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Bernadette Smith - Point Douglas
1. Why did you decide to run in the Manitoba election?
I ran to be the MLA for Point Douglas to inspire others who came or found themselves stuck in poverty to aspire to be their best selves. I wanted to be the change we wish to see in the world and I truly believe that we all can make a difference.
2. Why should a voter consider electing you to represent them?
I have worked hard to represent the amazing people of Point Douglas and to bring their voices to the Manitoba Legislature since being elected in 2017. I have stood up and been a voice for the issues that matter most most to people in Point Douglas. I will always remember where I came from and who it is that I am representing, which is families in the incredible community of Point Douglas.
3. What key issue(s) / topic(s) will you stand for in your role as MLA, and why are these important to you?
4. Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?
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November 8, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...And tonight is for us to listen,” Fontaine said in her opening comments. The forum was organized by NDP MLAs Nahanni Fontaine (St. Johns) and Bernadette Smith (Point Douglas), who were accompanied by other dignitaries such as Wab Kinew, leader of the Manitoba NDP, and Winnipeg Police chief Danny Smyth. ...
November 6, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...MLA Nahanni Fontaine. "We are here tonight to listen. We’re here to listen to each and every one of you tonight." Fontaine and fellow NDP MLA Bernadette Smith organized the event in following a brutal spate of crime in Winnipeg, which reached a fever pitch with the horrific attack on three-year-old Hunter...
November 1, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...not only from Winnipeg but from all over Manitoba and all across Canada," Fontaine said at the vigil. The vigil was attended by fellow New Democrat Bernadette Smith and NDP Leader Wab Kinew, who didn't speak to the crowd but offered support and condolences in Ojibwa to Hunter's mother and grandmother. Want to...
October 31, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...be secure and safe." The NDP held a news conference to address the recent crime spree. MIKAELA MACKENZIE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Point Douglas MLA Bernadette Smith attributed much of the rise in violent crime to methamphetamine addiction. "These are people. These are human beings. These are peoples’ loved...
October 31, 2019
Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...auprès des élus provinciaux. Winnipeg est en voie de battre son record concernant le nombre d’homicides. Les députées néo-démocrates Bernadette Smith et Nahini Fontaine ont tenu une conférence de presse jeudi, pour inviter les ministres de la Justice, de la Famille et de la Santé, ainsi que le...
October 31, 2019
CTV - ...violent crime, so that our communities and children can be safe.” Fontaine, as well as the NDP’s critic for mental health and addictions, MLA Bernadette Smith, announced a community gathering in the city’s North End to allow residents to discuss their concerns, and come up with solutions to curb violent...
October 10, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...reduce a person's risk of contracting HIV but Manitoba's Health Minister won't say if the government will cover the cost of the pill. NDP MLA Bernadette Smith asked Health Minister Cameron Friesen if he would commit to funding the cost of PrEP — a pill studies show can reduce the risk of HIV transmission...
October 7, 2019
Winnipeg Sun - ...considering the Pallister government underspent on community mental health care by $15 million in the last budget this commitment falls short,” Bernadette Smith, the party’s critic for mental health and addictions, said via email. The other funding announcements, which total $2.94 million over three...
October 7, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...know families and young people are feeling the stress from [Premier Brian] Pallister's cuts to health care and inaction on the meth crisis," said Bernadette Smith, the NDP's health critic. "Today's announcement is welcome but considering the Pallister government underspent on community mental health care by...
September 30, 2019
Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...la période de questions. La conservatrice Myrna Driedger a été réélue au poste par ses collègues au détriment de la néo-démocrate Bernadette Smith et de la libérale Cindy Lamoureux. Monter au front Extrêmement court (un peu plus de deux pages), le discours du Trône de lundi a promis...