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The Liberal Party of Canada fielded a full slate of candidates in the 1980 federal election, and won 147 out of 282 seats to win a majority government.

Many of the party's candidates have their own biography pages. Information about others may be found here.

Manitoba

Ronald Wally (Winnipeg—Birds Hill)

Wally was a civil servant during the federal elections of 1979 and 1980.[1] He became executive director of the Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals later in the 1980s, representing unionized technologists.[2] In 1994, he accused the provincial government of privileging doctors over other health professionals in its plans for health care reform.[3]

Wally was the principle negotiator for workers at CancerCare Manitoba in 2000, and helped prevent an illegal strike from occurring.[4] He was the union's business representative in 2003, and took part in strike discussions involving Manitoba hospital workers.[5] In 2005, he was appointed to the Manitoba Tire Stewardship Board.[6]

Electoral record
Election Division Party Votes  % Place Winner
1979 federal Winnipeg—Birds Hill Liberal 5,674 11.16 3/5 Bill Blaikie, New Democratic Party
1980 federal Winnipeg—Birds Hill Liberal 7,020 15.44 3/5 Bill Blaikie, New Democratic Party

Footnotes

  1. ^ History of Federal Ridings since 1867: Winnipeg—Birds Hill, Parliament of Canada, accessed 30 March 2007.
  2. ^ "Health workers oppose labor bill", Winnipeg Free Press, 18 June 1987, N4; Glen MacKenzie, Lifestyles article, Winnipeg Free Press.
  3. ^ Paul Samyn, "Fee cap trade-off for clout, MDs told", Winnipeg Free Press, 14 February 1994.
  4. ^ Tracy Tjaden, "CancerCare staff reach deal, competitive wages ensured", Winnipeg Free Press, 20 July 2000, A3.
  5. ^ Alexandra Paul, "Lack of strike bothers some hospital staff", Winnipeg Free Press, 10 May 2003, A3.
  6. ^ Manitoba Tire Recycling, Manitoba Tire Stewardship Board, accessed 30 March 2007.
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