Brian Bowman (politician)
|Mayor of Winnipeg|
|Assumed office |
November 4, 2014
|Preceded by||Sam Katz|
|Born||August 18, 1971|
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
Personal and early life
He is a self-identified Métis, and is the first mayor of aboriginal descent in the city's history, according to CBC News. He worked as a privacy lawyer prior to entering the municipal election.
He has been involved in the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba, although he has never held elected office prior to his election to the mayoralty. Bowman publicly campaigned in 2014 on opening Portage and Main to pedestrians, and instead put the decision to a referendum.
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- "Bowman: The tough nice guy". Winnipeg Free Press. October 17, 2014.
- "Brian Bowman wins 2014 Winnipeg election". Global News. October 22, 2014.
- "'Bowmentum' propels Brian Bowman to victory as Winnipeg's new mayor". CBC News. October 22, 2014.
- Aldo Santin & Mary Agnes Welch (October 22, 2014). "Brian Bowman wins mayoral battle". Winnipeg Free Press.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
- "Brian Bowman, Winnipeg's new mayor, proud to be Métis". CBC News. October 22, 2014.
- "Bowman would open up Portage and Main to Pedestrians - Winnipeg - Globalnews.ca". Globalnews.ca. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
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