Mark Olfert

Mark Olfert

Phone: 204-691-9975
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Mark Olfert

Candidate in the Louis Riel - 2 Trustee Candidates race.

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Questionnaire Response

Mark Olfert - Louis Riel - 2

Why did you decide to run in the 2018 (Winnipeg Civic Election / School Board Election)?

I have always had a passion for politics.  I care about the quality of education our students have.



What experience will you bring to complement your role as (Mayor / Councillor / School Trustee)?

I am a union activist. I can advocate  for the school division.  I can also serve as a liason on any committee


What are some issues that you would like to stand for in your role as (Mayor / Councillor / School Trustee), and why are these issues important to you?

I care about equality and diversity in our school division. I also care about cuts to our education system by Brian Pallister.  He promised he not make cuts to education or health care.



What is something that you appreciate about the (City of Winnipeg / the ward / the school ward or school division) you wish to represent?

I appreciate that the school division has Gay/Straight Alliances in the schools.


Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

This is my first time to run in a election. I would appreciate any donations to help me get flyers and signs made.


News that mentions Mark Olfert

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School trustees on the ballot

October 15, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - run for re-election to continue to serve the community in this capacity. LRSD’s Ward 2 will elect two trustees. The candidates are: • Mark Olfert — Born and raised in Winnipeg, Olfert attended school in St. Vital, and has worked at the Real Canadian Superstore for the last 20 years. He was...