Blair Yakimoski

PC candidate in the Transcona Winnipeg race.

Blair can be reached on social media, at info@blairyak.ca, or by calling 204-881-5224.

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‘Suddenly the balloon pops’: Election campaign defeat can take emotional toll on candidates

September 22, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...as an incumbent in the recent Manitoba election, Blair Yakimoski had an advantage over his opponents in the race for the Transcona seat. That made the Progressive Conservative candidate's defeat by the NDP's Nello Altomare a surprise to many observers, including himself. The fact that he lost by among...

Altomare wins seat in Transcona

September 13, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...in the provincial Legislature. On Sept. 10, New Democratic Party candidate Nello Altomare defeated the incumbent Progressive Conservative candidate Blair Yakimoski by a scant 115 votes. “It’s such a humbling experience, that every poll was so close”, Altomare said. “It’s a testament to the people of...

Incumbents rewarded in northeast

September 13, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...be.” In Transcona, the NDP’s Nello Altomare, a former teacher and administrator in the River East Transcona School Division, defeated incumbent Blair Yakimoski (PC) by 115 votes, 4,029 to 3,914. North of the Perimeter Highway in the new constituency of Red River North, which includes the RM of East St....

Meet the 13 rookie MLAs elected in Manitoba

September 11, 2019

CTV - ... He has also owned and operated a gas station for 20 years. Transcona: Nello Altomare (NDP) NDP Nello Altomare took the Transcona seat from PC Blair Yakimoski, though it was a tight race. A recently retired teacher and principal in the River East Transcona School Division, Altomeare and his wife are the...

NDP makes gains but city still wears PC blue

September 11, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...(who won in Fort Rouge) saw his party retake control of a couple of key seats it lost in 2016: in Transcona, Nello Altomare beat out PC incumbent Blair Yakimoski; in St. James, Adrien Sala held off PC challenger Michelle Richard. The biggest NDP win in the city belonged to Jamie Moses, who beat PC...

Meet the rookies: Manitobans elect 13 new MLAs

September 11, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...Resource Development. Transcona: Nello Altomare (NDP) Nello Altomare is the new NDP MLA for Transcona. (NDP) Nello Altomare defeated the PCs' Blair Yakimoski to win Transcona for the New Democrats. The son of Italian immigrants, Altomare was born in Winnipeg and graduated from Transcona Collegiate. He...

These are the incumbent Manitoba MLAs who were unseated in the election

September 11, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...party. Guenter, a former constituency assistant in the area, won the riding by nearly 3,700 votes over second-place Liberal candidate Loren Braul. Blair Yakimoski, PC incumbent in Transcona PC incumbent Blair Yakimoski lost out to rookie NDP candidate Nello Altomare in Transcona after serving since 2016. The...

Yakimoski seeking re-election

August 15, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...this than I did at my grocery store. But I want to keep doing this.” After three years representing the Park City in the provincial legislature, Blair Yakimoski feels like he’s just getting warmed up. After three years representing the Park City in the provincial legislature, Blair Yakimoski feels like...

ER closures could deliver unpleasant diagnosis for Tory incumbents

July 22, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...and voters have a history of voting NDP: Cathy Cox (Kildonan-River East); Andrew Micklefield (Rossmere); James Teitsma (Radisson); and possibly even Blair Yakimoski (Transcona). All of these seats were steals for the Tories in 2016, all at the expense of the NDP. Some, such as Rossmere, are genuine swing seats,...

Tory MLA overcomes anxiety to win members, retain party nomination

June 5, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...Progressive Conservative MLA fended off a challenger within his own party for the seat he currently occupies. Blair Yakimoski, the party's Transcona representative, faced the uncommon challenge of fighting to retain his nomination. On Wednesday, he defeated Ramona Coey, a longtime party volunteer, for the...