FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OCTOBER 2, 2018
Biggar, SK – Last night, Randy Weekes was acclaimed as the Saskatchewan Party Candidate for the Constituency of Biggar-Sask Valley for the next provincial election, expected in 2020.
“I am proud of the work that our Saskatchewan Party Government has done in the constituency of Biggar-Sask Valley.” Weekes said, “I want to thank all of my constituents and especially my family for the opportunity to continue to serve in the Legislative Assembly.”
“I am ready to keep Standing up for Saskatchewan and my constituency under the Leadership of our Premier, Scott Moe.”
Randy Weekes was first elected in 1999 and re-elected in the 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2016 provincial elections.
Weekes has served various legislative roles including Deputy House Leader, Government Whip, Minister Responsible for Rural and Remote Health and most recently as the Government Caucus Chair. He is also currently a member of the Public Accounts Committee, Privileges House Committee and the Private Bill House Committee.
The most recent government investment in the constituency of Biggar-Sask Valley was the construction of the replacement group home in the town of Biggar.
“Prairie Branches Enterprises continues to do remarkable work supporting people with intellectual disabilities in Saskatchewan,” Weekes said at the
grand opening ceremony on July 30, 2018, “The Government of Saskatchewan appreciates the supports community-based organizations provide to create more inclusive communities.”
Weekes was born and raised in Biggar and grew up on a nearby farm. After studying Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan, he returned to work at the family ranch. Today, Randy and his wife, Cindy, continue to live near the town of Biggar.
Weekes has always been active in his community. He has served as the provincial director for the Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus, was a past chair of the Saskatchewan Feeder Co-op Association and a past member of the Board of Directors for Saskatchewan Cattle Feeders Association.
With this nomination, the Saskatchewan Party has nominated 2 candidates for the 2020 provincial election.
The next nomination meeting will be held in the constituency of Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota tonight, October 2, 2018.
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