Tom Lindsey

NDP candidate in the Flin Flon Northern Manitoba race.

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Questionnaire Response

Tom Lindsey - Flin Flon

1. Why did you decide to run in the Manitoba election?

I chose to run again because we must stop Brian Pallister from destroying our province. I have a long history of standing up for people who did not have a voice. It has been a honour to represent the people of this constituency for the last three years. We need strong voices from the North and I have been that voice, whether it was standing up for Churchill when to rail line was down or Thompson when jobs were being lost. The respective Liberal and Conservative MLAs remained silent.  I have been a strong voice for the North while in opposition and look forward to being an even stronger voice in government, after this election.

2. Why should a voter consider electing you to represent them?

I have represented people in this constituency for the last three years and look forward to continuing to advocate on their behalf going forward. PC and Liberal MLAs have remained silent about issues in the North, I have not and will not. Health Care is the number one issue in our constituency and Brian Pallister and the PCs have devastated care for people in the North. Tom Lindsey and the NDP  stand in opposition to the cuts we have seen.  We will not privatize Lifeflight, we will restore Northern Patient Transportation to what it was intended to be. Infrastructure spending has been slashed under this government and we drive on the results everyday.

3. What key issue(s) / topic(s) will you stand for in your role as MLA, and why are these important to you?

Healthcare: Lifeflight, NPTP, Obstetrics, Doctors, expanded services

Infrastructure: Roads, Cell Service, Internet

Jobs: Responsible Mining, Infrastructure,

Education: We cannot afford the cuts we have seen in Health care to happen in education.

4. Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

A vote for Tom Lindsey is a vote for our future. I will continue to be a strong voice for the North. Brian Pallister and the Conservatives only represent their wealthy friends while Tom Lindsey and the NDP Stand for All of Us

News that mentions Tom Lindsey

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Province replaces “outdated” mining reserve fund

November 4, 2019

The Reminder - ...a Freedom of Information request filed by the opposition NDP showed the MCRF had over $10 million in it this summer, but no funds were distributed. Tom Lindsey, Flin Flon’s MLA and labour critic said he didn’t want the MCC in charge of distributing funds. “I have nothing against the MCC, but it's...

West needs public bus system to replace Greyhound, transit union says

October 31, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...offer service on Highway 6 that run between Norway House and Winnipeg. The First Nation also runs its own shuttle to Thompson. Flin Flon NDP MLA Tom Lindsey supports the ATU initiative. "Once upon a time, you could get across this country on a bus, but you can't anymore," he said. "It's not just a city...

MLA Lindsey returns to provincial legislature

October 16, 2019

The Reminder - Tom Lindsey is happy to be back in the legislature, although Flin Flon’s MLA has reservations about whether the previous election was actually necessary. “(This term) feels suspiciously like the last term,” he said. article continues below Lindsey had strong words against the Progressive Conservative...

Pallister government to examine constitutionality of public-sector wage law

October 7, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...PSSA, Fielding responded: "This isn’t about the court case. This is about improving the legislation to make it even stronger." Flin Flon NDP MLA Tom Lindsey said he is concerned the amendments would give more power to cabinet or the minister. "The danger of that is the minister now gets to decide who he...

Manitoba asks for wage-freeze bill court case to be adjourned

October 7, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...and it says it directly impacts about 120,000 public sector employees who want to meet at the bargaining table fairly. NDP Labour Critic Tom Lindsey said the amendments would mean employees would be negotiating with a minister and not their employer. Finance Minister Scott Fielding said the...

Province asks for adjournment in legal fight over wage freeze

October 7, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...level than the original bill proposes. A government spokesperson declined follow-up questions about the adjournment request. NDP labour critic Tom Lindsey said he’s concerned the amendments could place too much power within government. “It’s not negotiations as it should be. It’s the minister...

Manitoba NDP introduce their shadow cabinet

September 27, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...culture and heritage critic; agriculture critic. -Ian Bushie: Indigenous affairs critic. -Amanda Lathlin: Opposition deputy whip; families critic. -Tom Lindsey: Opposition deputy caucus chair; labour and northern affairs critic. -Jim Maloway: Consumer protection critic. -Malaya Marcelino: Immigration and...

Manitoba Votes: Pallister wins Premier post again, triumphant in speech

September 10, 2019

The Reminder - government for, at minimum, four more years. Flin Flon was the final electoral district to have polling results posted publicly, but the NDP’s Tom Lindsey eventually overcame a strong challenge from PC candidate in Theresa Wride. Wride, who lives in Flin Flon and grew up in Norway House, was nearly...

Manitoba Votes: Lindsey slated to win Flin Flon vote

September 10, 2019

The Reminder - ...Reminder, along with multiple media sources, has called Tom Lindsey to win a second term in Manitoba legislature representing northwest Manitoba. With 35 of 56 polls reporting results, Lindsey sits in a comfortable lead with 1,869 votes, ahead of Progressive Conservative (PC) candidate Wride’s 1,135...

Manitoba Votes: Kinew concedes provincial election to likely PC majority

September 10, 2019

The Reminder - pickups we gained tonight show Manitoba wants much better from their healthcare system than they've seen.” As of 10:20 p.m., NDP candidate Tom Lindsey was well in front, ahead of PC challenger Theresa Wride. Liberal James Lindsay and Green Saara Murnick are well behind the two frontrunners. ...

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