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Fred Bradshaw to be nominated Saturday as candidate for Carrot River Valley

ARBORFIELD— MLA Fred Bradshaw will be nominated Saturday as the Saskatchewan Party candidate in Carrot River Valley for the next provincial election.

 

“I’ve been honoured and privileged to serve the Carrot River Valley constituency for the past six and a half years,” Bradshaw said. “I see the province moving forward, which is what I envisioned when I first decided to run for office, and I want to ensure that Saskatchewan continues to be the best place in Canada for our children to live, work and play.”

Bradshaw was elected in November 2007 and re-elected in 2011.

n January 2011, Premier Brad Wall appointed Bradshaw as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Resources, Heavy Oil and Northern Resource Development. Bradshaw was also a member of the Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies and the Caucus Policy Committee on Crown and Central Agencies. He is currently a member of the Economy Standing Committee and Caucus Policy Committee as well as a member of the Red Tape Committee.

In February 2013, Bradshaw was appointed as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Environment for Forest Management.

Bradshaw has always been very involved in the community. His many contributions include a member of town council for Carrot River, member of the Fire Department, Pasquia Park board member, Arborfield Dehy board member, Boy Scout Leader, and sings with Carrot River United Church Choir. Provincially, he is past President of the Saskatchewan Aerial Applicator Association and past Director of the Canadian Aerial Applicators Association. Bradshaw also served on the founding board of the Northeast Early Childhood Intervention Program.

Bradshaw is excited about the growth that can be seen in his constituency.

“Our government has helped fund the new Hudson Bay School,” Bradshaw said. “This new school will have room for almost 400 students, and will include a child care centre with 36 spaces. This will benefit the children and families in Hudson Bay for years to come.”

Bradshaw believes that the Saskatchewan Party team is moving the province forward.

“I’m proud to be a part of the team of women and men led by Premier Brad Wall,” Bradshaw said. “I am honoured to serve the people of Carrot River Valley and I hope that I will be able to do so again after the next provincial election.”

With Bradshaw’s nomination as the candidate for Carrot River Valley, the Saskatchewan Party has nominated 14 candidates for the next provincial election.

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Media Advisory: The Carrot River Valley nomination meeting is Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Arborfield Elks Hall (Arborfield). Meeting starts at 2:00 p.m.

For more information: The Saskatchewan Party, 306.359.1638 or 1.800.966.9611.

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