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.


Arnold Flett, Progressive Conservative, Keewatinook

I currently serve as a counsellor in the area of mental health and treatment services in Northern Manitoba. I also have extensive experience working with members of my community as a band manager, board member, and workshop facilitator.

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Jason Harper, Liberal, Keewatinook

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Ian Bushie, New Democratic Party, Keewatinook

My name is Ian Bushie and I am a member of the Hollow Water First Nation based on the eastern shore of Lake Winnipeg. I have served my community as chief, councilor, community program director and chairperson of various boards and committees. I have operated my own business in Hollow Water for over 20 years and currently employ 9 community members full time. I am an experienced negotiator and facilitator and pride myself on being a role model for members of our nation. I welcome the opport...

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