Ed Ackerman

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Facts in short supply at mayoral forums

October 5, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...interest because one of her brothers happens to own a local construction company that has secured road-renewal contracts from the city. Candidate Ed Ackerman played the role of instigator, twice baiting fellow mayoral hopeful Venkat Machiraju — who had originally issued the conflict-of-interest...

Mayoral debate features revelation of homelessness, applause for gender, probe of arrest

October 5, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...asked people to clap for Motkaluk because she was doing a "tremendous job" running for mayor "as a woman." Motkaluk politely thanked him. Filmmaker Ed Ackerman revealed he is currently homeless and slept on a floor Wednesday night due to a protracted legal battle with the city after his home was demolished...

Sécurité et méthamphétamine au coeur d’un débat des candidats à la mairie de Winnipeg

October 4, 2018

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...texte de Camille Gris Roy Les huit candidats dans la course, soit Ed Ackerman, Brian Bowman, Tim Diack, Umar Hayat, Venkat Machiraju, Jenny Motkaluk, Doug Wilson et Don Woodstock, avaient répondu présents à ce forum organisé par Winnipeg Realtors et le Winnipeg Free Press. Jenny Motkaluk a, à...

Bowman enjoying majority of voter support: poll

October 4, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...mayor would you be most likely to vote for? Answers: Brian Bowman: 61% Jenny Motkaluk: 28% Tim Diack: 3% Don Woodstock: 3% Doug Wilson: 2% Ed Ackerman: 1% Desmond Thomas: 1% Umar Hayat: 1% Chris Clacio: less than 1% Venkat Machiraju: less than...

Election Extra: Debate principles

October 1, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...supported the principle of including all candidates. However, one candidate in particular is putting our principled position to the test. Filmmaker Ed Ackerman will be on the ballot, but has not campaigned to any extent. He does not have a website and has not published any kind of platform. Still, he has...

Immigration groups want permanent residents to get vote in Winnipeg

September 30, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...wrote in an email. "It would then be up to the province to make a determination on the matter." Mayoral candidates Tim Diack, Jenny Motkaluk, Ed Ackerman and Brian Bowman attend Thursday night's business forum at the University of Winnipeg. Permanent residents won't get a say about which candidate...

Mayoral promises: What the candidates are offering Winnipeg voters

September 29, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...bags should be banned (Sept. 18). Winnipeg mayoral hopeful Doug Wilson served as the mayor of Morden from 2006 to 2010. (Bartley Kives/CBC News) Ed Ackerman: Property taxes: No position. Portage and Main position: Unclear. Ed Ackerman is a filmmaker and activist. (David Lipnowski) Venkat Machiraju ...

Bowman pushes roads renewal program into election spotlight

September 28, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...elected mayor he would reduce property taxes five per cent every year, and make up the lost revenue by awarding all contracts to the lowest bidder. Ed Ackerman could not be reached for comment. The city’s six-year plan for spending of $976.2 million between 2019 and 2024, includes $100 million from the...

Mayoral candidate proposes ‘negative toll bridge’ to pay people to visit North End

September 27, 2018

CBC Manitoba - Ed Ackerman wants to build a "negative toll bridge" that pays people to visit the North End. The Winnipeg mayoral candidate says the city should spend $400 million to pay motorists $10 a trip to cross into the North End, provided they spend that money in the area. Ackerman proposed the novel project during...

Vision for city, biz tax hot topics at forum

September 27, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...to provide “comedy and danger.” Incumbent Brian Bowman, Jenny Motkaluk, Umar Hayat, Tim Diack, Doug Wilson, Venkat Machiraju, Don Woodstock and Ed Ackerman were asked about topics such as their vision for Winnipeg, its manufacturing sector and business tax reform. Eight candidates vying to run the...

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