Uzoma Asagwara

NDP candidate in the Union Station Winnipeg race.

Uzoma can be reached on social media, at [email protected], or by calling 431-277-4637.

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Not everyone gets a second chance in this election – Winnipeg Free Press

2 October 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - have accused the provincial NDP of this exact policy (which NDP Leader Wab Kinew has denied), while pointing out Union Station candidate Uzoma Asagwara was a “prominent speaker at a defund-the-police rally.” So, why would the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba endorse a candidate who...

Politicians take reflective pause

30 September 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...(David Lipnowski / Canadian Press) Opposition leader Wab Kinew and a slate of NDP members — including Nahanni Fontaine, Bernadette Smith and Uzoma Asagwara — marched with a large crowd through downtown Winnipeg and into the Canada Life Centre, where they participated in a ceremonial powwow. Kinew...

Manitoba Liberal candidate says signs vandalized in Union Station

29 September 2023

CBC Manitoba - ...this is a result of a big effort to divide us." Tariq, who is facing two other candidates in Union Station in Tuesday's election — NDP incumbent Uzoma Asagwara and Progressive Conservative Aaron Croning — said these incidents will not discourage her, and the signs that disappeared will be replaced. She...

Domestic violence supports will get $10M boost, Manitoba PCs pledge

27 September 2023

CBC Manitoba - ...from Stefanson or the PCs. People put signs and red handprints on PC Leader Heather Stefanson's constituency office earlier this week. (CBC) Uzoma Asagwara, incumbent NDP candidate for Union Station, said the PCs are using their opposition to a landfill search to divide Manitobans. "For Heather...

Tories go all-in at election poker table: attack ad deals cards with insults, accusations about NDP candidates

27 September 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...charges faced, and disclosed, by Kinew (the “joker”) and Thompson candidate Eric Redhead (a “wild card”). It frames Union Station candidate Uzoma Asagwara’s participation in a Black Lives Matter march as speaking at a “defund the police” rally and shapes Point Douglas candidate Bernadette...

NDP promises to expand access to sexual assault care

25 September 2023

Brandon Sun - ...available 24-7 in Winnipeg and some rural and northern communities. “The needs of survivors are not being met,” claimed Union Station candidate Uzoma Asagwara. “We know that people are leaving without being seen. We know that equitable access to this care is not happening across Manitoba.” The NDP...

Rally at Manitoba legislature supports youth transgender rights – Winnipeg

24 September 2023

Global News - ...schools and the discovery of unmarked graves at the former sites. “It’s a really great, fundamental principal.” Union Station NDP candidate Uzoma Asagwara spoke to the crowd, pointing to the numbers that showed up versus last week’s protest. “This is Manitoba, this is community,” they said. ...

NDP promises $2.4 million to expand access to sexual assault care, hire nurses

24 September 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...sexual assault care in Winnipeg and rural and northern Manitoba by hiring seven more full-time nurses under a new provincial strategy. Candidates Uzoma Asagwara (Union Station) and Nahanni Fontaine (St. Johns) announced Sunday, if elected, the plan would ensure sexual assault nurse examiners are available...

Le NPD promet d’améliorer les soins médicolégaux pour les victimes de violences sexuelles | Élections au Manitoba 2023

24 September 2023

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...autant en zones urbaines qu'en zones rurales. Elle serait développée en consultation, notamment avec les Premières Nations. Nahanni Fontaine et Uzoma Asagwara, qui tentent d'être réélues sous la bannière NPD respectivement dans les circonscriptions St. Johns et Union Station, ont fait l'annonce au parc...

NDP promises more sexual assault nurse examiners if elected

24 September 2023

CBC Manitoba - ... "A no-wrong-doors approach would make sure that someone who has been sexually assaulted could report anywhere they feel comfortable doing so," Uzoma Asagwara, incumbent NDP candidate for Union Station, said at a news conference Sunday morning. Asagwara, along with St. John's incumbent candidate Nahanni...

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