Manitoba Has Most Affordable Utilities

Manitoba remains the most affordable province in the country for basic household utilities and auto insurance according to a Deloitte LLP report showing Manitoba families spend $2,100 less per year compared to the national average. Continue reading

Investing in New Ambulances

A new $6.2-million provincial investment for the purchase of 52 new replacement ambulances will improve patient comfort and safety when being transported by ambulance.  The new additions to the Manitoba fleet include a new suspension system to improve the ride for patients and better protect paramedics on the job. Continue reading

Extending Summer

I was pleased to join with Conservation Minister Tom Nevakshonoff to announce the extension of the camping season at Paint Lake this year. Continue reading

Another Record Highway Construction Season

It is that time of year.

Construction season.

Last year was a record construction season.  We had one of the biggest, year over year increases‎ in highways construction in our province’s history.  Continue reading

Growing Economy, Infrastructure the Key

The Manitoba government is continuing to support families by growing the economy by helping young people build rewarding careers in the province, protecting workers and investing in strategic infrastructure. Continue reading

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


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