Gary Vidal

Desnethé — Missinippi — Churchill River

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September 20, 2019

Andrew Scheer to invest $1.5 billion to replace and purchase new MRI and CT machines

Investment will reduce wait times for potentially life-saving scans A new Conservative government will invest $1.5 billion in its first term to purchase MRI machines and CT machines to replace aging equipment and add machines across the country, reducing wait times for potentially life-saving tests for Canadians, Conservative Leader Andrew...

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September 19, 2019

Andrew Scheer will give more support to seniors

Increase the Age Credit to help our seniors get ahead Today, Andrew Scheer, the Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, announced that a new Conservative government will increase the Age Credit by $1,000. This measure is part of the Conservative plan to put more money in the pockets of all Canadians to...

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September 19, 2019

Justin Trudeau on seniors: Not as advertised

Trudeau still hasn’t delivered on key promises for seniors he made in 2015 Justin Trudeau is planning to raise taxes on Canadian seniors and he still hasn’t delivered on key promises he made to seniors during the 2015 election. Trudeau has raised taxes on seniors by hiking CPP premiums, cancelled...

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September 18, 2019

Scheer to cancel $1.5B in corporate welfare, redirect savings to Canadians

Conservatives to review and eliminate taxpayer handouts to wealthy executives, shareholders, and foreign companies A new Conservative government will cancel hundreds of millions of dollars in corporate welfare handouts to wealthy executives, shareholders, and foreign companies and instead put that money in Canadians’ pockets so they can get ahead, Conservative...

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Gary Vidal

Meet The Candidate

Gary Vidal and his wife Lori of 32 years have four children: Kent(Rebekah), Mac(Hannah), Nicole (Washington), and Alex. They are very proud of the lifelong values their children inherited from growing up in a great community.

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Gary was born and raised in Meadow Lake in the Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River district. He has lived, worked, played, volunteered and served there his entire life. He graduated from Carpenter High School in 1983 and went on to study at the University of Saskatchewan and Briercrest Bible College. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) and is a partner in the accounting firm Pliska Vidal & Co. where he has been serving clients since 1988.

Gary was elected Mayor of the City of Meadow Lake in September of 2011 where he served his community until his resignation in March of 2019. He was elected ViceChair of the Saskatchewan City Mayors Caucus from 2016 to 2018. He was appointed to the SaskWater Board of Directors in 2008 where he served nearly a decade until 2017. During that time, he held various roles including Chair of the Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee, Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and finally, Chair of the Board from 2015 to 2017.

Over the years, Gary has volunteered in a variety of leadership capacities in his local church as well as on the board of Bethel Gospel Camp, an interdenominational children's bible camp. Other volunteer activities include coaching and managing minor hockey, baseball, and soccer teams.

In 2012 he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

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