...we're going to honour the best performances deserving a Sammie, the city of Winnipeg award for scandal, shame, conspiracy, cover-up, audits and police investigations.
The nominations are in.
For the best portrayal of disgraced Mayor Sam Katz in a civic scandal: Know Nothing Mayor Brian Bowman.
For the best portrayal of Sandy Shindleman in a civic scandal: Mark Chipman, Bowman's biggest booster.
For the best ensemble portrayal of Shindico in a civic scandal: True North Entertainment.
For the best portrayal of disgraced CAO Phil Sheegl in a civic scandal: a tie between CentreVenture board chair Kurt Vossen and CentreVenture board member Richard Olfert.
Honorable mention: soon-to-be-fired CAO Deepak Joshi as himself.
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