By David McGrane, Carleton University
The paper then describes the shift of the NDP government in the 1990s to ‘Third Way’ social democracy which focused on the maintenance of public enterprise for essential services, the attraction of external private investment as the principle means of economic development, the search for a consensus between employers and unions on labour code modifications, the rationalization of universal social programs and the expansion of targeted social programs.
“Explaining the Saskatchewan NDP’s Shift to Third Way Social Democracy” -
Roy Romanow tried legislating Saskatewan nurses back to work in the 1990's. Third Way social democracy lost that battle. See the video below from 100 Years of Nursing.
Click on Saskatchewan nurses strike in 1999 here