Tony Hill

Green candidate in the Selkirk Southern Manitoba race.

Tony can be reached at tony.hill@greenparty.mb.ca.

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Questionnaire Response

Tony Hill - Selkirk

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

Beautiful Lake Winnipeg is under siege by phosphorous pollution. Experts say if this pollution is left unaddressed, it will render our lake unsafe for swimming and it will have devastating consequences on our fishing industry. As citizens of the Interlake and Selkirk Riding, we have a great responsibility to our lake. We take in its beauty. We kayak its waters. And we play along its shores. It gives us so much, and yet we take it for granted. To those of us who live next door to Lake Winnipeg as its closest neighbour, we cannot take it for granted any longer. It is in danger and it needs our help.

Moreover, the global climate crisis is the biggest threat we face.  The time for action—real action—on addressing climate change is now. As a firefighter, I know the value of arriving to the scene and taking action as quickly as possible. There can be no more delay. Acknowledging our climate crisis is not alarmist-thinking, it is forward thinking. And, taking action on our climate crisis is not anti-progress, it is solution focused. These are the reasons I am running in this election.

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

Since retiring as a Captain with the Winnipeg department a year ago, I have discovered a new calling: protecting the environment and saving Lake Winnipeg and the Interlake’s wetlands. Throughout my career as a firefighter, I lived and worked by a code of honour. As the Green Party candidate for the Selkirk Riding, you can count on me.

When I watch my seventeen year old daughter studying for exams and preparing for university, I can’t help but worry for her future and the future of her generation. I believe the future is Green and I hope you’ll join me in the fight to save our planet.

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

The Green Party has a well-prepared platform, including a proposed and costed-out guaranteed income program, universal child care, and a fully-developed plan for reducing carbon emissions and growing the green economy. The Green Party is neither left, nor right. We are forward.

 

News that mentions Tony Hill

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Rickie Fowler, Scottie Scheffler tied for lead in desert

January 17, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - He's ahead of schedule, shooting an 8-under 64 on Friday at PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course for a share of the second-round lead with Scottie Scheffler. Playing in the same third of the field as Fowler in the pro-am event, Scheffler also opened with rounds of 65 and 64. Fowler and Scheffler will play PGA West's Stadium Course — also the site of the final round — on Saturday. Andrew Landry was a stroke out of the lead after a 64 at La Quinta. Defending champion Adam Long was 5 under after a 70 on the Nicklaus Course.

Will Henry’s runs or Mahomes’ passes decide AFC champion?

January 16, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - The Chiefs like to go with five defensive backs, but they might need more bulk on the field against Henry. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)The catalyst, naturally, is QB Patrick Mahomes (17), who was slowed by injuries early and midway in the season. Now that he's healthy, Mahomes is looking like the 2018 league MVP who tore up the NFL. Damien Williams (26) handles the bulk of the run game, and Tennessee has been formidable against the rush. Reid has been masterful in his handling of Mahomes and the schemes that make KC's offence as dangerous as any.

Crosby posts goal, 3 assists in return, Pens rout Wild 7-3

January 14, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)PITTSBURGH - Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists in his first game back from abdominal surgery and the Pittsburgh Penguins rolled past Minnesota 7-3 on Tuesday night. Zach Parise scored twice and Marcus Foligno added his ninth for the Wild, who spotted the Penguins a four-goal lead. Halak stopped 24 shots in relief as the Bruins lost their second straight and were shut out for the first time this season. Sam Reinhart had a goal and two assists, and Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar, with an empty-netter, also scored. Ben Bishop stopped 41 shots in a game in which the Avalanche hit at least three posts.

More quarterbacks are using their hands to catches passes

January 10, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. Deshaun Watson caught a 6-yard TD pass from wideout DeAndre Hopkins in a 28-22 win over New England on Dec. 1. Andy Dalton, Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel were the only other quarterbacks to catch passes in 2019 but their receptions came on tipped balls they threw. All of these plays began in shotgun formation because quarterbacks aren't eligible to catch passes if they line up under centre. Drew Brees once caught a TD pass from LaDainian Tomlinson for the San Diego Chargers.

Rinne scores empty-net goal as Predators beat Blackhawks

January 9, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)CHICAGO - Pekka Rinne made 29 saves and scored an empty-net goal, and the Nashville Predators beat the sloppy Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Thursday night for John Hynes' first win with the team. Nick Bonino also picked up an empty-net goal before Rinne's shot from behind the Predators' net went in with 22 seconds left. The 37-year-old Rinne was mobbed by his teammates after his first goal and 14th career point in the NHL. Phillip Danault and Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored for the Canadiens, who have dropped eight straight games for the second time this season. BLUES 5, SABRES 1ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas and Tyler Bozak each had a goal and two assists, and St. Louis beat Buffalo.

David Pastrnak records hat trick as Bruins beat Jets 5-4

January 9, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) and Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dmitry Kulikov (7) compete along the boards during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Boston. He has nine goals and 10 assists during his current point streak, and his 35 goals overall lead the NHL. Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck rested on the second night of the Jets' back-to-back. Phillip Danault and Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored for the Canadiens, who have dropped eight straight games for the second time this season. RANGERS 6, DEVILS 3NEW YORK (AP) — Tony DeAngelo recorded his first career hat trick and added two assists as New York beat New Jersey.

Bruins beat Predators 6-2 to spoil Hynes’ debut as coach

January 7, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Nashville Predators head coach John Hynes talks to his players in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)WASHINGTON - David Pastrnak scored for the third consecutive game and the Boston Bruins beat Nashville 6-2 on Tuesday night, spoiling the debut of new Predators coach John Hynes. The Blackhawks lost key forward Dylan Strome to a right ankle injury early in the second period. Frans Nielsen got his second goal of the game with 8:41 remaining to pull the Red Wings into a 3-all tie. Gerbe and Werenski scored 72 seconds apart late in the second period to put Columbus ahead.

NFL Today, Wild-Card Weekend

January 5, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Kirk Cousins and the Vikings (11-6) are coming off a 26-20 overtime wild-card round victory at New Orleans. —-Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) celebrates after throwing a pass to setup the game-winning field goal during overtime of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Buffalo Bills Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Houston. —WORKING LATEHouston's 22-19 victory over Buffalo on Saturday marked the first wild-card overtime game since the Tim Tebow-led Denver Broncos beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 29-23 in the 2011 season. Minnesota needed extra time Sunday to beat New Orleans 26-20, just the third wild-card game to go to OT in the NFC. The game also conjured memories of another huge comeback in a wild-card game.

As No. 2 seed, Chiefs on cusp of returning to AFC title game

December 30, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon III (25) is tackled by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Anthony Hitchens, left, and linebacker Reggie Ragland (59) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. - The Kansas City Chiefs were inches away from playing in the Super Bowl a year ago and, to many in their locker room, the sting of that overtime loss to New England has served as motivation to return to the AFC title game this season. That means they get the week off while the Patriots are forced to play a wild-card game, and ensures a divisional-round game will be played at Arrowhead Stadium the next weekend. The Patriots still have Tom Brady, and the Texans already have gotten the best of Kansas City once this season. STOCK DOWNWide receiver Sammy Watkins had just one catch for 8 yards against Los Angeles, though part of that had to do with the fact that Kansas City rarely had the ball.

Bears edge Vikings 21-19 on Piñeiro FG with 10 seconds left

December 29, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - Eddy Piñeiro's fourth field goal of the game came from 22 yards with 10 seconds left, giving the Bears a 21-19 victory on Sunday with the Vikings resting their regulars for the playoffs. SLOW STARTMontgomery got his second 100-yard rushing game of the season, but otherwise the Bears offence gave the Vikings' second-stringers little to worry about. The Bears finished with an average of 4.66 yards per play this season, ahead of only the New York Jets. Vikings: DT Armon Watts and OT Rashod Hill each left in the fourth quarter with an unspecified left leg injury. Vikings: Play a wild-card round game next weekend at either New Orleans, San Francisco or Seattle, depending on the result of the 49ers-Seahawks game later on Sunday night.

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