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|MLA for Regina Elphinstone-Centre|
February 21, 2001
|Preceded by||Dwain Lingenfelter|
October 28, 1972 |
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
Warren McCall is a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. A member of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party, he was first elected in a February 2001 by-election. McCall has subsequently been returned to the Legislative Assembly by the people of Regina Elphinstone-Centre in the 2003 and 2007 general elections.
McCall is the Official Opposition Critic for First Nations & Métis Relations, the Provincial Secretary and Crown Corporations.
In the Lorne Calvert NDP Government, McCall served in a variety of roles. Most notable were appointments as Minister of Advanced Education & Employment, and as Minister of Corrections & Public Safety. He chaired a Review of Accessibility & Affordability of Post-Secondary Education in Saskatchewan. He also served as Deputy Whip, Deputy Caucus Chair, Chair of the Crown Corporations Committee, Chair of the Standing Committee on the Economy, in addition to membership on several committees of the Assembly.
McCall holds a Bachelor of Arts in Canadian History from the University of Regina. From 1997 to 2001, he worked for veteran New Democratic Party Member of Parliament Lorne Nystrom in Ottawa and Regina.
McCall calls North Central Regina home. It is the neighbourhood where he was born and raised, and is the largest community in Regina Elphinstone-Centre. McCall has put his beliefs into action as a long-time Credit Union / Co-operative member, and as a labour activist. As both player and coach, McCall has enjoyed sports such as water polo, hockey and softball. He was voted "Best Regina MLA" four times by the readers of Regina's Prairie Dog Newsmagazine. McCall volunteers for a number of organizations and community events, including Habitat for Humanity, the Regina Folk Festival, the Cathedral Village Arts Festival, the Albert Library Community Council, the Canadian Blood Service, and the North Central Community Association.
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