Belanger acclaimed as Athabasca NDP candidate

Friday, August 29, 2003 at 13:28




Over 80-people attended the NDP nomination meeting for the Athabasca constituency Thursday night in Ile-a-la-Crosse.


Incumbent Buckley Belanger says he was pleased with the turnout and reports there was no opposition to his candidacy as the NDP nominee for the riding in the next provincial election.


Belanger says he still doesn’t know when a provincial election will be called but did mention that the premier has called a caucus meeting in Saskatoon for next Tuesday (Sept. 2) and Wednesday (Sept. 3).


Belanger will be running against Sask-Party nominee Greg Ross in the Athabasca consitiuency.