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.


Sophie Brant-Murenzi, New Democratic Party, Roblin

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Myrna Driedger, Progressive Conservative, Roblin

I’m currently honoured to serve as the Speaker of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly. I’ve previously worked as a Registered Nurse as well as a leader in the area of missing and exploited children. I was a founder and Board Member of the Nellie McClung Foundation, and was the first Manitoban to chair the Canadian Region of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians.

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Michael Bazak, Liberal, Roblin

I am honest, educated and will prioritize constituents over party. I have supported all three major parties and have voted for the policies of the day and against the arrogance that tends to befall majority governments. I will vote for policies that offer incremental improvement to the constituents of Roblin.

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Kevin Nichols, Green, Roblin

Kevin Nichols is a lifelong resident of Winnipeg, and along with his wife and three kids has called Charleswood home for over 27 years. Kevin attended Lakewood Elementary, Hedges Junior High and John Taylor Collegiate. After transferring from the University of Manitoba to Red River College, Kevin graduated with an Honours Degree in Health and Safety. A career public servant, Kevin has spent the majority of his career serving the people of Winnipeg. He spent his first twenty-four years at Winnip...

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