Results, Ridings and Candidates
Selkirk - Interlake
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||222/222 polls|
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Party: Christian Heritage Party of Canada
Birthplace: Portage la Prairie, Man.
Education: Bachelor of science; bachelor of education
Profession: Instructor, English as an additional language
Career Background: Worked in the field of education for more than 20 years. Has worked with industry, business and government to train EAL employees in English. Served as a school board trustee for Charleswood/Tuxedo for 16 years. Served on the Manitoba Association of School Trustees executive.
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthdate: May 19, 1965
Birthplace: Russell, Man.
Education: Holds a diploma in agriculture production and majored in livestock technology at Olds College in Alberta.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Kelly Murray
Children: Cortney, Taylor and Cassidy
Career Background: Worked for the Red River Feedlot in Sanford, Man. as the animal health foreman and was responsible for the animal health program. In 1987, worked for the Interlake Livestock and Forage Improvement Association as manager for Gunton Bull test station. In 1996, started IBG Global Livestock, a livestock exporting company and Cattlest Services, a consulting company. From spring of 2000 to May 2003 ran Cattlest Services and exported dairy cattle to the U.S., Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the occasional truckload to Mexico. In May 2003, after the start of the BSE crisis, was hired by the Manitoba Crop Insurance Corporation as a crop adjuster and sales assistant. Operates a farm in the Teulon area — over 70 cow/calf pairs and 600 acres of deeded and leased pastureland. Served as CEO of the Manitoba Cattle Producers Association. Sat on numerous federal and provincial boards and committees, including the Canadian Cattlemen's Association, the Canadian Cattle Options pilot program, the Western Canada Beef research committee, the national advisory board on Beef Cattle Improvement, the Manitoba Forage Council, the Winnipeg Food and Beverage Council, the Manitoba Safety Council and the Manitoba Red Meats Forum.
Community Activities: Member of the Stonewall Oddfellows and a Member and past director of the Teulon and District Lions Club. Also active in his church.
Federal: Elected in Selkirk-Interlake in 2004 and 2006.
Party: Member of the Conservative party since 1991. Was second vice-president on the riding association executive. Re-elected in January 2004 to the new Conservative party board of directors.
Committee: Chair of the Agriculture and Agri-Food and the subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food. Member of the Liaison committee.
Caucus: Member of the Conservative Caucus.
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Party: Green Party of Canada
Profession: Teacher, writer and environmentalist
Career Background: Currently teaches English to new Canadians in Winnipeg and works as a consultant with Manitoba’s diversity and intercultural training program. Previously taught multiple subjects in the public school system. Has also worked as a nanny on a Caribbean island, driven an ambulance, worked for the RCMP and run an environmental non-profit organization.
Community Activities: Has worked to defend aboriginal land claims. Protested and/or made presentations to the public and various levels of government on issues such as the Security and Prosperity Partnership, Waverley West, rapid transit, Lake Winnipeg, air quality, pesticide use, hog barns, genetically engineered food and human rights.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthplace: Marquette, Man.
Profession: In the field of personal care
Community Activities: On the fundraising committee of the Arcane Horizon Inc., which is a non-profit organization that supports people with disabilities in the community. Runs a foster home with his partner Nikki.
Phone: (204) 988-9540
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Education: Bachelor of administration degree, and a Manitoba municipal administrator's certificate
Profession: Self-employed accountant; worked for the City of Selkirk for 23 years
Career Background: Past president of the Selkirk and district labour council for 15 years; past executive vice-president of the Manitoba Federation of Labour for 15 years; past president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 336; member of the board of directors of the Selkirk and District Chamber of Commerce.
Community Activities: Volunteer for the Selkirk Waterfront Development Committee, the Selkirk and St. Andrews regional library board and foundation, and the Ruth Hooker school target reading program.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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