|Lt. Col. (Ret)|
D. F. (Yogi) Huyghebaert
|Member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly|
for Wood River
June 26, 2000 – April 4, 2016
|Preceded by||Glen McPherson|
|Succeeded by||Dave Marit|
Delwood Frederick Huyghebaert|
27 May 1944
|Political party||Saskatchewan Party|
Delwood Frederick "Yogi" Huyghebaert, O.M.M., C.D. (Lt Colonel-Ret) (born 27 May 1944) is the current Member of the Legislative Assembly for the riding of Wood River, Saskatchewan. He represents the Saskatchewan Party.
In 1997, he ran for the leadership of the fledgling Saskatchewan Party. He finished 3rd among three candidates. In 1999, in his first run at public office, he narrowly lost election in the Wood River constituency as the Saskatchewan Party candidate. On election night, he tied Liberal candidate Glen McPherson. The returning officer cast the deciding vote in favour of McPherson. This result was later thrown out in court and a by-election was ordered. McPherson did not run and Huyghebaert then won a resounding victory. He was re-elected in 2003.
On May 29, 2009, Huyghebaert was appointed to cabinet by Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall in the role of minister of Corrections, Public Safety and Policing.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 26, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2013.
- Haydu, Carter (May 30, 2009). "Stewart out, Huyghebaert in". Moose Jaw Times-Herald. Retrieved 2011-02-27.
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