Results, Ridings and Candidates
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||149/149 polls|
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Education: Graduate of Keewatin Community College
Profession: Small business owner
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Dawn
Children: Three daughters and one son
Career Background: Professional experience includes logging, working as a hunting and fishing guide and as a building construction teacher at Barrenlands First Nation. Currently owns and operates Lazy Bear Lodge and Café on Hudson Bay.
Community Activities: On the board of the Churchill Economic Development Association, is involved with the Churchill Chamber of Commerce and the Manitoba Lodges and Outfitters Association.
Municipal: Defeated in the 2006 Churchill mayoral election.
Po Box 1087
The Pas, Man.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Birthdate: Aug. 6, 1976
Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Ont.
Education: Health-care aide certificate from the University College of the North.
Profession: Health-care aide, breastfeeding support worker
Marital Status: Divorced
Children: Two sons
Career Background: Worked as a home-care attendant in Flin Flon before becoming a stay-at-home-mother for a number of years. Currently working as both a health-care aide and a breastfeeding support worker in the Nor-Man Region. Local volunteer leader for an internationally recognized breastfeeding support group.
Community Activities: Was a member of the board for the Regional Multicultural Youth Council of Northwestern Ontario. Worked with at-risk and street youth and with inmates at a local penitentiary. Volunteers with a breastfeeding peer support group. Has been on the local breastfeeding friendly initiative committee for seven years and has sat on the local advisory board for Best Beginnings: Baby & Me.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthdate: March 20, 1962
Birthplace: Norway House, Man.
Education: Degree in theatre and history from the University of Winnipeg.
Career Background: Prior to entering politics, she starred in the CBC television series North of 60.
Community Activities: Participated in public education initiatives and was active in the development of a visioning committee towards creating a suicide prevention program. Has been awarded the Order of Manitoba and an Aboriginal Achievement Award.
Federal: Elected in this riding in 2006.
Cabinet: Special Advisor for Aboriginal Outreach. Previously served as Public Health Critic and Heritage Critic.
Committee: Member of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthplace: Thompson, Man.
Education: Bachelor of Arts in global political economy, University of Manitoba. Master of Arts at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Ottawa. PhD candidate in peace and conflict studies at the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at the University of Manitoba.
Profession: University lecturer; researcher in the area of Aboriginal social justice.
Career Background: Has lectured in sociology and has lectured in politics and ethics with the Aboriginal Self-Government Administration Program at Manitoba's University College of the North. Lectured in Business Administration for the University College of the North for Fox Lake Cree Nation in Gillam, Man.
Community Activities: Chair of the Thompson Crisis Centre Board. Active in the Greek community in Manitoba. Volunteered at the 2007 Manitoba Indigenous Summer Games in Thompson.
Federal: Defeated in Churchill in 2006.
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