NDP Candidate Bernadette Smith excited for the start of Point Douglas Byelection

WINNIPEG – Bernadette Smith, the NDP candidate for Point Douglas, welcomes the start of the Point Douglas byelection.

“I’m excited for the official start of this campaign and eager to debate ideas to make this a more vibrant community for our families,” said Smith. “I’m proud to carry the NDP banner and look forward to continuing the legacy of social justice, community building and strong representation of former NDP MLA Kevin Chief.”

Bernadette Smith

A lifelong New Democrat, BERNADETTE SMITH is the current Assistant Director of WayFinders Program in the Seven Oaks School Division, and hopes to continue the good works, community-building initiatives and social justice advocacy championed by the NDP for Point Douglas' constituency, its residents and for Manitobans altogether.

Bernadette Smith

A lifelong New Democrat, BERNADETTE SMITH is the current Assistant Director of WayFinders Program in the Seven Oaks School Division, and hopes to continue the good works, community-building initiatives and social justice advocacy championed by the NDP for Point Douglas' constituency, its residents and for Manitobans altogether.

Province announces construction underway on affordable housing project in North Point Douglas

The Manitoba government will establish a new $10-million loan fund to support social enterprise, creating more employment and training opportunities for people who face barriers to work, Housing and Community Development Minister Mohinder Saran announced today at the sod-turning of a new 19-unit multi-family housing project that will be built, in part, through social enterprise.