SASKTODAY.ca staff reached out to the candidates in all of Saskatchewan's ridings with a universal questionnaire. We will be publishing these results in order they were received.
Name: Braden Robertson
Running for: People's Party of Canada
Profession: Professional driver
Currently residing in (city or neighbourhood): Rural Yorkton
Previous political experience: None
Who is your political hero? Anyone with a backbone.
What inspired you to enter the election race?
A desire for a free country.
What topics are most important to you in this federal election?
Medical choice, pipelines, budget cuts.
Are you concerned about the short campaign timeline for this election?
No, we are very confident in the support we have received in such a short campaign timeline.
What COVID-19 pandemic and federal supports to help businesses and residents are important to you?
We need to have massive cuts to the budget because our country is on the tipping point of bankruptcy. All Covid financial aid needs to be phased out immediately.
What Agricultural federal programs and initiatives do you feel are necessary to help support farmers and ranchers?
The PPC is opposed to Erin O'Toole's Carbon Tax that will disproportionately hurt farmers.
Is there an issue that people are focusing too much?
Yes, Vaccine Passports, they are illegal, shut it down and move on to issues that affect the prosperity of our country.
Is there an issue that doesn't get enough attention?
Yes, the fact that our government buys oil from other countries while neglecting the oil from Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Why did you choose to run for your particular party?
It is the party of Freedom. The other four parties have gone Liberal.
What is the biggest issue facing your party's chance at success?
I have only had four weeks in politics to gain exposure.
How will you engage and encourage young voters to participate in this election?
What is your party's leader's biggest flaw?
His English isn't great.
Once elected, your job is to represent your entire riding. How do you plan on representing individuals who didn't vote for you?
Anyone who wants to live in a socialist/communist country is welcome to move to Venezuela. As for Canada, we are Strong and Free!
What informs your political stance? What books, publications, relationships or experiences?
My family, freedom rallies, and media that is not run by the government.
What local project or service would you advocate for more federal spending?
None, again our country is on the tipping point of bankruptcy. It is unpopular, but we need LESS federal spending.
What is something people don't know about you?
I have relatively no fear. I am painfully honest. I strongly dislike lobbyists. I love guns. I have the same birthday as Garry Breitkreuz (who has publicly endorsed my candidacy).