Premier Brad Wall has paid tribute to Melfort SaskParty MLA Kevin Phillips.
The former mayor of Melfort died Monday at the age of 63.
Speaking in the legislature, Wall said,”Phillips led a life of security, family and community.”
Wall says one of Phillips’ many accomplishments for Melfort were his efforts to secure a new domestic violence shelter.
Wall said it is a difficult day and several other MLA’s on both sides of the legislature paid condolences on the passing of Phillips.
NDP leader Nicole Sarauer also expressed her condolences on the passing of Phillips, calling him an incredibly kind man who shared wisdom on life and politics.