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Video shows Pallister criticizing other provinces over minimum wage hikes

Pallister says the Ontario and Alberta governments are “left of centre” and their plans for a $15-an-hour minimum wage will hurt opportunities for young people.

Party loyalty shouldn't stifle constructive debate in Manitoba Legislature

Pallister knows this because, on almost a daily basis, he ridicules the NDP for its open revolt against former Premier Greg Selinger over his unilateral...

Cost-control key theme at Legislature spring session | Manitoba ...

Winnipeg Free PressCost-control was a key theme at the Manitoba Legislature this spring, complete with a wage freeze, balanced budget legislation and changes to municipal ...Pallister...

Letters and comments, May 29

Gary Doer, the chief architect of our enormous debt, ever the survivor, upon his handoff of the provincial government to Greg Selinger before Doer become...

Pallister blasts NDP, past and present

An openly contemptuous Premier Brian Pallister accused former NDP premier Greg Selinger Wednesday of using public money to hold onto his leadership in the face...

Brian Pallister Says He Works Hard At Vacation Home In Costa Rica

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he doesn't have to explain his work habits or reveal how he communicates with staff while at his...

Jon Gerrard eyes Manitoba Liberals' leadership

Rana Bokhari took over the party reins for Gerrard but stepped down after losing the 2016 Manitoba election. Judy Klassen is the party's current interim...

Former Manitoba NDP cabinet minister wants to form new political party

The party has suffered infighting since 2014, when five senior cabinet ministers challenged the leadership of then-premier Greg Selinger. Selinger survived the coup but stepped...

Pallister's call for 'all hands on deck' hits rough waters

If YouTube videos of cats and President Donald Trump have lost some of their appeal during your idle surfing time, Google "Brian Pallister" and "all...

Liberal leadership convention in October

Leader Rana Bokhari did not win a seat, stepped down from the party helm and has been replaced on an interim basis by Judy Klassen.

Former Manitoba health minister takes over Winnipeg women's clinic

THE CANADIAN PRESS. WINNIPEG -- Former NDP health minister Theresa Oswald has been appointed as executive director of Winnipeg's Women's Health Clinic. Oswald was one...

Pallister says 'race war' was 'wrong choice of words' but won't apologize for night-hunting comments

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says his "race war" comments about night hunting constituted a poor choice of words but insists there is no reason for...

Brian Pallister Says He Wishes He Used Different Language To Talk About Night Hunting

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has told a Winnipeg newspaper that he used imprecise and possibly inflammatory language earlier this month when he told...

Former top NDP staffer charged with fraud

Heather Grant-Jury, who once worked as a top aide to former premier Greg Selinger, has been charged with fraud. Grant-Jury was formally charged with fraud...

Former Liberal leader felt abandoned by party establishment

Rana Bokhari says her election fight wasn't just against the other political parties, it was within her own party as well. The Liberals started the...

Road work for Canada's inland port begins - Today's Trucking News

Road work for Canada's inland port beginsToday's Trucking NewsManitoba premier Greg Selinger said CentrePort Canada will provide a competitive advantage and help make Manitoba a...

NDP failed miserably at reducing poverty

“Everything we do as a government, from budgeting to social policy decisions, is weighed for its ability to reduce poverty and increase the inclusion of...

Nahanni Fontaine leaves legislature as Pallister prods for 'cover up' apology

Premier Brian Pallister went fishing for an apology from a particular NDP member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly Tuesday, but all he caught was a...

Growth fees: Is Bowman the new Selinger?

The last thing Brian Bowman wants is to be compared to Greg Selinger. But pushing surprise taxes will cause more and more people to see...

Pallister rules out cap-and-trade but is noncommittal on carbon tax

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is ruling out a cap-and-trade system in his province as part of a national strategy to reduce emissions, but he's not...

Manitoba Liberals plan ahead on Bokhari's last day with party

It's the end of an era for Manitoba's Liberal Party. Saturday marked Rana Bokhari's last day at the helm of the party. Manitoba's Liberal Party...

Brian Pallister ranked 2nd-most popular premier in Canada by poll

Brian Pallister is relatively new as premier of Manitoba, but he's been ranked the second-most popular provincial leader in Canada by a new poll. About...

Ottawa must apologize for “Sixties Scoop” and compensate survivors: Editorial

The so-called “Sixties Scoop” has received much less attention than residential schools – until quite recently it was a well-kept secret – but it, too,...

Pallister, Wishart vacation plans don't include Portage Pride parade

Premier Brian Pallister and local MLA Ian Wishart will not attend Portage la Prairie's first-ever Pride parade on Saturday. Both Pallister and Wishart — the...

Grit minister responsible for her own disaster

Winnipeg Free PressHealth Minister Jane Philpott (right) arrives for the Liberal cabinet retreat in Sudbury, Ont., Sunday. Philpott's use of a luxury car at taxpayers'...

Winnipeg family reunites after kids taken in Sixties Scoop

A family ripped apart by the Sixties Scoop more than 40 years ago was reunited for the first time in Winnipeg on Friday afternoon. Lena...

Pallister hires PC campaign manager as climate change advisor

David Mclaughlin during Brian Pallister's acceptance speech at Canad Inns Polo Park after his party won a majority of seats in the Manitoba Legislature. Conservative...

Dear Prime Minister: Right the wrong of the 'Sixties Scoop' | Toronto ...

In an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, aboriginal leaders call for resolution to grievances arising out of the 'Sixties Scoop' involving thousands of ...and...

Ontario Liberal Government Promotes Federal CPP With Taxpayer-Funded Ads

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and former Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger listen to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the during a First Ministers Meeting in Vancouver,...

To fly or not to fly; that is the police helicopter question

That's because there remain questions about whether Air1 is, in fact, the indispensable policing tool that was promised in 2010, when former mayor Sam Katz...

PCs inherited NDP's legal battle with Omnitrax

The fate of the Port of Churchill isn't the Pallister government's only battle with Omnitrax Canada — there's also a nagging lawsuit. A lawsuit was...

Premier Brian Pallister marks 100 days in office; happy with progress

Pallister also noted that frameworks for a health care sustainability and innovation review as well as the Red Tape Reduction Task Force and his Enterprise...

Manitoba's PC government reaches 100-day mark

Winnipeg Free PressOne hundred days have passed since Brian Pallister took over as premier of Manitoba and his Progressive Conservatives replaced the New Democratic Party...

Northern college unhappy with NDP handling of midwifery program

The University College of the North felt blindsided by what it alleges was the former NDP government's decision to assign the University of Manitoba a...

U of M scrambling to re-launch midwifery program

The NDP was voted out of government in April without having approved the funding, and the Conservatives opted not to keep former premier Greg Selinger's...

Port of Churchill shut down after being refused bailout, premier suggests

Winnipeg SunWINNIPEG—Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister hinted strongly Thursday that the Port of Churchill — the largest employer in the subarctic town of 800 — has...

Premier calls OmniTrax closure of Churchill port a 'leverage tactic'

Pallister said Greg Selinger's NDP government signed a one-year subsidy deal in 2015 that saw OmniTrax receive $800,000 to $1 million that year. He said...

No bailout for Omnitrax: Pallister

Premier Brian Pallister has fired back at Omnitrax, saying its decision to close the Port of Churchill is because the province refused its latest request...

Ice Bucket Challenge funding leads to ALS gene discovery

TIMEBrenda Stamp, human resources director at Weleski Transfer in Tarentum, said she was “thrilled” to hear the news about the ALS research breakthrough. She and...

NDP, Liberals long way from becoming contenders

The personable MLA and former cabinet minister is, in most minds, the heir apparent to former leader and premier Greg Selinger. He avoided becoming too...

Pallister gives thumbs up to premiers' Canadian free trade plan

Attending his first national meeting of premiers since winning the Manitoba office in April, Pallister said there remains work to do to push through lingering...

Premiers close to agreeing on inquiry into missing, murdered aboriginal women

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Alberta Premier...

Brian Pallister heads north for 1st premier's conference

Brian Pallister's briefing notes are as thick as a phone book as he gets set for his first formal meeting with provincial leaders from across...

Government's call for Manitoba commissioner on inquiry not a deal-breaker

Yahoo News Canada (blog)Premier Brian Pallister says it's not an 'either or,' that a Manitoba commissioner be appointed to the inquiry into missing and murdered...

Questions abound on history of midwifery program

The NDP will not allow interviews with MLAs Greg Selinger and James Allum, who played crucial roles in the program's creation as premier and education...

Tories blame NDP for credit rating downgrade

. By David Larkins, . First posted: Friday, July 15, 2016 11:16 AM CDT | Updated: Friday, July 15, 2016 05:54 PM CDT. Former premier...

Justice minister apologizes to departed police-board members

Manitoba Justice Minister Heather Stefanson says she has apologized to two former members of the Winnipeg Police Board for the manner in which they learned...

News corrections for July 12

. Tues., July 12, 2016. Greg Selinger served as premier of Manitoba from 2009 to 2016. A July 10 article about mistakes voters make misstated...

St. B families rightfully proud of grads

By: Greg Selinger — St. Boniface MLA Constituency Report Posted: 07/11/2016 2:50 PM | Comments: Tweet; Post; Reddit; ShareThis; Print; Email. Well done to all...

Thousands welcome Pride to Bible belt

There was no sign of local politicians, but in addition to the federal Liberal MPs, a contingent of NDP MLAs, including former premier Greg Selinger,...