Drew Caldwell

Drew Caldwell
Political Party: NDP
Phone: 204-717-9300
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Manitoba election: 15 constituencies to watch

April 18, 2016

CBC.ca - The seat was held by the NDP's Jim Rondeau, who was dropped from cabinet and is not running in this campaign. 2. Brandon East. This constituency has always been NDP, but may turn this time. Drew Caldwell has held the seat since 1999. 3. Fort Richmond.

Candidates make final push for votes in Brandon East constituency

April 18, 2016

CBC.ca - But talk of change isn't something that scares incumbent NDP MLA Drew Caldwell, who has represented Brandon East since 1999. "My opponents are going to say whatever they want to say," he said. "I cant speak for them." Caldwell planned to spend the ...

Final push to way voters in Brandon

April 18, 2016

Brandon Sun - Brandon East NDP incumbent Drew Caldwell was busy hitting the pavement and calling out his Tory rivals. “There hasn't been a single commitment to any Brandon project (from the Tories) ... that's very, very troubling to me as a Brandon citizen ...

Manitoba Election: Brandon East riding

April 16, 2016

Globalnews.ca - Summary: Brandon East is one of the two ridings in Brandon. Minister of Municipal Government Drew Caldwell seeks re-election. Boundaries: This riding in southwest Manitoba takes in the easten part of the City of Brandon. It's bordered by 18th Street to ...

Brandon family joins those with concerns over Brian Pallister's travel

April 16, 2016

CBC.ca - "In 2011 the water level was quite intimidating," Jennifer said Saturday at a news conference organized by Brandon East NDP candidate Drew Caldwell. "As a parent, I found you were so worried about the kids and making sure our children were safe.".

Candidate profile 'Brandon is always first' for Caldwell

April 16, 2016

Brandon Sun - Drew Caldwell's slogan “working for Brandon” can be seen on his campaign signs, pamphlets and in many tweets. It is definitely a message the longtime MLA wants to get across to voters during his fifth run in Brandon East. “For me, Brandon is always ...

Elizabeth May in Winnipeg to give Manitoba Green Party a boost

April 15, 2016

CBC.ca - ... Manitobans go to the polls in provincial election · Man caught speeding twice in 20 minutes to get girlfriend to a dance · Drew Caldwell campaign sent Brandon East homes flyers with wrong voting location · Manitoba political leaders nervous ...

Local candidates square off in debates tonight

April 14, 2016

Brandon Sun - Immediately following Brandon West will be the Brandon East debate at 7:35 p.m. All three candidates are confirmed: NDP incumbent Drew Caldwell, Tory candidate Len Isleifson and Liberal candidate Vanessa Hamilton. “Brandon East to me is a much more ...

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Questionnaire Response

Drew Caldwell - Brandon East

1. Why did you decide to run in the 2016 Manitoba election?

I want to keep working hard for Brandon. Much has happened here in the last 17 years, and we need to continue investing in the things that matter to families in Brandon – like roads, bridges and flood protection, like healthcare and education, and like community infrastructure such as the Keystone Centre and the Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation. I want to make sure that these important things continue to be there for families who count on them.

2. What experience will you bring to complement your role as MLA?

I was a three term City Councillor and am a four term Brandon East MLA. I have been an active and engaged community member since long before that. I’m really fortunate to have been involved in many important initiatives that have helped build our community.

3. Is there anything in particular you would like to change in our province? In your electoral division?

I want to continue working towards positive change – making Manitoba a more prosperous, socially just, egalitarian and compassionate province. Social justice and building community are very important principles that inform everything I do.

4. What key issue(s) / topic(s) would like to stand for in your role as MLA, and why is it important to you?

Building my community, and working hard for the people and organizations that comes to me seeking assistance. That’s extremely important to me.

5. What is one thing in particular that you value about the electoral division that you wish to represent?

Brandon brings together everything that’s great about Western Manitoba. We have great festivals, local shops and a growing arts and culture scene, but we still cherish our agricultural roots, on display every year at the Royal Winter Fair. Go Wheat Kings!

6. Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

We’ve accomplished a lot over the years. We still have more to do – whether it’s roads and bridges, like the First Street Bridge and the Daly Overpass, healthcare facilities like the Cancer Treatment Centre and Regional Health Centre bed tower; the new south end school and daycare and the relocation of Assiniboine Community College to the North Hill or one of the dozens of other smaller projects that contribute to the quality of life in Brandon. Let’s continue building Brandon together.