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Monday, Jun. 28, 2004

Wiebe, Nettie

Saskatchewan, Saskatoon - Humboldt, New Democratic Party

· Professor of Church and Society at St. Andrew’s College, an affiliate of the University of Saskatchewan

· Partner with her husband, Jim Robbins, in Maida Vale Farms

· President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Farmers Union from 1995 to 1998

· Born in 1949; raised on mixed farm near Warman, Saskatchewan

· Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Saskatchewan

· Studied at the Université de Louis Pasteur in France and the Westfaelische Wilhelms University in Germany

· Received a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Calgary in 1983

· Coordinator for North America/Mexico in Via Campesina, a global movement of small farmers, peasants, agricultural workers and indigenous peoples

· Vice Chair of the Farmer Rail Car Coalition

· Active in local church, sports, 4-H and other community organizations

· Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 1990 to 2002

· Director of the North/South Institute, 1991 to 1998

· Canadian Delegate to the World Food Summit in Rome, 1996

· Mother of three daughters and a son.

Other Saskatoon - Humboldt candidates:

Party L E T
Liberal 0 135 135
Cons. 0 99 99
BQ 0 54 54
NDP 0 19 19
Other 0 1 1
Total 0 308 308
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