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|40/41 polls||Updated: Oct. 5, 2011 9:08 AM EDT|
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Current MLA: Vacant.
Incumbent Doug Martindale, NDP, not seeking re-election.
Riding profile: Created by redistribution in 1957, it formally came into existence in the provincial election of 1958.
Located in the northern part of Winnipeg, the riding is named after Theodore Arthur Burrows, who served as Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba from 1926 to 1929.
The northern boundaries are Inkster Boulevard, Mandalay Drive, Adsum Drive, Jefferson Avenue, Marnie Place, Blechner Drive, Pipeline Road., Beauty Avenue, Watson Street, and Stardust Avenue.
The eastern boundaries are McPhillips Street, Atlantic Avenue, Sinclair Street, Church Avenue, Cairnsmore Street, Mountain Avenue, back to Sinclair Street, Jarvis Avenue, and Arlington Street.
The southern boundary is the CP railway and the eastern boundary is Keewatin Street.
The riding has shifted due to the 2008 boundary changes. It now includes a section north of Inkster Boulevard, which was formerly a part of The Maples riding.
- 2007: 50.12 per cent
- 2003: 50.13 per cent
- 1999: 65.63 per cent
Melanie Wight, NDP
- Born in Melita and spent her childhood and adolescence on a farm just outside of Napinka.
- Moved to Winnipeg at age 18.
- Earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Manitoba with a focus in psychology, sociology and criminology.
- Has also attended Red River Community College, where she trained to become a certified youth care worker.
- Has working in the child welfare field since the 1990s, when she began managing an emergency foster home for boys in the North End of Winnipeg.
- For the past 16 years, she has worked for MacDonald Youth Services at a recovery unit for adolescent boys involved in crime.
- Has experience in the corporate world with a local commercial development firm where she worked as corporate asset manager for North America.
- Vice president of the Child and Youth Care Workers Association of Manitoba.
- On the board of directors for the Rehabilitation Centre for Children; acts as the board’s representative to the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation.
Rick Negrych, PC Party
- Has spent several years as a mechanic, a profession he studied at Red River and Assiniboine Colleges.
- Has worked for public and private sector.
- Owner of a company, Triple Service Plus, which builds fences, porches and siding.
- He and wife, Mika, have three children.
Twyla Motkaluk, Liberal
- Has been a Block Parent and a foster parent.
- Worked at Marybound and MacDonald Youth Centres.
- Worked with adults with FASD and mental disabilities.
- Works with survivors of the residential school system.
- Crisis and sexual assault counselor at Klinic.
- Married, two children.
Garett Peepeetch, Green Party
- Works as general contractor and employee for non-profit organizations in the development and maintenance of residential housing and commercial spaces.
- Projects included the Red Road Lodge and accommodations for at-risk youth, people on social assistance and disabled people.
- Has worked and volunteered for many of the businesses and art galleries in the exchange district, helping to strengthen and maintain the strong culture in the downtown Winnipeg.
Frank Komarniski, Communist Party of Canada
- Outside city worker for 18 years and is a member of CUPE 500.
- Born in Ste. Rose du Lac and grew up in Thompson.
- Moved to Winnipeg in 1982.
Results from 2007 provincial election
Percentage of votes cast
- 2003: Doug Martindale (NDP) defeated Liberal Tony Sanchez by 2,752 votes.
- 1999: Doug Martindale (NDP) defeated Liberal Mike Babinski by 3,301 votes.
- 1995: Doug Martindale (NDP) defeated PC Bill McGee by 3,482 votes.
- 1990: Doug Martindale (NDP) defeated incumbent Liberal William Chornopyski by 2,150 votes.
- 1988: William Chornopyski (Liberal) defeated NDP Doug Martindale by 109 votes.
- 1986: Conrad Santos (NDP) defeated Independent William Chornopyski by 2,110 votes. Chornopyski became a Liberal for the 1988 election.
- 1981: Conrad Santos (NDP) defeated PC Mary Shore by 3,506 votes.
- 1977: Ben Hanuschak (NDP) defeated PC Ken Alyuia by 2,415 votes.
- 1973: Ben Hanuschak (NDP) defeated Doug Krochuk by 4,233 votes.
- 1969: Ben Hanuschak (NDP), first elected in 1966, defeated PC W.M. Swystun by 2,101 votes.