James Teitsma

PC candidate in the Radisson Winnipeg race.

James can be reached on social media, at james@jamesteitsma.ca, or by calling 204-691-7976.

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Breakfast program targets specific need

March 6, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...is appealing precisely because of its commitment to universality and predictability: every kid who needs a breakfast will receive one. Tory MLA James Teitsma criticized Kinew’s proposal, arguing that children benefit from eating breakfast with their families and that school breakfast programs will take...

No ‘state-funded cafeterias’: Pallister pans proposal to provide free school breakfasts

March 4, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...Koschik/CBC) Kinew told question period on Wednesday that universal breakfasts are a "no-brainer." He took offence at a recent tweet from Tory MLA James Teitsma, which described the proposed program from the NDP, which would cost $30 million annually, as a "bad idea." "Don't get me wrong — kids need...

Premier responds to push for universal breakfast program, says it’s not a simple solution

March 4, 2020

CTV - ...The proposed program would cost $30 million annually to bring over-arching funding to Manitoba schools allowing them to provide breakfast. Tory MLA James Teitsma previously critiqued the NDP’s proposal, calling it a “bad idea.” Premier Brian Pallister said a universal breakfast program doesn’t...

Tory MLA calls proposed breakfast program a ‘bad idea’

February 27, 2020

CTV - ...poverty in Canada found Manitoba has the highest rates (27.9 per cent) of child poverty in the country. CRITICISM OF PROGRAM SPARKS BACKLASH James Teitsma, Conservative MLA for Radisson, took to Twitter to share his criticism of the proposed breakfast program, calling it a bad idea. "Don't get me...

A look back at 2019

December 24, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...term in the provincial legislature. In northeast Winnipeg, incumbent PC MLAs Cathy Cox (Kildonan-River East), Andrew Micklefield (Rossmere) and James Teitsma (Radisson) were re-elected, along with Jeff Wharton in the new constituency of Red River North, which includes East St. Paul. Incumbent NDP MLAs Jim...

Incumbents rewarded in northeast

September 13, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...headquarters. “I’m thrilled, and it’s all thanks to my team.” Incumbent Progressive Conservative MLAs Cathy Cox (Kildonan-River East), James Teitsma (Radisson), and Andrew Micklefield (Rossmere) were all re-elected to the Legislature. The provincial election has come and gone. While a couple...

Hansen Pratt running in Radisson

August 22, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...You have to get them on the list at birth. I want families to be supported, to find appropriate child care that they can afford.” Incumbent MLA James Teitsma (PC) and Rajwinder Sandhu (NDP) are also running in Radisson. Tanya Hansen Pratt’s campaign to represent the people of Radisson in the provincial...

Yakimoski seeking re-election

August 15, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...heard plenty about, though he believes the change to an urgent care centre was a sound one. He added that he and his fellow northeast Winnipeg MLAs James Teitsma and Andrew Micklefield worked behind the scenes to make that happen. “You didn’t see us out on the front lines saying ‘Don’t close Concordia...

Teitsma running for re-election

August 15, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...enjoy most parts of the job. Especially when I can help people.” Three years after he was first elected to represent the people of Radisson, James Teitsma is still relishing the opportunity to serve. Three years after he was first elected to represent the people of Radisson, James Teitsma is still...

ER closures could deliver unpleasant diagnosis for Tory incumbents

July 22, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Concordia), opposition has been more vocal 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....