Results, Ridings and Candidates
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||154/154 polls|
Unofficial results were updated at the time shown following judicial recounts in six ridings. For more recent results, visit Elections Canada. The CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external sites. External links will open in a new window.View these results in the interactive map »
- Ray Larkin
- Frank Komarniski
- Catharine Johannson
- Marcelle Marion
- Judy Wasylycia-Leis (Incumbent)
- Roger Poisson
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Man.
Profession: Retired rail worker
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Betty
Children: Two children
Career Background: Worked for Canadian Pacific Railway for 36 years, starting as a machinist and eventually becoming a production supervisor.
Party: Communist Party of Canada
Birthplace: St. Rose du Lac, Man.
Children: Four children
Career Background: Has worked for the City of Winnipeg for the last 14 years and is a member of CUPE Local 500.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: Has a degree in economics and Spanish from the University of Manitoba.
Profession: Book publisher and accountant
Career Background: Co-founded Hybrid Publishing Co-operative Ltd., a north end book publishing co-operative that produces social commentary and analysis in 2001.
Community Activities: Authored several one-act plays which have been produced in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Toronto.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthdate: Jan. 21, 1951
Birthplace: St. Pierre, Man.
Education: BA in Latin philosphy, graduate degree in law.
Marital Status: Divorced
Children: Two daughters - Shannon and Jocelyne
Career Background: Currently working in environmental, international and administrative law. Worked as a community development planner for the City of Winnipeg; with new immigrant organizations, women’s groups and arts and culture for the Department of Secretary of State; for Employment and Immigration Canada developing projects and strategies in employment creation and development; and for Pathways to Success, an aboriginal and federal government agreement with a goal to devolve labour market training to aboriginal people. Following her law degree, worked as a magistrate at the Manitoba provincial court and as a criminal law policy researcher with the Department of Justice of the Manitoba government. Also practised law in the Northwest Territories.
Community Activities: Former member of the Resident Association of Old St. Boniface, Reseau Action Femmes, the Manitoba Metis Federation and helped found Kinew Metis Local in the early 1990s. Also a member of Elezar Goulet Local. Participated in the national organization on Post-education and Training Opportunities for Women and sat on the Equality Standing Committee of the Canadian Bar Association. Currently a board member of the Youville Clinic and a member of Native Orchid Conservation Inc.
521 Stiles St.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthdate: Aug. 10, 1951
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ont.
Education: Holds an honours BA in political science and French from the University of Waterloo and an MA in political science from Carleton University.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Ron
Children: Joe and Nick
Career Background: Started out as a parliamentary intern in the House of Commons in 1976. Was the federal NDP women's organizer from 1977 to 1980 and the executive assistant to then-NDP leader Ed Broadbent from 1980 to 1982. From 1982 to 1985, was the co-ordinator of then-premier Howard Pawley's secretariat and executive council policy group for the Manitoba government. From 1985 to 1986, was co-ordinator of the women's directorate of the government of Manitoba.
Community Activities: Former co-chair of Choices, Manitoba's social justice coalition, and is involved with numerous other community organizations. Is a member of Christmas L.I.T.E. (Local Investment Towards Employment), an active member in Coalition for Children to Live in the Community, the Manitoba Coalition to Save Home Care and the Medicare Alert Coalition.
Provincial: Was a candidate in Ontario in 1977 and in the 1980 byelection; was defeated in 1981. First elected in Manitoba in 1986, re-elected in 1988 and 1990. Resigned as an MLA in August 1993.
Federal: Defeated in Winnipeg North in 1993. Elected in Winnipeg North Centre in 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2006.
Party: Active in the executive of the NDP since 1974. Over the past three years has served as president of the Winnipeg North Federal NDP Constituency Association and the Manitoba NDP Council of Federal Ridings.
Cabinet: In April 1986, was Manitoba's minister of Culture, Heritage and Recreation. Was also minister responsible for the Status of Women and the minister charged with the administration of the Manitoba Lotteries Foundation Act.
Committee: Member: Standing Committee on Health. Former member: Standing Committee on Finance; Citizenship and Immigration; and Public Accounts.
Caucus: Chair of the federal New Democratic Party of Canada Caucus. In Manitoba from 1988 to 1990, was critic for Family Services and the Status of Women. From 1990 to 1993, was critic for Health; NDP deputy leader, former critic for: Health; Citizenship and Immigration; Seniors. Critic for: Finance, Public Accounts, Crown Corporations, Status of Women. Former deputy caucus chair.
Party: People's Political Power Party of Canada
Birthdate: April 13, 1943
Birthplace: Valleyfield, Que.
Education: Completed Grade 9
Career Background: Worked nine years for the S.S. Kresge Company.
107 Marion St.
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