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Winnipeg Free Press
Oct 9 5:29 PM 0
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Voting History

Winnipeg South Voting History Chart


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.


Paul Bettess, Green Party of Canada GRN

I grew up in the Winnipeg South Riding. I am married, a father of three children, and now a Grandfather of two young boys. I graduated from the University of Manitoba, was fortunate enough to work at the world rewound as a summer student for three seasons, and one year on Secondment in 2011/2012. I worked for a short while after University at a private Laboratory that analyzed Ultra trace levels of Mercury (Hg), then went on to work for Environment and Climate Change Canada. I enjoy spending ti...

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Mirwais Nasiri, People's Party of Canada PPC

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Melanie Maher, Conservative Party of Canada CON

Melanie and her husband, Jim, are the proud parents to two children, Patrick and Caitlin. Since 2008 Melanie’s family has called Manitoba home. Melanie is passionate about improving her community and has the right experience to represent the residents of Winnipeg South. She wants to be your Member of Parliament to help our government achieve a strong economy, lower taxes, and balanced budgets, so seniors, families and all hardworking Canadians have more money in their pockets at the end of eac...

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Jean-Paul Lapointe, New Democratic Party NDP

I grew up in rural Manitoba, moving to Winnipeg at 17 to study at the University of Manitoba. After university, I moved from my passion of politics and government to my hobby as a career, and went into information technology. I have been married for almost 20 years, and have 4 children, all of who attend public school here in Fort Richmond. I am an active volunteer in Scouts Canada and have participated as a labour activist in my union, the M.G.E.U.

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Terry Duguid, Liberal Party of Canada LIB

I was born and raised in Winnipeg. My early years were spent at the curling rink with my four brothers and my Dad, curler Don Duguid. My mother Georgina showed us how to be compassionate and community-minded citizens, and my grandmother introduced me to people from around the world at the garment factory where she worked. As a boy, I spent a lot of time hiking, camping and learning about wildlife with my uncle John, a Manitoba Conservation officer. These early influences helped me to become a h...

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