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Kim Longstreet - Brandon East
1. Why did you decide to run in the Manitoba election?
My work as a community advocate has propelled me in this direction. It was the logical step to continue bringing about change for my community. Sitting on the side lines waiting for progress to happen was no longer an option for me. It was important to me to keep the addictions crisis facing our province as an issue in this election. I feel I have achieved that. All three parties have provided plans to combat this crisis. Of the three, of course, the plan by the Manitoba Liberal Party is in alignment with my beliefs and address what I have been advocating for over the past 2.5 years.
2. Why should a voter consider electing you to represent them?
Recently I was recognized by my community with the “Community Builder” award. This award from my peers speaks to their trust that my passion for the betterment of my community is paramount to everything I have accomplished and what I hope to accomplish in the future. I would like voters to know that I would bring the same energy that I bring to my community’s well-being to my role as MLA Brandon East.
3. What key issue(s) / topic(s) will you stand for in your role as MLA, and why are these important to you?
Health Care cuts reversed.
Addictions and mental health resources.
Climate and environmental issues.
Addressing the root causes of poverty.
A living wage that works Manitobans.
Quality and affordable education.
4. Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?
It’s a true honor for me to be the Liberal candidate running for the seat of MLA Brandon East.
The Manitoba Liberal Party has put forward plans and platforms that have substance and are achievable.
Manitobans should consider the Manitoba Liberal Party as the party that has a workable vision for our province.
We are the party with a New Way Forward!
News that mentions Kim Longstreet
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September 11, 2019
CTV - ...in Brandon over the summer so I could talk to them, yeah, that’s for sure,” she said. Brandon East Liberal candidate and community activist Kim Longstreet placed third behind the NDP and PC...
September 10, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ... Liberal leader Dougald Lamont revealed his party's addictions plan in Longstreet's riding on the same day she was announced as the candidate. Kim Longstreet joined Manitoba Liberal leader Dougald Lamont on Friday to release the party's plan to tackle addictions. Longstreet has been nominated at the...
September 8, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...to Graydon, who took office in 2007, or vote for the rookie Tory candidate. Brandon East Len Isleifson (PC incumbent), Lonnie Patterson (NDP), Kim Longstreet (Liberal) Candidates: Len Isleifson (PC incumbent), Lonnie Patterson (NDP), Kim Longstreet (Liberal) Population: 23,045 Boundary changes: Since...
September 4, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...repairs and are at risk of closing, according to the city's recreation and community facilities master plan. Brandon East Liberal candidate Kim Longstreet also identified the closure of the South End community centre as an issue she would advocate for, if elected. "Whether it goes on an old site,...
August 29, 2019
CTV - ...Liberal candidate, so it might help the Progressive Conservatives hang onto the seat a little bit more,” said Saunders. The Liberal candidate is Kim Longstreet, a community activist and one of the founders of Brandon’s Bear Clan. Longstreet’s son has struggled with a meth addiction, and she’s pushing...
August 28, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...MLA Drew Caldwell lost to PC Len Isleifson by over 1,100 votes Manitobans head to the polls on Sept. 10. (CBC) Who is running? Len Isleifson (PC), Kim Longstreet (Liberal), Lonnie Patterson (NDP). Why is it in play? The NDP's Lonnie Patterson is a party loyalist and former city councillor who is well liked...
August 14, 2019
Global News - ...The riding has been dominated by the NDP since its inception, but went Tory in 2016. Candidates NDP: Lonnie Patterson Green Party: Liberal Party:Kim Longstreet PC Party: Len...
July 19, 2019
CBC Manitoba - ...— the same day it announced a vocal advocate for addictions services will carry the party's banner in Brandon East. Dougald Lamont was joined by Kim Longstreet in the Wheat City and told reporters that a Liberal government would create a drug stabilization unit where people in meth withdrawal can be safely...
June 28, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - ...provincial and federal government departments, as well as privately funded services. Better co-ordination is the No. 1 takeaway for Brandon mother Kim Longstreet, whose son circled in and out of various treatment programs for a decade. "That there is the method, the structure, that will define whether or not...