Gord Steeves officially steps into Winnipeg mayoral race

Former Winnipeg city Coun. Gord Steeves has made his mayoral hopes official.
Former Winnipeg city Coun. Gord Steeves walks with his wife and supporters on the way to city hall to file his nomination papers to become a mayoralty candidate. (Sean Kavanagh/CBC)

Former Winnipeg city Coun. Gord Steeves has made his mayoral hopes official.

Followed by a stream of supporters, Steeves arrived at city hall Friday morning to file his nomination papers.

Supporters of Gord Steeves file into city hall as he submits his nomination papers on Friday. (Sean Kavanagh/CBC)

He represented the St. Vital ward from 2000 to 2011, when he left council to launch an unsuccessful run for provincial politics.

Steeves is the second candidate to declare. Blogger Gordon Warren filed his papers on Thursday.

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