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Federal candidates respond to Lake Winnipeg questions

In the leadup to Canada’s election, we sent three questions to Manitoba candidates to better understand their commitments to Lake Winnipeg.

Here's what we learned.

Surprisingly, only nine* candidates responded to our request. You can review their commitments below, by clicking on the candidates' names. 

Conservative Party of Canada

James Bezan, Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman

Green Party of Canada

Greg Boettcher, Winnipeg South

Janine Gibson, Provencher

Doug Hemmerling, Winnipeg South Centre

Ralph McLean, Churchill-Keewatinook Aski

Laurent Poliquin, Saint Boniface-Saint Vital

Liberal Party of Canada

Mary-Jane Bennett, Kildonan-St Paul

Terry Duguid, Winnipeg South

Dan Vandal, Saint Boniface-Saint Vital

New Democratic Party of Canada

Niki Ashton, Churchill-Keewatinook Aski

Daniel Blaikie, Elmwood-Transcona

*We are continuing to post responses as we receive them. 

No response from your candidates?

Our future federal decision-makers need to understand that Lake Winnipeg needs immediate action. Help us remind them. Contact the candidates in your riding and ask them our questions. Go to Election Canada’s website to find out who’s running in your area. 

Learn more about the federal action plan created by LWF and the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective – then, join us in advocating for action. 

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