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About Selkirk--Interlake--Eastman

Winnipeg Free Press
Oct 9 5:24 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

Robert A. Smith, New Democratic Party NDP

I am a socially and environmentally conscious family person, dedicated to helping people especially those who are disadvantaged. I have a Masters Degree in Social Work but my career spanned various services including Community Development, Child and Family Services (including being seconded to a First Nations CFS agency) and Rural Development with the Department of Agriculture, My wife and I are currently beekeepers. We live a modest lifestyle and are both involved in activities helping others ...

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James Bezan, Conservative Party of Canada CON

I was first elected in 2004 and over the course of my parliamentary career, I have been a strong advocate for rural communities and the agricultural sector. I have chaired the standing committees for Agriculture and Agri-Food, Environment, and National Defence. I fought strongly for marketing freedom for Western Canadian farmers and ending the long-gun registry. I have also been heavily involved in leveraging over $35 million for protecting Lake Winnipeg and Lake Manitoba. I served as Parliament...

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Ian Kathwaroon, People's Party of Canada PPC

I was born in Ontario to two immigrant parents. I have lived in several places in Ontario as well as The Netherlands for some time while growing up. My family moved to Winnipeg’s north-end when I was a young teenager. I attended Tec Voc high school followed by the University of Winnipeg to study education. My career led me into specializing in behaviour and addictions, which I remained passionate about as I was able to help many youth and adults. I also ran my own counseling agency for sev...

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Detlev Regelsky, Liberal Party of Canada LIB

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Wayne James, Green Party of Canada GRN

In the political realm I am a Social Democrat, in the old style of Tommy Douglas where the first consideration was the truth that, "I am my brothers keeper". We all share this world together, and when we work collectively to common purpose we are capable of greatness. The problem as I see it is that we have ignored or possibly forgotten that we are on a living planet. That in a nut shell is the "Green", part of my thinking. We are not only our brothers keeper we are the keeper of the planet. ...

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