A Request For Your Help
Planning is Underway for a South Winnipeg Recreation Complex!
An exciting, new initiative! Please see Pages 10-11 of the South Winnipeg Community Centre Spring Newsletter for a recent update on our progress. The City has committed $350,000 for planning, and things are moving forward!
This is my top infrastructure priority in the South Winnipeg-St. Norbert Ward and you can read more details HERE.
While there is no fixed price tag yet for the facility, we anticipate it could be in the range of $100+ M to serve the growing community. Partnerships with all levels of government and private funding arrangements will be required to make this a reality. I’ve had multiple meetings with Terry Duguid, our Federal Member of Parliament, and am working with a fund development firm to investigate private funding and naming opportunities.
I am Asking For Your Help
The 2016 Provincial election is on Tuesday, April 19. In the coming weeks, Provincial candidates will be knocking on your door looking for your vote. Please take the opportunity to:
- Tell them South Winnipeg is rapidly growing and there is a severe shortage of recreation facilities.
- Ask them to make building a South Winnipeg Recreation Complex the top funding priority in their riding.
Feel free to email or call the candidates directly if you miss them when they come to your door! The following Provincial ridings represent residents in South Winnipeg:
Fort Whyte Riding (Bridgewater Lakes, Trails and Forest communities):
Brian Pallister, Leader of the Official Opposition
email@example.com (204) 489-0828
George Wong, NDP Candidate
firstname.lastname@example.org (204) 987-4857
Peter Bastians, Liberal Candidate
Daryl Newis, Manitoba Party Candidate
email@example.com (204) 800-1709
Carli Runions, Green Party of Manitoba
Fort Richmond Riding (Fort Richmond and University Heights communities):
Kerri Irvin Ross, MLA
KerriIrvinRoss@todaysndp.ca (204) 987-4857
Sarah Guillemard, PC Candidate
SarahGforPC@gmail.com (204) 261.3759
Kyra Wilson, Liberal Candidate
firstname.lastname@example.org (204) 588-0199
Cameron Proulx, Green Party of Manitoba Candidate
St. Norbert Riding (South Pointe, Waverley Heights, Richmond West & St. Norbert communities)
Dave Gaudreau, MLA
DaveGaudreau@todaysndp.ca (204) 987-4857
James Bloomfield, Liberal Candidate
email@example.com (204) 500-1085
Jon Reyes, PC Candidate
firstname.lastname@example.org (204) 261-7272
Narinder Kaur Johar, Independent Candidate
For information regarding the provincial election, contact Elections Manitoba (204) 945-3225 or visit electionsmanitoba.ca.
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