Cathay Wagantall is the Conservative candidate for Yorkton-Melville.
A businesswoman, administrator and parliamentarian, Cathay was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Yorkton-Melville in 2015 and was re-elected in 2019. As the former Deputy Shadow Minister for Veterans Affairs, she has been an outspoken critic of the antimalarial drug, Mefloquine, originally prescribed with frequent devastating results to Canadian Armed Forces members. Cathay also promotes the creation of a national service dogs program for veterans. She has served on the Veterans Affairs Committee for six years.
Cathay’s priorities include standing up for the most vulnerable in society and protecting the fundamental Charter rights to freedom of conscience, religion, belief, and expression. Cathay is currently serving as Chair of the National Prayer Breakfast of Canada, 2019-2022.
During her forty-five years of marriage to her husband, Marty, they have travelled on mission trips, planted two churches, and led several faith communities. They have three adult children and ten grandchildren. No matter where God places her, Cathay’s goal has been to serve him well in all she does.
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