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Omar Kinnarath

Candidate in the Daniel McIntyre Councillor Candidates race.

Omar 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

Omar Kinnarath - Daniel McIntyre

What got you into politics?

I have always been interested in politics but I never felt the need to get involved in running until recently. I live in a community and city in crisis and over the last 3 years I have done my part with the little resources I have to make this community better. Its time for a lot of reimaging and re thinking and I feel with my lived experience I can help solve 21st century problems with 21st century solutions.

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

I feel I’m the candidate most prepared for the job of councillor in my ward. I have years experience in community organizing and I currently organize Mutual Aid Society Winnipeg which has over 14000 members. I will bring the energy, passion and willingness to fight to city council.

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?

If you are to be the city councillor of Daniel McIntyre you need to be the voice and champion of all poor and working class people in the city. I will put people before profit and community before corporations and I will have the courage to tell Developers, Landlords and those who wish to exploit this community. NO.

Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

Winnipeg is in Crisis. We need to start electing crisis managers instead of politicians. We need to elect people with a demonstrable ability to get things done and have the passion, fire and courage to stand up to those who wish to take from us. In Daniel McIntyre there is only one candidate that has proven this, and excelled at this and that candidate is Me. On October 26th let’s Change Everything. Vote for Omar Kinnarath to be your city councillor in the Daniel McIntyre Ward.

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Complete results of the 2022 Winnipeg civic election

October 27, 2022

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Anderson 6,855 Gordon Penner 1,090 Brad Gross 407 Steven Minion 367 Daniel McIntyre Cindy Gilroy* 5,476 votes 5,476 votes Sal Infantino 2,484 Omar Kinnarath 2,470 Elmwood-East Kildonan Jason Schreyer* 5,554 votes 5,554 votes Ryan Kochie 3,376 Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry Sherri Rollins* 9,704 votes ...

Most incumbents regain their seats… but not all

October 27, 2022

Winnipeg Free Press - ...victory Wednesday. She bested both Sal Infantino, the owner of X-Cues Cafe and Lounge on Sargent Avenue and a lifelong resident of the ward, and Omar Kinnarath, the founder of the Mutual Aid Society and the organizer of a counter-protest against the so-called Freedom Convoy earlier this year. Jason...

Scott Gillingham élu maire de Winnipeg

October 26, 2022

La Liberte - ... Steven Minion – 2.02% Brad Gross – 2.24% Gordon Penner – 5.99% Daniel McIntyre : | Cindy Gilroy – 52.50% Sal Infantino – 23.82% Omar Kinnarath – 23.68% Elmwood-East Kildonan : | Jason Schreyer – 62.19% Ryan Kochie – 37.81% Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry : | Sherri Rollins – 75.94% ...

Election results from Winnipeg and Brandon

October 26, 2022

CTV - ... Hal Anderson Evan Duncan (ELECTED) Steven Minion Brad Gross Gordon Penner Daniel McIntyre Cindy Gilroy* (ELECTED) Sal Infantino Omar Kinnarath Elmwood-East Kildonan Jason Schreyer* (ELECTED) Ryan Kochie Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry Michael Thompson Sherri Rollins* (ELECTED) Mynarski ...

Election 2022 ward profile: Daniel McIntyre – Winnipeg

October 25, 2022

Global News - ...on someone new. Incumbent Cindy Gilroy, first elected to the ward in 2014, is facing off against businessman Sal Infantino and community activist Omar Kinnarath, both of whom have longstanding ties to the community. View image in full screen Coun. Cindy Gilroy. Cindy Gilroy / Facebook Gilroy, who unseated...

Ward races: a look at Winnipeg’s city council candidates

October 24, 2022

Winnipeg Free Press - ...pick-ups, safer public spaces and more social resources to address addictions and mental health. Infantino has not previously run for council. Omar Kinnarath • Omar Kinnarath, also running for the first time, is the founder of the Mutual Aid Society, a non-profit organization that provides food...

Incumbent candidate facing legitimate competition in Daniel McIntyre ward

October 17, 2022

CTV - ...lots of restaurants and things like that, so I would say running Enzos gives a boost up.” Also in the contest, community organizer and activist Omar Kinnarath who also has some name recognition. He was born in a refugee camp in Thailand. Kinnarath was the spokesperson for the group rallying against the...

Three candidates running in Daniel Mac

September 23, 2022

Winnipeg Free Press - ...people who deal with a lot of these problems and have an understanding of what’s worked and hasn’t.” Infantino’s website is www.votesal.ca Omar Kinnarath Omar Kinnarath is a community organizer and founder of the Mutual Aid Society, which delivers grocery hampers to people throughout Winnipeg that...

Two Winnipeg city councillors acclaimed ahead of upcoming election

September 21, 2022

CTV - ... Hal Anderson; Evan Duncan; Brad Gross; Gordon Penner; Steve Minion; Daniel McIntyre Cindy Gilroy (incumbent); Salvatore Infantino; Omar Kinnarath; Elmwood-East Kildonan Ryan Kochie; Jason Schreyer (incumbent); Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry Sherri Rollins (incumbent); Michael Thompson; ...

Who’s on your ballot? Deadline for Winnipeg mayor, council candidate nominations passes – Winnipeg

September 20, 2022

Global News - ...Michael Thompson into the race Tuesday afternoon. That ward is one of a number of two-candidate races, including Daniel McIntyre (Cindy Gilroy and Omar Kinnarath), Elmwood-East Kildonan (Jason Schreyer and Ryan Kochie), North Kildonan (Jeff Browaty and Andrew Podolecki), and Waverley West (Janice Lukes and...