Leonard Dales is the New Democrat candidate for Melville-Saltcoats.
Leonard is a lifelong resident of the Melville area and has farmed there since 1974.
In addition to farming and raising beef cattle Leonard has a broad range of experience. Most recently he worked as a Maintenance Power Engineer for Hospitals and Care Homes across the Sunrise Health Region. Prior to that he worked as Flight Services Officer for Transport Canada, a Surface Weather Observer and hotel manager.
Dales has a long history of being active in the local community, serving on numerous boards including the Prairie Co-operatives and as Chairperson of the Pheasant Forks Cemetery Board. He has volunteered in numerous capacities including as a baseball coach. He spent many years involved with 4-H serving as a project, General, and Saskatchewan Council Board member.
Dales and his wife, Jean, have four children.