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Ken Henry - Borderland
1. Why did you decide to run in the Manitoba election?
It was a honour to be asked to run for the Greens in Borderland. This is my home community and neighbours and I’d love to speak up for the people we want to represent. We need action, we have plans, we are not your typical “me vs. you” politicians; we can make a difference for the future, and I Believe the time is now!
2. Why should a voter consider electing you to represent them?
Over the years, I have worked for and with many politicians. I took what I thought of as the best parts of their approach and incorporated those aspects that I believed in. In other words, I’m a student of human beings. I’m very disciplined in that I will do what I need to do to ensure our voice is heard, to make change and most importantly, will always attempt to make people feel safe to voice an opinion or concern and act to address the issues.
3. What key issue(s) / topic(s) will you stand for in your role as MLA, and why are these important to you?
Borderland is Agriculture based, we must endeavor to ensure our farmers can move from fossil fuels to more energy efficient technologies by providing tax breaks and incentives. Moreover, we must ensure our local infrastructure is repaired and most importantly, forward thinking, ie Clean.
I also recognize that there are many Seniors that are worried about their fixed incomes not keeping up with the rising cost of inflation; Our elderly have done their duty for us, it’s time for us to ensure they are comfortable.
Poverty is a root cause of many issues including drug, alcohol and substance abuse; ensuring adequate means to help those stuck in that cycle should be a humanitarian effort. Perhaps more importantly attacking the root cause of poverty with a Basic Income plan can and will improve these issues, saving healthcare costs and leading to positive economic outcomes for people and business.
A Healthy Healthcare system is a very Canadian concept, we must invest in our Emergency centres, Doctor’s, Nurses and Front-line healthcare workers, always!
4. Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?
What a great thing to get out, talk to people, hear concerns in an area that I love. Borderland deserves to have a person like me to represent who and what we are. I believe and hear we are ready for that Change and I will work hard for your vote and trust. I’ve always said this, “People in this area have always been good to me and my family; we have an opportunity to truly show Manitoba what Real change looks like and Make change together as one. Merci, Meegwetch and Thanks Borderland, Love You!”
News that mentions Ken Henry
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January 27, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press - The first Manitoba Curling Association (MCA) bonspiel was held in 1889, with 62 teams entered. To learn who had success during a particular bonspiel, this columnist went into his archives and pulled out the bonspiel yearbook from 1981. The grand aggregate was captured by Chris Pidzarko’s Granite Business Girls team of Joan McCartney, Sharon Ostermann and Shannon Burns. To learn who had success during a particular bonspiel, this columnist went into his archives and pulled out the bonspiel yearbook from 1981. The grand aggregate was captured by Chris Pidzarko’s Granite Business Girls team of Joan McCartney, Sharon Ostermann and Shannon Burns.
January 27, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press - The first Manitoba Curling Association (MCA) bonspiel was held in 1889, with 62 teams entered. The MCA bonspiel yearbook, which was published annually until a few years ago, was a treasure trove of information about the association’s history, as well as the results of the previous year. To learn who had success during a particular bonspiel, this columnist went into his archives and pulled out the bonspiel yearbook from 1981. Donna Brownridge and her team of Patti Vande, Carolyn Hall and Connie Laliberte from East St. Paul Business Girls won the provincial championship. The grand aggregate was captured by Chris Pidzarko’s Granite Business Girls team of Joan McCartney, Sharon Ostermann and Shannon Burns.
December 20, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - Dan Chase (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press files)Dan Chase: 2019 marked Dan’s 20th year with the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Volker Beckmann (Bill Redekop / Winnipeg Free Press files)Volker Beckmann: I unabashedly love wolves and I love the city of Thompson. Gianna Eusebio (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files)Gianna Eusebio: Born at 27 weeks weighing only one pound, Gianna faced some tough odds. Joan Thomas (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files)Joan Thomas: Winner of a 2019 Governor General Literary Award for her book Five Wives. Clarence and Barbara Nepinak (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press files)Barbara and Clarence Nepinak: Both received the Order of Manitoba in 2019.
December 1, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - — Drew Lock, Broncos, had two touchdown passes in his NFL debut, a 23-20 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. MILESTONESKansas City’s Patrick Mahomes threw his 70th career touchdown pass in the Chiefs' 40-9 win over Oakland. He became the Bengals’ career leader in touchdown passes, moving ahead of Ken Anderson with 198. That ties him with Billy Sims for the fourth-most such games by a player in his first 25 career games. McCaffrey’s 2,162 career yards receiving surpassed Roger Craig (2,118) for the most by a running back in his first three seasons since 1966.
December 1, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - The Patriots came into the weekend with a chance to clinch a playoff berth under five different scenarios. The Patriots came into the weekend with a chance to clinch a playoff berth under five different scenarios. Fans arrive early to their seats to watch an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Baltimore, Md. 2:35 p.m.Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is dealing with an apparent injury to his right hand. 2:05 p.m.Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon celebrates after an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati.
November 24, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - The Titans opened the second half with a drive capped by Ryan Tannehill’s 1-yard TD pass to offensive lineman Dennis Kelly. The New England rookie caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. It was the 15th touchdown pass of the season for Brady. The Steelers turned to third-string quarterback Devlin Hodges in the second half against Cincinnati, benching struggling Mason Rudolph, and they got instant results. Hodges threw a 79-yard touchdown pass to James Washington for a 10-7 lead.
November 10, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - — Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs, was 36 for 50 for 446 yards and three touchdowns in Kansas City's 35-32 loss to Tennessee. — Daniel Jones, Giants, finished 26 for 40 for 308 yards and four touchdowns in the Giants' 34-27 loss to the Jets. With Jones and Murray, Week 10 of the 2019 season is the first week in which two rookie quarterbacks each had at least 300 passing yards and three touchdown passes in NFL history. Since 2000, Adams is the sixth player to have two sacks, two forced fumbles and a touchdown in a single game, joining Cliff Avril (Week 8, 2011), Jason Gildon (Week 13, 2000), Orlando Scandrick (Week 5, 2019), Jyles Tucker (Week 17, 2007) and Mike Vrabel (Week 8, 2007). In between, they played four road games wrapped around a "home" game against Carolina in London and their bye week.
November 8, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - "The Guardians" by John Grisham (Doubleday)Bestselling Books Week Ended October 26th. "The Guardians" by John Grisham (Doubleday)3. "The Gaurdians" by John Grisham (Doubleday)3. E-book data providers include all major e-book retailers. The fiction and nonfiction lists in all formats include both adult and juvenile titles; the business list includes only adult titles.
November 1, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - You could almost picture him there.”Hanlon, who has written Out of Old Manitoba Kitchens and co-authored The Manitoba Book of Everything, was inspired by David Wallechinsky’s The Book of Lists volumes published in the 1970s and ‘80s. With that in mind, Winnipeg author Christine Hanlon set out to chronicle all manner of notable Manitoba landmarks, personalities and much more in her book Everything Manitoba: The Ultimate Book of Lists, published by MacIntyre Purcell. With that in mind, Winnipeg author Christine Hanlon set out to chronicle all manner of notable Manitoba landmarks, personalities and much more in her book Everything Manitoba: The Ultimate Book of Lists, published by MacIntyre Purcell. Hanlon, who has written Out of Old Manitoba Kitchens and co-authored The Manitoba Book of Everything, was inspired by David Wallechinsky’s The Book of Lists volumes published in the 1970s and ‘80s. Here is a selection of lists from Everything Manitoba: The Ultimate Book of Lists:12 Manitoba InventionsManitobans are a resourceful bunch.
October 21, 2019
Winnipeg Sun - Polls reporting as of midnight(14 members)Brandon-Souris 175:177xLarry Maguire CON 25,509Ashley Duguay NDP 5,667Terry Hayward LIB 4,908Bill Tiessen GRN 2,914Robin Lussier PPC 664Rebecca Hein CHP 272Vanessa Hamilton IND 209Robert Eastcott IND 103Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley 176:181Marty Morantz CON 18,008xDoug Eyolfson LIB 15,636Ken St. George NDP 6,300Kristin Lauhn-Jensen GRN 2,054Steven Fletcher PPC 1,882Melissa Penner CHP 156Brian Ho IND 130Churchill-Keewatinook Aski 110:155xNiki Ashton NDP 7,724Cyara Bird CON 3,880Judy Klassen LIB 2,692Ralph McLean GRN 869Ken Klyne PPC 239Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa 216:235Dan Mazier CON 23,609Laverne Lewycky NDP 5,099Cathy Scofield-Singh LIB 4,807Kate Storey GRN 1,989Frank Godon PPC 671Jenni Johnson CHP 423Elmwood-Transcona 177:187xDaniel Blaikie NDP 18,457Lawrence Toet CON 15,222Jennifer Malabar LIB 4,914Kelly Manweiler GRN 1,341Noel Gautron PPC 478Kildonan-St. Paul 191:205Raquel Dancho CON 18,012xMaryAnn Mihychuk LIB 11,036Evan Krosney NDP 8,525Rylan Reed GRN 1,614Martin Deck PPC 527Spencer Katerynuk CHP 256Eduard Hiebert IND 95Portage-Lisgar 215:229xCandice Bergen CON 29,263Ken Werbiski LIB 4,364Cindy Friesen NDP 3,558Beverley Eert GRN 2,130Aaron Archer PPC 1,080Jerome Dondo CHP 808Provencher 177:193xTed Falk CON 28,876Trevor Kirczenow LIB 5,564Erin McGee NDP 5,362Janine G. Gibson GRN 2,553Wayne Sturby PPC 1,023Saint Boniface-Saint Vital 168:183xDan Vandal LIB 18,063Rejeanne Caron CON 14,046Billie Cross NDP 7,299Ben Linnick GRN 2,400Adam McAllister PPC 612Sharma Baljeet IND 274Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman 256:265xJames Bezan CON 29,147Robert A. Smith NDP 8,327Detlev Regelsky LIB 5,542Wayne James GRN 2,729Ian Kathwaroon PPC 629Winnipeg Centre 168:175Leah Gazan NDP 11,942xRobert-Falcon Ouellette LIB 10,221Ryan Dyck CON 6,821Andrea Shalay GRN 1,544Yogi Henderson PPC 457Stephanie Hein CHP 245Winnipeg North 165:172xKevin Lamoureux LIB 14,034Kyle Mason NDP 7,865Jordyn Ham CON 6,315Sai Shanthanand Rajagopal GRN 844Victor Ong PPC 288Henry Hizon CHP 260Kathy Doyle IND 197Andrew Taylor COM 114Winnipeg South 160:178xTerry Duguid LIB 17,250Melanie Maher CON 16,009Jean-Paul Lapointe NDP 5,812Paul Bettess GRN 1,744Mirwais Nasiri PPC 352Winnipeg South Centre 189:197xJim Carr LIB 19,922Joyce Bateman CON 13,136Elizabeth Shearer NDP 8,035James Beddome GRN 2,743Jane MacDiarmid PPC 511Linda Marynuk CHP 90Legend: APP–Animal Protection Party of Canada; BQ–Bloc Quebecois; CFF–Canada’s Fourth Front; CHP–Christian Heritage Party; CNP–Canadian Nationalist Party; COM–Communist Party of Canada; CON–Conservative Party of Canada; GRN–Green Party of Canada; IND–Independent; LIB–Liberal Party of Canada; LTN–Libertarian Party of Canada; ML–Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada; MP–Marijuana Party; NA–Non-Affiliated; NCA–National Citizens Alliance of Canada; NDP–New Democratic Party; PCP–Progressive Canadian Party; PIQ–Parti pour L’Independance du Quebec; PPC–People’s Party of Canada; RP–Parti Rhinoceros Party; SCC–Stop Climate Change; UPC–The United Party of Canada; VCP–Veterans Coalition Party of Canada; x–member of the last legislature.