Bernadette Smith is running as your NDP candidate in Point Douglas.
Bernadette Smith was born and raised in the North End and understands the challenges of the families in her community because she's lived them. She is a proud Indigenous mother and grandmother. Bernadette is the co-founder of the Drag the Red Initiative and has been recognized for her work as an advocate fighting for justice for MMIWG2S families. She was first elected to represent Point Douglas in 2017 and has served as NDP’s critic for Mental Health and Community Wellness, as well as their Caucus Chair. As an MLA, Bernadette has passed legislation to ban poverty as grounds for the apprehension of children, create license plates for MMIWG2S awareness, create a Drug-Related Death Bereavement Day, and create a Spirit Bear Day to raise awareness about Jordan’s Principle.
As part of the Manitoba NDP team, Bernadette will fix health care and make your life more affordable.