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.


Robert Cairns, Manitoba Forward, Southdale

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Audrey Gordon, Progressive Conservative, Southdale

I am the mother of two sons and, together with my husband Winston of 33 years, we co-own a transportation company. I have worked in the health care system and government for over 25 years. From coaching mini soccer to serving on several health and long-term care organization boards to volunteering with Siloam Mission and the Arthur Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice, I am committed to building capacity in communities through volunteerism. I hope that I am able to serve the people of South...

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Spencer Duncanson, Liberal, Southdale

Spencer Duncanson has spent his career teaching and mentoring successive generations. He has served the community by serving on numerous boards and various committees. He is the co-founder of the Little Opera Company, one of the first chamber opera companies in Canada.

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Katherine Quinton, Green, Southdale

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Karen Myshkowsky, New Democratic Party, Southdale

As a community member of Southdale I have a vested interest in making sure that our community thrives and has a strong local voice to represent the constituency. My children have and do attend school in Windsor Park, our family are Southdale Community Center members, and my boy’s hockey teams use the ice at Winakwa all winter. We have a diverse community made up of many newcomers, young families and seniors who are aging in place. It’s essential that services are available across the spectrum...

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