Tonight, the Saskatchewan New Democrats nominated Danielle Chartier in Saskatoon Riversdale and Vicki Mowat in Saskatoon Fairview. They will both be seeking re-election in the next provincial election in 2020.
Danielle Chartier, the MLA for Saskatoon Riversdale, was first elected in a by-election in 2009.After graduating from journalism school, Danielle worked as a reporter for more than a decade on daily newspapers in Saskatoon and Moose Jaw, as well as on weekly newspapers and monthly magazines. She later returned to school and obtained a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Regina. Following that, Danielle worked for the Saskatchewan Department of Labour’s Work and Family Unit for nearly three years, where her passion for supporting families grew even stronger.
Vicki Mowat, the MLA for Saskatoon Fairview, was first elected in a by-election in 2017. Prior to her election, Vicki worked as an Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean of Aboriginal Affairs in the College of Arts & Science at the University of Saskatchewan. She previously worked as a Sessional Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan. Vicki also spent time as an officer in the Canadian Forces Reserves and worked with 2293 The North Saskatchewan Regiment Army Cadet Corps. Vicki worked at the corps for nine years, holding the position of Commanding Officer for the latter five.
“These two community leaders have been champions for their constituents and for all Saskatchewan people, particularly when it comes to improving our healthcare system,” said Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili. “Their dedication to improving people’s lives could not be clearer. I look forward to continuing to work with them to build a better and healthier province.”