Nello Altomare

NDP candidate in the Transcona Winnipeg race.

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MLAs Helwer, Altomare reveal cancer diagnoses

November 4, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - undergo chemotherapy treatments for the next six months. He plans to fulfill his duties as MLA as much as he can during the process. NDP MLA Nello Altomare revealed late last week he was diagnosed with Stage 2 Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, on Oct. 8. Newly appointed Minister of Central...

Pallister shuffles the deck, creates new departments

October 23, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - and health.” He was not available for interviews to explain that claim. -Kinew announced his shadow cabinet will change to assign MLA Nello Altomare as critic for kindergarten to Grade 12 education and MLA Jamie Moses as critic for economic development and training. ...

Manitoba government vows to finish trade agreement with western provinces in brief throne speech

September 30, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...won three seats in the Sept. 10 election, but four are needed for official party status. Rookie NDP MLAs Uzoma Asagwara, the new health critic, and Nello Altomare, education critic, received front-row spots with the Official Opposition. The party elevated the first-time MLAs into major critic roles, as well as...

Manitoba NDP introduce their shadow cabinet

September 27, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...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, culture and heritage critic; agriculture critic. -Ian Bushie: Indigenous...

‘Suddenly the balloon pops’: Election campaign defeat can take emotional toll on candidates

September 22, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...had an advantage over his opponents in the race for the Transcona seat. That made the Progressive Conservative candidate's defeat by the NDP's Nello Altomare a surprise to many observers, including himself. The fact that he lost by among the slimmest of margins — 115 votes — doesn't make it easier to...

Progressive Conservatives win second consecutive majority – The Uniter

September 19, 2019

The Uniter (UofW) - seat, losing official party status. Numerous elected members of the legislative assembly studied at the University of Winnipeg, including Nello Altomare, Uzoma Asagwara, Wab Kinew, Cindy Lamoureux, Andrew Micklefield, Bernadette Smith and Rochelle Squires. While issues surrounding post-secondary...

Altomare wins seat in Transcona

September 13, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...the provincial Legislature. There is a new face representing Transcona in the provincial Legislature. On Sept. 10, New Democratic Party candidate Nello Altomare defeated the incumbent Progressive Conservative candidate Blair Yakimoski by a scant 115 votes. “It’s such a humbling experience, that every...

Incumbents rewarded in northeast

September 13, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...“We’ll keep working on that. The public was very engaged in that issue, and I expect they’ll continue to be.” In Transcona, the NDP’s Nello Altomare, a former teacher and administrator in the River East Transcona School Division, defeated incumbent Blair Yakimoski (PC) by 115 votes, 4,029 to...

Meet the 13 rookie MLAs elected in Manitoba

September 11, 2019

CTV - ...that offers culturally appropriate supports to families and children. He has also owned and operated a gas station for 20 years. Transcona: Nello Altomare (NDP) NDP Nello Altomare took the Transcona seat from PC Blair Yakimoski, though it was a tight race. A recently retired teacher and principal in...

NDP makes gains but city still wears PC blue

September 11, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - St. Vital. NDP Leader Wab Kinew (who won in Fort Rouge) saw his party retake control of a couple of key seats it lost in 2016: in Transcona, Nello Altomare beat out PC incumbent Blair Yakimoski; in St. James, Adrien Sala held off PC challenger Michelle Richard. The biggest NDP win in the city belonged...