The Free Press invited all provincial 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 MLA.

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


Eileen Clarke, Progressive Conservative, Agassiz

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Liz Clayton, Green, Agassiz

I was an air-force brat, so didn't really settle down until Winnipeg, when I lived in a cottage on Henderson Highway, and later, Old St. Vital. Since 2006, I have been living on 31 acres of wildland just off the Agassiz Escarpment, where my partner and I grow fresh greens all winter in an effective low-energy northern greenhouse.

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Kelly Legaspi, New Democratic Party, Agassiz

I was born in Manila, Philippines, came to Canada in 2000, resided in Winnipeg and worked as a nurse since the day I landed. I am a mother of four. My husband and I raised our children at The Maples. I am a long-time community volunteer and advocate, held many positions in different organizations: founding VP of the Philippine Nurses Association of Manitoba, currently a Board of Director and Secretary for the Filipino Seniors Group of Winnipeg and also a current member of the Governance Committ...

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Hector Swanson, Liberal, Agassiz

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