SASKATOON -- Elections Canada says a judicial recount has declared an NDP candidate the winner in a northern Saskatchewan riding.

Georgina Jolibois of the NDP had 82 votes more than Liberal candidate Lawrence Joseph in the recount in the riding of Desnethe--Missinippi--Riviere Churchill.

On election night, Jolibois had 71 votes more than Joseph.

The recount was done by Justice N.G. Gabrielson of Court of Queen's Bench on Tuesday.