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Saskatchewan Premier Lorne Calvert vowed to start a dialogue with people in the province. But when met with opposition, he closed the door.

In his summer tour of the province, Calvert stopped in Prince Albert where CUPE Local 4777 members greeted him with protest placards and CUPE flags.

CUPE members criticized the governments decisions on health care as taking advantage of the elderly because they cant effectively fight any changes. One of the glaring examples is that the government has recently licensed a private senior care home.

Calvert couldnt take the heat and said it wasnt constructive to negotiate the funding or other aspects of health care in a parking lot. He urged Local 4777 president Carol McKnight to discuss issues with her local MLA instead.