Being a municipal politician can be a grinding, thankless job.
Winnipeg city councillors are usually scrutinized and criticized, more often than they are lauded and applauded.
What would motivate someone to run for office? And once there, what’s it like to be a city politician?
How does City Council work and what’s the best way for constituents to engage their representatives?
To answer these and other questions, CKUW 95.9 FM program People of Interest interviews Marty Morantz, who was first elected to public office during last year’s municipal election.
As the city councillor for Charleswood-Tuxedo-Whyteridge ward, Morantz represents 40,000 constituents. He is also Chair of the Standing Policy Committee on Finance for the City of Winnipeg: