Garth Steek

Candidate in the River Heights - Fort Garry Councillor Candidates race.

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Janice Lukes running unopposed in new Waverley West ward

September 18, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...tie up," she said in a telephone interview. She is the first council member to have been acclaimed in Winnipeg since 2002, when former councillors Garth Steek (River Heights-Fort Garry), Gord Steeves (St. Vital), and Dan Vandal (St. Boniface) ran unopposed in their respective wards. Lukes said she decided...

Police union takes aim at mayor in election-style attack ad

September 5, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...an issue in this municipal election campaign (voters go to the polls Oct. 24; Bowman is running for a second term). At least one council candidate, Garth Steek, is focusing on the city’s seeming inability to respond to an increase in home invasions in River Heights, and has been critical of council’s...

Election fever building… slowly

September 4, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...and NDP organizer Geof Langen. Also running is Stephanie Meilleur, executive director of the Osborne Village BIZ. In River Heights, former Coun. Garth Steek is attempting a comeback against incumbent John Orlikow. Orlikow was part of the opposition when Sam Katz was mayor but Bowman elevated Orlikow to...

Residents talk drugs, crime at town hall

September 4, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...a bid to retake his former seat as councillor for the River Heights-Fort Garry ward, Garth Steek wants to help Winnipeg police officers combat the effects of methamphetamines on city crime rates, he told a town hall Tuesday night. Steek, who ran unsuccessfully in 2004 to become Winnipeg’s mayor and held...

Campaign rhetoric returns to crime and fear

September 4, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...safety is on the verge of veering into hysteria as we inch toward the Oct. 24 civic election. For a case in point, you need look no further than Garth Steek. A former councillor attempting a comeback in River Heights, Steek has staked his campaign on a pledge to put more police officers on the street....

Élections municipales à Winnipeg : encore deux semaines pour être candidat

September 4, 2018

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...George. M. Nordman n’est pas le seul à tenter un retour en politique municipale cet automne. L’ancien conseiller de River Heights-Fort Garry, Garth Steek, tentera de regagner le siège qu’il a abandonné à mi-mandat en 2004, pour briguer le poste de maire lors d’une élection partielle remportée...

Civic election notebook: ‘Government Grant’ Nordman attempts city council comeback

September 4, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...policy committee. Nordman is the second former councillor attempting a comeback this fall. The other is former River Heights-Fort Garry councillor Garth Steek, who is trying to regain the seat he abandoned mid-term in 2004, when he ran in the mayoral byelection won by Katz. Steek finished fifth in that...

Election fever building… slowly

September 3, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...and NDP organizer Geof Langen. Also running is Stephanie Meilleur, executive director of the Osborne Village BIZ. In River Heights, former Coun. Garth Steek is attempting a comeback against incumbent John Orlikow. Orlikow was part of the opposition when Sam Katz was mayor but Bowman elevated Orlikow to...

HAL’S HEADLINES: Crime, Issue No. 1

August 31, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...be on the ballot but crime has quickly become the big issue in Winnipeg’s civic election campaign. After all the recent gun-play and stabbings, Garth Steek who’s running to be the councillor in River Heights-Fort Garry held an open forum on public safety. Garth tells me former police chief Devon...

Expanding Main Street Project for meth patients would free up cops: Motkaluk

August 31, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...as it would free up hospital services, but if it won’t, she commits city hall to act alone. It’s an approach River Heights ward candidate Garth Steek has said is being used in Calgary and should be implemented in Winnipeg. "Tackling the meth crisis is one of Winnipeg’s real priorities,"...

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