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Labour Council endorses Wasylycia-Leis, 10 other council hopefuls

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Judy Wasylycia-Leis at the Chambre de commerce francophone de Saint-Boniface hosted mayoral debate Wednesday.

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The Winnipeg Labour Council has endorsed 11 candidates who plan to run for city council this fall.

The council announced Thursday it has endorsed mayoral candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis and three incumbent councillors:

  • Brian Mayes (St. Vital),
  • Ross Eadie (Mynarski) and
  • Jenny Gerbasi (Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry).

In the wide-open council races, the Labour Council endorsed:

  • Dan Vandal's former assistant Matt Allard as a candidate in St. Boniface,
  • restauranteur Sachit Mehra to run for the vacancy in St. Norbert and
  • Stefan Jonasson in St. James-Brooklands.

Incumbents Vandal, Justin Swandel and Scott Fielding are not running again in their respective wards.

The Labour Council also endorsed:

  • school board chair Suzanne Hrynyk in an expected Old Kildonan race against Coun. Devi Sharma,
  • Evan Comstock in an attempt to unseat Coun. Jeff Browaty in North Kildonan,
  • Jason Schreyer in an Elmwood-East Kildonan contest against Coun. Thomas Steen and
  • Ray Ulasy in an expected Transcona race against Coun. Russ Wyatt.

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Updated on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 5:10 PM CDT: Tweaks description of Allard.

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