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.
We’ll then show you how the candidates’ positions compare to yours.
If a party’s position doesn’t appear on the scale below, their candidate did not respond to the question.
The provincial government says consolidating Winnipeg’s six acute care hospitals down to three will improve overall medical care for patients. Is that the right move?
Not a good idea
How much control should the provincial government have over the operations of Crown corporations like Manitoba Public Insurance and Manitoba Hydro?
Not much say
The Pallister government plans to eliminate the deficit by 2022. Should balancing the books be a priority?
In Budget 2019, the provincial government spent approximately $350 million on highways. The construction industry says we need to invest more. Is $350 million the right amount?
Way too little
A little under
A little too much
Way too muchPC
There have been calls to install safe consumption and/or injection sites in Manitoba, so that people with addictions can consume or inject drugs in a space with medical supervision and more readily available access to addiction services. Are these sites a good idea?
A good idea
A bad ideaPC
How important is it for the provincial government to take steps to address climate change?
Will a carbon tax influence consumer behaviour, such as encouraging people to drive less or make their homes more efficient?
I would rather have more money in my pocket through tax cuts than have the provincial government increase spending on public services.
Manitoba’s K-12 education system is currently undergoing a review of curriculum and spending models. How much control should school boards have when it comes to making education budgets?
How much do you consider a candidate’s personal history - before they entered politics - when deciding who to vote for?
Not at all
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.
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Profession: Department Administrator - Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba
Education:Completed High School in Winnipeg and hold a Pharmacy Technician Diploma from Robertson College.
What is the biggest issue facing your community, and how would you address it?Residents in the Burrows are worried about lowing taxes, increasing crime in their neighbourhood and safety for their families. I am prepared to work local organizations, all levels of governments and with local police to see how we can solve the crime problem and community concerns. The PC party is committed to bringing our province back on track in terms of financial stabilization and public safety and will work to grow our economy by encouraging investment into our private sector.
Why did you decide to run for office?Manitoba and Canada has given so much to me. As an immigrant who came to this country with nothing in her pocket, this province had welcomed me with open arms, enabling me to have opportunities I would have never had back in India. I am running to give back. I want to give back to the province that has been so good to my family and I. That is why I am running to be the MLA for Burrows in that I can give back to a unique community that offers so much to its residents and future citizens.
Manitoba is marking its 150th anniversary next year. Suggest one way we can make it a memorable occasion.It would be great to see residents from all corners of Manitoba getting together for the celebrations.
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