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 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.

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.

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.

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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