Articles by Josh Brandon

Thank you for a great campaign

Dear supporters, Thank you for being with me through an incredible campaign. We did not have the result we wanted, but we did run the campaign that we wanted! We mobilized over 4,500 voters. I am so honoured with the trust you put in me. We successfully brought up issues…

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October 24, you have a choice

Winnipeg’s municipal election is just one week away.  I to want build a more socially just and environmentally friendly city. I believe: Winnipeg needs affordable, reliable transit and excellent cycling routes that connect all our neighbourhoods, not more sprawl and car-oriented infrastructure We need to invest in community-based safety programs, not corporate welfare for wealthy developers…

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Read this article supporting my grassroots efforts to introduce important issues in the 2018 campaign: “Josh Brandon, Daniel McIntyre ward candidate for city council, has successfully run a grassroots campaign based on issues that will affect Winnipeggers: reducing crime by addressing the root cause, facing the opioid epidemic and pushing…

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Stop Corporate Welfare at City Hall

Winnipeg City Council gave $9 million, 20-year tax holiday to True North Square luxury condos Last month, Winnipeg City Council voted to give $9 million in tax subsidies to help developers build luxury condos at True North Square. There will be no affordable housing on site.  The company is already on…

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Affordable, Reliable, Safe Transit for Winnipeg

Josh Brandon will Push for Affordable, Reliable, Safe Transit System For Immediate Release: October 2, 2018 If elected to Winnipeg city council, Josh Brandon, candidate for Daniel McIntyre ward, said he will push for a vastly improved public transit system that will be affordable, safe and offer more frequent, reliable…

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Responses to Functional Transit Winnipeg Survey

In September 2018, Winnipeg Function Transit sent a questionnaire to all council candidates asking for their support on important transit related issues. Here are Josh Brandon’s responses. Public transit was identified as the most important issue facing Winnipeggers in the 2019 budget consult, followed by active transportation and roadway construction…

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On Labour Day Let’s Support Workers’ Right to a Living Wage

Josh Brandon announces living wage campaign platform (See media release – Sept 3, 2018) It’s an annual tradition – each September, families head out to buy back-to-school supplies. Books, stationary, clothes and electronics can cost hundreds of dollars for each child. It is enough to strain the budget of any household,…

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A just and sustainable city

On June 30, I filed my registration papers to run for Winnipeg City Council in the Daniel McIntyre ward in the October 24 municipal elections. Sign up to volunteer or receive information about the campaign: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RDSXQ7W I am running because I believe that we need a city government that puts working families…

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