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Learn who is running for mayor for the City of Prince Albert

Here’s a look at the four candidates vying to be mayor at the City of Prince Albert. File / Global News

People in Prince Albert, Sask., will decide on who will serve as mayor in the 2020 municipal election.

Advance polls have already begun and polls close on Election Day — Nov. 9.

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Here’s a look at the four mayoral candidates campaigning this time around:

Greg Dionne (Incumbent)

Before becoming Prince Albert’s 29th mayor, he served as Ward 2 councillor for three terms from 2003-12.

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He has been a resident of the city for 33 years.

In 2012, Dionne was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contributions to Canada.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GregDionneForMayor

Campaign website: https://gregdionneformayor.ca/?fbclid=IwAR0wun4TyRCIg-MGkTBTJ5WWhdG1Qpjy1a_fnW-rZ8TG_fB61CgFRA-7Zf0

Darryl Hickie

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Hickie is trying his luck at municipal politics.

He is a former Saskatchewan Party MLA for the riding of Prince Albert Carlton, winning a seat in 2007 and 2011. He also served as Minister of Corrections and Public Safety in the Brad Wall government.

Hickie resigned from provincial politics in 2015 and returned to the Prince Albert Police Service. Before retiring from the force in February, he had opportunities to work in patrol, community services, forensic identification and the internet child exploitation unit.

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He has a bachelor of sociology degree from the University of Saskatchewan and is a self-proclaimed “history buff.”

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/darrylhickiepa

Campaign website: https://votehickie.com/

Dennis Nowoselsky

A veteran member of council, Nowoselsky is looking to sit at the head of the table.

He worked as a pastor and a mental health counsellor before serving 12 years in city politics as a councillor.

He first started with the City of Prince Albert as an alderman in 1991 and has gone on to serve three more terms, last winning Ward 7 in 2016.

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According to Nowoselsky, his greatest joys are his five adult children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Josh Morrow

Morrow is taking a second run at becoming Prince Albert’s mayor.

He ran in the 2016 civic election, coming in third.

Morrow holds professional designations in both agrology and biology. Over 13 years, he has been providing environmental services to the oil and gas sector of Western Canada.

He also has a pilot’s licence and says he loves the aviation industry.

Campaign website: www.joshmorrowformayor.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joshmorrowformayor

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