St. James


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.


Michelle Richard, Progressive Conservative, St. James

I am a passionate advocate for strong, mature communities like St James. I see them as the future of our City and we need to fight to keep them strong, safe and getting a Return on Investment. I grew up in Flin Flon, MB. I am a very proud mom of a 22 yr old daughter. I've been in Winnipeg for over 20 years where I have enjoyed working for the Province of Manitoba in municipal finance, the City of Winnipeg as the City's long range planner and the University of Manitoba as their Executive Director...

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Jeff Buhse, Green, St. James

I have worked at the University of Manitoba for over 10 years where I have become an expert in document accessibility. I spent many years in the Scouting movement, both as a youth and as a leader, and was the North American representative on the Lutheran World Federation Working Group on Climate Justice which had me attend several United Nations climate change conferences, including COP21 in Paris, 2015, to witness the signing of the Paris Agreement. My wife of 11 years runs a small manufacturin...

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Bernd Hohne, Liberal, St. James

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Adrien Sala, New Democratic Party, St. James

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