Bernadette Smith

NDP candidate in the Point Douglas Winnipeg race.

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Politicians take reflective pause

30 September 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Walk on Saturday. (David Lipnowski / Canadian Press) Opposition leader Wab Kinew and a slate of NDP members — including Nahanni Fontaine, Bernadette Smith and Uzoma Asagwara — marched with a large crowd through downtown Winnipeg and into the Canada Life Centre, where they participated in a ceremonial...

Tories go all-in at election poker table: attack ad deals cards with insults, accusations about NDP candidates

27 September 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Uzoma Asagwara’s participation in a Black Lives Matter march as speaking at a “defund the police” rally and shapes Point Douglas candidate Bernadette Smith’s support of supervised drug-consumption sites as “(wanting) to give away hard drugs just like the NDP in B.C.” Kinew received pardons for...

These are the candidates in your area

13 September 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Micah Dewey (Green); Malaya Marcelino (NDP); Andrew Taylor (Comm.); Mufarrah Waheed (PC) • Point Douglas — Najiha Ali (PC); Jerald Funk (Lib.); Bernadette Smith (NDP) • Portage la Prairie —Arishya Aggarwal (Green); Jeff Bereza (PC); Ralph Dooley (Lib.); Acacia Weselake (NDP) • River Heights — Tim...

‘Chance to save lives’: overdose awareness rally pushes for safe consumption site

31 August 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...have consistently shut down calls to open a supervised consumption site in recent years. During a phone call with the Free Press, NDP MLA Bernadette Smith (Point Douglas) said the NDP will commit to opening a safe consumption site, if elected. “We have a government that, for the last seven years,...

Winnipeg’s overdose-prevention van faces funding cut

15 August 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...We need all three pillars to work together. “The work of Sunshine House is very good work and needed work. In my view, it should continue.” Bernadette Smith, the Manitoba NDP’s mental health and community wellness critic, said “it would be a massive loss to community safety” for the mobile site to...

‘It can’t continue to happen’: Tina Fontaine remembered on anniversary of her death

10 August 2023

CTV - families hope. It’s bringing communities together and it’s about making sure that families know that someone is doing something,” said Bernadette Smith, the founder of Drag the Red. Smith – who is also the Point Douglas MLA – said the fight is far from over. “When someone goes missing, we...

Une annonce qui interroge

2 August 2023

La Liberte - ...elle aussi s’est saisie de X pour fustiger le gouvernement manitobain. « Félicitations aux membres de l’Assemblée législative et à Bernadette Smith (députée manitobaine pour le NDP) pour son travail dans cette affaire », elle ajoute plus loin : « Que le gouvernement essaie de s’approprier...

Province demonstrates commitment to reconciliation through launch of specialty licence plates

2 August 2023

My Steinbach - ... The licence plates are being introduced following the passage of Bill 204, which received royal assent on May 30. The bill was introduced by Bernadette Smith (MLA for Point Douglas) and received unanimous support from all parties. The two designs feature a red dress and a red handprint, symbols that were...

Indigenous woman’s remains found three years after she went missing

9 June 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - and interviewed more than 50 people during their investigation. Betty Lynxleg, Melinda’s aunt, was part of an October event with NDP MLA Bernadette Smith honouring Manitoba’s missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. “You feel for the family because that’s not the outcome that you’d...

New addiction services for PMH, Brandon

9 June 2023

Brandon Sun - lag other provinces in terms of reporting annual deaths relating to overdoses. In a statement, Manitoba NDP mental health and addictions critic Bernadette Smith criticized previous premier Brian Pallister and current Premier Heather Stefanson for ignoring the addictions crisis while thousands of people lost...