2014 Winnipeg Civic Election

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Cindy Gilroy

Candidate in the 2014 Daniel McIntyre Council Ward race.

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Questionnaire Response

Why did you decide to run in the 2014 Winnipeg Civic Election?

I ran in 2010 because I thought politics should be done differently at city hall and that I had the best combination of roots in the community, experience and ability to make that change. I still feel that way today. I came within 108 votes of being there to make change then and I am working even harder to be there this time.

Our community remains strong and vibrant but our roads and back lanes are terrible and the basic city services like snow clearing have suffered.

I grew up in Daniel McIntyre and I'm raising my children here now. They use the same community facilities. I understand the issues. I have seen the community develop over the years and have tried to be a positive part of that change. With a new Mayor coming to council there will be change and I want to be part of that change.

What experience will you bring to compliment your role as Councillor?

I have a broad range of experience and abilities that I think are needed for a Councillor.

My early experience includes first hand knowledge of the community facilities I used growing up and attending Tec Voc where I graduated as the class valedictorian. As an adult I attended the University of Winnipeg studying Political Science. Working in our family insurance business Home Securities in Wolseley gave me an appreciation of the contribution that small businesses make to the community and serving as a School Trustee has helped me understand the tough decisions public officials have to make about services and budgets. My experience serving as a board member of the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg has improved my understanding how social issues like poverty and affordable housing addiction and mental health affect the quality of life in our community.

What are some issues that you would like to stand for in your role as Councillor, and why are these issues important to you?

The big issues on peoples' minds are the state of our crumbling infrastructure, the quality of our basic city services and the way business is done at city hall. There is also concerns that we need affordable housing and a multi level government strategy to deal with the poverty and social issues.

To improve the infrastructure deficit we need a short term increase in funding for emergency repairs to potholes and back lanes and a long term commitment to keep maintenance levels adequate. Basic services like snow clearing could be better planned using tools like reserve accounts. On years when the snowfall is light we could set the savings aside in a reserve account and on years like last year with an extraordinary high snowfall funds would be available to clear the streets properly.

We need a housing strategy which adds 350 new affordable housing units and a moratorium on condo conversions until the apartment vacancy rate improves. The City of Winnipeg needs to work with social agencies and other governments to address the issues of poverty and safety.

What is one thing in particular that you appreciate about the ward you wish to represent?

I appreciate the character and the diversity of Daniel McIntyre. I grew up here and I have seen the changes in the neighbourhood and I have tried to be a positive part of that change. I want my children to grow up in the same strong and vibrant community that I did and I want Winnipeg to be a strong and vibrant city .

Daniel McIntyre has a mixture of people from different cultural and economic backgrounds and that makes it a great place to live and raise our children. I want to do my part to keep it moving forward.

Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

This election is important. We are going to have a new Mayor and we need to do things differently at city hall. I don't believe in party politics at city hall and I will work with the new Mayor and whoever is elected to council in an effort to keep Daniel McIntyre a strong and vibrant community in a strong and vibrant Winnipeg.

I have a good understanding of the community and the experience needed to make the tough choices.

My approach to problem solving is no nonsense but collaborative and cooperative. I will use my best judgement in what I believe is in the best interest of Daniel McIntyre and the city of Winnipeg and I will be transparent and accountable.

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News that Mentions Cindy Gilroy

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Sharma reelected speaker; other committees appointed

Wednesday, 04 November 2015

Public works: Janice Lukes (chair), Devi Sharma, Cindy Gilroy, Shawn Dobson. Innovation: Jeff Browaty (chair), John Orlikow, Cindy Gilroy, and Marty Morantz. Property and development, heritage and downtown development: John Orlikow (chair), Jenny ...

Coun. Devi Sharma reelected as speaker, committee councillors named

Wednesday, 04 November 2015

Sharma, Cindy Gilroy (Daniel McIntyre) and Shawn Dobson (St. Charles). Innovation. Chairman Jeff Browaty and Couns. John Orlikow (River Heights-Fort Garry), Gilroy, and Morantz (Charleswood-Tuxedo-Whyte Ridge). Property & Development, Heritage ...

Winnipeg has moral responsibility to build road for reserve: councillor

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Cindy Gilroy said the plight of Shoal Lake 40 stems from a “shameful period of our history.” With an all-weather road, she said, the reserve could retain more of its members and foster economic development. “Winnipeggers don't understand that they ...

No changes to city snowclearing: committee

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

However, when it came time to make a decision, committee members appeared unwilling to embrace either report. Committee chairwoman Coun. Janice Lukes asked for a motion but none of the other three councillors – Cindy Gilroy, Devi Sharma and Shane ...

Executive policy committee largely unchanged

Monday, 02 November 2015

Cindy Gilroy (Daniel McIntyre) — Secretary of end homelessness strategies;. • Coun. Brian Mayes (St. Vital) — Council liaison for school board and youth opportunities;. • Coun. Jason Schreyer (Elmwood-East Kildonan) — Council liaison for labour ...

Mayes to be liaison for school divisions at city hall

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Orlikow and (Cindy) Gilroy-Price. There is only one taxpayer, and if we can find ways to co-operate in providing services, our community will be greatly improved by this," Wasyliw said. "I think this is a progressive change at city hall, and I think I ...

Chair of innovation among new council roles doled out

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Cindy Gilroy (Daniel McIntyre): secretary of the end homelessness strategies; Coun. Brian Mayes (St. Vital): council liaison for school board and youth opportunities; Coun. Jason Schreyer (Elmwood—East Kildonan) council liaison for labour relations ...

Russ Wyatt rejects council appointment, upset it was brought up at meeting

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Coun. Scott Gillingham (St. James-Brooklands-Weston) — council liaison for veteran and military affairs. Coun. Cindy Gilroy (Daniel McIntyre) — secretary of strategies to end homelessness. Coun. Jason Schreyer (Elmwood-East Kildonan) — council ...

Same names, new titles for EPC committee members

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Scott Gillingham: chairman of the Winnipeg Police board, council liaison to veteran and military affairs;; Coun. Cindy Gilroy: secretary of the End Homelessness Strategies;; Coun. Brian Mayes: council liaison for school board and youth opportunities ...

Reports on civic projects under $20M to be waived

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Matt Allard, Jeff Browaty, Jenny Gerbasi, Cindy Gilroy, Janice Lukes, Brian Mayes, Marty Morantz, John Orlikow, Mike Pagtakhan, Devi Sharma. Voting against: 5. Couns. Shawn Dobson, Ross Eadie, Scott Gillingham, Jason Schreyer, Russ Wyatt ...

Keeping the peace on transit

Saturday, 03 October 2015

"There were a number of obstacles, mostly around funding and about supervision of our people," Van Macklebergh said. The proposal was discussed at Friday's meeting with support from St. Boniface Coun. Matt Allard and Daniel McIntyre Coun. Cindy Gilroy.

Police chief open to placing officers on city buses

Friday, 02 October 2015

The proposal was discussed at Friday's police board meeting with full support from St. Boniface councillor Matt Allard and Daniel McIntyre councillor Cindy Gilroy, who said the plan could go a long way toward helping women, in particular, feel safe ...

Winnipeg Transit union wants police officers on buses

Friday, 02 October 2015

Cindy Gilroy urged the police board to deploy police on transit buses, saying it may increase safety for women who are using transit. St. Boniface Coun. Matt Allard agreed that it would be good to have some police presence — "not necessarily a cop on ...

A look at Manitoba's political dynasties

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Other Manitoba political dynasties currently in the making include that of the Schreyers. Jason Schreyer, son of former NDP Premier Ed Schreyer, is the newly minted city councillor for Elmwood-East Kildonan. Also on council is Cindy Gilroy, daughter of ...

A look at Manitoba's political dynasties

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Other Manitoba political dynasties currently in the making include that of the Schreyers. Jason Schreyer, son of former NDP Premier Ed Schreyer, is the newly minted city councillor for Elmwood-East Kildonan. Also on council is Cindy Gilroy, daughter of ...

Osborne Village set for new development

Monday, 28 September 2015

16 City Centre Community Committee meeting. Despite vocal opposition to the development during a public hearing, Couns. Jenny Gerbasi (Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry), John Orlikow (River Heights-Fort Garry) and Cindy Gilroy (Daniel McIntyre) unanimously ...

Looking for a breakthrough

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

she said, laughing at the absurdity of the idea. It's an attitude she says she quickly shuts down through her passion and extensive knowledge on everything within her complex file. Rookie Coun. Cindy Gilroy (Daniel McIntyre) acknowledged that as a ...

Mayor Brian Bowman's victories so far come with asterisks | Home | Winnipeg Sun

Saturday, 18 July 2015

Shawn Dobson (St. Charles) and Cindy Gilroy (Daniel McIntyre) have arguably made the slightest of public impressions out of all the rookies, but Jason Schreyer (Elmwood-East Kildonan) and Scott Gillingham (St. James-Brooklands-Weston) haven't exactly ...

Bowman spent $28K less on winning campaign | Winnipeg | News | Winnipeg Sun

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Cindy Gilroy (Daniel McIntyre). Total campaign income: $25,073; Total period expenses: $25,009; Campaign period surplus (deficit): $64. Jason Schreyer (Elmwood-East Kildonan). Total campaign income: $24,311.48; Total period expenses: $24,239.50 ...

Rebel councillors don't let up on transportation strategy

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Cindy Gilroy, who supports the strategy, said she probably won't support removing the recommendation just to appease the naysayers. "I don't really see that the snow removal is something we have to be concerned about, it is just a recommendation," she ...

Failed civic election candidates could face prosecution for questionable expenses

Friday, 10 July 2015

Smith, who at the time was the longest serving member of council, was defeated by Cindy Gilroy in the October 2014 election. Fillion, who finished last in the mayoral race, is accused of issuing a cheque out of his personal account to cover the ...

Sunday driving limitations on Wellington Crescent ignored by some motorists

Sunday, 05 July 2015

River Heights-Fort Garry Coun. John Orlikow and Daniel McIntyre Coun. Cindy Gilroy have voiced their approval of the motion to reinstate the barricades which must still be approved by council. A vote could take place next week. ashley.prest@freepress.mb.

One for the books

Saturday, 04 July 2015

Council - John Orlikow, Brian Mayes, Cindy Gilroy, Gord Steeves, in Winnipeg. Mayes was a school trustee in Brandon. Current Brandon city Coun. John LoRegio was once a school trustee in Fort Frances, Ont. MLA: Nancy Allan, Christine Melnick, MaryAnn ...

Wyatt, Browaty, Schreyer want to cut active transportation budget to the bone

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Councillors Devi Sharma and Cindy Gilroy echoed Allard's comments, noting that any changes that need to be made to the document can occur in the future. "We need a plan and we can't move forward without one," Sharma said. "It really is a living ...

Council to vote on bike route barricades

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Cindy Gilroy voiced their approval of the motion from the city centre community committee, which called for the barricades to return along the four designated streets. Lyndale Drive, Scotia Street, Wellington Crescent and Wolseley Avenue are considered ...

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