The riding has the third largest Aboriginal population compared to the Canadian citizen population with 70.9% being First Nation, Metis or Inuit.
Rob has been the Member of Parliament for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River since winning a by-election in 2008 representing the Conservative party. Rob is Cree from the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation (SK).
Lawrence is the Liberal party candidate for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River for the upcoming federal election, which is scheduled to be called in October of this year. Lawrence is Cree (fluent in Cree) from the Big River First Nation (SK).
Georgina is running and will be acclaimed as the NDP candidate for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River. Georgina is Dene (fluent in Dene) born and raised in the northern village of La Loche (SK).
-Georgina has a wide array of different interests in Economic Development, Social Change and Globalization, Impact on Women and their Families due to Economic Growth, Dene Language and Culture and Youth Engagement.
-She is the current chairperson of the Saskatchewan Association of Northern Communities, a northern-wide lobby group for the northern municipalities.
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Warren Koch is the Candidate for the Green Party of Canada