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Uzoma Asagwara, Jamie Moses & Audrey Gordon Makes History In Manitoba Election

Uzoma Asagwara, Jamie Moses and Audrey Gordon; a trio of black Manitobans made history by winning seats in the Manitoba Legislature –a first in the province’s 150-year record.

39 year old Nigerian-Canadian Uzoma Asagwara, a psychiatric nurse and community activist, was announced as the winner of Manitoba’s Union Station riding, on Tuesday.

Audrey Gordon, director of strategic initiatives with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s Home Care Program and a 25-year veteran of the Manitoba government, won the Southdale riding seat for the Progressive Conservatives.


Jamie Moses, who is the president of the Open Access Resource centre, a non-profit that assists adults and children with speech impediments with access to communication devices, was elected as the NDP MLA in St. Vidal riding.

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