Corey Tochor elected over MP Brad Trost as Conservative nominee for Saskatoon-University riding

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The Conservative Party of Canada has elected Corey Tochor as nominee for the contested Saskatoon-University riding. 

  • Saskatoon-University Conservative Party members vote in contested nomination race today

  • MLA Corey Tochor to challenge ‘polarizing’ MP Brad Trost for Conservative Party nomination

Tochor, former Saskatchewan Speaker of the House and current MLA for Saskatoon-Eastview, was up against current MP Brad Trost and Saskatoon businessman Brad Redekkopp.

Nomination hard to predict

Daniel Beland, professor at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, says it was a tough nomination to predict, especially between the two veteran politicians.

“Corey Tochor is a really well known in Saskatoon because of his credentials as a provincial MLA in Saskatoon-Eastview,” said Beland.

At the same time, Beland says Trost is a controversial MP who has gained and lost support since he ran for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada in 2017.



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