Longtime Charleswood-Tuxedo Councillor Bill Clement died Monday after a long battle with cancer.
Clement was first elected in 1983, and most recently served as Chairperson of the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works. He was also a partner in his family business, Aqua Pleasure Pools.
Clement is survived by his wife and four children.
Mayor Sam Katz released the following statement:
“It is with great sadness and deep sorrow that I am to inform all Winnipeggers of the passing of Charleswood – Tuxedo City Councillor Bill Clement. Bill ultimately lost a hard fought battle with cancer. We will miss Bill’s passion, dedication, and knowledge who as a councillor always represented the citizens of Charleswood – Tuxedo and Winnipeg with integrity and wisdom. On behalf of my colleagues on council, we pray for his family during this difficult time. Funeral details will follow.”