Member of Parliament
Representing the riding of Blackstrap, Lynne Yelich was first elected to the House of Commons in 2000. She was re-elected in 2004 and 2006. While in opposition, she served in the Shadow Cabinet with Senior Critic roles in Immigration, Transportation and Government Operations.
Appointed by the Prime Minister, Lynne served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development. She is also a member of the Standing Committee on Human Resources and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA).
In both the House of Commons and in Blackstrap, Lynne has carved out a reputation as a tireless worker in all her parliamentary roles. The concerns of Blackstrap residents are always at the forefront of Lynne’s agenda.
Lynne comes from an administrative background. Married to Matt, together they are the parents of 2 daughters. Elaina, married to Bryan, is a teacher in Saskatoon and Ivana attends the U. of S.