To prepare for the upcoming Nov. 7 provincial election, the Sheaf interviewed the four official candidates for the Saskatoon Sutherland riding. The constituency encompasses the University of Saskatchewan and the neighbourhoods of Varsity View, Greystone Heights, Grosvenor Park, College Park, College Park East and Sutherland.
Although there has been an increase of women in Canadian politics of about 20 per cent in the last 30 years, there is still a shortage of female representation.
With the constant stream of advertisements and articles being published, it’s hard to ignore the upcoming provincial election. There is a serious lack of education about the function of government in society, especially in our generation. There is also a lack of appreciation for those who fought for democracy, that I feel non-partisan movements only perpetuate.
Catlin Hogan, a University of Saskatchewan student running in Martensville, is at home resting after his release from the hospital. The political studies student was in a car accident Oct. 12, resulting in a leg injury. Meanwhile, the campaign office of Aaron Ens, a University of Regina student running in Swift Current, was vandalized Oct.
The legislature in Regina might become a more diverse place after Nov. 7 as a record number of First Nations and Métis candidates vie for seats in the upcoming provincial election. Leading up to the campaigns, a total of 16 aboriginal people have won the nomination of the two main parties. Of the 54 candidates
Saskatchewan NDP leader Dwain Lingenfelter and Saskatoon-Greystone candidate Peter Prebble announced two environmental policies an NDP government would enact after the November provincial election.