Yens Pedersen is the NDP candidate for Regina Northeast.
Yens currently serves as the MLA for Regina Northeast, first elected in a by-election in September 2018.
Yens Pedersen is a Regina lawyer, small business owner, and community builder who has represented family-owned businesses, employees, unions, seniors, farmers and families.
Growing up on a small family farm near Cut Knife, Yens learned the value of hard work, individual initiative and helping each other from a young age. He believes in building a healthier, fairer province where everyone can prosper.
It is our shared responsibility to create conditions that give everyone the opportunity to succeed. Politics shouldn’t get in the way of building a better, healthier community. I have a track record of asking tough questions, proposing innovative solutions, and holding decision-makers accountable.
He gives generously of his time and abilities by teaching beekeeping classes, offering expertise on non-profit boards, and serving on the Community Council at his daughters’ school.