Lynne Yelich (née Zdunich), PC, MP (born March 24, 1953 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a third-generation Croatian-Canadian politician and the MP for the riding of Blackstrap. The riding of Blackstrap includes Yelich's home town of Kenaston, Saskatchewan, identified as the largest Croatian farming settlement in Canada. Representing the riding of Blackstrap, Lynne Yelich was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 2000. She was re-elected in 2004, 2006 and 2008. She is currently the Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification.
At the time of the 2005 dissolution of the 38th Parliament, which ended the 17 month minority government of Prime Minister Paul Martin, Lynne Yelich was cited by Carol Goar as a Member of Parliament who had "tried to use the ...
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Thank you Rahul Shastri [National Convenor, Canada India Foundation]. Good morning everyone. It’s an honour to be here on behalf of the Government of Canada. I also bring greetings from my colleagues, the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and International Trade Minister, the Honourable Ed Fast.
I would like to thank the Canada India Foundation for ...
Saskatoon — On behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Western Economic Diversification), will join Veterans, Canadian Forces members, community leaders, and members of the public for the opening ceremony of the Canada Remembers Our Heroes Tribute.
The Canada Remembers Our Heroes event is a two-day air show tribute to Veterans and still-serving Canadian Forces members. This event also recognizes law enforcement personnel, fire fighters and first responders.
August 3, 2012
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Lynne Yelich opens trade office in Iraqi city Erbil - CBC.ca CBC.caLynne Yelich opens trade office in Iraqi city ErbilCBC.caCanada opened a new trade office in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan today. Minister of State for Foreign and Consular Affairs Lynne Yelich made the announcement in a teleconference from Erbil, Iraq, at the end of a trade mission to the country.and more »
Canadian government expresses support for journalist Mohamed Fahmy one day before scheduled verdict - Straight.com Straight.comCanadian government expresses support for journalist Mohamed Fahmy one day before scheduled verdictStraight.comMinister of State (Foreign affairs and Consular) Lynne Yelich has called on the Egyptian government to use "all tools" at its disposal to facilitate Fahmy's "immediate return" to Canada. "We ask that all branches of the Egyptian government work in a ...Verdict in Mohamed Fahmy retrial postponed againThe Globe and Mailall 368 news articles »
Tory minister Lynne Yelich loses nomination in new Saskatchewan riding - CBC.ca CBC.caTory minister Lynne Yelich loses nomination in new Saskatchewan ridingCBC.caA Saskatchewan sportscaster has snatched the Conservative party nomination away from a longtime Conservative MP — and cabinet minister — who had been seeking to run in a newly-created riding. Kevin Waugh had only announced last month that he ...Tory minister Lynne Yelich loses bid to run in new Sask. ridingCTV NewsSitting Tory minister Lynne Yelich loses party nomination in new Saskatchewan ridingNational PostTory minister Lynne Yelich loses party nomination in new Saskatchewan ridingMacleans.caiPolitics.ca (subscription)all 63 news articles »
La ministre fédérale Lynne Yelich détrônée dans sa circonscription - Radio-Canada Radio-CanadaLa ministre fédérale Lynne Yelich détrônée dans sa circonscriptionRadio-CanadaLa ministre d'État responsable des Affaires étrangères et consulaires canadiennes, Lynne Yelich, a perdu la course à l'investiture du Parti conservateur dans la circonscription de Saskatoon-Grasswood à quelques mois des élections fédérales.and more »