Uzoma Asagwara

NDP candidate in the Union Station Winnipeg race.

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‘Forward:’ Manitoba Premier Sees Second-Straight Majority as Affirmation

September 10, 2019

ChrisD - ...Minister Cliff Cullen. The election broke new ground for diversity. Manitoba has never had a black MLA but that changed Tuesday when the NDP’s Uzoma Asagwara won. The campaign was a calculated gamble for Pallister, who called the election more than a year ahead of the scheduled voting date. It was a...

C’est jour de vote au Manitoba | Élections Manitoba 2019

September 10, 2019

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...dernière élection était une élection de changement, analyse-t-il. Cette fois on ne veut pas avoir de changement. » Des premiers élus noirs Uzoma Asagwara devient la première personne noie élue au Manitoba. Photo : Radio-Canada / Erin Brohman Cette élection verra deux députés noirs faire leur...

Housing, poverty on voters’ minds

September 4, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Now Pay Later membership. Simply add a form of payment and pay only 27¢ per article. Seeking to tackle these issues is a crop of new candidates. Uzoma Asagwara, a community activist and psychiatric nurse, represents the New Democratic Party; Andrea Shalay, a community organizer and communications...

Plus de diversité parmi les candidats des partis politiques | Élections Manitoba 2019

August 27, 2019

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...a nommé deux femmes ouvertement homosexuelles dans des circonscriptions gagnées par les néo-démocrates à la dernière élection provinciale : Uzoma Asagwara dans Union Station et Lisa Naylor dans Wolseley. Christopher Adams et Royce Koop, soulignent que le nombre de candidats issus de la diversité qui...

Les Manitobains en voie d’élire le premier député noir de leur histoire

August 25, 2019

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ... La fonctionnaire Audrey Gordon se présente pour le Parti progressiste-conservateur (PPC) dans Southdale, alors que l’infirmière psychiatrique Uzoma Asagwara brigue la nouvelle circonscription winnipégoise de Union Station pour le Nouveau Parti démocratique (NPD) et que son collègue Jamie Moses espère...

Manitobans slated to elect first black MLA in next election, maybe more

August 25, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...she has a better shot at winning. While the Manitoba New Democrats, which historically win core Winnipeg seats, have psychiatric nurse and activist Uzoma Asagwara carrying their banner in the new riding of Union Station. Jamie Moses will again face a tough fight to reclaim St. Vital for his party. ...

On the campaign trail: What the parties promised on Monday

August 19, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Story NDP promises supervised drug consumption site for Winnipeg MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS NDP candidates (from left) NDP Leader Wab Kinew, Uzoma Asagwara (Union Station) and Malaya Marcelino (Notre Dame), during a press conference in Vimy Ridge Park Monday. Wab Kinew says, if he becomes premier, he...

PCs vow to focus on downtown safety

August 19, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...start on your day? Get the day’s breaking stories, weather forecast, and more sent straight to your inbox every morning. Sign Up NDP candidate Uzoma Asagwara, who is running in the new inner-city Union Station riding, said the Tory announcement doesn't address the root causes of mental health and...

Record MLA diversity forecast

August 11, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...the legislature." In the new constituency of Union Station, where Chorney lives, voters could elect Manitoba’s first Black MLA. NDP candidate Uzoma Asagwara is the early front-runner in that race. Two other Black candidates — Progressive Conservative Audrey Gordon in Southdale and New Democrat Jamie...

NDP kick off unofficial election campaign

June 23, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...Pinsent (Interlake-Gimli) 25. Shelley Wiggins (Swan River) 26. Ted Marcelino (Tyndall Park) INCUMBENT 27. Tom Lindsey (Flin Flon) INCUMBENT 28. Uzoma Asagwara (Union Station) 29. Wayne Chacun (Riding Mountain) 30. Ken St. George (Roblin) 31. Rob Jessup (Steinbach) 32. Malaya Marcelino (Notre Dame) 33....

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