Portage la Prairie


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.


Ian Wishart, Progressive Conservative, Portage la Prairie

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Charles Huband, Liberal, Portage la Prairie

I am a long term resident of Winnipeg, but comfortable in Manitoba communities such as Portage la Prairie. I have been involved in civic and provincial politics when otherwise not engaged in politics while a judge. My best achievement were as a founding person in establishing Prairie Theatre Exchange, and Westminster Housing Society, both of which are lasting institutions

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Andrew Podolecki, New Democratic Party, Portage la Prairie

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