Mary Lou Bourgeois
2011 Manitoba Election Archive
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News that Mentions Mary Lou Bourgeois
Tuesday, 04 October 2011
Winnipeg Free Press - WINNIPEG -- This is what democracy looks like: on one of the more ragged blocks of Magnus Avenue, Liberal candidate Mary Lou Bourgeois smiled as she walked toward a house, pamphlets in hand. A woman in the front yard hushed her children's giggles to ...
Tuesday, 27 September 2011
Winnipeg Free Press - The forum drew three Point Douglas candidates in the Oct. 4 vote: Liberal Mary Lou Bourgeois; physician Teresa Pun from the Greens and the NDP's Kevin Chief. Tyrone Krawetz, running for the Conservatives in Logan and Cheryl Ann Carr for the Communists ...
Monday, 15 August 2011
Winnipeg Sun - ... Sam Katz (116308 votes) and Judy Wasylycia-Leis (90913), and ahead of Rav Gill (1775). Gill had also sought to run for the Liberals in this fall's provincial election but lost the party's nomination in the Point Douglas riding to Mary Lou Bourgeois.
Mary Lou Bourgeois - Point Douglas
Why did you decide to run in the 2011 Manitoba election?
Since I started campaigning, the situation in my riding has worsened. I feel like I can make a difference. The liberal platform deals specifically with education and crime; these are issues that are important to the people of Point Douglas.
What experience will you bring to compliment your role as MLA?
I work with social services. I have 30 years experience working for the general public, and 12 years with people with intellectual disabilities. Through this job I deal with day to day issues with clients who live below the poverty level, so I understand the struggles that people in similar situations face.
Is there anything in particular you would like to change in our province? In your electoral division?
The healthcare system needs to be completely restructured in Manitoba. In Point Douglas I want to eliminate the crime.
What is one thing you stand for that is not a part of your political party's platform?
We should take the police out the cruisers, and put them on foot patrol, like they do in Manhattan. An officer on every corner during high crime times like the evenings.
Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?
There is a challenge here, win or lose.
What is your favourite location in the electoral division you are currently a candidate for?
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