Jon Reyes will be campaigning in south Winnipeg next spring as the PC candidate for St. Norbert. Former Manitoba Filipino Business Council president captured the Progressive Conservative nomination for St. Norbert earlier this week at the PC nomination meeting at Southland Church in Fort Richmond. A roar of cheers and high-fives erupted from family, friends and supporters at the meeting as Reyes’ name was announced. Reyes won the nomination over lawyer, Philip Watts and educator, Deb May.
In his nomination address, Reyes highlighted, “I have served all my life. Giving back to my family, my community, my province, and my country is in the foundation of who I am. It is in my culture, it is in how I was raised by my family, and it is how my wife and I live and teach our children.”
Jon Reyes is the franchise owner of the UPS Store at Kenaston Common, and currently serves a director with the Kidney Foundation and recently appointed to the RCMP’s Commanding Officer’s Advisory Committee on Diversity. You can follow Jon Reyes on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
St. Norbert is currently represented by NDP MLA Dave Gaudreau after the riding in 2011 by 31 votes. The next provincial election is tentatively scheduled for April 19, 2016.