FP comments, Sept. 29

Re: Female voters dumping NDP (Sept. 28). Manitoba needs a choice other than an NDP leadership that is not Brian Pallister. The fact that the...

Manitoba NDP tied with Liberals: Poll

The Liberals lead at 36%, followed by the NDP at 30%and the PCs at 29% The PCs have statistically significant leads over the NDP and...

Free Press Head Start for Monday, Sept. 28

Rana Bokhari, Manitoba Liberal Leader Female voters supporting Liberals: A recent Probe Research poll shows female voters in Manitoba are turning their backs on provincial...

Pallister vs. the PST

If Tory leader Brian Pallister wins government next year and plans to make good on his pledge to reverse the 1% PST increase within four...

CEO Sleepout raises $170K for homeless

Among those participating were Mayor Brian Bowman, Liberal leader Rana Bokhari, advertising director Daria Zmiyiwsky, and Kevin Chief, the provincial minister responsible for jobs...

Tories would drop PST within four years: Pallister

Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister calls the PST hike a. RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES. Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister calls the PST...

Wyman zeroes in on infrastructure

Brandon-Souris Liberal candidate Jodi Wyman speaks to guests while hosting a town hall meeting at her campaign headquarters on 10th Street with provincial Liberal Leader...

Wyman zeroes in on infrastructure

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari also joined Wyman at the meeting to touch on her party's plan for infrastructure funding in the province, saying a...

Manitoba NDP caucus meets amid bad polls with election next spring

Allum signalled an advertising blitz is coming that will target Opposition Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister. “We have an obligation not only to declare quite...

Makeup master has brushes... with greatness

Among the people who will be hunkered down in tuques, mitts and sleeping bags: politicos such as Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari; St. Boniface MP...

Manitoba pledges up to $1.4M for Syrian refugees - CTV News

WINNIPEG -- The Manitoba government promised money for Syrian refugees Thursday -- up to $1.4 million for relief overseas and support programs for those who...

'Cancel the future': NDP, Tories trade barbs at legislature

PC Leader Brian Pallister once again bashed the NDP over its Tiger Dam scandal. "(Tuesday), we found out that the Conservatives really want to cancel...

Mr. Pallister, I have operators standing by

(blog) (blog)So, I contacted Brad Salyn, who's the communications co-ordinator for Brian Pallister's caucus, told him what had been happening (or, rather, not happening),...

Hydro selling to Saskatchewan

“It's a firm power sale, it's another reason why we're building Keeyask,” Premier Greg Selinger said at Hydro's Portage Avenue gallery. “It will require about...

Greg Selinger says Shoal Lake residents deserve Freedom Road

Residents of Shoal Lake First Nation have been waiting for a road outside their community for generations. By: Staff The Canadian Press Published on Sat...

Alberta NDP's campaign director to help Manitoba's New Democrats

Thomas said Scott could have his work cut out for him. "If the bottom was to fall out of NDP support, if (Tory Leader Brian)...

Rachel Notley's campaign director joins Selinger's team in Manitoba ahead of ...

Premier Greg Selinger parted ways with some of his top cabinet ministers and most of his senior advisers in recent months. Scott says he is...

Tories: School spending up, results down

Education Minister James Allum said the biggest threat to education in Manitoba is Opposition Leader Brian Pallister. He said graduation rates and post-secondary enrolment have...

Boro players in the Northern League: Julio Arca latest in a long list

Boro legends Brian Clough was at Billingham Sythonia before he joined Boro and Gary Pallister was at Billingham Town while Newcastle's Chris Waddle started at...

Greg Selinger, Manitoba premier, asks feds to double refugee sponsorship cap

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger added his voice to those of provincial and municipal leaders calling for immediate action from the federal government on the Syrian...

This Indonesian Volcano Erupts Electric-Blue Streams Of Molten Sulfur

"I've never seen this much sulfur flowing at a volcano," U.S. Geological Survey research geologist Cynthia Werner tells Brian Clark Howard for National Geographic. Bright...

Greg Selinger, Manitoba Premier, Supports Mulcair's Promise To Expand CPP

WINNIPEG — Manitoba NDP Premier Greg Selinger says he supports the federal party's election promise to expand the Canada Pension Plan. Selinger says current benefits...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger supports federal NDP's higher CPP ...

Manitoba NDP Premier Greg Selinger says he supports the federal party's election promise to expand the Canada Pension Plan.

Province doing better than Pallister claims

The recently published two letters to the editor by Brian Pallister, MLA, leader of the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives. On April 19, the letter was...

Manitoba economy prepared for recession through economic diversity: Selinger

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says the province will be able to weather a recession because of its diversified economy. Statistics Canada announced on Tuesday that...

Brad Wall Still Most Popular Premier, While Greg Selinger Still Least: Poll

Manitoba NDP Premier Greg Selinger remains the least popular premier in Canada, with an approval rating of just 22 per cent. Selinger did not attend...

MP Rod Bruinooge won't take provincial run

I look forward to supporting the Pallister team in advance of their election," said Bruinooge in a statement. Manitoba PC leader Brian Pallister said he...

Pallister blast Manitoba Hydro service cuts

Opposition leader Brian Pallister blasted Manitoba Hydro on Friday, claiming they are cutting frontline services, while giving senior executives healthy raises. Manitoba Hydro cut services...

No issues with Mulcair, Selinger says

Premier Greg Selinger has dismissed criticism federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair is avoiding him because of the provincial government's unpopularity. Selinger also suggested the federal...

Calls for byelection unnecessary, hypocritical

“Manitobans are tired of the same broken promises and want a change for the better. The premier continues to refuse to call a byelection and...

Liberals pledge to make kids' sporting goods tax-free

On Wednesday Liberal leader Rana Bokhari said that if elected the Liberals would remove the 8 per cent PST from kid's sporting goods bought at...

Politics 204 for August 26

MetroNews CanadaRana Bokhari, Manitoba Liberal Leader. "We want to make play tax free." -- Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari announced that her party would remove...

Will cyberbullying law be challenged?

Before the Manitoba bill was passed, Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister called the wording sloppy, and suggested that if it was enacted, day-to-day interactions between...

Subsidizing Selinger's stupidity

No wonder the Selinger government can't balance the province's books. Without even knowing the details of the federal NDP's controversial $15-a-day national child care proposal,...

Selinger on-board with NDP plan for child care

A spokesman for Tory Leader Brian Pallister said that party won't comment on the issue right now. With a lead in the polls provincially, this...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger knows Winnipeg South Centre ...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger knows Winnipeg South Centre votes CBC! by wevotecbc.ca | Aug 24, 2015 | Winnipeg South Centre | 0 comments. IMG_0369. Share...

Manitoba Liberals revamping their public image, but is it too little, too late?

Selinger is the least popular premier in the country, and opposition leader Brian Pallister is better known for putting his foot in his mouth than...

Manitoba Liberals vow proportional representation if elected ...

Today, the Manitoba Liberal Party is committing to electoral reform that ensures every vote counts. If elected in 2016 we will move to a form...

Manitoba Liberals vow electoral reform

Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari says her party will move the province to a proportional representation electoral system if elected into government next year. By:...

Bokhari pushes proportional representation

A Liberal government would introduce electoral reform in Manitoba in the form of proportional representation, the party's provincial leader said Friday. Rana Bokhari told reporters...

Dewar -- Nobel Prize laureate?

He's certainly not listening to Conservative Leader Brian Pallister who suggests it might be good to heed the warnings and trim the budget. Dewar is...

'Weak fiscal discipline' causes long-term pain

The NDP government has been posting deficits since 2009, the year Greg Selinger became premier. The books were supposed to be balanced this year. But...

Dewar non-committal on deficit target

Progressive Conservative leader Brian Pallister blames missed deficit goals for a DBRS Limited warning this week over the Manitoba government's "weak fiscal discipline." Pallister said...

Credit agency issues warning about Manitoba government's fiscal outlook

However, Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister said the government may have to pay higher borrowing costs if the NDP doesn't start getting costs under control.

Letters: August 19, 2015

Just saw the first salvo of NDP attack ads against Pallister. The flyer was sad, full of outright lies and ironically featured a picture of...

Audrey Gordon vying for Fort Rouge

"Audrey adds a strong voice and leadership with her wealth of professional and volunteer experience," Progressive Conservative leader Brian Pallister said in a statement. "I...

Paranoid ex-drug user armed himself with knives and branch cutter after ...

Neil Pallister, prosecuting, said: “Police arrived in the street, he had a kitchen knife in each hand with branch cutters to the back. “Four officers...

King's Lynn reach Barnard Trophy final

Seniors Friendly v Peterborough Milton (H): Brian Steward & Paul Clay beat Terry Locks & Mike Williamson 5/3, Alan Elliott & Trevor Hindell beat Robert...

Pat McGibbon: Getting back in the game

McGibbon got his opportunity and was selected at centre-half, alongside Gary Pallister. It was an experienced side. Parker, Denis Irwin, Ryan Giggs, Lee Sharpe and...

Opinion: Brian Pallister calls out Hydro salaries | MyToba.ca

It's a slap in the face to Manitobans, worsening the sting of ongoing hydro rate hikes with no relief in sight. Senior Manitoba Hydro executives...