Manitoba Liberal Party leader Rana Bokhari stepping down

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liberal Party leader Rana Bokhari will step down, according to a news release sent by the party to media on Saturday. Bokhari...

Rana Bokhari steps down as leader of Liberal Party

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari announced suddenly Saturday night she will not lead the Liberals into the next election. Bokhari had defiantly declared after the...

Manitoba Liberal Party Leader Rana Bokhari to step down

Manitoba Liberal Party Leader Rana Bokhari is stepping down, according to a news release issued by the party on Saturday. "It is on that positive...

Liberal curse continues

And the latest victim of that party curse, Liberal leader Rana Bokhari — who failed to win a seat in the April 19 election —...

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, leaner cabinet sworn in

Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister was sworn in as Manitoba Premier on Tuesday and fulfilled an election promise to appoint a smaller cabinet. The new...

Environment watchdog slams Brian Pallister for not appointing a conservation minister

When Brian Pallister was sworn into government and announced his new team of 12 ministers, along with their portfolios, there was at least one glaring...

Meet Manitoba's new government cabinet members

Premier Brian Pallister and 12 Progressive Conservative MLAs were sworn in Tuesday as members of Manitoba's new cabinet in a ceremony conducted by Lt.-Gov. Janice...

Brian Pallister, Manitoba cabinet sworn in

After nearly 17 years of New Democratic Party dominance, the Progressive Conservatives under Brian Pallister were officially sworn in as Manitoba's new government today. The...

Brian Pallister, Manitoba's New Tory Premier, Names 12 To Cabinet

Cameron Friesen, member of the legislature for Morden-Winkler, has been appointed finance minister. A fiscal update presented in March revealed the provincial deficit last year...

New premier to unveil roster

They may have staff in mind, but no one gets told until the minister has been sworn in, she said. Biggar said it won't be...

Brian Pallister to be sworn in May 3 at Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Premier-designate Brian Pallister will be sworn in May 3, along with Manitoba's new Progressive Conservative cabinet. The ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the...

Brian Pallister holds 1st caucus meeting after landslide Manitoba election win

Manitoba premier-designate Brian Pallister is holding his first caucus meeting today. The 61-year-old Progressive Conservative Party leader won a majority government in the Manitoba election...

Brian Pallister, incoming Manitoba premier, announces senior staff

Pallister will unveil his cabinet on May 3, the day they are sworn in. The rest of the Progressive Conservative caucus will be sworn in...

Teary-eyed Greg Selinger emerges from final Manitoba cabinet meeting as premier

Outgoing Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger chaired his final cabinet meeting Friday, as his party begins to rebuild after a staggering defeat in Tuesday's provincial election.

MGEU watching to ensure Brian Pallister will 'keep public services public'

Michelle Gawronsky, president of the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU) said she plans to work with Premier-designate Brian Pallister. "We're willing to work...

Rana Bokhari staying on as Manitoba Liberal leader

Rana Bokhari is not stepping down as leader of the Manitoba Liberals. In fact, she said, she never considered quitting. "Now is not the time...

Manitoba Liberal wants leader Rana Bokhari to resign at post-election meeting

A longtime Manitoba Liberal Party campaign manager wants leader Rana Bokhari to resign when she reports to her party's board of directors Thursday evening, after...

Gender parity a priority in cabinet, says PCs' Brian Pallister

Pallister promotes gender parity. Brian Pallister didn't deny his team lacks diversity: "Who Manitobans gave me, I will work with. That's the pieces of the...

Greg Selinger's Manitoba defeat reveals importance of leadership and personality

Sixteen years of NDP rule in Manitoba is over. Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister becomes the new provincial premier, sending NDP leader Greg Selinger packing.

Brian Pallister, Manitoba's incoming premier, prepares to lead government

Manitoba's incoming premier, Brian Pallister, is getting his government ready a day after his Progressive Conservatives swept into power. The PCs won an unprecedented 40...

Dave Gaudreau, defeated NDP candidate, says Greg Selinger 'destroyed everything'

A Manitoba NDP candidate who lost his seat in Tuesday's provincial election blames outgoing leader Greg Selinger for the party's defeat. Dave Gaudreau, who lost...

Brian Pallister's PCs win majority government in Manitoba

Brian Pallister and his Progressive Conservatives are celebrating a record-breaking majority win in Manitoba, ending almost 17 years of New Democratic Party government rule on...

Manitoba election: Greg Selinger resigns as NDP leader after big loss to PCs

Greg Selinger has resigned as leader of the NDP, as the party's nearly 17-year stretch in government came to an end Tuesday night. "In a...

CP NewsAlert: Leader Greg Selinger resigns after NDP loses Manitoba election

... Selinger resigns after NDP loses Manitoba election. The Canadian Press Published April 20, 2016 - 12:31am. Last Updated April 20, 2016 - 9:15am. WINNIPEG...

Greg Selinger defends himself, government, against Omnitrax lawsuit

NDP Leader Greg Selinger says a lawsuit filed against the government, NDP MLA Steve Ashton and himself has no basis in fact. The lawsuit alleges...

The NDP Lost The Manitoba Election The Day Greg Selinger Ran

CBC.caIf I really had to speculate, I think one day after Premier Pallister is retired and sitting on the beach in Costa Rica, he should...

Greg Selinger, Steve Ashton sued by OmniTrax, accused of interfering in sale

Just days before the provincial election, OmniTrax Canada filed a lawsuit against the province, NDP Leader Greg Selinger and long-time NDP cabinet minister Steve Ashton...

Pallister owns 2 companies in Costa Rica; NDP wants to know why public wasn't told

Before Manitobans vote on April 19, NDP candidate Dave Chomiak says Manitoba Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister needs to come clean about his dealings in...

Manitoba election: PCs accuse Selinger of 'playing politics with cancer patients'

The Progressive Conservatives are demanding an apology from Greg Selinger after the NDP leader suggested PC Leader Brian Pallister would make Manitobans pay for cancer...

Multiple trips to Costa Rica prevent Brian Pallister from doing the best job possible: Democracy Watch

Manitoba Progressive Conservative Party Leader Brian Pallister travelled to Costa Rica 15 times since he was elected in 2012, public records show. Democracy Watch co-founder...

Brian Pallister, Manitoba PC Leader, Defends Spending One-Fifth Of Time In Costa Rica

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's Progressive Conservative leader says he "probably" will spend less time at his vacation home in Costa Rica if he is elected premier...

Greg Selinger: Best wishes for Vaisakhi festival

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Brian Pallister spends nearly 1 in 5 days of his time in Costa Rica, travel logs show

"Mr. Pallister, like all members of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly, works incredibly hard for the people of Manitoba," said PC spokesperson Olivia Billson in an...

Manitoba Liberals would shrink cabinet if elected

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says she will cut the number of cabinet ministers by nearly half if elected next week. Currently under the NDP...

Manitoba Conservative candidate Brian Pallister questioned over privatization

The NDP has accused Pallister of having a hidden agenda to privatize Crown corporations and government services. Pallister has ruled out the former, but has...

Brian Pallister plans first 100 days in office, if elected next week

The man who opinion polls suggest is leading the Manitoba election race has laid out plans for his first 100 days in office if his...

Environmentalist accuses Brian Pallister of assault in cellphone scuffle

Environmental activist Riley McMurray has filed a police report accusing Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister of assaulting him before a Tory campaign event Monday. The...

Greg Selinger's 'desperation' could lead to nasty Manitoba leaders' debate, analyst says

Manitoba voters are likely in for nasty sparring Tuesday evening during the only televised debate before the provincial election next week, a Winnipeg political analyst...

NDP Leader Greg Selinger calls PC Leader Brian Pallister homophobic in final days of election

With just over a week left in the provincial election campaign, NDP Leader Greg Selinger came out swinging Monday, saying PC Leader Brian Pallister was...

Mantioba Election 2016: Greg Selinger Calls Brian Pallister 'Homophobic'

WINNIPEG — NDP Leader Greg Selinger is calling his Progressive Conservative opponent "homophobic" and a threat to social programs as the Manitoba election campaign enters...

Manitoba election: Greg Selinger, Rana Bokhari reveal tax returns, Pallister calls it 'stunt'

The leaders of the Manitoba NDP and Liberal parties released details from their tax returns Sunday, but Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister didn't, calling it...

Manitoba election: Tory platform 'nothing but cuts,' says NDP Leader Greg Selinger

Manitoba's Progressive Conservative Party's platform is nothing but cuts, according to New Democratic Party Leader Greg Selinger. Selinger made the remark before media at the...

CJOB editorial: Why Brian Pallister should thank labour leader, Paul Moist

WINNIPEG — It's not often a Progressive Conservative should thank a labour leader. But premier-in-waiting Brian Pallister should buy Paul Moist a beer. It was...

Manitoba NDP, Selinger all about inclusion

... Pallister would go the opposite way. But if Greg Selinger is right – that the majority of Manitobans hold progressive values – Manitoba will...

Pallister skips own news conference amid protest

Brian Pallister was a no-show at his own late afternoon event at the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Thursday after more than a dozen...

Manitoba Tory Leader Brian Pallister Says He's 'Not Adverse' To Celebrating Pride

WINNIPEG — The man who once called same-sex marriage "a social experiment'' says he's now open to participating in pride celebrations if he is elected...

Manitoba election: Rana Bokhari grilled about Liberal Party controversies

Axworthy had called the Liberal campaign disheartening and disorganized. "He doesn't know the internal workings of this party. He doesn't have any insight. And that's...

Manitoba Liberals make camping reservations announcement without Rana Bokhari

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liberals are promising a better way to reserve camping spots if the party should win the April 19 election. Ian McCausland, a...

Manitoba Liberals make camping reservations announcement without Rana Bokhari

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liberals are promising a better way to reserve camping spots if the party should win the April 19 election. Ian McCausland, a...

Manitoba NDP promise community health care if re-elected

Winnipeg Free PressManitoba NDP Leader Greg Selinger is promising to set up a new patient advocate in the health-care system if he is re-elected premier.