PC Leader Brian Pallister promises tax cuts

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Progressive Conservatives are promising to cut taxes within a year of taking office if they win the April 19 election. Tory Leader...

Pallister at City Hall today

Brian Pallister has heard the chorus led by the Association of Manitoba Municipalities asking for a fair say in provincial funding. The Progressive Conservative leader...

NDP talking up local film industry

Greg Selinger and the NDP would expand on investments to keep the spotlight shining on Manitoba's film industry, the party leader announced Friday. Selinger, who...

Rana Bokhari snaps at reporters for questions about Billy Moore

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari chastised reporters for continuing to question her about Billy Moore, a candidate who made controversial comments about closing hospitals. "Yes, he...

Manitoba Tories promise to streamline funding process for municipalities

Winnipeg SunManitoba's Progressive Conservatives are promising to streamline provincial funding for municipal infrastructure projects. Leader Brian Pallister, who made the announcement at Winnipeg's city hall...

Manitoba election: Liberals won't close hospitals, Rana Bokhari says

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is doing damage control after her party lost five candidates this week and another suggested closing some hospitals to fix...

Selinger announcing 'supports' for parents

ChrisD.caManitoba NDP Leader Greg Selinger says he'll cap school fees if he is re-elected April 19. Selinger says he would not allow schools to charge...

Pallister reveals open government strategy

Manitoba taxpayers love a good deal, says Progressive Conservative leader Brian Pallister, promising his government would deliver plenty of them. Pallister vowed to “shop smarter”...

Liberal leader Rana Bokhari trots out tired 'boogeyman media' trope

Rana Bokhari drew on that tired trope when she told a man seeking help accessing mental health services last December that “mainstream media” was so...

Brian Pallister: A personal look behind the PC leader's public persona

Brian Pallister is the first to admit he is a tough guy to get to know. Just ask his wife. "She said, 'Oh, Brian. It...

Selinger promises more yurts, wifi at parks

Manitoba is a “happening place” and an NDP government would invest $20 million in luring tourists to come experience it, if re-elected in April, Greg...

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari saying media ignoring stories because of ad money

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says media outlets are not covering some stories about the NDP government because they rely on government advertising.

Premier Greg Selinger, Mayor Brian Bowman positive about federal budget

. Selinger says he's happy about flood protection dollars, while Bowman said accessing infrastructure funding is his priority. Share on Facebook ...Selinger: health-care is a 'sacred...

PC leader Brian Pallister visits Thompson as election campaign gets underway

The 2016 Manitoba provincial election officially kicked off last week, and Progressive Conservative leader Brian Pallister swung by Thompson's Juniper Centre for a brief meet-and-greet...

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(subscription)Manitoba will elect a new government when voters go to the polls on April 19. Barring dramatic and unexpected developments during the campaign, Manitobans...

Manitoba PCs hold lead in new poll as NDP struggles to gain traction

ChrisD.caA new poll shows that Brian Pallister's Progressive Conservatives are still leading in the first week of the Manitoba provincial election campaign, though a large...

Greg Selinger: The politics of getting personal

Greg Selinger remained calm and collected when talking about his single mother, his absentee father and his childhood in St James. But when talk turned...

Poll predicts 'runaway' win for Pallister PCs

Brian Pallister rally Surrounded by his party's candidates, Leader Brian Pallister delivers his address during the provincial Progressive Conservative party's election launch at the Caboto...

Selinger: health-care is a 'sacred cow'

Premier Greg Selinger believes there are many “sacred cows” that should not be cut or killed in Manitoba. Earlier this week, Progressive Conservative leader Brian...

Greg Selinger considered quitting as Manitoba premier during caucus revolt

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger admits that during the dark days of a very public caucus revolt he contemplated quitting. Already feeling voter anger over his...

PROFILE: Manitoba Tory leader Brian Pallister a politician with an imposing height

Brian Pallister came from humble beginnings and now owns one of the biggest homes in Winnipeg. He's a politician with an imposing height who clearly...

PROFILE: Premier Greg Selinger thought about quitting after party revolt

INNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger admits that during the dark days of a very public caucus revolt he contemplated quitting. Already feeling voter anger...

PROFILE: Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari the 'newbie in town'

WINNIPEG — Rana Bokhari was barely out of law school and had just been called to the bar in 2013 when she became leader of...

Rana Bokhari, Manitoba Liberal Leader, Still An Enigma

WINNIPEG — Rana Bokhari was barely out of law school and had just been called to the bar in 2013 when she became leader of...

Brian Pallister: No halfway measures. 'Show up, do your job.'

Manitoba Conservative and opposition leader Brian Pallister speaks to media after Manitoba Finance Minister Greg Dewar read the 2015 budget for the province at the...

Fight or flight: Greg Selinger on finding the Zen point

Already feeling voter anger over his NDP government's 2013 sales tax increase, Selinger was dealt another blow in the fall of 2014 when five of...

Pallister's PCs Launch Spring Election Campaign

WINNIPEG — Flanked by party faithful, Progressive Conservative leader Brian Pallister launched his party's election campaign on Saturday in south Winnipeg. “We will offer Manitobans...

Pallister ready to clean house

Brian Pallister hopes to eliminate "several" government departments, a plan which would require some layoffs. The Progressive Conservative leader said that if he's elected, the...

Manitoba NDP still divided 1 year after failed rebellion against Greg Selinger

Political divisions continue to plague Manitoba's governing New Democrats just weeks ahead of the provincial election and on the one year anniversary of the day...

Greg Selinger secures NDP nomination in Winnipeg's St. Boniface

The party's president, Ovide Mercredi, made the announcement at a rally for Selinger's nomination on Sunday. "Under Greg's leadership, Manitoba has made steady progress through...

Liberals talk grassroots campaign and Jamie Hall controversy at Winnipeg AGM

"This is 40-something days before an election, everyone's just wanting to hit the ground now," said Manitoba Liberal leader, Rana Bokhari. Bokhari said the party...

Manitoba Liberal candidate resigns over derogatory tweets about ...

Hall initially apologized but also defended his comments by calling them humorous and satirical. Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari didn't weigh in until Thursday, issuing a...

Premiers take 'major step forward' on climate change; endorse ...

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, right, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger are seen during the First Ministers meeting in Vancouver. JONATHAN HAYWARD...

'As a woman I simply cannot accept comments that disparage women,' Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says her party has cut ties with Jamie Hall, who has stepped down as the party's candidate in Southdale amid...

Premiers agree carbon pricing to be part of overall climate plan ...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger, left, speaks with Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil during the Council of the Federation in Vancouver, B.C., March 2, 2016. (Jonathan...

NDP's Ron Lemieux likely last to jump Greg Selinger ship before Manitoba election

By Chris Glover, CBC News Posted: Mar 02, 2016 6:00 PM CT Last Updated: Mar 02, 2016 6:00 PM CT. NDP Leader Greg Selinger has...

Rana Bokhari defends 'harsh' response to residential school survivor

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari admits it was "harsh" to unleash her lawyers on an indigenous activist who wanted information about her past. But the woman...

Brian Pallister calls NDP use of single-source contracts an 'epidemic'

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister is slamming the NDP for what he calls an overuse of untendered contracts in the province. The Manitoba PC leader says...

Allan Levine: Greg Selinger's futile attempt to hang on for dear life

You can't blame Manitoba Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister for being a wee bit cynical. “I am all for apologies when they are sincere,” Pallister...

Dave Gaudreau won't be disciplined over caucus frustration, Selinger says

NDP Leader Greg Selinger says MLA Dave Gaudreau won't be disciplined over a recent incident in which he raised concerns about the premier's unpopularity. Sources...

From Pakistan to poultry farms: the politics of Rana Bokhari

Here's a twist of fate to consider: if Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari's dad hadn't been such a good athlete in his youth, Bokhari today might...

Provincial NDP out of time to fix fatal flaw

More and more NDP candidates are hearing firsthand that their efforts to position themselves as the party to beat the Tories and their leader, Brian...

Bokhari denies divide between Liberal wings

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari denies there is a rift between the federal and provincial wings of her party. Bokhari, reacting to a Free Press...

Harsh words for Selinger

The NDP and its caucus remain fractured following last year's leadership convention and the defection of five ministers from Greg Selinger's cabinet in November 2014.

Manitoba Liberal Party: Seniors Vote – Answers | MASC

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is very concerned about the ability of Manitobans to make ends meet, and that is especially concerning for seniors and those...

PC Leader Brian Pallister wants to change political donation rules

Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister says if he wins the April 19 election, he would look at changing the rules governing political donations. Pallister says...

Greg Selinger faces legislature one more time before election ...

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba legislature resumed for a brief pre-election sitting Wednesday with the troubled NDP government facing accusations that it is hiding bad financial...

Greg Selinger faces legislature one more time before election ...

He accused Premier Greg Selinger of trying to hide details such as the extent of the deficit before voters go to the polls. “I'd like...

NDP need to table a budget before the election: Pallister

Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister says the government must table a budget before the election to satisfy creditors that the province is on a solid...

Greg Selinger Faces Legislature With April Election Looming In Manitoba

CBC.caPremier Greg Selinger will continue to stress his plans for the economy, the environment and social justice. He has shown no signs of deviating from...