Merv Malish of Canora, Saskatchewan has announced he will be seeking nomination to be the Progressive Conservative candidate in the Canora-Pelly Constituency for the provincial election to be held April 4, 2016.
Mr. Malish was born and raised near Mikado and graduated from Canora Composite High School. Merv worked on the family farm, and later owned and operated his own business in Mikado for 5 years. Mr. Malish spent time in British Columbia and has spent recent years working as an addictions and anger management counsellor. Merv returned to Saskatchewan and now resides in Canora.
When asked why he is seeking the nomination, Mr. Malish said “As a professional counsellor, I have always been recognized for putting my clients’ needs first.” He continued, “Becoming an MLA would give me the opportunity to bring the same commitment to a larger purpose, in meeting the needs of my constituency.”
Merv brings a wealth of experience to the nomination. In addition to being a journeyman welder, and has served as an employee assistance counsellor. He was elected and re-elected as an Alderman for the District of Elkford, British Columbia. He has served on public works and finance committees both locally and regionally. He was appointed to the Elk Valley/Crows Nest Pass Industrial Adjustment Services Committee.
In conclusion, Mr. Malish stated “If our province is to continue to grow, we need a party with vision. The Saskatchewan Progressive Conservatives have always been a party with vision for the future.”