Elected Representatives for Wolseley
Wolseley is located is the City of Winnipeg Daniel McIntyre Ward represented by Cindy Gilroy.
Cindy, who is in her second term, was born and raised in the West End. She is currently chair of the the Standing Policy Committee on Water, Waste, Riverbank management and the environment. She is very interested in supporting the Wolseley Residents Assocation in dealing with issues related to the urban forest and green space maintenance.
Tel: (204) 986-5951 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Open, - currently waiting for resumption of 2020 Elections postponed due to Covid -19 Pandemic
Lisa Naylor is currently the Manitoba Legislative Critic for Environment and Climate Change. She represented the people of Wolseley as the Winnipeg School Division (WSD) Ward 4 Trustee since 2014, serving as vice-chair and chair of the Finance and Personnel Committee and on the Executive of the Manitoba School Boards Association.
Lisa is known for being accessible and accountable to her community and as a tireless defender of comprehensive public school funding.
Lisa is a feminist activist who has worked in front-line social services and community health organizations for thirty years. She started her career as a street outreach worker in Toronto and worked as a counsellor with sexually exploited youth before moving to Winnipeg to work as a counsellor and health educator at Women’s Health Clinic. Lisa has also been an active volunteer in the community and has served as a director on the board of the University of Winnipeg Student Association Day Care and Klinic Community Health Centre.
Lisa is a passionate advocate who has made countless contributions to policy and public awareness on issues that impact youth mental health and well-being. Lisa has long been an activist for reproductive health, LGBTQ2S* rights, and other social justice issues. As a trustee, Lisa introduced WSD's groundbreaking policy for the protection and inclusion of trans, queer, Two-Spirit, and non-binary students and staff.
Lisa is committed to a just and equitable society where everyone is treated with compassion and has access to opportunities. Her advocacy efforts and political service are a natural extension of her mental health work. She knows that addressing poverty, colonialism, racism, and other inequities is the path to a healthy, thriving community. Well-being for all includes addressing the climate crisis with the urgency it demands to find sustainable solutions that develop green technologies and green jobs.
Lisa has lived with her family in Wolseley for twenty years.
Tel: (204) 792-2773 Email: email@example.com
Leah Gazan was elected as the Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre in October 2019.
"She is currently the NDP Critic for Children, Families, and Social Development, as well as the Deputy Critic for Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship. Gazan is a member of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, and the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament. She recently introduced a private member's bill, Bill C-232, The Climate Emergency Action Act, which recognizes the right to a healthy environment as a human right.
As an educator, advisor, and media contributor, Leah Gazan has been deeply engaged with issues and organizing in Winnipeg’s core for nearly three decades. Gazan has spent her life working for human rights on the local, national, and international stage. Her recent success includes organizing and traveling across the country to push Bill C-262, the Indigenous Human Rights Act.
Her contributions in Winnipeg have both shaped our understanding of our collective struggles and strengths, and helped move us towards justice. As president of the Social Planning Council between 2011- 2015, Gazan organized and pushed policy in support of an end to poverty, addressing violence against women and girls, finding solutions for housing insecurity and homelessness, ensuring fair wages, community-based actions addressing addictions, and proper supports for mental health.
Gazan was a prominent Winnipeg lead during Idle No More, articulating the movement to the Winnipeg public. Gazan also co-founded the #WeCare campaign aimed at building public will to end violence against Indigenous women and girls. Gazan is a member of Wood Mountain Lakota Nation, located in Saskatchewan, Treaty 4 territory
Tel: (204) 984-1675 Email: Leah.Gazan@parl.gc.ca