March 28, 2016 8:39 pm
Updated: March 29, 2016 7:21 am

NDP Leader Cam Broten reiterates party’s plan for small businesses in Moose Jaw

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MOOSE JAW, Sask. – NDP Leader Cam Broten made a campaign stop at a couple local businesses Monday afternoon in Moose Jaw.

Behind the counter at Common Cafe, Broten took a stab at being barista, attempting to replicate the coffee shop’s latte art, with little success.

In front of the counter, Broten reiterated his party’s platform for small businesses.

He said the NDP plans to create more economic stability through diversification.

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Broten also promised to overhaul government policies to ensure a level playing field for businesses when it comes to bidding on contracts.

“[The Sask Party] just look at lowest initial bid for the bidding process when giving out contracts and not looking at all of the factors that determine whether giving out contracts is the best value,” NDP leader Cam Broten said.

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Broten also said he plans to promote small businesses with a “Buy Local” campaign.

He said his party will make one day each month a “Buy Local” day, and put resources toward advertising and promotion of Saskatchewan local businesses.

Broten will be answering questions from the public Monday night on his Facebook page. It’s the first of its kind in this election.

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