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Municipal elections are taking place across Manitoba on October 24th

Local government policies are important to your business, so CFIB surveyed candidates to determine where they stand on key business issues including taxation, sustainable spending, and red tape reduction. 

Candidate Responses:

City of Winnipeg:

Mayor:

Councillor: Charleswood - Tuxedo

Councillor: Daniel McIntyre

  • Josh Brandon
  • Cindy Gilroy
  • Miah Sarowar

Councillor: Elmwood - East Kildonan

Councillor: Fort Rouge - East Fort Garry

  • Peter Koroma
  • Stephanie Meilleur
  • Jeff Palmer
  • Sherri Rollins
  • Bryanna Spina
  • Michael Thompson - View Response
  • Harry Wolbert

Councillor: Mynarski

  • David Capar
  • Ross Eadie
  • Greg Littlejohn
  • Michael Wiens - View Response

Councillor: North Kildonan

  • Jeff Browaty
  • Andrew Podolecki

Councillor: Old Kildonan

Councillor: Point Douglas

Councillor: River Heights

Councillor: St. Boniface

  • Matt Allard
  • Marcel Boille

Councillor: St. James

Councillor: St. Norbert - Seine River

Councillor: St. Vital

  • Brian Mayes
  • Baljeet Sharma

Councillor: Transcona

  • Alex Allart
  • Basil Evan
  • Shane Geschiere
  • Steven Lipischak
  • Shawn Nason - View Response
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • Raymond Ulasy
  • Wally Welechenko - View Response

Councillor: Waverley West

  • Janice Lukes
City of Brandon:

City of Brandon:

Mayor:

Councillor: Ward 1 - Assiniboine

  • Jeff Fawcett
  • Jeff Plas

Councillor: Ward 2 - Rosser

Councillor: Ward 3 - Victoria

Councillor: Ward 4 - University

Councillor: Ward 5 - Meadows - Waverly

  • John LoRegio
  • Gordon McRae

Councillor: Ward 6 - South Centre

Councillor: Ward 7 - Linden Lanes

  • Shawn Berry

Councillor: Ward 8 - Richmond

  • Ron Brown
  • Ron Cayer

Councillor: Ward 9 - Riverview

  • Brock McEwing
  • Glenn Parker

Councillor: Ward 10 - Green Acres

  • Jan Chaboyer
City of Steinbach:

Mayor:

Councilor:

  • Adam Crookes
  • Cyndy Friesen
  • Bill Hiebert
  • Jake Hiebert
  • Mitesh Kumar - View Response
  • Damian Penner
  • Susan Penner
  • Jac Siemens
  • Alan Wiebe
  • Michael Zwaagstra
City of Thompson:

Mayor:

  • Ryan Brady
  • Penny Byer
  • Ron Matechuk
  • Colleen Smook

Councillor:

  • Adey Adeyemi - View Reponse
  • Paul Beck
  • Godfrey Buhagiar
  • Chiew Chong
  • Earl Colbourne
  • Malanie Cutler
  • Blake Ellis
  • Les Ellsworth
  • Jeff Fountain
  • Tim Gibson
  • Martin Grier
  • Judy Kolada
  • Brian Lundmark
  • Andre Proulx
  • Serena Puranen
  • Dave Tugwood
  • Kathy Valentino
  • Rita Werstroh
  • Duncan Wong
  • Bryan Young
City of Portage la Prairie:

Mayor:

Councillor:

  • Katherine Baer
  • Brent Budz
  • melissa Draycott
  • Mickey Dumont
  • Ryan Espey
  • Brent Froese
  • Sharilyn Knox
  • Preston Meier
  • Wayne Wall
City of Winkler:

Mayor

  • Martin Harder

Councillor:

  • Karina Bueckert
  • Don Cruickshank
  • Don Fehr
  • Jerry Friesen - View Response
  • Andrew Froese
  • Michael Grenier
  • Henry Siemens
  • Zahid Zehri
City of Selkirk:

Mayor

  • Larry Johannson
  • Ian Kathwaroon
  • Teresa Macumber

Councillor:

  • John Buffie
  • Kelly Cook
  • Chris Downey - View Response
  • Lorie Fiddler
  • April Hourie
  • Doug Poirier
  • Darlene Swiderski
  • Kim Wiebe
City of Morden:

Mayor

  • Brandon Burley
  • Ron McClain
  • Karla Warkentin

Councillor:

  • Doug Frost
  • Rich Harries
  • Garry Hiebert
  • Hank Hildebrand
  • Jim Hunt
  • Gordon Maddock
  • Nancy Penner
  • Ray Reidle
City of Dauphin:

Mayor

  • Allen Dowhan

Councillor:

  • Kathy Bellemare
  • Patti Eilers
  • Joe Houston
  • Rodney Juba
  • Martin Kaminski
  • Bruce Kozak
  • Christian Laughland
  • Laverne Lewycky
  • Kerri Riehl
  • Devin Shtykalo
Town of The Pas:

Mayor

  • Herb Jaques
  • Johanna McLauchlan
  • Brian Roque
  • Jim Scott

Councillor:

  • Carrie Atkinson
  • Margaret Commodore van Dijk
  • Larry (Lawrence) Forster
  • Crytal Krost (Morrish)
  • Trevor Lane
  • Roland Le Sann
  • Andre Murphy
  • Jonie Snyder
  • Bill Ward
  • Ivan Young
  • Chad Zolinski
City of Flin Flon:

Mayor

  • Cal Huntley

Councillor:

  • Colleen Arnold
  • Tim Babcock
  • Joe Buie
  • Alan French
  • Thomas Heine
  • S. David King
  • Karen MacKinnon
  • Colleen McKee
  • Jordana Oulette
  • Ken Pawlachuk
  • Guy Rideout
  • Patricia Sattelberger

To learn more about the six policies, visit CFIB’s Small Business Platform for Municipal Candidates.

To learn more about when and where you can vote, visit our municipal election information page.

If your municipality is not on listed, contact CFIB at 1-888-234-2232 or [email protected] to learn more.