November 14, 2019

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VOTER TOOLKIT

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.

Candidates

Blair Yakimoski, Progressive Conservative, Transcona

Many of your readers in Transcona already know me as the local neighborhood grocer who decided to get involved and work for the community. Following my 30 year career in grocery management I was successfully elected as the first ever Progressive Conservative MLA for our amazing community of Transcona.

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Nello Altomare, New Democratic Party, Transcona

I'M A LIFELONG TRANSCONA RESIDENT THAT STILL RESIDES IN THE COMMUNITY. MY WIFE AND I ARE PARENTS OF TWO UNIVERSITY AGE CHILDREN AND WE ARE MEMBERS OF TRANSCONA MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH. I WAS A TEACHER AND SCHOOL PRINCIPAL IN THE RIVER EAST TRANSCONA SCHOOL DIVISION.

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Dylan Bekkering, Liberal, Transcona

I was born and raised in Winnipeg. I live with my husband, 2 dogs and a cat. I enjoy camping and spending time outdoors. I love this great province of Manitoba and everything it has to offer - from the diverse people to the beautiful lakes.

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