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.


Rochelle Squires, Progressive Conservative, Riel

It’s been the honour of a lifetime to serve as the MLA for Riel. I love living in Riel and enjoy when my constituents say hello when I am out walking my dogs or out for my morning run. I’m married to Daniel, a small business owner in Riel. I’m a proud mother and have two adorable grandsons! I raised two sons while putting myself through school, and 12 years ago, became a stepmom to three wonderful daughters. In my spare time I enjoy being outdoors and am an avid runner and hiker.

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Roger Schellenberg, Green, Riel

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Mike Moyes, New Democratic Party, Riel

I am the proud father of two kids, Landon (11) and Nyah (9) whom I am raising with my lovely wife, Michelle. We have lived in Riel for the past 12 years and are proud to be part of such a wonderful community. I currently remain active by taking Taekwondo at Greendell Park Community Centre along with my son, Landon and I previously was a member of the University of Manitoba Bison Track and Field Team. I have also coached numerous youth sports over the years including: basketball, volleyball, trac...

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Neil Johnston, Liberal, Riel

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