Both the Green Party of Saskatchewan the Saskatchewan Liberal Party failed to capture a seat on Nov. 7. This election seemed to mark the death throes of the once-mighty provincial Liberals. Six of the first nine premiers of Saskatchewan were Liberals but the party has been in long-term decline since the 1970s and only ran
About a dozen university students are balancing their studies with the demands of being candidates in the provincial election. The NDP has five student candidates, the Greens have four and the Sask. Party has one. Alex Mortensen, a University of Regina student running for the NDP in Cypress Hills, says the key is organization.
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.
Donning a bright green cardigan, Elizabeth May dropped by the University of Saskatchewan Sept. 6, greeting students in the Bowl and following up with a talk in the Arts Building.