Acting on the TRC Report

The release of the Truth and Reconciliation report recently was a historic day for Canada.

Our provincial government is acting to implement key recommendations that are within provincial jurisdiction. Continue reading

Remembering Elijah Harper

On June 21 we celebrate National Aboriginal Day.

In addition to  National Aboriginal Day this week also marks the 25th anniversary of the debate over the Meech Lake Accord. Continue reading

Bill Implements Job Creation Measures

Legislation  implementing  the provisions of Budget 2015 that would help create jobs, grow the Manitoba economy and protect key services for Manitoba families has been introduced in the Legislature. Continue reading

New Emergency Alert System in Manitoba

A new emergency alert system, Alert Ready, is up and running. I was pleased as Infrastructure and Transportation Minister  to announce that Manitoba is now part of this national alert system. Continue reading

Major Funding for New Wastewater Treatment Plant for Thompson

I was pleased last week to make a major provincial commitment to building a new wastewater plant in Thompson. Continue reading

Celebrating Manitoba Day

Earlier this week we celebrated Manitoba Day.

May 12 marked the 145th anniversary of the passing of the Manitoba Act by Parliament, making Manitoba the fifth province to join Confederation.   Continue reading


Welcome to my website! I hope you find the information on the Thompson Constituency and on recent provincial developments to be of interest. I also hope you find the information on my other passions interesting.

Thanks for visiting!

Steve Ashton


Constituency Office:
2nd Floor - 3 Station Road
Thompson, MB
R8N 0N3

Phone: 204.778.8601
Fax: 1.866.279.8651