Accounting spin catching up to NDP

WS_WS20140729CP10 Brian Pallister said the NDP and Manitoba Hydro have failed to properly account for $400 million in spending on the Conawapa dam project. (Chris...

Get government out of the beer fridges of the province

Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari is talking about something nobody else in the political arena will raise: reforming liquor regulations. She's going to study the...

Politics 204 for August 11

Not a knee jerk response: Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari told reporters today that as premier she would immediately remove the province's annual quota on...

Manitoba Liberals say they would lift budget limit on knee and hip work

Premier Greg Selinger and Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister have held few media events over the summer, but Bokhari has started to become more visible.

Liberals would remove cap on hip, knee surgeries

The Manitoba Liberal Party would remove a cap on hip and knee surgeries performed in the province, if elected into power next spring. Liberal leader...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger Will Offer Apology To 60′S Scoop ...

On the left, Grand Chief Derek Nepinak of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, and on the right, the Premier of Manitoba Greg Selinger. The Scoop...

Government booze stores cheaper, safer

Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari says, if elected, a provincial Liberal provincial government would look at making "substantial changes" in the way alcohol is sold...

Real estate transactions Aug. 10, 2015

$429,000 Foster Brian K, Foster Deborah P to Colantano William M, Colantano Kathleen S, Windward Bay Unit Ph 1, O.R. Book 02579 Page 6389, July...

Letters: Aug. 8

Rana Bokhari stated a prospective Liberal provincial government would look at making “substantial changes” in the way alcohol is sold in Manitoba, including potentially privatizing...

Charles Adler says goodbye

“A lot of people don't, probably, know what a family man you are,” said Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari. “I can see where Sid (your...

Bokhari comes out with a sleeper issue

Nearly two years after taking over the helm of the Manitoba Liberals, Rana Bokhari finally made a bit of a splash with a promise to...

Wednesday's Montana Scoreboard

Scott Willis, Missoula…91-92-183. Jim Ritter, Billings…97-89-186. Brian Cripe, Whitefish…95-96-191. John Hove, Westby…97-95-192. Tom Shea, Bozeman…93-100-193. Dick Fisher, Fort Benton…99-102-201. Jim Nolan, Clancy…99-103-202. Lloyd Bermingham ...and...

Greg Selinger 'not going to lose sleep' over Harper's barbs with premiers

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says he's not surprised to see Conservative Leader Stephen Harper trading barbs with two other premiers as the federal election campaign...

Manitoba Liberals vow to 'improve' booze prices

The Manitoba Liberals hope to slash alcohol prices, if elected. Liberal leader Rana Bokhari said she hopes to reduce the cost by at least a...

Provincial campaign could get ugly, experts anticipate

“Brian Pallister's record deserves just as much scrutiny as the government does,” said Chomiak. Chomiak declined direct comment on Pallister's claim the NDP will try...

Letters: Aug. 1

Greg Selinger's government is plunging Manitoba into record deficits and debt. The NDP government has more than doubled our accumulated debt, we have had record...

25 years of Manchester United jerseys

Brian McClair, Paul Parker and Ryan Giggs celebrate winning the FA Carling Premiership. ... Gary Pallister dons the memorable green and gold third kit, which...

NDP ignoring Greek lessons

Premier Greg Selinger ignores lessons and risks. He only listens to what he wants to hear. Two prominent NDPers — Niki and Steve Ashton —...

Letters, July 25

- Winnipeg Free PressWinnipeg Free PressA recent poll showed the Conservatives had 46 per cent of decided voters in comparison with 19 per cent...

Selinger isn't sweating credit downgrade | Manitoba | News | Winnipeg Sun

Premier Greg Selinger attended the opening of a new child-centre Friday, July 24, 2015. The centre is called Garderie Les Petits Genies, and has approximately...

Senate not necessary: Selinger | Manitoba | News | Winnipeg Sun

Senate not necessary: Selinger. 0. By David Larkins, . First posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 01:27 PM CDT | Updated: Friday, July 24, 2015 05:08...

Manitoba Liberals scoop up former PC spinner — now it's time to cash in ...

The Manitoba Liberals have hired Mike Brown, former director of communication for Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister. Brown will take over communications for Liberal Leader...

Dewar not worried about Moody's

Brian Pallister, the province's opposition leader, predicted taxpayers could actually be on the hook for "tens of millions" of dollars. Pallister noted the province's 2015...

Brian Pallister criticizes NDP government's handling of credit rating downgrade

. Posted: 07/14/2015 11:16 AM | Comments: Tweet; Post; Reddit; ShareThis; Print; Email. Brian Pallister said the NDP government under Premier Greg Selinger is misleading ...

A tale of two referendums

Progressive Conservative leader Brian Pallister said the government must offer a referendum, an election or face a continuing battle against its PST hike at a...

Volunteers not likely to rush to Selinger campaign

Rana Bokhari's Liberals continue to draw the support of about one in five voters. The political mutiny on Broadway has not only ripped the guts...

Strong Tory support among Manitoba voters: Poll

pallister Manitoba Opposition Leader Brian Pallister mingles at the Victoria Inn Convention Centre in Winnipeg before Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke to more than 300...

Winnipeg businessman demands apology from Manitoba PCs over Tiger Dam ...

The June 24 news release said PC Leader Brian Pallister "noted there is damning evidence demonstrating a clear correlation between political donations and the purchases...

Greg Selinger Survives Spring Session Of Manitoba Legislature

WINNIPEG - The spring sitting of the Manitoba legislature has ended as questions remain over the NDP government's fate in next year's election. Premier Greg...

PC leader wants Ashton to resign over conflict of interest

Winnipeg SunProgressive Conservative (PC) leader and leader of the Opposition Brian Pallister said June 23 that he would ask Premier Greg Selinger to demand Ashton's...

Brian Pallister looks to turn over a new leaf

. Goal is positive spin on Tories' messages. By: Bruce Owen and Larry Kusch Posted: 3:00 AM | Comments: Tweet; Post; Reddit; ShareThis; Print; Email.

Selinger earned popularity ranking

Premier Greg Selinger is still the least popular premier in Canada, according to an Angus Reid Institute poll released this week. The beleaguered premier's approval...

Message from Brian Pallister to Manitoba First Nations – Wayne ...

June 25, 2015 - Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister delivered the following message in a meeting today in the council chamber at Peguis Mall with...

NDP's frayed lines of communication may be reason for wrongdoings

Consider the concerns raised about Transportation Minister Steve Ashton's bid to secure a $5-million untendered contract for Tiger Dam portable flood-fighting equipment. Moreover, that Premier...

Selinger spent less money than rival on NDP leadership campaign

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger raised and spent less money than his main challenger in the leadership race he was forced into and won by 33...

Pallister to call for removal of Ashton from cabinet - Winnipeg Free ...

Brian Pallister told reporters this morning he will formally demand Steve Ashton's (pictured) removal from cabinet today in the legislature. He said the demand is...

Pallister to call for removal of Ashton from cabinet

Brian Pallister told reporters this morning he will formally demand Ashton's removal from cabinet today in the legislature. He said the demand is linked to...

Selinger remains the least popular premier

A subsequent poll in April from Probe Research found Brian Pallister's Progressive Conservatives had opened up a 15-point lead on Selinger's NDP and were substantially...

Update: Greg Selinger's approval rating goes up, but he's still the ...

Premier Greg Selinger isn't too concerned that he's still the least-liked provincial premier in Canada, despite the fact his popularity is slowly trending upwards. Selinger's...

Premier Greg Selinger's approval rating stays in basement: Angus Reid

WINNIPEG – Greg Selinger remains the least popular premier in Canada, according to results of the Angus Reid Institute's quarterly online survey. Greg Selinger approval...

Manitoba's Year of the Audit

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari's job will be to fix that quickly if she's elected, not to hold an interminable inquiry to reaffirm how broken it...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger Issues Sixties Scoop Apology

WINNIPEG – POLITICS – Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger has taken leadership on the issue of dealing with First Nation's families and the “Sixties Scoop”. The...

Greg Selinger welcomes probe into controversial flood-fighting ...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says he would welcome a new ombudsman investigation into a planned $5-million contract that has stirred up accusations of cronyism and...

Selinger welcomes probe into controversial flood-fighting contract ...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says he would welcome a new ombudsman investigation into a planned $5-million contract that has stirred up accusations of cronyism and...

Why did Selinger not discipline his minister?

In the wake of revelations Infrastructure Minister Steve Ashton tried to improperly obtain a $5-million untendered contract to buy Tiger Dam portable flood-fighting equipment to...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger's apology to '60s Scoop adoptees ...

Here is a text of the apology to '60s Scoop adoptees delivered by Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger in the provincial legislature: Mr. Speaker, elders, survivors,...

Greg Selinger, Manitoba premier, apologizes for Sixties Scoop

"Today as premier I would like to apologize on behalf of the Province of Manitoba for the Sixties Scoop," Premier Greg Selinger said Thursday in...

Another sign of NDP waste

Opposition Tory leader Brian Pallister is calling on Manitoba's auditor general to audit provincial spending on the "Steady Growth, Good Jobs" signs seen at many...

Grits want probe into missing CFS wards

Manitoba Liberals are calling for a provincial inquiry into why so many children in care of Child and Family Services are going missing. Liberal Leader...

Whistleblower alleges Steve Ashton caught in conflict of interest

Winnipeg Free PressA complaint filed under the province's Whistleblower Protection Act alleges Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation Steve Ashton was in a possible conflict of...