Judy Wasylycia-Leis Articles

Gord Steeves Continues Attack on Wasylycia-Leis

There wasn't anything new from mayoral candidate Gord Steeves on Friday as he continued to slam his opponent and frontrunner Judy Wasylycia-Leis. Standing on the steps of the Manitoba legislature for the second time this week, the former city councillor repeated that,...

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Wasylycia-Leis Vows to Protect Front-Line City Services

Winnipeg mayoral candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis outlined her plan on Thursday to protect front-line city services from cuts, while improving others. Speaking at a rainy City Hall, Wasylycia-Leis said one-third of her property tax increase would be dedicated to funding...

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Steeves Tackles Tax Talk at Judy’s Front Door

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves took his Tuesday news conference to the steps of frontrunner Judy Wasylycia-Leis's campaign office to tout a tax freeze. The former city councillor said if elected he would implement a property tax freeze, saying his former NDP MP...

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Wasylycia-Leis Would Freeze Business Tax

Judy Wasylycia-Leis wants to freeze the municipal business tax if elected mayor. The Winnipeg candidate told reporters on Wednesday that she would freeze the 5.7 percent rate for the next four years. Wasylycia-Leis made the announcement at Chocolatier Constance Popp...

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Wasylycia-Leis Promises Fix for Crumbling Roads

Judy Wasylycia-Leis launched her bid to become the next mayor of Winnipeg on Tuesday. The two-time mayoral candidate and former NDP MP and MLA gathered a group of supporters at Wightman Green on Ness Avenue. "Winnipeg is a warm, generous, talented and diverse...

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Judy Wasylycia-Leis to Announce Run for Mayor

Former NDP MP Judy Wasylycia-Leis plans to run to be Winnipeg's next mayor. The now two-time mayoral candidate ran unsuccessfully in 2010 after Sam Katz was re-elected. An invitation to supporters of Wasylycia-Leis was sent out via e-mail over the weekend, announcing...

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Wasylycia-Leis Will Continue to Fight Despite Loss

Wasylycia-Leis Will Continue to Fight Despite Loss

Judy Wasylycia-Leis says she'll continue to fight for the issues she believes in, despite losing to incumbent Mayor Sam Katz on Wednesday night. The former NDP MP said activism is in her future and she will remain in Winnipeg to be involved within the community. "I...

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Wasylycia-Leis Defeated, Delivers Concession Speech

Judy Wasylycia-Leis accepted defeat Wednesday night at Canad Inns Polo Park, losing out to incumbent Mayor Sam Katz, who was re-elected for a third term. Wasylycia-Leis took a gamble last April, quitting her job in Ottawa to take a run at the city's top seat. Days...

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