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Naylor brings history of activism to politics

Lisa Naylor is running for election in Wolseley under the New Democratic Party banner.

PHOTO BY JUSTIN LUSCHINSKI

Lisa Naylor is running for election in Wolseley under the New Democratic Party banner.

Lisa Naylor has lived in Wolseley for over 20 years. She said her experience as a school board trustee gives her a unique perspective on what Winnipeg children need as she contests the Wolselely seat on behalf of the New Democratic Party.

“In the past year, (the Progressive Conservatives) put a cap on how much the school division could charge with property taxation,” Naylor said. “Without that money, we weren’t able to hire a school psychologist. Some families are waiting three to five years for an autism assessment.”

Naylor was elected as the Winnipeg School Division’s Ward 4 Trustee in 2014, serving in multiple roles and advocating for Winnipeg students. As trustee, Naylor introduced a policy that was protective and inclusive to trans, non-binary, queer and two spirited students in the division.

Naylor said she got into politics because she wanted more representation for residents in her riding.

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Lisa Naylor has lived in Wolseley for over 20 years. She said her experience as a school board trustee gives her a unique perspective on what Winnipeg children need as she contests the Wolselely seat on behalf of the New Democratic Party.

"In the past year, (the Progressive Conservatives) put a cap on how much the school division could charge with property taxation," Naylor said. "Without that money, we weren’t able to hire a school psychologist. Some families are waiting three to five years for an autism assessment."

Naylor was elected as the Winnipeg School Division’s Ward 4 Trustee in 2014, serving in multiple roles and advocating for Winnipeg students. As trustee, Naylor introduced a policy that was protective and inclusive to trans, non-binary, queer and two spirited students in the division.

Naylor said she got into politics because she wanted more representation for residents in her riding.

"I’ve seen how mental health care has been downloaded to the school system. The province hasn’t been taking responsibility. We need people like me, who’ve been involved  with schools ... Who represent the real diverse interests in Manitoba."

Naylor is an activist who’s worked in social services and community health organizations for over 30 years. She started her career as a street outreach working in Toronto.

She’s running to replace NDP Wolseley MLA Rob Altemeyer, who has retired from provincial politics.

Shandi Strong (Lib.) and David Nickarz (Green Party) are also running in Wolseley. At press time, no candidate had been declared for the Progressive Conservatives.

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