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Who should be Winnipeg's next mayor?


Winnipeggers will go to the polls in the next civic election on Oct. 22, 2014. You have a year to decide who you want to run this city. With all the scandals brewing on Main Street, is it time for a change? Does that matter to you?

Dave Angus

Current job: President, Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

Comment: Waiting for comment.

Brian Bowman

Current job: Business and Privacy Lawyer

Comment: "I am seriously considering running."

Scott Fielding

Current job: City councillor, St. James-Brooklands ward

Comment: "You know, I'm seriously considering it right now."

Paula Havixbeck

Current job: City councillor, Charleswood-Tuxedo ward

Comment: "I'm seriously considering it."

Paul Jordan

Current job: Chief operating officer, The Forks Renewal Corp.

Comment: "No comment."

Sam Katz

Current job: Current mayor, City of Winnipeg

Comment: Says he will decide in the new year if he is going to run.

Theresa Oswald

Current job: Manitoba minister of jobs and the economy

Comment: Oswald said on Oct. 28, 2013, that she has been "approached by a variety of groups and individuals," but she does not plan to run for mayor.

"I am focused on my new portfolio and look forward to working with the City of Winnipeg and municipalities across Manitoba to ensure we keep growing our economy and creating good jobs that will keep our young people working here at home," she said in a statement.

Gord Steeves

Current job: Lawyer

Comment: Announced on Oct. 28, 2013, that he is running for mayor in 2014 election.

Justin Swandel

Current job: City councillor, St. Norbert ward

Comment: Won't say yet.

Judy Wasylycia-Leis

Current job: Former member of Parliament, Winnipeg North

Comment:: Says she is considering it, she ran in the last civic election and lost to Katz.