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Hon. Nello Altomare, Transcona


Heavenly Father, we ask you to bless Hon. Nello Altomare in his endeavours to enrich and prepare future generations for the challenges that will come upon them. Provide him with the necessary resources to contend with external factors that detract students from the planned curriculum. We also ask for blessings for the families and the teaching staff that come together to strengthen their relations. We also pray for health and happiness for his family, in Jesus name we pray. Amen.

Hon. Nello Altomare was first elected as the MLA for Transcona in 2019. Born, raised and living in Transcona, he is the son of Italian immigrants who came to Canada seeking a better life. Altomare is a retired teacher and principal within the River East Transcona School Division. As the official opposition critic for education and early childhood learning, he advocated for high quality, accessible and better educational supports for students. As an MLA, Altomare passed legislation requiring the education minister to report on nutrition programs in schools. He and his wife are the parents of two children, and he and his family are volunteers with their church and in the local community.