For immediate release, December 11, 2017:
Swift Current - Tonight, Derek Robinson was nominated by members to represent the Saskatchewan Party in the upcoming by-election in Swift Current. Over ________ members attended the nomination meeting.
“I’m thrilled and honoured to be nominated to represent the Saskatchewan Party in the upcoming by-election here in Swift Current,” said Robinson. “I can’t wait to continue the work and build on the legacy that Premier Brad Wall has created in this constituency.”
Robinson is a digital communications expert, having worked in the Premier’s Office in Regina as the Director of Digital Strategy since 2011. Prior to that, Robinson was the manager of communications at the Saskatchewan Party headquarters, and worked at the University of Saskatchewan and a private business in Saskatoon.
Robinson noted that the Saskatchewan Party has made significant investments in the Swift Current constituency since 2007, including: a brand new 225-bed long-term care facility; a 138 percent increase in revenue sharing to the city of Swift Current; a 52 percent increase in health region funding; and significantly increased operating and capital infrastructure funding for local school divisions.
“The Saskatchewan Party has worked hard to grow the constituency of Swift Current since 2007,” said Robinson. “I look forward to continuing that I look forward to continuing that growth in Swift Current over the next number of years, and representing the interests of all my constituents.”
Robinson and his wife, Katrina, have two sons, Eli and Ezrett.
The by-election for Swift Current will be officially called in the coming months.