2022 Winnipeg Election Results

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Markus Chambers

Candidate in the St. Norbert - Seine River Councillor Candidates race.

Markus can be reached on social media, or at [email protected].

Their response to our candidate questionnaire can be read below.

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Questionnaire Response

Markus Chambers - St. Norbert - Seine River

What got you into politics?

Winnipeg is a progressive, dynamic and diverse city, my foray into politics seeks to preserve all things good about our city, mitigate the negative and move us towards the potential this city has.  Winnipeg’s greatest strength is the resiliency of its people.  Working in collaboration with communities and stakeholders will provide opportunities for us to flourish as a city while being able to assist our most vulnerable.

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

My 30 years working for the provincial government at various levels, plus my previous four years as a city council will position me to continue leading my ward and our city in a positive direction.  I am a collaborator and execute plans quickly and as efficiently as possible.  My ability to team build means all voices around the council table will be consulted and views considered as we make the best choices for our city.

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?

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion as well as better value for dollar (transparency and accountability of council as well as our public service) will be my main focus in the second term of service.

Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

I am acclaimed so I know I will be able to implement my vision in support of the growth of our city.

News that mentions Markus Chambers

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Repairs to purple street lights held up

May 2, 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...string of (defective ones) together on a block, it really doesn’t provide good illumination, thereby reducing road safety at night,” said Coun. Markus Chambers. “It really reduces both motor vehicle safety and pedestrian (safety) for those that are walking along streets… as far as visibility goes.” ...

‘I think it is proactive’: Winnipeg has banned TikTok on all city devices

April 28, 2023

CTV - ...happening in terms of these issues on the national international stage." The motion to ban TikTok was initially brought forward by Coun. Markus Chambers (St. Norbert-Seine River) in March, citing 'potential security risks.' The City of Winnipeg now joins the federal government, which banned TikTok...

Discovery of Indigenous woman’s body at city landfill reverberates across Canada

April 5, 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...treat each other,” said Smith. “This affects everyone.” Speaking at an unrelated event, Manitoba Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen and Coun. Markus Chambers, chairman of the Winnipeg Police Board, acknowledged prevention and supports for the vulnerable are key to protecting Indigenous women and girls. ...

Council gives True North option to buy Portage Place land, parkade

March 23, 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...cast the sole vote in favour of the settlement, suggesting it offered the best way to move forward. By contrast, St. Norbert-Seine River councillor Markus Chambers said it’s important the city “go for every dollar” it could possibly reclaim. A third key final vote approved a new name for Bishop Grandin...

Council votes yes on police HQ lawsuits settlement

March 23, 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Ross Eadie, Cindy Gilroy, John Orlikow, Vivian Santos and Jason Schreyer voted in favour of the inquiry; Gillingham joined Couns. Jeff Browaty, Markus Chambers, Shawn Dobson, Janice Lukes, Brian Mayes, Sherri Rollins and Devi Sharma to oppose it. Gillingham said he didn’t support that vote because the...

EPC to consider TikTok ban on city devices

March 23, 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...following the province and banning the social media video-sharing app TikTok on municipal devices. A motion brought forward by deputy mayor Markus Chambers Thursday suggests the ban be put in place, citing the “potential security risks” of the app and other governments taking the same action. ...

Council votes down settlement offer for towing company that billed city $1.1M

March 23, 2023

CTV - ...upon all of us as stewards of the public purse to be responsible, to get all of the dollars back that are due (to) the City of Winnipeg," Coun. Markus Chambers (St. Norbert-Seine River) told council. When reached by phone Thursday, Tartan Towing told CTV News it had no comment. CTV News will update this...

La levée du drapeau franco-manitobain, aussi un rappel des enjeux chers à la communauté

March 20, 2023

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...internationale de la Francophonie avec quelques mots en français, en présence des conseillers municipaux Mathieu Allard (Saint-Boniface) et Markus Chambers (Saint-Norbert-Rivière Seine). Mathieu Allard indique que cette journée est symbolique, mais rappelle que tout le monde reconnaît qu’il y a...

Police plan 24-7 virtual self-serve crime reporting over in-person reporting

March 10, 2023

CTV - ...and use technology to make a report for non-urgent incidents. "That's what technology provides, is that 24/7 ability to report crime," said Markus Chambers, chair of the board. The aim is to reduce unnecessary calls to an overburdened 911 system and ease demand on general patrols. Station lobbies will...

Chief says 24-7 walk-in service at police stations too costly

March 10, 2023

Winnipeg Free Press - ...to offset the cost. Council has directed police to find $9.2 million in savings to meet the department’s budget by the end of this year. Coun. Markus Chambers, chairman of the police board, said the tight finances are a concern. “It just shows you that the demands are (out)stripping the resources,”...

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