Greg Ottenbreit, MLA

Yorkton

Keeping Saskatchewan Strong

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Constituency Office
29A Broadway St. E.
Yorkton, SK S3N 0K4

Tel: #306-783-7275  |  Fax: #306-783-7273
Twitter: @GregOttenbreit

News

Report from the Legislature November 16, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

The sudden and unexpected passing of our good friend and colleague Kevin Phillips, MLA for Melfort, has taken us all by surprise. Our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers go to Kevin’s wife April, their four children and their grandchildren.

Report from the Legislature November 9, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

Our government has introduced legislation invoking the notwithstanding clause of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to protect parents’ choice in where they send their children to school.

Events

Santa Claus Parade  Yorkton

Nov 25, 5:30 PM
Broadway Avenue
Yorkton's Annual Santa Claus Parade.

Yorkton Festival of Cultures  Yorkton

Nov 26, 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart High School
A multicultural event showcasing the various cultures in the region through traditional food, exhibits and performances.

Yorkton Festival of Cultures  Yorkton

Nov 26, 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart High School
A multicultural event showcasing the various cultures in the region through traditional food, exhibits and performances.

Santa Claus Parade  Yorkton

Nov 25, 5:30 PM
Broadway Avenue
Yorkton's Annual Santa Claus Parade.

Report from the Legislature November 16, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

The sudden and unexpected passing of our good friend and colleague Kevin Phillips, MLA for Melfort, has taken us all by surprise. Our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers go to Kevin’s wife April, their four children and their grandchildren.

Report from the Legislature November 9, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

Our government has introduced legislation invoking the notwithstanding clause of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to protect parents’ choice in where they send their children to school.

Grain Millers' Harvest Showdown  Yorkton

Nov 1, to Nov 4,
Gallagher Center/Exhibition Grounds
Yorkton's largest agricultural event is back! Visit yorktonexhibition.com for full event details and follow us on Facebook to stay up to date!

Report from the Legislature October 26, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

Saskatchewan has enjoyed a decade of growth and our government is working to ensure Saskatchewan keeps growing stronger. The new session of the Legislature opened with a Throne Speech outlining a busy legislative agenda.

The Health Foundation Gala  Yorkton

Oct 21, 5:00 PM
St. Mary's Cultural Centre
An evening of dining and dancing.

Report from the Legislature October 19, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

During a decade of growth Saskatchewan has seen the construction of new homes for those in need, new schools to serve a growing population, new hospitals and long-term care facilities to replace out-of-date facilities and new highways to move people and products safely.

Habitat Yorkton Colour Run  Yorkton

Oct 1, 10:00 AM
Logan Green
Family fun event, non-competitive 5K walk/run where participants get to Show Their Colours! Participants go through the course and are sprayed with coloured powders at colour stations, and celebrate with a Colour Party at the conclusion.

Taste of the Parkland  Yorkton

Sep 23, 6:00 PM
Flexi-hall at the Gallagher Centre
Food tasting experience of appetizers and hors d'ouvres hosted by many area restaurants and a part of the Yorkton Lions 2017 Wine, Spirits and Beer Tasting Festival.

Report from the Legislature - September 21, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

Moody’s Investors Service recently confirmed Saskatchewan’s Aaa credit rating.

Yorkton Brick Mill Heritage Banquet  Yorkton

Sep 20, 5:00 PM
St. Gerard's Hall
Fundraising banquet with guest speaker Madam Justice Nancy Morrison. The fundraising event will include a roast beef dinner with silent auction and entertainment.

Svoboda Celebration  Yorkton

Sep 17, 12:00 PM
Land Titles Building - 49 Smith Street East, Yorkton
Ukrainian Canadian Congress celebrates Canada 150 & Ukraine's independence. A free multicultural family-oriented event to commemorate 26 years of Ukraine's independence and Canada's 150th birthday. Food, fashion, children's activities, and cultural displays. All are welcome!

YRHS 50th Football Under the Lights  Yorkton

Sep 15, 6:00 PM
Century Field
YRHS 50 years of band and choir alumni with YRHS music groups to perform O Canada and other selections at Football Night as part of the YRHS 50th anniversary celebration.

Sunflower - Annual Art and Craft Market  Yorkton

Sep 8, 5:00 PM to Sep 9,
Gallagher Centre
Sunflower is the Yorkton Arts Council's annual art and craft market.

Report from the Legislature September 7, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

From early learning and Pre-K to K-12 and post-secondary, students of all ages from rural communities to Saskatchewan’s cities are returning to school this week.

Burgers to Beat MS and Car Show  Yorkton

Aug 24, 6:00 AM
Yorkton A&W locations
Car show to be held at the West Broadway location from 5 pm to 9 pm, and $2 from every teen burger sold is donated to the MS Society of Canada.

Charity Road Race and Community Walk  Yorkton

Aug 20, 7:30 AM
Yorkton Regional High School Parking Lot
5K, 10K and 21.1K runs, Community Walk and Junior 2K.

Prairie Thunder Drag Races  Yorkton

Aug 12, 2:00 PM to Aug 13,
Yorkton Airport
Contact Wade Stachura at 306-621-3787 or Stachura.wade@sasktel.net.

Report from the Legislature - August 10, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

After serving as Premier of Saskatchewan for nearly 10 years, Premier Brad Wall announced that he will be retiring from the position and elected politics when his party elects a new Leader.

Threshermen's Show & Seniors' Festival  Yorkton

Aug 5, to Aug 6,
Western Development Museum Grounds
Celebration of Saskatchewan's heritage through the operation of vintage equipment and the re-enactment of methods and techniques from the past. 2017 marks the 62nd year of this annual event. Contact: #306-783-8361 or yorkton@wdm.ca.

Report from the Legislature July 27, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

It is important to respond to a question that comes up every so often in Saskatchewan. You have likely heard someone, somewhere ask “where did the money go?” The answer is simple and it’s worth repeating. It was invested in what matters to Saskatchewan people – debt repayment, tax relief, infrastructure improvements, better care and a brighter future.

Yorkton Exhibition Summer Fair  Yorkton

Jul 5, to Jul 8,
Yorkton Exhibition Grounds
Experience this year's summer fair and have some fun! Whether it's rides on the midway, checking out the chuckwagons and demo derby, viewing one of the many side attractions, or catching a show on the grandstand, this year's fair is full of family fun! For more information on event details, wristband and gate passes please visit our website, find us on Facebook or call 783-4800.

Canada Day Picnic  Yorkton

Jul 1, 12:00 PM to Jul 1, 4:00 PM
Western Development Museum Grounds
Family games, birthday cake, novelty booths, concessions, opening ceremonies, live entertainment and more. Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with us! Presented by the Yorkton Canada Day Committee, Tourism Yorkton, Western Development Museum and Department of Canadian Heritage. #306-783-8361 yorkton@wdm.ca

Bernie’s Journey Fun Run/Walk  Yorkton

Jun 17,
Yorkton Fire Hall
Join us for the 2nd Annual Bernie's Journey Walk/Run for the Brayden Ottenbreit Close Cuts for Cancer Local Cancer Initiatives Program. This event was started in honour of Bernie Wlock's journey with cancer in 2016. Contact: Leone Ottenbreit, (Co-Founder) Cell Phone 306.621.5295 Email closecuts@sasktel.net

Yorkton Film Festival  Yorkton

May 25, to May 28,
Yorkton - Various Locations
Join us for the 70th celebration of the Yorkton Film Festival! Screenings, workshops, mini-cinema, and of course Lobsterfest are all back for another year. May 25, 2017 to May 28, 2017. Contact Scott Stelmaschuk at 306-782-7077 or scott@yorktonfilm.com.

Report from the Legislature May 11, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

Our government is concerned with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) plan to end the local service subsidy regime. Eliminating the subsidy designed to keep wireline voice service affordable in high cost areas would force SaskTel to raise the cost of telephone service.

Report from the Legislature May 4, 2017  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

This week billions of dollars in investment, thousands of construction jobs, and 400 new permanent positions were celebrated at the opening of Saskatchewan's first new potash mine in over 40 years. Thank you to K+S Potash Canada for choosing to invest in Saskatchewan.

Keeping Promises and Keeping Saskatchewan Strong  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

Premier Brad Wall said the first sitting of the new Legislative Assembly focused on the government keeping its election promises and on keeping Saskatchewan strong. The 26 day sitting wrapped up today.

STEP Celebrates 20 Years of Advancing International Trade  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

The Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) turns 20 this year and is celebrating an exceptional track record of helping make our province an even stronger force in international trade.

Saskatchewan Companies Busy with Regina Bypass Construction  Saskatchewan Party Caucus

Construction of the Regina Bypass continues on time and on budget with the assistance of Saskatchewan companies.

About Greg

Greg was first elected as the MLA for Yorkton in the 2007 provincial election. He was re-elected in 2011 and 2016.

Born in Regina, Greg is a long-time resident of Yorkton and a man who has always been involved in his community. Prior to being elected, Greg owned and operated Ottenbreit Waste Systems, a private environmental and waste disposal business. He is an avid motorsports enthusiast and commercial pilot.

Greg has been married to his high school sweetheart, Leone, for over 30 years. They have two daughters, Katelin and Rayanne, as well as a son-in-law, Austin, and one granddaughter, Wynnslet.

In 1998, the couple started "Brayden Ottenbreit Close Cuts for Cancer" – an event that encourages volunteers to shave their heads to raise money for cancer research and local initiatives. The charity is named in honour of their son, Brayden, who lost his battle with cancer in 2000 at age 5. Over $800,000 has been raised for cancer research and local cancer initiatives. In recognition of these efforts, they received the Community Merit Award in 2016, presented by the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce.

Because of their community involvement and volunteerism, Greg and his wife Leone were recognized in 2005 with the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal. Greg was recognized again in 2012 with the Hal Rogers Fellow Award, the highest honour presented by the Kinsmen of Canada.

Greg has served as the Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Social Services (Community Based Organizations initiative), Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Environment (Recycling), and Legislative Secretary to the Premier (Vulnerable Youth). Greg has also served as Government Whip, Deputy Government Whip, and Chair of the caucus' standing policy committee on human services as well as the legislature's Standing Committee on Human Services.

Since September of 2014, Greg has serves Saskatchewan as Minister responsible for Rural and Remote Health. Additionally, in June 2016, he was asked to take on the responsibility for the Saskatchewan-Ukraine Relations Advisory Committee.

 

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