Voter’s Guide: Idris Ademuyiwa Adelakun at a glance

Idris Adelakun

Citizen’s Agenda Pledges


  • Collaborate with non-profit organizations and provide adequate funding for 24-hour safe spaces for homeless individuals
  • Provide 800 multi-use housing units within four years
  • Seek permission from the council to build on city land
  • Evaluate abandoned houses and negotiate with the owners for better usage
  • Partner with non-profit organizations to manage the building and staffing of new housing units
  • Implement policies that will allow for more affordable housing and poverty reduction
  • Collaborate with non-profit organizations to support families, and help people experiencing addictions, mental health, and domestic violence
  • Review landlord and tenant legislation
  • Collaborate with community organizations and empower people that need training to ensure they can easily get a job and earn a living

Crime Prevention

  • Collaborate with Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) and Winnipeg Police Board to get WPS to add more foot patrols and seek federal funding for youth crime prevention programs
  • Work with stakeholders to support families and provide affordable housing and more opportunities
  • Work with WPS to use eight police officers to primarily monitor neighbourhoods prone to violence and assault. Bus operators can press a panic button to alert transit supervisors and police officers if there’s an incident. Passengers can text or dial specific numbers


  • Provide an extended shield around bus operator seats
  • Increase the number of transit supervisors and additional force cadets in areas prone to assault and violence
  • Follow up with offenders and turn them to organizations that will assist
  • Make performance data available to the public every month
  • Create a Winnipeg Transit police force
  • Use the $478 million in government funds for improving transit system

Police Budget

  • Not specifically addressed in platform


  • Clearing of snow and sidewalks on time
  • Fix and maintain existing roads before embarking on building new roads
  • Ensure roads are constructed on time, scope, and budget
  • Manage road construction sensibly and save money for the city
  • Evaluate and review the impact of bus weights. The weight of buses could contribute to the wear and tear of roads

Active Transportation

  • Add more active transportation during new construction, including cyclist and pedestrian paths.
  • Manage traffic efficiently during road construction

Compiled by: Sierra Sanders

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