MANITOBA VOTES 2007

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Claire Walsh is our voter who identified Transportation as her most important election issue. Follow her blog and share your comments with her.

The Green Party

Thursday, May 17, 2007
By Claire Walsh

I have appreciation for the Green Party in the sense that while the lines have been blurred between the other parties (I’m sorry but the NDP is not a so-called ‘socialist experiment’, nor is the PC party robbing from the...

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Thursday, May 17, 2007
By Claire Walsh

I watched the leader debate for about 15 minutes last night (Winnipeg Realtors Assn. – Shaw TV) and there were a few things that I feel are worth comment in reference to keeping our youth from moving out of province....

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Friday, May 11, 2007
By Claire Walsh

I haven’t written on this blog in several days and I was getting increasingly annoyed at myself for even volunteering to do it because all the information coming from the parties was just so... boring. No one needs me to...

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Monday, May 7, 2007
By Claire Walsh

I have to say that the Manitoba Liberals website is the worst one I’ve seen, and I almost wrote them off completely when I visited last week and there wasn’t even a candidate listed for my riding. I was totally...

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Friday, May 4, 2007
By Claire Walsh

‘Seaport’ is not a word people generally associate with Manitoba but, according to an article in MacLean’s Magazine, the idea of a thriving Manitoba seaport being developed in the next 20 years is not unthinkable. The article states that Churchill...

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Thursday, May 3, 2007
By Claire Walsh

“Building Manitoba for all of us” is the fifth commitment on the NDP’s list of seven. New roads and highways is a part of that promise and they recently announced a $6 million investment over the next five years for...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2007
By Claire Walsh

The issue I’ve chosen to report on is transportation. This encompasses improvement of roads, routes, parking, civil and rural infrastructure, and public transit. The following deals with a few issues that directly affect me and/or people I know. In Winnipeg...

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