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Shawn Dobson

Candidate in the St. James Councillor Candidates race.

Shawn can be reached at electsdobson@shaw.ca.

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The remaking of candidate Brian Bowman

October 16, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...plan to apply new fees on developments at the fringes of the city. Other councillors who didn't sit on EPC, most notably Mynarski's Ross Eadie and Shawn Dobson of St. Charles, also complained of being left in the dark if they did not play ball with the mayor. "I think that's kind of silly," said Bowman,...

How will St. James vote on Oct. 24?

October 9, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...and pay only 27¢ per article. Here’s a quick look at some of the issues in the ward: Scott Gillingham (St. James-Brooklands-Weston), and Shawn Dobson (St. Charles) were elected in 2014, and both are now running in newly constituted St. James ward. Kurt Morton is the third candidate. Due to the...

Bowman poised to win the re-election battle but lose the war for control of Winnipeg city council

October 7, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...the plus side for Bowman, he could pick up a friendlier councillor in Transcona, where the unpredictable Russ Wyatt is retiring. And Bowman opponent Shawn Dobson is fighting for his political life in a head-to-head St. James battle against Gillingham. Less dabbling in ward races A few months back, it looked...

ELECTION 2018: Two incumbents, rookie politician fight it out in St. James

October 6, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...incumbent city councillors and a rookie politician are vying to represent St. James ward at City Council. Councillors Scott Gillingham and Shawn Dobson are fighting it out electorally with political newcomer Kurt Morton hoping to play the role of spoiler. Dobson represented St. Charles ward on the...

Nordman hoping to return to City Hall

October 5, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ... The 68-year-old Westwood resident served two terms as city councillor for the former St. Charles ward from 2006 to 2014 when he was defeated by Shawn Dobson. Grant Nordman has some “unfinished business” at City Hall. The 68-year-old Westwood resident served two terms as city councillor for the...

Proposed addictions recovery centre becomes a hot election topic in St. James

October 1, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...this year compared to 17 in 2017), and commercial break-ins (up 43 per cent this year, with 90 reports compared to 63 in 2017). St. Charles Coun. Shawn Dobson, running in St. James this year, opposed the sale of Vimy Arena in January. The ward's other two candidates, current St. James-Brooklands-Weston...

Dobson focused on transparency

October 1, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...things happening, but you know there’s things happening behind the scenes that know the rest of the public should be aware of,” Dobson said. Shawn Dobson started running in civic politics in 2002 because he didn’t like the way Winnipeg was being run. Shawn Dobson started running in civic politics...

City council and school trustee candidates for west Winnipeg

September 24, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Nordman; and • Ken St. George. The St. James ward now includes the neighbourhoods of Crestview and St. James. Candidates in this ward include: • Shawn Dobson (incumbent); • Scott Gillingham (incumbent for St. Charles); and • Kurt Morton. The Daniel McIntyre ward boundaries remain the same and include...

Councillors approve Sikh temple expansion

September 21, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...level. The councillors on the committee recognized the planning department’s concerns but the majority — chairman John Orlikow, Matt Allard and Shawn Dobson — voted to support the project. Only Jenny Gerbasi was against the expansion. "I’m very conflicted about this application because I think the...

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