What People Say About Kevin Klein
"We served together as board members on the Winnipeg Police Board. While I did not always agree with his views and recommendations, I came to understand his motivation. During his campaign for Mayor, I spent time getting to know Kevin and gained respect for his integrity and honesty."
Kevin has demonstrated through his years of public service that he has the experience to listen, to work hard and I believe will be a strong voice for all the constituents of Kirkfield Park, I ask you to give Kevin the same honour you gave me, to represent Kirkfield Park in the Manitoba Legislature.
Ryan Woiden, a veteran frontline paramedic leader stated,
“Kevin has a better understanding of what paramedics need within the city of Winnipeg than any one else I’ve talked to. The province has done their diligence by looking at where the current monies go. Now let’s dot the i’s and cross the t’s and get on with it. Take my word for it. Kevin Klein’s perspective on how paramedics can take pressure off of the current healthcare system is right. These are the kind of ideas that paramedics can get behind. This group of paramedics that handle all our Community Paramedic work within Winnipeg. Community Paramedics have a scope that allows them to treat people in their homes instead of a trip to a hospital. They also can connect patients to other Health Care team members Instead of filling ER waiting rooms. I’m hoping some of the 2000 health care professionals to be hired will include Advanced Care Paramedics too.”
Klein said “I appreciate the kind words from Ryan. As a City Councillor for most of Kirkfield Park, I took the time to listen to people on the front lines. I wanted an understanding of what they were experiencing and discussing potential solutions. That is how I came to know Ryan and respect his position on and opinions on these matters. If I am fortunate to become the MLA for Kirkfield Park I will continue listening to those on the front lines, working together to find solutions and be brave enough to suggest the changes necessary.”
I had the honour of serving most of you as our City Councillor. We stood shoulder to shoulder to save the Westwood Library and the John Blumberg Public Golf Course. In my four years we did more park and green space improvements than anyone before me. We were able to fund major repairs to Allard arena and put in Pickle ball courts at the KW Community Centre.
I stood with people who were facing thousands in penalties from the City of Winnipeg on Augie to get a reprieve so residents could address the issues with their builder. We planted more trees along the perimeter near the Oaks and provided funding for a canoe launch sign that residents wanted.
I have proven through my role as a city councillor that I will stand up for my constituents and do what is in their best interest. That means if I am fortunate enough to earn your vote, if I have to fight Wab Kinew or Heather Stefanson, I am going to fight for our rights and values in Kirkfield Park.
Dear Kirkfield Park Resident,
I would like to take a moment to introduce myself, although many of you have already gotten to know me over the last four years as your city councillor.
It has been an honour to serve the people of Kirkfield Park. Together we have fought to save the Westwood Library, John Blumberg Golf Course, and had the gifted amber flashing lights in school zones accepted, with the first set installed on Bedson Street. A number of our green spaces, parks and paths have received more funding for improvements than in the last 10 years.
Additionally, we provided funding for repairs to Allard Arena, and added Pickle Ball courts to the KW Community Centre.
I am extremely proud that our work to bring Homes for Heroes to the the city which will help more than 150 homeless veterans living on the streets.
We brought many people together to find solutions and move the project forward. With your support, I challenged how your hard-earned money was spent and fought to increase accountability and transparency in government.
But there is more work to be done, such as, improving Health Care and specifically the services at the Grace Hospital. We also need to develop more senior housing in our community so you have the choice to stay in our community. Crime is a growing concern and as the former Chair of the Winnipeg Police Board I will push for solutions to address the issues that are affecting us. I will work to make certain the transit shelters are safe for everyone, and that we implement a focused program to crack down on the loud vehicles and drag racing occurring Sunday nights in our neighbourhoods.
I will fight for much needed funding to make improvements at both Allard Arena and the Kirkfield-Westwood community centre.
This is why I am asking for your vote to be your MLA representing Kirkfield Park. I have been a strong voice for our community during the last four years, and I am committed to being that same strong voice in the Legislature.