Dick Proctor, MP for Palliser in Saskatchewan, is serving his second term in the House of Commons.
Proctor is the chair of the New Democratic Party Caucus and critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food, Canadian Wheat Board, Western Diversification, Co-operatives and Sports.
Dick has served the New Democratic Party in a variety of capacities including Provincial Secretary (Saskatchewan) and Federal Secretary.
He has a degree in journalism from Carleton University, and worked for newspapers in Toronto and Edmonton as well as for CBC-Television.
Dick has always been a strong advocate for social change. He worked for two public sector trade unions and for three years was based in Mexico as a project planner in Latin America and the Caribbean, on behalf of the Canadian Labour Congress.