Echo Asher

Echo Asher
Political Party: NDP
Phone: 1-877-863-2976
Questionnaire: Read Echo's Response

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Southeast casts votes today

April 19, 2016

The Carillon - The PC's rivals are Echo Asher (NDP), Bill Paulishyn (Liberals) and Janine Gibson (Green). In Emerson, Cliff Graydon is the PC candidate. The NDP's Alanna Jones and Loren Braul with the Liberals challenge the incumbent for his seat. Tweet; Post; Reddit ...

Manitoba election: Party leaders defend candidates who live outside constituencies

April 4, 2016 - Selinger noted that for example, the NDP's candidate in La Verendrye, Echo Asher, grew up in the area and has family there, even though she currently lives in Winnipeg. Asher told CBC News she was born and raised near Cook's Creek, and her mother still ...

Liberals round up last hopefuls in Southeast

March 31, 2016

The Carillon - He joins incumbent Dennis Smook with the Progressive Conservatives, Echo Asher representing the NDP and the Greens' Janine Gibson as ballot options. Dakota Young-Brown, 22, will carry the party's banner in Steinbach. Young-Brown, who lives in ...

Weather Expert Predicts Early Spring

February 3, 2016 - Echo Asher Running For The NDP In La Verendrye · Unsafe Trees Removed · Too Soon To Tackle Yard Work · Spring Cleaning Is About To Begin In The City · You Can Still Vote If Out Of The Province · Man In Critical Condition After Assault · Hit And Run In ...

Questionnaire Response

Echo Asher - La Verendrye

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

I feel strongly about a lot of issues that are important to families, and feel that engaging with the political process is important in addressing these issues. I am passionate about working on behalf of those who need the services and resources that this province has and can continue to provide.

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

I am passionate about culture and heritage and have experience working in the tourism industry. I currently work at the Royal Canadian Mint where I have been involved with the Green Committee and the Mental Health Working Group.

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

While other parties are talking about cuts, I am committed to investments. I know that the best way to ensure services, like health and education, are there for families is to work with the community to build them.

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

Rural health care is an extremely important factor for residents in La Verendrye, and I am proud that the NDP is committed to investing in health care, hiring more health professionals and reducing ambulance fees.

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

The natural environment. I want to ensure that the natural treasures in our communities are preserved and protected for future generations.

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

I am committed to listening to the concerns of local families and turning that into action that addresses your priorities.