Manitoba is a conservative province


The Manitoba Progressive Conservative Party presented a full list of 57 candidates in the 1995 provincial election. Thirty-one of these candidates were elected, giving the party its second consecutive majority rule. Many candidates have their own bio pages; You can find information on others here.

McGee is from Beausejour, Manitoba, and was a self-employed contractor. He received 1,266 votes (17.99%) and finished second against Doug Martindale, incumbent of the New Democratic Party. After the election, he was tasked with establishing a regional health agency and was a board member of the North Eastman Health Association from 2000-01.[1][2]

McMurren is a small business owner and former councilor in Rockwood, a rural town outside Winnipeg.[3] He was first elected in 1989 and served until 2002. In 2006 he was elected as a councilor in Pinawa.

In 1995, McMurren suggested that the Winnipeg city government redevelop the quarry areas for the 1999 Pan American Games and then turn the site over to Rockwood (which would not add to the total cost). The Winnipeg councilors who worked on the proposal were described as "far from impressed".[4]

McMurren not only ran for provincial legislation in 1995, but also sought the nomination of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada for Selkirk-Interlake in the 1997 general election. He finished third against Reid Kelner; Felix Holtmann came second.[5] He later served on the boards of directors of Ensis Management, Inc., the Manitoba Film Classification Board, Community Futures Winnipeg River, and the Manitoba Triathlon.[6]

choice division party voices %. place winner
1989 town, Rockwood Alderman, Ward One n / A not listed not listed not listed self
1992 city, Rockwood Alderman, Ward One n / A not listed not listed not listed self
1995 town, Rockwood Alderman, Ward One n / A 426 58,84 1/3 self
1995 province Elm wood Progressive conservative 2,552 31.73 2/3 Jim Maloway, New Democratic Party
1998 town, Rockwood Alderman, Ward One n / A 241 ? 1 /?[7]self
2006 city, Pinawa City council n / A 619 23.46 1/6 himself, Karla Elcock, Lynn Patterson and Lloyd Rattai

Riddle was born into a Métis family in Eddystone, Manitoba and has been an active member of the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) for many years. She was vice president of the Winnipeg region of the money market fund from 1986 to 1993 and has been the region's director ever since. She was re-elected for a third term in 2000. Riddle chairs Métis Rights and the Métis Nation Agenda within the MMF and represents Manitoba on the Métis Rights Panel of the Métis National Council. She has also worked with the MMF Unemployment Insurance Commission and on Canada's Aboriginal Economic Development Strategy. From 2005 she works with the Residential Tenancies Office of the Province of Manitoba.

Riddle received 578 votes (11.77%) in 1995 and finished third against the incumbent New Democratic Party, George Hickes.

Kennedy was born in Princess Harbor on Lake Winnipeg. He began his community political career as Mayor of Long Body Creek and President of the Northern Association of Community Councils. Kennedy took the MACC out of debt within a year of becoming its leader. He is a Native Canadian and has a long history of actively raising awareness of Native American problems.

He first campaigned for the Manitoba legislature in a by-election to replace Elijah Harper, which took place on September 21, 1993. He received 614 votes and finished third against the new Democrat Eric Robinson. In 1995 he finished third again against Robinson and received 619 votes (13.98%). Kennedy criticized both the progressive Conservatives and the New Democratic Party in handling northern affairs in Manitoba.

In June 2005, Kennedy was named director of the Pauingassi First Nation office of Southeast Child and Family Services. Since assuming this position, he has drawn attention to solvent abuse in young children and proposed a contact program to the federal and state governments.

Bueckert is a small business owner in Winnipeg and a co-owner of Randonne Tours Ltd.[8] He received 2,372 votes (26.71%) and finished second against New Democratic Party candidate Daryl Reid.

Steve Place received 1,226 votes (17.49%) and finished third against the incumbent New Democratic Party, Becky Barrett. The President of the Manitoba Historical Society from 2002 to 2004 was named Steve Place; This can be the same person.[9]

References [edit]

  1. ^"Doug Martindale, addressing the Manitoba Legislative Assembly". Hansard, 2.-36., Volume 56. Archived from the original on 04/07/2014. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
  2. ^North Eastman Health Association: Annual Report: 2000-01 Archived 2007-05-07 on the Wayback Machine, p. 6., accessed February 26, 2007.
  3. ^In a 1998 report, he is listed as the owner of a hairdressing business. Steve Pona, Business Watch, Winnipeg Free PressFebruary 4, 1998, B6.
  4. ^Nick Martin, “Rockwood Asks City for Giveaway”, Winnipeg Free PressNovember 15, 1995, A8.
  5. ^"Kelner gets Tory nod", Winnipeg Free PressOctober 25, 1996, A14.
  6. ^Tracy Tjaden, “Film panel for monitoring film trailers, advertisements”, Winnipeg Free PressMarch 7, 2000, A3; Via Community Futures Winnipeg River[permanent dead link], accessed September 15, 2007; Triathlon Manitoba News 2007, accessed September 15, 2007.
  7. ^Rockwood councilors are not elected in a single “overall department,” but rather in six departments with only one member. The Winnipeg Free Press listed all candidates in alphabetical order when the 1998 results were printed. This makes it impossible to determine which candidates were running in which departments. McMullen was not elected by acclamation.
  8. ^Mike Ward, Winnipeg Free PressFebruary 12, 1994; Tony Davis, "Summer’s Bore-Busters", Winnipeg Free PressAugust 9, 1994.
  9. ^Manitoba Historical Society - Keywords, Volume 36, No. 6, August / September 2004, accessed July 13, 2009.