Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba candidates in the 1990 Manitoba provincial election

The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba won a majority government in the 1990 provincial election. Many of the party’s candidates have their own biography pages; information about others may be found here.

Aune received 1,478 votes (19.10%), finishing third against New Democratic Party candidate Doug Martindale.

Rubiletz was an autobody repair technician for thirty years before suffering a workplace injury. He subsequently took high school upgrading courses, and entered a career in journalism.[1] He has also been a spokesman for Royal Canadian Legions in Manitoba.[2] He has campaigned for the Progressive Conservative Party on two occasions.

Braid (March 8, 1964—November 15, 2004) was a lawyer and teacher. She was born in Winnipeg, and held a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario. She was called to the Manitoba bar in 1988, and worked for the firm of Newman, MacLean and Associates and later Wilder, Wilder and Langtry. She received 2,859 votes (29.17%) in 1990, finishing third against Liberal incumbent Reg Alcock.

She moved to Brainerd, Minnesota after her marriage, and worked as a county court administrator. She then moved to Texas in 1996, and received a teaching certificate from Southwest Texas State University in 1999. She moved to South Korea in 2004 to teach English as a Second Language, but died of pneumonia related complications later in the year. Her obituary was printed by the Winnipeg Free Press on November 25, 2004, and is available online here.

Pompana is an aboriginal activist in Manitoba, Canada. He is an elder in the Dakota tribe from the Sioux Valley River first nation, and has been involved in several aboriginal outreach efforts in Manitoba. During the 1980s, he served as president of the Urban Indian Association (Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 1990).

As of 2005, Pompana assists aboriginal youth in Winnipeg with job-training, in conjunction with the Urban Indian Association of Winnipeg and AMC Research and Policy Development. A former student in Canada’s residential school system, he has provided assistance to other former students who were victimized in the system. Pompana is also an artist, and has worked in cultural activities such as storytelling, singing and dancing in native communities.

He campaigned in the north-end Winnipeg riding of Point Douglas, which has a large aboriginal population, and finished third with 575 votes. The winner, George Hickes of the NDP, was also aboriginal.

Thompson was listed as a schoolteacher. He previously ran for the House of Commons of Canada in the 1988 federal election, at age 35.[3]

Hargreaves had previously campaigned as an independent candidate in the 1988 provincial election, and had sought election to the Winnipeg City Council.

Note: The 1989 municipal results are based on incomplete totals taken from the Winnipeg Free Press newspaper, with 57 out of 59 polls reporting. The final results were not significantly different.

Clyde Perry is a former principal at Winnipeg’s Tec Voc High School. He started the WIT Basketball Tournament in 1975, to provide competition for local and out-of-town teams.[4] He received 1,534 votes (20.26%) in 1990, finishing third against New Democratic Party candidate Becky Barrett.

  1. ^ Andrea McCracken, “Hitting the learning curve: a positive approach to job changes”, Manitoba Business, 1 May 1998, p. 27.
  2. ^ Mia Rabson, “Ruling on VLTs thrills legions, infuriates hotels”, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 March 2002, A6.
  3. ^ “Winnipeg-Transcona described as wild card”, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 November 1988, p. 15.
  4. ^ Al Besson, “Championships preview comes alive at Tec Voc”, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 February 2006, C2.