Churchill Can Have a Bright Future

Last week I had the opportunity to speak to the Hudson Bay Route Association meeting in Nipawin, Saskatchewan. My message was clear. The Port of Churchill can have a bright future if ‎we focus on its true potential.  Continue reading

Focusing on Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a priority for Manitobans and our government.

Since we came into government in 1999 the government has more than doubled the number of apprenticeship training seats and there are now more than 10,000 registered apprentices in Manitoba, the most in the province’s history. Continue reading

New Program for Career Options for Young People

Our provincial government is introducing a new career development grant for schools that will help students develop clear career paths. Continue reading

Budget 2014 Focuses on Infrastructure, Front Line Services

Last week our Finance minister released the Budget for the upcoming year. Continue reading

$5.5 Billion, 5-Year Plan for Core Infrastructure

A new $5.5-billion, five-year plan will focus on building Manitoba’s core infrastructure priorities and create more than 58,900 jobs. Continue reading

Investment in Winter Roads has Tripled Since 1999

Every year I make it a priority to visit throughout the Thompson constituency by winter road.

This year I have already visited Thicket Portage, Pikwitonei, York Landing, War Lake and Ilford by winter road. I have also ‎visited Oxford House another winter road community and Split Lake. 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