Earl Dreeshen is a fourth generation farmer from Pine Lake. He served on the hospital board for a number of years in Elnora and was a high school math and physics teacher for 34 years in Innisfail. Dreeshen has been an Member of Parliament since 2008. He was twice elected as an MP for the Red Deer riding. Dreeshen has represented the newly formed Red Deer-Mountain View constituency in Ottawa since 2015.
Earl Dreeshen is the incumbent Member of Parliament for Red Deer-Mountain View and says he will once again be vying for his seat in the House of Commons.
There are a total of 3 candidates in the local riding which includes Paul Mitchell with the People's Party of Canada and Conner Borle with the Green Party.
Dreeshen says he is looking forward to talk with constituents in Red Deer-Mountain View and is fortunate to have a lot of experience as an MP.
Dreeshen has satellite offices set up in the riding as well in order for his constituents to find out more information.
He says the key item the Conservatives are looking at in this election is affordability for Canadians.
Earl Dreeshen won the vote in the Red Deer-Mountain View constituency receiving 74.3% support in 2015. He was also elected in the Red Deer riding in 2008 and 2011.