Cathy Sproule was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature for the constituency of Saskatoon Nutana in 2011 and 2016.
She currently holds the responsibilities of Deputy Caucus Chair for the Official Opposition and holds the following critic responsibilities: Finance, Agriculture, Environment, SaskWater, Water Security Agency, Saskatchewan Power Corporation, Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation, Francophone Affairs, and Office of the Provincial Secretary.
Born and raised on a farm in southern Saskatchewan, Cathy worked as a lawyer for the federal government as an aboriginal law specialist prior to being elected.
She co-founded the Ness Creek Music Festival in 1991, and the Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Festival in 2006. In 2014, along with organizing old time music workshops, concerts, camps and dances around the province, Cathy initiated a successful annual fiddle camp called “FiddlyNess,” contributing to preservation of Saskatchewan's rich history.
Cathy is bilingual and holds bachelor degrees in Education, Law, and Arts from the University of Saskatchewan. As well, Cathy co-owns Ness Core Ventures, a small business that operates the Nesslin Lake Campgrounds and the Ness Creek Site.
Cathy’s oldest son, Zach, is living in Montreal and is a graduate of Concordia University while her second, Sam, is living in Saskatoon and attending the University of Saskatchewan.
The constituency of Saskatoon Nutana is located in south central Saskatoon with its west border running along the South Saskatchewan River. It is home to the Saskatoon Prairieland Exhibition Grounds, Marquis Downs and the Western Development Museum. It also includes the Broadway Avenue shopping district, which hosts such cultural festivals as the Fringe.
Cathy's Critic Responsibilities
Water Security Agency
Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation
Office of the Provincial Secretary
Cathy's Caucus Responsibilities
Deputy Caucus Chair