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Pallister names senior staff

Olivia Baldwin-Valainis, who previously worked for federal Tory cabinet ministers Vic Toews and Shelly Glover, has been named Pallister's new communications director. And James White,...

Kellie Leitch to officially launch bid for Conservative leadership

Kellie Leitch Ontario MP Kellie Leitch responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, on May 13, 2015. Leitch...

Cdn politicians call for action against terror in wake of Paris attacks

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has indicated he intends to end the combat mission against ISIL and would not say Friday night if the attacks in...

Letters: October 24, 2015

I wish that Steven Fletcher, Shelley Glover and Joy Smith will find relaxing opportunities after being in the harsh spotlight of public office for the...

'Liberal wave': Even new MPs stunned by landslide

Koop also noted the decisions of popular Conservative MPs Shelly Glover (St. Boniface-St. Vital), Rod Bruinooge (Winnipeg South) and Joy Smith (Kildonan-St. Paul) not to...

Heir apparent

Duguid has benefitted from the absence of Tory incumbent Rod Bruinooge in the race, while Vandal is taking on Francois Catellier rather than incumbent Shelly...

We're calling it

Outgoing Tory MP Shelly Glover may be gone but this traditional Liberal riding isn't about to turn back to the Grits automatically. Liberal candidate and...

New TPP means profits, jobs for Manitoba farmers: Ritz

A new 12-country trade deal that reduces or eliminates barriers on Canadian exports should help raise Manitoba farmers' profits and create jobs, according to Canadian...

Welcome immigrants with smile, not scowl: McCallum

Former city councillor Dan Vandal is favoured to knock out Tory candidate Francois Catellier in a riding where the popular incumbent, Tory MP Shelly Glover,...

Riding profile: Saint Boniface—Saint Vital

The Tory hopes were decimated back on Good Friday when Shelly Glover announced she wouldn't be running for re-election. She helped turn a staunch Liberal...

Is hard work paying off for Vandal, Liberals?

“I'm always a little skeptical about polls because there's a different poll every day and they change,” said Vandal, the former city councillor who is...

Winnipeg an election anomoly

Traditionally Liberal and home to the largest francophone population in Western Canada, the seat was won by Conservative Shelly Glover in 2008 and 2011. The...

Manitoba reserves could have funding withheld

QMI_1105181145-002 Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt has said bands would receive formal reminders and would start having non-essential funding cut if they didn't comply with...

Selby's chance of success in St. Boniface low

The only deviation from that in recent years is when popular Tory MP Shelly Glover broke the Liberal streak in 2008 and took the riding...

Candidate, watchdog fear long campaign too pricey for taxpayers

Incumbent: Shelly Glover (CPC). Running again? No. Known candidates: Francois Catellier (CPC), Dan Vandal (Lib), Glenn Zaretski (Green),. How it shapes up: The Tories' success...

$25M to fix Manitoba's border crossings | Manitoba | News | Winnipeg Sun

He was speaking on behalf of federal Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Steven Blaney, who said the improvements are part of the Canada...

Thompson getting new wastewater treatment plant

Federal Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, NDP Transportation Minister Steve Ashton, and Thompson Mayor Dennis Fenske announced more than $24 million in funding for the plant...

Glover reveals cancer scare

At a media event to bring awareness to prostate health, St. Boniface Member of Parliament Shelly Glover revealed she had a cancer scare. Glover was...

The races to watch on election night

With longtime councillor Dan Vandal focused on defeating Shelly Glover in next year's federal election, Francophone Chamber of Commerce CEO Matt Allard is the heavy...

Allard the man to beat in St. B?

Dan Vandal will vacate come Oct. 22 to take on Conservative MP Shelly Glover as the federal Liberal candidate for St. Boniface. So far, NDP...

Feds give $1.6 M to ballet

Our government proudly stands behind organizations like the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, which do so much to enrich our communities both culturally and economically," said Minister...

McKennitt named honorary colonel of RCAF

National Defence Minister Rob Nicholson announced Friday that former Morden resident Loreena McKennitt, a Grammy- and Juno Award-nominated singer who has sold more than 14...

Selinger renews call for inquiry

We don't need yet another study on top of the some 40 studies that have already been done; we need police to catch her killer...

Letters: August 22, 2014

I agree with Health Minister Rona Ambrose. The part-time drama teacher and also leader of the third party Justin Trudeau, is targeting his marijuana platform...

Lake Manitoba farmers flooding again

"The sooner they (province) get started on that, the sooner you'll have less stress on the farmers involved," Canada's Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz told Harry...

Public sector sick day costs are minimal: parliamentary report

Treasury Board President Tony Clement says cutting back on paid sick days for federal employees would save taxpayers money. The budget officer said those savings...

Letters: July 15, 2014

However, if Treasury Board President Tony Clement succeeds with stripping federal public service workers of their sick leave, it sets an alarming trend. Calling sick...

Hoop and Holler cut still a last resort: Province

“Our government will continue to help Manitobans any way we can during this flood,” said Steven Blaney, federal Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.

Brandon playing waiting game

When asked whether the province will access the federal AGRA recovery program, Selinger said he will wait for a recommendation from Agricultural Minister Gerry Ritz...

Troops called in for flooding state of emergency

When asked whether the province will access the federal AGRA recovery program, Selinger said he will wait for a recommendation from Agricultural Minister Gerry Ritz...

Mounties investigating former Chretien chief of staff Fournier

Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel requested the criminal investigation, according to information obtained by QMI Agency. Lebel confirmed the investigation Wednesday. Fournier, a long-time Liberal, is...

Suber the last man standing of Swaggerville

Gone are Jovon Johnson, Jonathan Hefney and Brandon Stewart. In their place are quieter football players like Donovan Alexander and Chris Randle. “It's a little...

Letters: May 28, 2014

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq's worry that the European Union will use the WTO's public morality clause to start banning lobster is nothing more than "Chicken...

Starbuck watches as historic church burns

Couple John and Pauline Duncan reside about a 100 yards away from the church that was built in 1904. They noticed a neighbour walking by...

Aboriginal women over-represented in murder rate

Justice Minister Peter MacKay said the RCMP report was cleare and provided important data. “This comprehensive study will help further inform the actions the government...

NDP MP accuses minister of 'killing Hockey Night in Canada'

OTTAWA - A New Democrat MP accused Heritage Minister Shelly Glover of killing CBC's ability to host Hockey Night in Canada. "Why did you kill...

Bombers draft record over last 14 years more misses than hits

Left guard Chris Greaves, who was a sixth-round pick in 2010, is the most consistent performer among the Canucks. The Bombers let their centre, Justin...

Three years later, flood evacuees finally returning home

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt announced Wednesday that $8.7 million of work on roads and construction of 29 new homes on the reserve was completed...

Feds pledge funds for French programming

St. Boniface MP Shelly Glover, the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced Saturday that $47,990 would be provided to Canadian Parents for French-Manitoba...

$713M to Manitoba in gas tax fund

Federal MP Shelly Glover along with Municipal Government Minister Stan Struthers made the announcement on Friday. In total, the New Building Canada Plan will bring...

Fisheries and oceans department, museum to take care of N.L. whale carcasses

Bloating blue whale carcasses will be removed from Newfoundland and Labrador beaches, federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea says. Officials from Shea's department are...

CBC union wants taxpayers to pay more

Heritage Minister Shelly Glover has previously said the public broadcaster isn't going to get more cash from taxpayers. Levasseur said Tuesday he "will never be...

Trade talks with Russia no longer on the table, say feds

Toronto Sun First posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 06:48 PM CDT | Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 07:00 PM CDT. fast Canada's International Trade Minister Ed...

Feds set Melnick record straight; provincial nominee program going strong as ever

Two years and countless news stories later, former Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said it was time to set the record straight on changes to the...

Railway car manufacturers won't talk safety despite concerns

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt's office said she is "working directly" with a U.S. senator to strengthen the safety of tank cars and that the government...

Canada non-committal about sending military help to Ukraine

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson's office was asked whether Canada would contribute to the NATO deployment if asked, but the request went unanswered and was flipped...

Annual motorcycle fundraiser out to halt prostate cancer in its tracks

Celebrity ride captains are former Blue Bombers Doug Brown and Obby Khan, St. Boniface MP Shelly Glover and Jets assistant coach Charlie Huddy. Ed Johner,...

Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Assiniboine Park, Manitoba legislature

Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, who doubles as Manitoba's senior MP, announced the Prince of Wales, who is second in line to the British throne, and...

Winnipeg Jets have been hot on California ice

(Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports). Article. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story ... "The ice doesn't move as fast, obviously, so I...

MP tables bills for doctor-assisted suicide

... estates are involved" and that he would seek guidance from his constituents. "I'm not sure the benefits outweigh the costs here," he said. "But...