Real Change for Kildonan-River E.
Ian MacIntyre is a retired teacher with 38 years of service. He was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and grew up in a strong Union household. He credits his father’s union, a strike, and the benefits gained through collective bargaining for being able to attend Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science and his Education degree, Ian worked in Nigeria, for two years. He moved to Manitoba where he taught in Oxford House, South Indian Lake, Cross Lake, Cranberry Portage, Beausejour and finally settling in Winnipeg to work in the River East Transcona School Division. Ian has lived in Kildonan–River East for the past 16 years.
Ian was an active Manitoba Teachers’ Society member and was President of the 15,000-member provincial organization in 1998–1999. He remained active in the Union, in many capacities, until retirement.
Ian is an advocate for youth and adults with developmental challenges. Part of his work in the educational system and since his retirement has been to find volunteer and work placements where students can learn new skills, participate in the community and learn to navigate the world in a caring and supportive environment.
Ian is a member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. He supports the community, the rights of the individual express themselves, and for all people to grow up in safe environments and have a full life.
Ian volunteers annually with the Winnipeg Folk Festival and volunteered with the 2015 Canada Games.
Ian has worked on federal and provincial election campaigns and is a long-standing member of the Manitoba Liberal Party.
As your MLA, Ian is committed to working for the residents of Kildonan – River East and the peoples of Manitoba. As your MLA Ian is committed to:
- Rebuilding Health Care – After decades of cuts, closures and losses of personal the Liberal plan will introduce a shift to a prevention model with wraparound services for paitents and provide incentives for health care professionals to work in Northern and Rural areas.
- Ensuring Seniors’ Rights by creating a Senior’s Advocate, improving long term care facilities and home care services. Manitoba Liberals would immediately introduce recruitment and retention bonuses to attract health care professionals and workers.
- Working with Indigenous Peoples – A Liberal government will not ignore remote communities, clean water needs, and mental health and educational needs.
- Restoring the Education System by providing stable, dependable funding, bringing meal programs to schools and ensuring teachers, schools and universities have the resources to do their jobs.
On October 3rd Real Change is possible and it starts with your one vote.