Danielle Adams

NDP candidate in the Thompson Northern Manitoba race.

Danielle can be reached on social media, at danielle.adams@mbndp.ca, or by calling 204-939-0460.

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Questionnaire Response

Danielle Adams - Thompson

1. Why did you decide to run in the Manitoba election?

I decided to stand for office after watching the Pallister attacks on nurses, teachers,
front line government workers and labour in general and watching as Kelly Bindle stood
silent while 500 union jobs left our community and listening to him support his
government as they pitted union against union in an attempt to destabilize the solidarity
of healthcare workers. Kelly did nothing to help me when I fought for additional childcare
spaces here in Thompson and he did nothing to assist the people living and working
along the Bayline during the 18 long months they were cut off from the rest of the
province. I am running to protect our heathcare system, our children’s
education and our Northern way of life and I commit to working tirelessly to speak up for
the people of Thompson and all northern communities. I will ensure that the voices of
our Indiginous partners are heard loud and clear in the halls of the Legislature.

2. Why should a voter consider electing you to represent them?

I would like the voter to think about their vision of Northern Manitoba. Pallister has shown his colours and is attacking working people from all angles, while protecting his rich friends and business contacts. Now that he has cut healthcare, education, and important Northern programs, Pallister is floating the idea that we should privatize Manitoba Hydro and I remember how our phone bills increased after the PC’s sold off MTS to their rich friends. He is test driving disbanding MPIC, so that his friends and partners in the insurance industry can get rich off your increased premiums. And Mr. Bindle’s record shows that he will not stand with you and your pocketbook on these issues.

3. What key issue(s) / topic(s) will you stand for in your role as MLA, and why are these important to you?

I have been a long term advocate for more good quality childcare spaces and I will continue to champion this basic need. I  will work with all legislators to encourage a change our approach to negotiations with First Nations peoples and will continue to advocate for the adoption of the principles presented in UNDRIP. I will work to have an after hours clinic set up here in Thompson to reduce the burden on our hospital emergency room. In general, I commit to working tirelessly to speak up for
the people of Thompson and all northern communities. I will ensure that the voices of our Indiginous partners are heard loud and clear in the halls of the Legislature and I will continue to listen to each and everyone of you to find out what really matters.

4. Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

I love the north with its ruggedness and diversity. I was raised here and I want it to remain a vibrant and strong part of Manitoba with economic opportunities for everyone who wants to live here. A vote for me is a vote to keep this a strong and viable community for many many years to come.

News that mentions Danielle Adams

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Huge advantage in outlying communities accounted for most of NDP MLA’s margin of victory in election

November 1, 2019

Thompson Citizen - ...NDP MLA Danielle Adams received the most votes in three times as many voting areas in the Sept. 10 provincial election than Progressive Conservative candidate Kelly Bindle, the incumbent MLA who was seeking to become the first PC MLA for Thompson to win re-election. Elections Manitoba official results...

Danielle Adams sworn in as Thompson MLA, named critic for childcare, housing, disability and poverty

October 2, 2019

Thompson Citizen - Danielle Adams became Thompson MLA when she took the oath of office in Winnipeg Sept. 27 and was subsequently named the Manitoba NDP’s critic for childcare, housing, disability and poverty matters by party leader Wab Kinew, who highlighted the party’s diversity, with six women, five Indigenous people, two...

Manitoba NDP introduce their shadow cabinet

September 27, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...whip; municipal relations critic; infrastructure critic. -Bernadette Smith: Opposition caucus chair; mental health and addictions critic. -Danielle Adams: Childcare, housing, disability and poverty matters critic. -Nello Altomare: Education critic. -Uzoma Asagwara: Health critic. -Diljeet Brar: Sport,...

Meet the 13 rookie MLAs elected in Manitoba

September 11, 2019

CTV - ...in educational administration at the University of Manitoba. Altomare is a lifelong resident in the area and the father of two children. Thompson: Danielle Adams (NDP) Danielle Adams won the seat in Thompson by a large margin, ousting incumbent PC candidate Kelly Bindle. Adams serves on several boards in...

Niki Ashton says NDP will offer real alternative for Northern Manitobans in Oct. 21 federal election

September 11, 2019

Thompson Citizen - ...day after seeing her long-time constituency assistant Danielle Adams elected as the first female MLA for Thompson in Manitoba’s provincial election, Churchill-Keewatinook Aski NDP candidate Niki Ashton was launching her own campaign as she seeks a fourth term in the House of Commons. “This campaign is a...

Meet the rookies: Manitobans elect 13 new MLAs

September 11, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...Centre, fundraised for Immaculate Heart of Mary School and volunteers at Gurdwara Kalgidhar Darbar, his NDP candidate profile says. Thompson: Danielle Adams (NDP) NDP Candidate Danielle Adams receives a heros welcome from her supporters in Thompson.

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

September 11, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...from his role as a teacher and principal in the River East Transcona School Division. Kelly Bindle, PC incumbent in Thompson NDP rookie candidate Danielle Adams beat out PC incumbent Kelly Bindle in Thompson, bringing the historically NDP riding back into the party's fold. The riding had been NDP for...

NDP sweep in northern Manitoba, while rural south stays blue, CBC projects

September 10, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...the NDP candidate Ian Bushie will take the seat. He faced Jason Harper with the Manitoba Liberals. In Thompson, CBC News projects New Democrat Danielle Adams will triumph over PC candidate Kelly Bindle. In The Pas-Kameesak, CBC News projects the NDP candidate Amanda Lathlin will take the seat over...

MANITOBA VOTES: NDP see growth in seats as victory

September 10, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...Pallister’s health care cuts have not been felt.” Among the seats which went NDP orange was Transcona won by Nello Altomarie and Thompson by Danielle Adams, traditional NDP strongholds won by the Tories in 2016. “I know we all want to win government but tonight is a good night,” said Nahanni...

Manitoba Votes: Lindsey slated to win Flin Flon vote

September 10, 2019

The Reminder - ... The Canadian Press has not yet called Flin Flon's winner, but has called the other four northern ridings for the NDP, with Thompson going to Danielle Adams, Amanda Lathlin in place to win in The Pas-Kameesak and Ian Bushie well in front in Keewatinook. Each candidate is ahead of their nearest challenger...

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