Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
|Preceded by||North-West Legislative Assembly|
Government House Leader
Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition
Opposition House Leader
|Government (46) |
Official Opposition (13)
|April 4, 2016|
|On or before October 2020|
|Legislative Building, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada|
The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan is the deliberative assembly of the Saskatchewan Legislature in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. Bills passed by the assembly are given royal assent by the Queen of Canada in Right of Saskatchewan, (represented by the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan).The legislature meets at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in Regina.
A deliberative assembly is a gathering of members who use parliamentary procedure to make decisions.
The Legislature of Saskatchewan is the legislature of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. The legislature is made of two elements: the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan as representative of the Queen, and the unicameral assembly called the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. The legislature has existed since Saskatchewan was formed out of part of the Northwest Territories in 1905.
By the arrangements of the Canadian federation, the Canadian monarchy operates in Saskatchewan as the core of the province's Westminster-style parliamentary democracy; As such, the Crown within Saskatchewan's jurisdiction is referred to as the Crown in Right of Saskatchewan, her Majesty in Right of Saskatchewan, or The Queen in Right of Saskatchewan. The Constitution Act, 1867, however, leaves many royal duties in Saskatchewan specifically assigned to the sovereign's viceroy, the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, whose direct participation in governance is limited by the conventional stipulations of constitutional monarchy.
There are 61 constituencies in the province, which elect members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) to the Legislative Assembly. All are single-member districts, though the cities of Regina, Saskatoon and Moose Jaw have been represented by multi-member constituencies in the past.
Regina City is a former provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It was the riding of premier William Melville Martin. It existed from 1905 to 1964 when it was divided into:
Saskatoon City was a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. This constituency existed from 1908 to 1967. It was the riding of Premier James T.M. Anderson.
Moose Jaw City was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. This constituency existed from 1905 to 1967 when it was divided into Moose Jaw North and Moose Jaw South (Wakamow). It was the riding of Opposition leader Wellington Willoughby.
The legislature has been unicameral since its establishment; there has never been a provincial upper house.
|1st||1905||1908||Walter Scott||Frederick Haultain|
|2nd||1908||1912||Walter Scott||Frederick Haultain|
|3rd||1912||1917||Walter Scott||Wellington Willoughby|
|4th||1917||1921||William Martin||Donald Maclean|
|5th||1921||1925||William Martin||John Maharg|
|Charles Dunning||Harris Turner|
|6th||1925||1929||Charles Dunning||Charles Tran|
|James Gardiner||James Anderson|
|7th||1929||1934||James Gardiner||James Anderson|
|James Anderson||James Gardiner|
|8th||1934||1938||James Gardiner||George Williams|
|9th||1938||1944||William Patterson||George Williams|
|10th||1944||1948||Tommy Douglas||William Patterson|
|11th||1948||1952||Tommy Douglas||Walter Tucker|
|12th||1952||1956||Tommy Douglas||Walter Tucker|
|13th||1956||1960||Tommy Douglas||Alexander McDonald|
|14th||1960||1964||Tommy Douglas||Ross Thatcher|
|15th||1964||1967||Ross Thatcher||Woodrow Lloyd|
|16th||1967||1971||Ross Thatcher||Woodrow Lloyd|
|17th||1971||1975||Allan Blakeney||Ross Thatcher|
|18th||1975||1978||Allan Blakeney||David Steuart|
|19th||1978||1982||Allan Blakeney||Richard Collver|
|20th||1982||1986||Grant Devine||Allan Blakeney|
|21st||1986||1991||Grant Devine||Allan Blakeney|
|22nd||1991||1995||Roy Romanow||Grant Devine|
|23rd||1995||1999||Roy Romanow||Lynda Haverstock|
|24th||1999||2003||Roy Romanow||Elwin Hermanson|
|25th||2003||2007||Lorne Calvert||Elwin Hermanson|
|26th||2007||2011||Brad Wall||Lorne Calvert|
|27th||2011||2016||Brad Wall||John Nilson|
|28th||2016||Current||Brad Wall||Trent Wotherspoon|
|Scott Moe||Ryan Meili|
The current party standings in the legislature are as follows:
|Tina Beaudry-Mellor||SK Party||Regina University|
|Carla Beck||NDP||Regina Lakeview|
|Steven Bonk||SK Party||Moosomin|
|Fred Bradshaw||SK Party||Carrot River Valley|
|Greg Brkich||SK Party||Arm River|
|David Buckingham||SK Party||Saskatoon Westview|
|Lori Carr||SK Party||Estevan|
|Danielle Chartier||NDP||Saskatoon Riversdale|
|Ken Cheveldayoff||SK Party||Saskatoon Willowgrove|
|Herb Cox||SK Party||The Battlefords|
|Dan D'Autremont||SK Party||Cannington|
|Terry Dennis||SK Party||Canora-Pelly|
|Mark Docherty †||SK Party||Regina Coronation Park|
|Larry Doke||SK Party||Cut Knife-Turtleford|
|Dustin Duncan||SK Party||Weyburn-Big Muddy|
|Bronwyn Eyre||SK Party||Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota|
|Muhammad Fiaz||SK Party||Regina Pasqua|
|David Forbes||NDP||Saskatoon Centre|
|Ken Francis||SK Party||Kindersley|
|Todd Goudy||SK Party||Melfort|
|Joe Hargrave||SK Party||Prince Albert Carlton|
|Donna Harpauer||SK Party||Humboldt-Watrous|
|Jeremy Harrison||SK Party||Meadow Lake|
|Glen Hart||SK Party||Last Mountain-Touchwood|
|Nancy Heppner||SK Party||Martensville-Warman|
|Everett Hindley||SK Party||Swift Current|
|Warren Kaeding||SK Party||Melville-Saltcoats|
|Delbert Kirsch||SK Party||Batoche|
|Lisa Lambert||SK Party||Saskatoon Churchill-Wildwood|
|Greg Lawrence||SK Party||Moose Jaw Wakamow|
|Gene Makowsky||SK Party||Regina Gardiner Park|
|Dave Marit||SK Party||Wood River|
|Warren McCall||NDP||Regina Elphinstone-Centre|
|Don McMorris||SK Party||Indian Head-Milestone|
|Ryan Meili||NDP||Saskatoon Meewasin|
|Paul Merriman||SK Party||Saskatoon Silverspring-Sutherland|
|Warren Michelson||SK Party||Moose Jaw North|
|SCOTT MOE||SK Party||Rosthern-Shellbrook|
|Don Morgan||SK Party||Saskatoon Southeast|
|Vicki Mowat||NDP||Saskatoon Fairview|
|Hugh Nerlien||SK Party||Kelvington-Wadena|
|Eric Olauson||SK Party||Saskatoon University|
|Greg Ottenbreit||SK Party||Yorkton|
|Yens Pedersen||NDP||Regina Northeast|
|Nicole Rancourt||NDP||Prince Albert Northcote|
|Jim Reiter||SK Party||Rosetown-Elrose|
|Laura Ross||SK Party||Regina Rochdale|
|Nicole Sarauer||NDP||Regina Douglas Park|
|Cathy Sproule||NDP||Saskatoon Nutana|
|Doug Steele||SK Party||Cypress Hills|
|Lyle Stewart||SK Party||Lumsden-Morse|
|Christine Tell||SK Party||Regina Wascana Plains|
|Randy Weekes||SK Party||Biggar-Sask Valley|
|Nadine Wilson||SK Party||Saskatchewan Rivers|
|Trent Wotherspoon||NDP||Regina Rosemont|
|Gordon Wyant||SK Party||Saskatoon Northwest|
|Colleen Young||SK Party||Lloydminster|
|Vacant||Regina Walsh Acres|
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