River Heights


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.


Susan Boulter, Progressive Conservative, River Heights

During my 35-year career with the Provincial Government, I was the Director of Driver and Vehicle Licensing, Chief Operating Officer of Materials Distribution Agency, and finally, Chief Operating Officer of the Vital Statistics Agency leading up to my retirement. I enjoyed the challenge of improving service standards and providing Manitobans with better service. I have volunteered since I was 14, and now serve on the Law Society Board, the Vulnerable Persons’ Panel and the Reh-fit Foundation. If...

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Nathan Zahn, Green, River Heights

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Jonathan Niemczak, New Democratic Party, River Heights

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Jon Gerrard, Liberal, River Heights

My partner Naomi and I have three children and three grandchildren. Naomi is a registered nurse involved in palliative care. She is also a talented artist. Naomi and I both enjoy being physically active - playing tennis, swimming, running, cross-country and downhill skiing and canoeing. We live in River Heights, and enjoy the treed streets, the friendly and caring community, and the quick access to the many cultural, artistic and sporting events in Winnipeg.

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