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.


Eddie Hendrickson, Independent, Wolseley

Hello my name is Eddie James Hendrickson I have a soon to be wife and two children one is two and a half and one is one and a half there names are flower and my boy is dreamwever I live in Central area and proud Winnipeger

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Elizabeth Hildebrand, Progressive Conservative, Wolseley

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Shandi Strong, Liberal, Wolseley

In the 2016 provincial election, I became the first openly transgender person in western Canada to run for public office. My many appearances in public and the media regarding transgender issues arguably make me the most well-known transgender person in Winnipeg. The many struggles and profound decisions I’ve faced have imparted a new-found level of confidence and personal strength, allowing me to find my voice and work to make a difference for others in the world through advocacy in the field o...

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Lisa Naylor, New Democratic Party, Wolseley

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David Nickarz, Green, Wolseley

I live in West Broadway where I have worked and volunteered in the community for many years. I am a small business owner, renovating and retrofitting houses. I am a board member for the West Broadway Community Organization and I have volunteered on behalf of ocean, forest, and animal protection.

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