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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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13 candidates file papers to run for Winnipeg council seats on 1st day of registration

June 30, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...Vital. The newly expanded St. James ward will see a race between two incumbent councillors — Scott Gillingham (St. James-Brooklands) will face Shawn Dobson, whose current ward, St. Charles, will be wiped off the electoral map in October due to boundary changes. Scott Gillingham speaks outside city hall...

New, returning candidates file as municipal election registration opens

June 30, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...Rouge-East Fort Garry Peter Koroma Harry Wolbert Sherri Rollins Michael Thompson St. Boniface x-Matt Allard St. James x-Scott Gillingham Shawn Dobson (incumbent for St. Charles ward which is being eliminated and will be divided between St. James and Charleswood-Tuxedo wards) St. Norbert-Seine...

The 6 Winnipeg wards to watch as election season enters new, busier phase

June 30, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ... St. James-Brooklands Along with creating Waverley West, the realignment of Winnipeg's ward boundaries dissolved St. Charles, making Coun. Shawn Dobson effectively homeless. Assuming he runs in the newly expanded St. James-Brooklands, Dobson will square off against another incumbent this fall in...

GET SET: Registration for council candidates opens Saturday

June 29, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...neighbourhood populations. Portions of St. Charles will instead be distributed to the St. James and Charleswood-Tuxedo wards. And St. Charles Coun. Shawn Dobson will compete in St. James against incumbent Coun. Scott Gillingham, who currently leads St. James-Brooklands-Weston. The boundary changes will also...

No decision on city’s digital sign proposal

June 25, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...its planning, property and development director but the committee couldn’t agree on that. Coun. John Orlikow, the committee’s chair, and Coun. Shawn Dobson voted to see that role shift from the board to community committees, while councillors Jenny Gerbasi and Matt Allard supported the staff...

Winnipeg moving to four-year budget cycle

June 21, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...Council voted 9-6 vote in favour of the proposal to lengthen the current one-year cycle on Thursday, with councillors Jeff Browaty (North Kildonan), Shawn Dobson (St. Charles), Janice Lukes (South Winnipeg-St. Norbert), Brian Mayes (St. Vital), Jason Schreyer (Elmwood-East Kildonan) and Russ Wyatt (Transcona)...

Police chief open to dropping school zone speed enforcement on weekday holidays

June 1, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...it’s unfair at times." Changing enforcement is not something Smyth can do on his own, as it would require city council to amend the bylaw. Coun. Shawn Dobson unsuccessfully tried to get his council colleagues to drop enforcement on holidays a year ago. He said he’s excited to hear Smyth shares his...

Police chief muses about end to enforcement of school speed zones on weekday holidays

June 1, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...mark a departure for the police service, which has not expressed an interest in amending its enforcement practices in the past. St. Charles Coun. Shawn Dobson has been the loudest council voice calling for an end to weekday-holiday enforcement of school zones. South Winnipeg-St. Norbert Coun. Janice Lukes...

Tracking all freebies called wasteful

May 3, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...trinket they receive, thanks to a stringent new rule requiring them to publicly claim all gifts. BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES Coun. Shawn Dobson reported “two cookies, tuque, pen, bag, ham sandwich — value unknown,” which he had received at a seniors event. Councillors are regularly...

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