Missing children need inquiry: Liberals

The province urgently needs an inquiry into missing children in Manitoba, provincial Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari said Wednesday. Bokhari and MLA Jon Gerrard said they...

Update: Brian Pallister wants probe into government advertising

Manitoba Opposition Leader Brian Pallister called Wednesday for an independent review of all government advertising to remove any partisan messaging, and promised to establish one...

Pallister wants audit of $1-M spent on NDP ads

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari said she'd support an all-party agreement, and Pallister called on the NDP to do likewise. “There is of course support from...

Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman praised for taking part in city's gay pride parade

Politicians of every stripe made appearances this year, including St. Boniface MP Shelley Glover, who pointed out she's participated in the parade since before she...

For first time in years, Winnipeg's mayor marches in Pride Parade

Politicians of every stripe made appearances this year, including St. Boniface MP Shelley Glover, who pointed out she's participated in the parade since before she...

What's next for Rebel Five?

She'll be facing Liberal leader Rana Bokhari who has chosen that riding to contest. And like any member of the Rebel Five, it will be...

Manitoba government to apologize for '60s Scoop

Premier Greg Selinger reiterated Friday he will offer an apology on behalf of the province to Indigenous people affected by the so-called '60s Scoop. The...

Pallister promises private bonds for non-profits - Winnipeg Free Press

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister said today if he becomes premier in next year's election, his government would enter into a contractual agreement with an intermediary...

Tories tout new way to fund social programs

The Carillon“The investor takes the risk and the government is only going to pay on the basis of success,” said PC leader Brian Pallister. Pallister...

Moody about Manitoba's debt

The CarillonBut it's an admonishment a defiant Premier Greg Selinger is blatantly ignoring. Moody's Investors Service has issued an update on the state of the...

Opposition Tories grill premier on Manitoba Hydro's 'mind-boggling' loss ...

The Opposition Progressive Conservatives have served notice that Manitoba Hydro's future profitability — and its impact on ratepayers — is going to dominate the legislature...

NDP asked non-profits for money back

The CarillonOpposition Leader Brian Pallister said the NDP's wasteful spending led them to ask non-profit organizations to give back some of the money given to...

Premier, Pallister get feisty during two-hour exchange

Premier Greg Selinger accused Opposition Leader Brian Pallister of acting like a bully, and Pallister labelled the premier "petulant" in an unusually testy exchange in...

Premier, Pallister get feisty during two-hour exchange - Winnipeg ...

Premier Greg Selinger accused Opposition Leader Brian Pallister of acting like a bully, and Palliste... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.

Tough to choose just one booby prize

Next year, Pallister and Selinger could, theoretically, create an opening for Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari. Unfortunately, she has not demonstrated leadership capacity that makes her...

Tough to choose just one booby prize

Next year, Pallister and Selinger could, theoretically, create an opening for Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari. Unfortunately, she has not demonstrated leadership capacity that makes her...

FP comments, May 29

Re: NDP broke info laws: Tories (May 28). If Brian Pallister and the Tories want to earn the next election here, they better start being...

Selinger tours new home for special needs kids

Premier Greg Selinger and Health Minister Sharon Blady got a firsthand look Wednesday at what will be the new home for centralized health services for...

Pallister accuses Selinger of hiding behind FIPPA over severance ...

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister accused the Selinger government today of breaching access-to-infor... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.

Premier Greg Selinger to speak at Manitoba Federation of Labour Convention

Premier Greg Selinger will be in Brandon on Thursday to speak at the Manitoba Federation of Labour Convention. The 41st convention takes place at the...

Premier Greg Selinger to speak at Manitoba Federation of Labour Convention

Premier Greg Selinger will be in Brandon on Thursday to speak at the Manitoba Federation of Labour Convention. The 41st convention takes place at the...

Pallister attacks severance payments made to ex-NDP staffers again in the ...

The payment of $670,000 to seven ex-NDP senior staff members dominated Question Period for another day today with the opposition charging that the premier's office...

Pallister attacks severance payments made to ex-NDP staffers again in the ...

The payment of $670,000 to seven ex-NDP senior staff members dominated Question Period for another day today with the opposition charging that the premier's office...

Selinger questioned about kicking Melnick out of caucus

Premier Greg Selinger is still facing questions about why he punted a former cabinet minister from his caucus last year. At a legislative committee meeting...

Greg Selinger is handing out golden parachutes, he just won't tell us why

I have never received severance pay. Not once. It's remarkable, because in addition to having been downsized from a variety of exciting jobs — ranging...

Greg Selinger is handing out golden parachutes, he just won't tell us ...

The Canadian Press Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger reads his government's Speech From The Throne at a news conference in Winnipeg on November 20, 2014. Related:...

Manitoba bans conversion therapy

"The idea that sexual orientation or gender identity can be cured through health-care intervention has the very real potential to damage an individual," Manitboa's Liberal...

Conversion therapy not OK: NDP

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari commended the NDP for taking the step, but acknowledged the timing of its announcement was curious. “It's a constructive step and...

Manitoba's credit rating could suffer due to budget being in the red ...

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister continues to hammer the government on its failure to balance its b... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.

Manitoba Tories attack NDP over 'campaign-style' ads

The Carillon"When the government is promoting itself and its political agenda, using taxpayers dollars, to me that's unfair," PC Leader Brian Pallister said. "More importantly,...

Greg Selinger won't say if severance for former staffers required ...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger refused to answer opposition questions Tuesday about severance packages given to seven of his former advisers. He cited the need for...

Greg Selinger won't say if severance packages required under contracts

Selinger says the settlements are subject to a confidentiality clause and he is acting on legal advice. The premier lost most of his closest advisers...

NDP's promotion of budget false advertising: Pallister

Pallister said the provincial government spent about $1 million last year on the Steady Growth campaign at a time when the province was falling behind...

Students stage 'funeral' over budget cuts at University of Manitoba

"Let's be clear, these cuts are the result of the Selinger NDP's mismanagement, and Manitoba's Liberal team believes it is time for a new approach,"...

UManitoba board votes 'yes' to controversial budget cuts

"Let's be clear, these cuts are the result of the Selinger NDP's mismanagement, and Manitoba's Liberal team believes it is time for a new approach,"...

Pallister's toughest nut

(blog)On the other side of the House, Opposition Leader Brian Pallister and his MLAs have also improved their game. The PC critics are more...

NDP waste and taxpayer abuse

Premier Greg Selinger seems to think there's nothing wrong with blowing $670,000 of taxpayers' dollars on severance payments to political staff who bolted from government...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger defends severance pay

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says the instability of a job in politics compared to life in the private sector was “certainly a factor”...

Double cost of Manitoba NDP rebellion bad for Premier Selinger

The financial cost of the revolt against Greg Selinger is now known, but the political cost may leave the premier scraping further into his pockets...

Payouts to NDP staff 'obscene': Pallister

Manitobans shouldn't be on the hook for $670,000 in severance payouts to seven ex-NDP staffers who left because of the party's leadership feud. "I think...

Pallister calls severance payouts after leadership battle 'government ...

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister condemned today the severance payouts made by the Selinger governm... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.

Pallister blasts Selinger's 'Freedom 35' payouts

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister criticized severance packages given to seven NDP staffers let go by Premier Greg Selinger as a result of party infighting over...

Hefty payouts to former NDP staff members in Manitoba

Portage Daily GraphicA government spokesperson has confirmed the cost of severance packages paid out to seven government staff members who parted ways with the Premier's...

Challengers Of Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger Win Party Nominations

WINNIPEG - Two Manitoba New Democrats who challenged Premier Greg Selinger's leadership have won the right to run again under the party banner in next...

Albertans were ready for change — and so are Manitobans: Pallister

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister said Wednesday the NDP victory in the Alberta provincial election was "historic," showing how the people can produce change when they...

Brian Pallister responds to NDP victory in Alberta

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Manitoba must crack down on government debt: Pallister

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister today called on the Selinger government to borrow a page from Saskatchewan to get serious about reducing its debt. Pallister said...

Selinger hints he may scrap Manitoba balanced budget law altogether

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger came out over the weekend saying the government is reconsidering two-decade-old balanced budget legislation so the province can be free to...

Pallister sings his distaste for Selinger government

To take his latest shot at Greg Selinger and the NDP, Brian Pallister decided to use a serenade of sorts. The Opposition leader voiced his...

Selinger, Dewar grilled over deficit budget in QP - Winnipeg Free ...

Premier Greg Selinger and his Finance Minister Greg Dewar faced a barrage of questions today on the... - Budget - Winnipeg Free Press.