About Cindy

Cindy Murdoch grew up in the north end of Winnipeg and moved to city centre after high school to attend the University of Winnipeg. Cindy has enjoyed living, working, and volunteering in the heart of Winnipeg ever since.

Cindy been committed to serving her community and has spent 20 years working in the arts, non-profit sector, public sector, and for labour. She worked as a film technician and filmmaker, served as the Executive Director for the Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties, and worked as an Employment Standards Officer for the Province of Manitoba. Cindy is currently the Manitoba Representative for the Canadian Labour Congress, the largest labour organization in Canada, and works to support workers and their families across the province.

Cindy has been an active volunteer in her community in support of progressive community groups and non-profit organizations. She has given her time to Welcome Place, the Workers Organizational Resource Centre, and the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation with a goal to help build inclusive, diverse, strong, and healthy communities in Winnipeg.

Cindy’s husband Oscar immigrated to Canada from Mexico City 10 years ago. He has supported Cindy’s advocacy work and shares her commitment to the community. They are expecting their first child this fall and looking forward to the joy and challenges of parenthood.

Cindy Murdoch has the experience, training, and passion to serve as your school trustee. As she becomes a new mother, she will be focused on making sure our children have the tools, skills, and guidance they need to succeed. She wants to bring unique, innovative, and positive ideas to the Winnipeg School Board and serve our community.