Voter wants to hear from federal candidates

by Phil Ambroziak The 42nd Canadian general election is only weeks away and some people still don’t know who they’re going to vote for. At least that’s how RM of Meadow Lake resident Jim Wolffe feels considering the shortage of all candidates forums scheduled throughout the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River riding. While Missinippi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has … Continue reading

Election Fever: Candidates air their views

By Mac Christie Noella Mitsuing of Loon Lake, one of about 90 people who attended the all-candidates forum Oct. 25 in Meadow Lake, said although the debate was worthwhile, it didn’t change her vote. “It touched on issues I cared about,” she said, referring to highways and healthcare. All three candidates vying to be the … Continue reading

Know Your Candidates- Athabasca

Buckley Belanger Full name: Buckley Belanger Date of birth: March 21, 1960 Birthplace: Ilé-a la Crosse, Saskatchewan Spouse: Beckie Belanger Children: Three daughters -Michelle, Kellie, Taylor  and four grandchildren – Meika, Brody, Nixon, Mila Residence: Ile-a-la Crosse Profession: Businessman Current Occupation: Member of the Legislative Assembly Formal Education: Business Administration Certificate – GDI – Television and Radio Programming … Continue reading

Know Your Candidates

Meadow Lake Constituency Jeremy Harrison Full name: Jeremy Edward Harrison Date of birth: Jan. 29, 1978 Birthplace: Saskatoon Spouse: Alaina Harrison Children: MacGregor (2) and Finnley (8 months) Residence: Meadow Lake Profession: Lawyer Current Occupation: Cabinet Minister Formal Education: Carpenter High School, University of Alberta (Canadian History and Political Science), University of Saskatchewan (Law), and University … Continue reading

Highways the top issue in Athabasca

Three candidates registered                         By Mac Christie The election race is heating up in the Athabasca constituency, with three candidates declared for the Nov. 7 vote. Incumbent Buckley Belanger of the NDP has represented the riding since 1995, first as Liberal and then an … Continue reading