The National Farmers Union is organized regionally. Each Region holds an annual convention where regional officers are elected and resolutions brought forward by members of the region are debated. Resolutions that are passed at the regional level are then debated and voted on at the annual National Convention. One board member from each region serves as the Regional Coordinator. Region 6 comprises the province of Saskatchewan.

Region 6 Updates

Media Release
In April 2018 the government of Saskatchewan decided to challenge the federal government’s jurisdiction in regard to climate action measures, arguing its Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act reaches beyond federal powers. To date, the governments of Ontario and New Brunswick are intervening in support of Saskatchewan while the government of BC is supporting the federal
Opinion
After 5 years of the loss of the Canadian Wheat Board, farmers have turned back the clock 100 years.
Opinion
US-based lobby groups want to change the Canada Grains Act to allow American grain access to our wheat grading system, or get rid of the grading system altogether. Both options help the multinational grain companies and harm farmers.
Media Release
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) has called on the federal government to expand the legal justification for self-defense. In early March 2017, 93 percent of its annual convention delegates voted in favour of a resolution indicating they believe rural residents do not have adequate rights to protect themselves or their property. It is
Media Release
The Saskatchewan government's 2017 budget will make life more difficult for farmers and other rural residents while giving corporations and the extractive industries unnecessary tax breaks.
Media Release
The SARM resolution is not the way to address problems faced in rural areas.

Region 6 Elected Representatives

Board Members

Ed Sagan

Ed Sagan

Boyd Dyck

Boyd Dyck

Regional Coordinator
Rachelle Ternier
Women’s Advisory Committee representative
Marcella Pedersen

Marcella Pedersen

Youth Advisory Committee representative
Christopher Sanford-Beck

Christopher Sanford-Beck

International Program Committee representative
Dixie Green

Dixie Green