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A strong voice representing the interests of the Southdale constituency. 

A u d r e y 


Serving the neighborhoods of Southdale, Niakwa Place, Southland Park, Windsor Park, and Niakwa Park
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It is an honor to serve the Southdale constituency.

My job is to act as a positive force through my role as MLA with the goal of helping improve the lives of those in my constituency. Over the past several years, I have seen first-hand the incredible drive of our community members to strengthen their neighborhoods. From building local businesses and charity initiatives to volunteering at community facilities, our community members make the Southdale constituency thrive.


I am honored to be part of this progress, listening to community voices and taking action to help strengthen our neighborhoods. I appreciate the trust and support from all of you in the community. I look forward to meeting and chatting with you about your plans and hopes for the community.


Building Capacity in the Community

Since being elected in 2019, I have worked with numerous community groups and organizations to secure over $7 million in funding for community projects and initiatives.
  • $4,522,262 in 2023 for much-needed renovations to the Bonivital Pool.

  • $1,300,000 in 2023 to the Southdale Recreation Association for community centre upgrades, including the addition of a fitness centre.

  • $300,000 in 2023 to the Collège Béliveau Parent Advisory Council to renew the school running track.

  • $212,500 in 2022 to Falcons Football Inc. to install field lights and a permanent electronic score board.

  • $100,000 in 2023 to the Southland Park Residents Association for park modernization and enhancements.

  • $99,835 to African Communities of Manitoba Inc. for youth and cultural programming.

  • $75,000 in 2021 to the Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba to purchase grooming
    equipment for ski trails at the Windsor Park Nordic Centre.

  • $75,000 in 2022 to Ready, Set, Go! Work Program to establish their program to train and provide marginalized people with employment.

  • $75,000 in 2023 to New Anointing Christian Fellowship Winnipeg Inc. for facility renovations.

  • $65,447 in 2023 to Willowlake Church for their lift upgrade project.

  • $64,718 in 2021 to Panda Bear Daycare Co-op Inc., to refurbish their play area into a natural outdoor playground.

  • $49,789 in 2021 to the Southland Park Residents Association to build a new outdoor basketbaland pickleball court.

  • $48,750 in 2022 to Saints Peter and Paul Church to repair their roof.

  • $46,830 in 2022 to the Shamrock School Parent Advisory Council to aid in playground development.

  • $39,875 in 2023 to the Ecole Howden Parent Advisory Council to enhance the school's outdoor space by adding a Jardin RAIN Garden.

  • $36,893 to in 2022 to Le P'tit Paradis through the Green Team Grant.

  • $35,380 in 2023 to Le P'tit Paradis for a child care worker assistant position.

  • $32,567 in 2022 to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church to repair their roof over the community hall space. 

  • $27,000 in 2021 to the Collège Béliveau Parent Advisory Council to refurbish their outdoor basketball court.

  • $25,000 in 2022 to General Vanier Parent Advisory Council to complete the final phase of their accessible playground.

  • $23,400 in 2023 to the Manitoba Country Music Association Inc. to redesign and rebrand the organization's website.

  • $22,600 in 2023 to the Pan-African Legacy for multicultural youth workshops.

  • $21,876 in 2022 to the Southdale Recreation Association through the Green Team Grant.

  • $21,693 in 2023 to Prendergast Centre Association Inc. for much-needed parking lot renovations.

  • $21,010 in 2022 to the Frontier School Division through the Green Team Grant.

  • $20,962 in 2023 to Windsor Park United Church for facility renovations.

  • $18,589 in 2023 to the Southdale Recreation Association for their 2023 Day Camp and summer maintenance.

  • $16,062 in 2022 to Winakwa Community Centre to install a new electronic sign.

  • $15,274 in 2022 to Winnipeg Evangelical Free Church through the Green Team Grant.

  • $15,165 in 2023 to the Frontier School Division's summer student program for grounds improvement and maintenance.

  • $14,108 in 2023 to Winnipeg Evangelical Free Church for their 2023 Adventurers Day Camp.

  • $8,892 in 2022 to the Ecole Guyot Parent Advisory Council to purchase new outdoor classroom infrastructure.

  • $8,363 in 2022 to the Winakwa Community Centre through the Green Team Grant.

  • $7,670 in 2023 to the Winakwa Community Centre for their Green Team.

  • $6,219 in 2023 to the Esprit de Choeur Women's Choir to increase their organizational capacity.

  • $5,000 in 2022 to the Manitoba Country Music Association Inc. for their 2022 Manitoba Country Music Awards.

  • $4,700 in 2022 to Pan African Legacy Inc. for their Youth & Culture Wellness Event.

  • $4,500 in 2022 to Archwood Community Centre for their New Year's Eve Family Event.

  • $3,512 in 2023 to Time 2 Play Early Learning Centre for a child care assistant position.


Audrey Brings Experience and
Knowledge to the Table

I am a 30-year Southeast Winnipeg resident with extensive public service experience in addition to being an active community volunteer and small business owner. I hold a Master of Business Administration Degree (Dean’s List) and a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Inter-Faculty Option in Aging), a Certificate in Change Management and Certificate in Applied Counselling.

I am the Honourable Minister of Health for the province of Manitoba and MLA for Southdale. Prior to my time as an MLA and Minister for Health, I worked for the Manitoba Government and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.


During my 25 years of employment with the Manitoba Government, I worked within several government departments including the positions of Special Assistant to the Minister of Health, Assistant to the Deputy Minister of Labour and Immigration, and Director of the Multiculturalism Secretariat among others.


During my time working with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, I helped lead and implement initiatives in areas of home care, child health, IT solutions, kidney health, and long-term care.


Chat with Audrey

Hearing from community members is incredibly important to my work. I want to know what matters to you and how I can help. Helping people and being there for the community is one of the reasons I enjoy volunteering my time and the main reason I became your MLA. I always look forward to hearing from you. Visit with me during my coffee events or my sofa conversations, or please feel free to reach out directly.

A Supporter of Strong Communities

From coaching mini soccer to serving on several health and long-term care organization boards, I aim to continue to have an impact on my community through volunteering.​ Current passions include frequently organizing food drives to ensure our local food banks stay stocked and participating in community clean ups. I also feel strongly about supporting our local small businesses and entrepreneurs through their stores and local markets. In that past I volunteered with Siloam Mission and the Arthur Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice.

As a small business owner and mother of two sons, I know the value of community services and support.​ I co-own a transportation company with my husband of 37 years. I also utilized many community recreation programs when raising my two sons (now adults) as they grew up in south Winnipeg. With first-hand experience, I understand and respect the moms and dads that dedicate their time to ensure their children are able to participate in extracurricular activities in their communities.


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