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About Churchill-Keewatinook Aski

Winnipeg Free Press
Oct 9 4:12 PM 0
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VOTER TOOLKIT

The Free Press invited all federal candidates to fill out a questionnaire about themselves, the issues affecting their communities, and what they hope to achieve in office.

Ten questions on the issues: Find out how your opinions compare with the candidates hoping to become your next MP.

The candidates, as people: Would-be MPs introduce themselves to you and describe their backgrounds, what made them decide to run in this election, and how they hope to solve the problems facing your community.

Candidates

Judy Klassen, Liberal Party of Canada LIB

I grew up in St. Theresa Point, a remote fly-in community in Churchill - Keewatinook Aski and was the second First Nation woman ever elected to the Manitoba Legislative Assembly. In this role I represented the people of Keewatinook and advocated for the issues that matter to northern Manitoba communities: families, housing, healthcare, and clean drinking water. I am a third-generation entrepreneur and opened a business that created jobs for Manitobans in the North, where few opportunities exis...

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Ralph McLean, Green Party of Canada GRN

I was born in The Pas, Manitoba, and grew up on an acreage where his parents owned a road construction business that serviced Northern Manitoba. I am Indigenous (Metis) and my mother is full status Rocky Cree. Ralph's hobbies include local, northern and military history, and he enjoys writing articles for the The Pas Opasquia Times on local historical events. He spends his spare time researching those that have gone before us, and has created a cemetery database of thousands of pioneers and ci...

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Ken Klyne, People's Party of Canada PPC

My wife just retired after 29 years as an educator, all in Manitoba. I followed and worked at quite a variety of jobs,from ranching and logging, stope miner underground, diamond drilling(surface), outfitting and prospecting through it all. I am pro resource extraction, especially mining. It is part of the technological future, creates wealth and brings huge benefits to the whole country. Married with 2 boys, my oldest boys fiance, 2 grand sons and one more on the way.

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Cyara Bird, Conservative Party of Canada CON

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Niki Ashton, New Democratic Party NDP

Born and raised in Thompson, in our North. I am a proud graduate of RDParker Collegiate, of the University of Manitoba and Carleton University. I live in Thompson with my family. I am proud to have had the honour of representing our region in Parliament and I am seeking the opportunity to do so again. I fundamentally believe in the pursuit of social, environmental and economic justice for all.

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