Steve Ashton

Steve Ashton
Political Party: NDP
Phone: 204-677-6070
Questionnaire: Read Steve's Response

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Moors named Bisons' female athlete of the year, competes at Olympic trials

April 13, 2016

Thompson Citizen - Popular Thompson News. Most Read; Most Recent. Inez Vystrcil Spence Steve Ashton Kelly Bindle April 14 2016. Thompson MLA candidates address voters' questions. April 14, 2016. Five bullets, six shell casings found at scene of Bekim Zeneli's 2007 ...

'Much accomplished, more to do,' says NDP's Ashton at chamber

April 13, 2016

Thompson Citizen - Longstanding Thompson MLA and NDP candidate Steve Ashton was the second speaker in the Thompson Chamber of Commerce election series April 6, presenting his vision of northern governance to the chamber. Ashton referenced his long history with ...

PC candidate still running in provincial election despite further restrictions on his medical practice

April 11, 2016

CBC.ca - ... Candidates make final push for votes in Brandon East constituency read comments video; 12 candidates to watch on election night in Manitoba read comments; Greg Selinger, Steve Ashton sued by OmniTrax, accused of interfering in sale read comments ...

Bonnie Bricker speaks out at mental health forum in Winnipeg

April 7, 2016

CBC.ca - ... Manitoba girl, 10, mauled to death by dogs in Lac Brochet · Greg Selinger, Steve Ashton sued by OmniTrax, accused of interfering in sale · Sun, heat return to Winnipeg after rainy weekend · Manitoba vote could bring big win for conservatives — and ...

Questions raised over authenticity of document released by PCs

April 7, 2016

Winnipeg Free Press - The note, from an unnamed government official, raised financial, ethical and legal concerns about the contract for Tiger Dam equipment sold by a person known to be a financial supporter of Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton.

Premier misled public over tender: PCs

April 7, 2016

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Regional Viewpoint Grading the parties on flood protection

April 7, 2016

Brandon Sun - Premier Greg Selinger and his point man on the flood file, Steve Ashton, talk a great deal about flood protection. Ashton proudly declares that: "We are the get 'er done government." But in truth very little has gotten done. The most significant ...

Memo suggests Selinger misled public about Tiger Dams: Tories

April 6, 2016

Winnipeg Sun - The memo cautions Selinger that an attempt by Infrastructure Minister Steve Ashton to single source a $5-million contract on Tiger Dams — which are water-filled barriers for flood fighting — would be inappropriate and possibly illegal. “Due to a long ...

PC candidate to Chamber of Commerce: 'My values are northern values'

April 6, 2016

Thompson Citizen - Popular Thompson News. Most Read; Most Recent. Inez Vystrcil Spence Steve Ashton Kelly Bindle April 14 2016. Thompson MLA candidates address voters' questions. April 14, 2016. Don't have a cow, dog: mischievous canine becomes Thompson's patron ...

Pallister slams NDP after details of untendered $10M lease deal emerge

April 5, 2016

CBC.ca - In January, Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton came under fire for his role in an untendered deal with another company represented by Ginakes. An ombudsman's report found the province "lacked sufficient justification" to ...

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Questionnaire Response

Steve Ashton - Thompson

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

This election is critical to Thompson and the North. We need to continue to invest in, not cut Northern health, education,highways, housing and social services.

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

As MLA for Thompson I have been proud to represent our region in the Manitoba Legislature. I have also had the honour to serve in Cabinet where I have worked with our NDP government to rebuild our infrastructure and fight three major floods. While this experience is important the most important experience is the experience of my constituent. Their problems. Their concerns. Their ideas. My goal is to always to speak out

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

We need nothing less than social and economic justice for all our citizens. That is why I am so proud of our parties commitment to achieving this.

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

Continuing to invest in roads, infrastructure and flood mitigation.

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

It is a true cross section of Northern Manitoba.

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

I am honored to once again seek the support of the people of the Thompson constituency.