Judy Wasylycia-Leis Articles

Winnipeg Voters Elect New Mayor, Council Today

Months of campaigning by seven mayoral candidates to create a better Winnipeg comes to an end today as voters head to the polls in the city's municipal election. Frontrunners Judy Wasylycia-Leis and Brian Bowman were virtually tied in a new poll released on Monday by...

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Wasylycia-Leis Slams Bowman in Final Pitch to Voters

Judy Wasylycia-Leis used a media opportunity on Tuesday to focus squarely on her main opponent, Brian Bowman. The Winnipeg mayoral candidate said Bowman's $1.2 billion in promises should be a concern for voters. “Winnipeg can’t afford Brian Bowman’s inexperience,”...

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Wasylycia-Leis Pledges More Affordable Housing

Mayoral candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis outlined her plan for increasing affordable housing units in Winnipeg on Wednesday. Speaking outside of Living Gospel Church on William Avenue, Wasylycia-Leis said she would expand the use of tax increment financing, while using...

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Wasylycia-Leis Lands Firefighters’ Endorsement

The United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg have thrown their support behind mayoral candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis. The firefighters' union backed the former NDP MP on Monday during a joint news conference at the Fire Fighters Museum on Maple Street. In 2010, the UFFW...

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Wasylycia-Leis Pitches OurWinnipeg Studio

Judy Wasylycia-Leis wants to create a single space for innovation and creativity to come together to form new ideas to better the city. The Winnipeg mayoral candidate proposed on Tuesday the OurWinnipeg Studio, similar to Vancouver's CityStudio. The idea would be a...

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Wasylycia-Leis Would Work to Better Ties with Aboriginals

Mayoral hopeful Judy Wasylycia-Leis would work to create a relationship between aboriginals and city hall if elected. Wasylycia-Leis said on Friday she would establish an aboriginal vision and implementation roundtable within her first 100 days in office. “We need to...

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Wasylycia-Leis Would Top Up Road Renewal Fund by $60M

Mayoral candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis said Monday she would invest $60 million in local and regional roads if elected. The former NDP MP said the funding would be spread out over four years, while at the same time keeping property taxes affordable. “We will make...

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