Ed Mullis worked as a tax specialist in Montreal before leaving to work in Winnipeg's Union Gospel Mission in 1987. He later founded Forward House Ministries, and became the chaplain at Winnipeg International Airport. He ran for city council in 1995 at age 50, arguing that schools would need to teach morality to counter the threat of youth street crime. He supported curfews, and floated the possibility of "boot camps". Mullis indicated that he was not a member of any political party. He is a Christian and a Biblical literalist, and has spoken of his personal opposition to homosexuality and the ordination of women.
Stefan Sigurdson was a fifty-year-old painting and decorating contractor. He called for provincial lottery profits to be used to reduce property taxes and finance infrastructure. He also called for the contracting out of municipal services.
Michael Keating was a 34-year-old employee in Revenue Canada's tax department. He called for a crackdown on welfare cheats. and for the contracting out of municipal services.
^Ed Mullis, "Christians follow what's in the Bible" [editorial], Winnipeg Free Press, 12 October 1996, C10. As of 2007, there is an Ed Mullis who works in sales with Winnipeg Moving. See Winnipeg Movers, Winnipeg Moving Company, accessed 20 December 2007.
^ abNick Martin, "No opposition yet for council trio", Winnipeg Free Press, 18 September 1995, B2.
^Nick Martin, "Grudge match boiling in ward", Winnipeg Free Press, 28 August 1995, B1.
^Nick Martin, "Wanted: seats on council", Winnipeg Free Press, 10 July 1995, B1.