Manitoba

Former mayors endorse Wasylycia-Leis

Former Winnipeg mayors Bill Norrie and Glen Murray have announced their endorsement of Judy Wasylycia-Leis for the next mayor of Winnipeg.

Former Winnipeg mayors Bill Norrie and Glen Murray have announced their endorsement of Judy Wasylycia-Leis for the next mayor of Winnipeg.

"Judy Wasylycia-Leis brings the leadership, compassion and experience that City Hall needs to make Winnipeg a stronger city," Norrie is quoted as saying in a new release issued by the Wasylycia-Leis camp.

"Judy is a leader with remarkable tenacity and vision and she will make a true difference in the lives of Winnipeg families in every neighbourhood."

Norrie served as mayor of the city from 1979 to 1992. He now serves on a number of boards, including the Winnipeg Foundation and the Winnipeg Arts Advisory Council.

"Judy is a tremendous leader and a woman of remarkable character," said Murray, who was mayor from 1998 to 2004 and is now an MPP in Ontario, representing Toronto Centre."Judy will bring people together to make Winnipeg a city that will be seen as a leader across Canada."

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