The spring session of the Saskatchewan Legislature has ended, which was the first session as leaders of their parties for both Premier Scott Moe and NDP leader Ryan Meili.
Moe says his government passed 60 pieces of legislation including protecting the right to school choice by invoking the notwithstanding clause of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and legislation which means students attending Catholic separate schools will still be funded regardless of their religion.
There was also legislation to allow ride sharing services in the province and the framework for the legalization of cannabis.
The Premier also highlighted a budget that will bring the province on track to return to balance next year.
Over the summer, Moe says MLAs will be out engaging with their communities and they will continue to hone their carbon plan, which he hopes the Prime Minister will accept as a plan that reduces emissions without a carbon tax.
The provincial NDP believes their success in the spring session of the Legislature include holding the government to account for PST hikes, bringing attention to the lack of land sales for the Global Transportation Hub and the controversy over a land purchase with the GTH that benefitted businessmen that had personal ties to former Sask Party MLA Bill Boyd.
NDP leader Ryan Meili says helping to get Bill 40, which allows for partial privatization of Crown Corporations, repealed is also a highlight for his party.
His first focus for the summer, along with getting out to listen to what people have to say, is to have the NDP win the byelection in Regina Northeast.