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Gordon Beddome - Spruce Woods
1. Why did you decide to run in the Manitoba election?
The confidence that I have gained in the Green Party has made me decide to run as a candidate. The values that the Green Party represents in their policy and platform should be a choice given to all voters.
2. Why should a voter consider electing you to represent them?
Years of being a successful rancher depended on the health of the native grasslands on my ranch. I bring years of experience and knowledge from working with Nature Conservancy of Canada and The Yellow Quill Grazing project preserving native grasslands. I believe that environmental protection and economic benefits can go hand in hand,
Nine years as a board member for a Conservation District gave me the experience working with watersheds and understanding the importance of our water resources
My understanding of the economic and environmental issues
Having a sweat lodge on my ranch has been instrumental in developing ways to bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together
3. What key issue(s) / topic(s) will you stand for in your role as MLA, and why are these important to you?
The climate crises requires us to make good economic/environmental decisions
Protection of watersheds and water resources
Address misunderstandings between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people
Implementing electoral reform that gives mixed member proportional representation
News that mentions Gordon Beddome
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September 11, 2019
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September 10, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...Woods, the newest Brandon riding, Cliff Cullen of the PCs ran against New Democrat Justin Shannon, Liberal Jennifer Harcus and Green candidate Gordon Beddome. Education minister Kelvin Goertzen defended the riding he's held since 2003. (John Woods/The Canadian Press) Ministers defending seats A number...
September 10, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...Shannon, a previous president of the Brandon University Students Union, carried the NDP banner, while Jennifer Harcus represented the Liberals. Gordon Beddome, the Green Party candidate, is the father of Manitoba Green Party Leader James Beddome. The elder Beddome farms in the riding. Cullen has...
September 10, 2019
ChrisD - Pallister, who recaptured his Winnipeg seat of Fort Whyte, told supporters that voters opted to move forward. The Green Party of Manitoba was shut out once again in its bid for its first seat. Party leader James Beddome ran and lost against Kinew in Fort Rouge — his fifth attempt at a seat. All but one of Pallister’s cabinet ministers at dissolution were re-elected, including Finance Minister Scott Fielding, Health Minister Cameron Friesen and Justice Minister Cliff Cullen. Audrey Gordon, a small business owner who lost in the 2016 election, won a seat for the Tories.
September 5, 2019
My Westman - ...Here, you can find the full responses from the Spruce Woods candidate who sent in a response. NDP candidate Justin Shannon, Green candidate Gordon Beddome and Liberal candidate Jennifer Harcus did not send in their responses before the Banner & Press's print deadline. If they do respond before the...
August 29, 2019
CTV - ... SPRUCE WOODS In Spruce Woods, Cliff Cullen is the PC incumbent. Justin Shannon is running for the NDP. Jennifer Harcus is the Liberal candidate. Gordon Beddome is the Green Party...
August 25, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...yet to do so have until 1 p.m. on Monday, according to the agency's release announcing the election earlier this month. Green Party candidate Gordon Beddome, running in the riding of Spruce Woods, disclosed a conviction he wrote happened roughly 52 years ago. "Some friends and I [were] arrested with an...
August 23, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...NDP candidate Wayne Chacun (Riding Mountain) was found guilty of shoplifting and impaired driving in 1987. GREEN PARTY OF MANITOBA Green candidate Gordon Beddome (Spruce Woods) Some disclosures border on silly. Green candidate Gordon Beddome (Spruce Woods) admitted to being "arrested with an open case of...