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.
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.
"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.”