Dwain Lingenfelter
Canadian politician
Dwain Lingenfelter
Dwain Lingenfelter is a businessman, farmer, politician and former Leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party. Lingenfelter won the leadership of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party on June 6, 2009. He resigned as leader on November 7, 2011. Previously, he has served as the president of the party.
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Biased commentary - StarPhoenix
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He fails to mention CT scans and other health services as being privatized. Obviously he doesn't understand universal, publicly funded and publicly administered medicare. With Mandryk's constant and sickening attacks on Dwain Lingenfelter, we hardly
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Sask. wage growth low, jobs high - Regina Leader-Post
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NDP Leader Dwain Lingenfelter said the slow growth in wages in Saskatchewan is in stark contrast to the rising cost of living. "Working people aren't capturing what we think is a proper benefit from what is a pretty good economy,'' Lingenfelter said in
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Dwain Lingenfelter Pushing for Better Wages - Saskatoonhomepage.ca
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NDP Leader Dwain Lingenfelter says the news means more Saskatchewan families will have a hard time making ends meet. He says families in Saskatchewan are having a hard time simply meeting the basic costs of living in Saskatchewan as housing and gas
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Saskatchewan NDP opens new campaign office in Regina - News Talk 650 CKOM
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Saskatchewan is less than 10 weeks away from a provincial election and on Tuesday, NDP leader Dwain Lingenfelter and Kevin Yates opened a new campaign office in Regina. Lingenfelter says he's looking forward to touring the province in the weeks leading
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Reasonable rates - StarPhoenix
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However, it was the NDP , including its current leader Dwain Lingenfelter, who initiated the current generous royalty structure for potash revenues. The problem is, despite PotashCorp making record second-quarter profits, the government of Saskatchewan
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When a Fair Share is just not so fair - StarPhoenix
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It is peculiar how two simple little words can bridge distances and time, spanning today's Britain with Saskatchewan NDP Leader Dwain Lingenfelter and a crazy political move 20 years ago by an
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Environment Canada Job Cuts Will Include Prairie Region - Saskatoonhomepage.ca
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Dwain Lingenfelter says Saskatchewan people rely heavily on their experts in forecasting extreme weather events and air and water quality monitoring, and their environmental work is essential to the proper management of forestry and agriculture
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Lingenfelter and NDP cohorts prepare for upcoming election - Moose Jaw Times-Herald
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From left to right: Dale Bush serves up hot dogs and laughs to NDP Party members Dwain Lingenfelter, Derek Hassen and Deb Higgins. Times-Herald photo by Joshua Campbell In 2000 Dwain Lingenfelter made a career move that has impacted the political
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uddy working on 'Jimmy's Law' - Regina Leader-Post
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... a hotdog while they're eating or something?' " He said a person in distress cannot call for help. Nagy said the legislation should be applied to all workplaces. Nagy plans to meet with the NDP leader Dwain Lingenfelter in August to discuss Jimmy's Law
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Lingenfelter stops in Lloyd - Meridian Booster
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Saskatchewan NDP leader, Dwain Lingenfelter, was invited to the meeting, which took place on July 5, and said before the meeting he was happy to be speaking with the chiefs. "I am looking forward to hearing from the first nations chiefs about what they
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Injecting clarity - StarPhoenix
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On most newsmaking issues of the past four years, Premier Brad Wall and NDP Leader Dwain Lingenfelter have taken the same stance. The only differences I can see are that the Saskatchewan Party spends even more recklessly, and has it in for the unions
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Lingenfelter tours city - Meadow Lake Progress
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NDP leader Dwain Lingenfelter stands on Centre Street with the Meadow Lake riding s NDP candidate, Helen Ben, on June 22. Photo by Mark Melnychuk By Mark Melnychuk In addition to the Premier's dinner on June 23, Meadow Lake got another serving of
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Saskatchewan MLAs being recalled to end strike - CBC.ca
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Opposition Leader Dwain Lingenfelter said the premier's decision to recall the legislature is a political one. If Wall really wanted striking crop insurance workers back on the job, he would have settled their contract dispute two years ago,
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NDP Nominates Candidate in Carrot River Valley - Nipawin Journal
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"We are proud to welcome Arnold to our NDP team," Saskatchewan NDP Leader Dwain Lingenfelter said. "He has a long and solid track record in agribusiness, his local union and community and we know he would make an excellent representative for the Carrot
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PCs hope for sunny skies - StarPhoenix
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NDP Leader Dwain Lingenfelter will also be at the convention Saturday and Sunday. The big topic (or at least the one that's caught the eye of the media) is the debate over whether to drop the word "socialism" from the federal party's constitution
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Anderson asking Lingenfelter for clarification on CWB stance - Southwest Booster
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Cypress Hills Grasslands MP David Anderson, the Parliamentary Secretary for The Canadian Wheat Board, has challenged Saskatchewan NDP leader Dwain Lingenfelter to clarify statements he has made regarding the future of the Canadian Wheat board
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  • 2011
    Age 61
    He resigned as leader on November 7, 2011.
    More Details Hide Details Previously, he has served as the president of the party. In previous NDP governments, Lingenfelter has served as Minister of Social Services, Minister of Economic Development, Minister responsible for Crown Investments Corporation, Minister of Agriculture and as the Deputy Premier. Outside politics Lingenfelter is the President and CEO of CypressView Land, member of the Board of directors of Kingsland Energy Corp, past president of the Canada Arab Business Council, former Vice-President of Government Relation of Nexen Inc, former Chairman of the Mount Royal University Foundation and a former board member of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Lingenfelter grew up on a family farm which he currently operates near Shaunavon, Saskatchewan. He grew up in a large family, with a German father and an Irish Catholic mother and eight other siblings. He attended Shaunavon High School and earned a political science degree from the University of Saskatchewan. While working on his political science degree, Lingenfelter continued to farm and work as a customs officer.
  • FIFTIES
  • 2009
    Age 59
    Lingenfelter won the leadership of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party on June 6, 2009.
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  • 2008
    Age 58
    On October 30, 2008, Lingenfelter was the first candidate to announce his candidacy to replace Lorne Calvert as the Leader of the Saskatchewan New Democrats at the June 6, 2009 leadership convention.
    More Details Hide Details Lingenfelter was the first declared candidate with former party president Yens Pedersen entering second, MLA Deb Higgins entering third and doctor Ryan Meili entering fourth. Lingenfelter received the endorsement of over half of the party's caucus as well as a number of unions including the largest private sector union in Saskatchewan, the UFCW Local 1400 and the United Steelworkers. Lingenfelter was later nominated as the NDP candidate for the by-election in Regina Douglas Park. On September 21, Douglas Park voters elected Lingenfelter, giving him 50.25% of the total votes counted in a three-way race matching him against the Saskatchewan Party candidate, Kathleen Peterson, and the Green Party's Victor Becker Lau. Lingenfelter led the NDP into the 2011 provincial election. In the November 7 election, the Saskatchewan NDP was defeated, losing 11 seats. The NDP ended up winning nine of fifty-eight seats, its worst showing since 1982. It also tallied its lowest popular vote percentage since 1938. One of the losing NDP MLA's was Lingenfelter, who lost his seat to the Saskatchewan Party's Russ Marchuk by a 10-point margin. With the Saskatchewan Party landslide beyond doubt, Lingenfelter resigned as NDP leader on election night.
  • 2000
    Age 50
    He became vice-president of government relations for Calgary-based energy company Nexen on September 1, 2000.
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    As deputy premier, Lingenfelter was viewed as a likely candidate to succeed Romanow as leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party, but in July 2000 he announced that he was leaving provincial politics and seeking opportunities in the private sector.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1991
    Age 41
    He was re-elected in the 1991 provincial election.
    More Details Hide Details He was then appointed by Premier Roy Romanow to Cabinet as the Minister Responsible for Economic Development and Chair of the board of four Saskatchewan Crown Corporations, as well as the Government House Leader. With a crisis in the agriculture sector, Romanow appointed Lingenfelter as Minister of Agriculture and Food, and again as Government House Leader.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1986
    Age 36
    After being defeated in the 1986 Saskatchewan provincial election, Lingenfelter ran and won the race to be President of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party in June 1987.
    More Details Hide Details On May 4, 1988 Lingenfelter won a by-election in the constituency of Regina Elphinstone, previously held by Blakeney, and received 77.33% of the popular vote.
  • 1982
    Age 32
    Lingenfelter was one of nine New Democratic Party members elected to the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, after the landslide win of the Progressive Conservative Party of Saskatchewan. From 1982 to 1986, Lingenfelter served as the Opposition House Leader; during this time he earned the moniker "one man NDP rat pack."
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1978
    Age 28
    Lingenfelter was first elected to the Legislature in the constituency of Shaunavon in 1978, then re-elected in 1982 but then defeated in 1986.
    More Details Hide Details During his first term, he was appointed by Allan Blakeney to serve in Cabinet as Minister of Social Services.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1949
    Born
    Born on February 27, 1949.
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