Guiding Principles

1. Economic growth and job creation through the private sector, not government, as the engine of the economy;

2. Smaller, less intrusive, more efficient government;

3. Steady, gradual reduction in government spending and taxation while maintaining a firm commitment to balanced budgets;

4. A high-quality health care system for all Saskatchewan people, regardless of where they live within the province;

5. A strong social safety net which protects those who truly need support while encouraging individuals to become self sufficient;

6. Democratic reform to make government more responsive to the people it serves;

7. Individual freedom and the equality of opportunity for all citizens; and

8. The constant improvement of Saskatchewan's economic and social conditions within a strong and united Canada.