Steve Ashton

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

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Selinger selling benefits of climate change on Churchill port in France

December 6, 2015

Winnipeg Free Press - Manitoba Transportation Minister Steve Ashton was in Ottawa last week meeting with his federal counterpart, Marc Garneau. Garneau refused to comment. Selinger will be in Paris until Thursday, mostly attending the climate change conference intended to ...

Manitoba pitches in to look for new owner for Port of Churchill

December 2, 2015

CBC.ca - Manitoba's Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation, Steve Ashton, met with his federal counterpart, Marc Garneau, in Ottawa today. Churchill was a priority in the discussions, Ashton said. "Churchill is critical. It's a strategic trade corridor ...

Local business owner Kelly Bindle carrying Progressive Conservative flag in spring election

November 25, 2015

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Cyclists on roads could get minimum buffer

November 20, 2015

CTV News - Transportation Minister Steve Ashton supports Gaudreau's proposal. Ashton thinks the bill is a good idea and said the province has examined similar rules in the past. Bike Winnipeg Executive Director Mark Cohoe said cyclists feel unsafe when cars get ...

Province looking to make one metre 'buffer zone' rule for cyclists into law

November 19, 2015

CTV News - Private member's bills rarely become law, but Gaudreau's idea is being supported by Transportation Minister Steve Ashton. Ashton says his department has already been looking at the one-metre rule. He says if Gaudreau's backbencher bill doesn't become ...

Youth mental health and addictions treatment centre being built in Thompson

October 8, 2015

Thompson Citizen - Thompson MLA and Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation Steve Ashton announces the construction of a $7 million youth crisis centre in Thompson while accompanied by Finance Minister Greg Dewar, centre, and Tyndall Park MLA Ted Marcelino, right ...

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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.