discovery at home and abroad.

9: Will the the province reach the vaccine threshold by July?

9: Will the the province reach the vaccine threshold by July?

June 23, 2021

Zak Vescera joins Murray Mandryk and Arthur White-Crummey to talk about the slow uptake in first-dose vaccines and Moe’s decision to lift all restrictions by July 11.

8: Anticipation for coming Rider season raises questions

8: Anticipation for coming Rider season raises questions

June 16, 2021

Marble Palace and Rider Rumblings collide this week! Murray Mandryk and Arthur White-Crummey are joined by Leader-Post sports editor Rob Vanstone to discuss the upcoming CFL season. How will the Roughriders bring in revenue and should ticket buyers tread cautiously?

7: Vaccine uptake slows down in Saskatchewan

7: Vaccine uptake slows down in Saskatchewan

June 9, 2021

Saskatchewan’s reopening plan hinges on people getting their first dose of vaccine, but the number of people doing that is dropping. So far, the government has turned down the idea of offering incentives for people to get vaccinated. On this episode of Inside the Marble Palace, our panel discusses why first dose uptake is slowing, and what effect that could have.

6: Will the renewed focus on residential schools result in action?

6: Will the renewed focus on residential schools result in action?

June 2, 2021

Since the discovery of 215 deceased children at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, politicians in Canada have been calling for action. This includes Premier Scott Moe, who said the province will support the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations' call for ground radar searches at sites in Saskatchewan. Now the question is if this renewed dialogue over residential schools will result in concrete action by Canadian governments.

5: With reopening, the west charts its own path

5: With reopening, the west charts its own path

May 27, 2021

Arthur White-Crummey, Murray Mandryk and Zak Vescera talk about how Saskatchewan's reopening plans compare to Alberta and Ontario. They also chat about where the province is at with second doses and the reopening plans of First Nations.

4: Scott Moe’s goal to put fans back in Mosaic Stadium

4: Scott Moe’s goal to put fans back in Mosaic Stadium

May 19, 2021

Saskatchewan has set goal posts for when pandemic restrictions can be lifted, and they don’t line up with the federal government’s guidance. The province is looking to move more quickly, with Scott Moe raising the prospect of Rider fans in the stands of Mosaic Stadium this summer. Is Saskatchewan moving too fast, or are the feds taking things too slow? 

 

3: Political discussion turns positive as vaccinations continue

3: Political discussion turns positive as vaccinations continue

May 12, 2021

Murray Mandryk, Arthur White-Crummey and 980 CJME’s Lisa Schick talk about the recent wave of political optimism spreading through the legislature, all due to the success of the vaccine plan and the doses that are to come.

2: Concerns raised over Sask. government’s reopening plan

2: Concerns raised over Sask. government’s reopening plan

May 5, 2021

Is Scott Moe’s reopening plan too focused on implementing solutions developed by other countries? Join Murray Mandryk, Arthur White-Crummey and CBC Saskatchewan’s Adam Hunter as they discuss the government’s roadmap for getting back to normal.

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