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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6 Manitoba candidates disclose criminal convictions, with 2 days before the deadline

August 25, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...The offences range from impaired driving and assault to a illegal possession charge for alcohol dating back more than 50 years. Two candidates, Tom Lindsey and Wayne Chacun of the NDP, disclosed impaired driving convictions. Lindsey, currently the MLA for Flin Flon, wrote that his conviction was in...

Opaque truth about candidate transparency law

August 23, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...disclosure forms, which were posted online by Elections Manitoba. More are to be released Monday. There are a few surprises: NDP candidate Tom Lindsey (Flin Flon) pleaded guilty to impaired driving in 1977; NDP candidate Wayne Chacun (Riding Mountain) was found guilty of shoplifting and impaired...

Four provincial election candidates in for Flin Flon debate

August 19, 2019

The Reminder - ...on the ballot later this month for the upcoming provincial election. All four confirmed candidates in the Flin Flon constituency - NDP incumbent Tom Lindsey, Progressive Conservative (PC) Theresa Wride, Manitoba Liberal Party candidate James Lindsay and Green Party nominee Saara Murnick - will be at a...

Manitoba Greens select Murnick as provincial election candidate

August 8, 2019

The Reminder - ...Manitoba Green Party in 2011 and the federal Green Party in 2008, will be on the ballot for the Manitoba Greens this year. Murnick joins incumbent Tom Lindsey from the NDP, Progressive Conservative Theresa Wride and Manitoba Liberal Party candidate James Lindsay as candidates for the Flin Flon riding. ...

Provincial election frontrunners lay out views in Flin Flon visits

August 8, 2019

The Reminder - ...staff, city council and local elected figures, as well as making stops in The Pas and Cranberry Portage. Kinew also held an event with current MLA Tom Lindsey at Lindsey’s Main Street office. “We’re trying to meet people and do some outreach. It is a bit of campaigning, but a big part of what...

Lindsey talks challenges of representing northern riding

August 5, 2019

The Reminder - ...current MLA for Flin Flon, Tom Lindsey, hosted a pancake breakfast at the United Steelworkers [USW] Local 7106 offices on Main Street July 20. The NDP provincial representative is gearing up his campaign to be re-elected Sept. 10. “A person in Winnipeg can cover their constituency in the course of an...

Manitoba Liberals select former ‘Flonner for election

August 2, 2019

The Reminder - ...election: it will mean both the incumbent MLA and a challenger will be listed on the same ballot with nearly identical surnames – the NDP’s Tom Lindsey, who currently represents Flin Flon in provincial legislature, and Lindsay himself. Only one letter separates their last names - the incumbent uses...

Provincial candidates release platform planks

July 22, 2019

The Reminder - for this year’s provincial vote, the two current candidates for Flin Flon are beginning to unveil campaign priorities. Both sitting NDP MLA Tom Lindsey and Progressive Conservative (PC) candidate Theresa Wride are beginning to knock on doors and make public appearances to plead their case to voters....

Flin Flon provincial candidates debate set for August 26

July 19, 2019

The Reminder - ... article continues below Long-time chamber member Dave Kendall has been named as the moderator of the forum, which will feature NDP incumbent MLA Tom Lindsey, Progressive Conservative (PC) challenger Theresa Wride and an as-of-yet unknown candidate for the Manitoba Liberal Party. “It will be an evening...

NDP and PCs at odds over which party supports the mining industry more

July 18, 2019

Thompson Citizen - ...too late for the people of Thompson, Flin Flon and The Pas who have watched good jobs disappear from their communities,” said Flin Flon NDP MLA Tom Lindsey. “Families need more than a plan to have a plan. They need support...

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