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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?
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August 1, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...day’s breaking stories, weather forecast, and more sent straight to your inbox every morning. Sign Up NDP leader Wab Kinew, MLA Judy Klassen, MLA Bernadette Smith and NDP candidates Leah Gazan and Kyle Mason made appearances throughout the two-day conference. Smith declined to comment on specifics addressed...
July 28, 2019
Global News - ...annual No Stone Unturned free concert honoured hundreds of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) in Manitoba. Point Douglas MLA Bernadette Smith has been at the helm of the event’s organizing committee each year since its inception in 2008. READ MORE: ‘We also need Canadians to...
July 27, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...in hopes of raising awareness for missing and murdered women and girls, as well as to show support for each other. The concert is organized by MLA Bernadette Smith, whose sister Claudette Osborne-Tyo went missing in July 2008. As well, Claudette's mother, Brenda, led an approximately 800-kilometre walk from...
July 27, 2019
Winnipeg Sun - ...Indigenous women and girls. Over 2,000 people attended the concert in Winnipeg’s North End. The concert was created by Claudette’s sister, Bernadette Smith, MLA for Point Douglas. Smith said at the time of her sister’s disappearance her family felt alone, it was like no one cared. She said she...
June 23, 2019
Winnipeg Sun - ...@dantonunger 2019 NDP Candidates List 1. Adrien Sala (St. James) 2. Andy Regier (Rossmere), 3. Amanda Lathlin (The Pas-Kameesak) INCUMBENT 4. Bernadette Smith (Point Douglas) INCUMBENT 5. Durdana Islam (Seine River) 6. Danielle Adams (Thompson) 7. Elliot Macdonald (Kildonan-River East) 8. George Wong...
June 17, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...in St. Johns and I wouldn’t have it any other way. As usual, it’s been a busy few weeks in St. Johns and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Bernadette Smith, MLA for Point Douglas, and I held a delicious pancake breakfast at Ralph Brown Community Centre. It’s always great when our two communities, who...
June 4, 2019
ChrisD - ...Indigenous women and girls who have disappeared or lost their lives were not front and centre. “Basically, they are missing from that report.” Bernadette Smith, an NDP member of the Manitoba legislature, said the real work begins now. Smith’s 21-year-old sister, Claudette Priscilla June Osborne-Tyo,...
June 3, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...but many are skeptical. "I'd like to be hopeful, but we've seen you know, how many reports be produced and put on a shelf and dust collected?" said Bernadette Smith, the NDP MLA for Point Douglas and a long-time MMIWG advocate. Her sister Claudette Osborne went missing on July 25, 2008. It took police officers...
L’Ouest s’engage à étudier le rapport d’enquête sur les femmes autochtones | Femmes autochtones disparues et assassinées
June 3, 2019
Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...n’a voulu évoquer le sujet avec les journalistes, lundi, à l’Assemblée législative albertaine. La députée néo-démocrate du Manitoba Bernadette Smith, dont la soeur a disparu il y a plus de 10 ans, dit souhaiter que le rapport ne soit pas oublié et que les gouvernements agissent rapidement sur...
June 3, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...the untimely death of her teenage daughter, but she hopes opening those wounds will ensure that her other children and grandchildren will be safe. Bernadette Smith, from Winnipeg, wipes away tears as she talks about the Missing and Murdered Indigineous Women inquiry Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 on Parliament Hill in...