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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...

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...

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...

Manitoba NDP plan to have new leader by October 2017

WINNIPEG -- Manitoba New Democrats will have a new leader by late next year. The party's provincial council met Saturday and decided that a replacement...

Manitoba Liberals say leader Rana Bokhari was not forced out

Since the election Rana Bokhari has been adamant she's not going anywhere. But late Saturday she made a sudden, quiet announcement to step down as...

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...

Paper or electronic: Liberal party split when handing out Christmas cards

It appears the Manitoba liberal party is split when it comes to handing out Christmas cards. Leader Rana Bokhari sent out a holiday card with...

Liberal leader Rana Bokhari plans to explain promises ahead of provincial election

Manitoba's rookie Liberal leader says when the time is right, she will explain how she plans to pay for tens of millions of dollars in...

No time to turn away Syrian refugees: Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says now isn't the time to turn away thousands of Syrian refugees. Selinger says Canada has made a big commitment to...

Manitoba Liberals promise full funding for in-vitro fertilization

WINNIPEG -- Manitoba Liberals are promising more money for women who are struggling to get pregnant, although some of the key details have yet to...

Manitoba premier rallies party faithful after what he calls 'a tough year'

WINNIPEG -- Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger worked to rally his NDP troops Friday night, telling them that despite a year of infighting and low opinion...

Premier Selinger says Liberal surge should unsettle Manitoba Conservative leader

Manitoba's premier says Conservative leader Brian Pallister should be worried following the federal election results. "If I was Brian Pallister, the leader of the opposition,...

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)...

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.

For first time in years, Winnipeg's mayor marches in Pride Parade

Politicians of every stripe made appearances this year, including St. Boniface MP Shelley Glover, who pointed out she's participated in the parade since before she...

Manitoba accused of violating rights of foster children stuck in jail

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger said the province is investigating after Children's Advocate Darlene MacDonald said she receives calls from judges who want to release youth...

Manitoba Liberal leader to choose riding for upcoming election

Manitoba's Liberal leader is set to announce a long-awaited decision. Rana Bokhari will reveal next week what seat in the Manitoba Legislature she intends to...

Manitobans lack confidence in NDP decision to keep Selinger as leader: Poll

Greg Selinger may have won the party, but he hasn't won the people. According to a new survey conducted by Probe Research for the Winnipeg...

Selinger denies allegations of deal to secure leadership vote

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger is denying allegations of a backroom deal with the province's firefighters ahead of the weekend leadership vote he won to remain...

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger touts economic gains heading into leadership ...

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger touted his government's economic achievements as he opened a weekend NDP convention that will see a vote on his...

Greg Selinger juggling Manitoba NDP leadership campaign, job as premier

WINNIPEG -- If Greg Selinger is worried about possibly getting kicked out of the Manitoba premier's office next Sunday, he's showing no signs of it.

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger wins more union support in battle to keep job

WINNIPEG -- Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger received another big union endorsement Monday in his fight to keep his job, but questions remained as to how...

Mayor-elect Bowman and Premier Selinger set to meet

The two most powerful politicians in Manitoba plan to meet Thursday afternoon. Premier Greg Selinger said he will get together with Winnipeg mayor-elect Brian Bowman.

First Nation want to evict Hydro workers over flood damage concerns

In a statement released Wednesday, the First Nation said some of its members would occupy the grounds and staff housing complex at the Jenpeg generating...

Harper hands out first federal jobs grant to Manitoba

Premier Greg Selinger says Manitoba is proud to be the first recipient following drawn-out negotiations between the provinces and Ottawa. The provinces had initially rejected...

Prime Minister Harper to make announcment in Winnipeg Friday

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will make a stop in Winnipeg Friday. Harper will visit the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology. Harper will be joined...

PCs hold majority support in Manitoba political landscape: poll

“The Liberal brand nationally is quite robust right now, people are looking at the Liberal Party, they're leading in all the national polls that I'm...

Manitoba Opposition says tax increase illegal, but won't appeal court ruling

Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister said he still believes the tax hike was illegal, but it's now up to voters to judge the NDP government.

Bowman sees momentum in new poll numbers

He has endorsements from former Blue Bomber Obby Khan, provincial liberal leader Rana Bokhari and former premier Gary Filmon. Bowman says he knows he has...

Aboriginal artists honour missing, murdered women at awards show

“We are proud to wear the butterflies tonight,” said Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger as he presented an award. When Manitoba rapper and poet Wab Kinew...

Brad Wall still Canada's most popular premier despite dip in approval

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Tom Marshall (52%). 4. Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard (50%). 5. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne (41%). 6. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark...

Manitoba Opposition leader says taxpayers are paying for partisan road signs

The signs, which bear the slogan "Steady growth, good jobs," have popped up beside many construction sites. Brian Pallister said they usually contain no information...

Beaches in Manitoba getting money for flood protection

Flood-prone municipalities around large water bodies in Manitoba can expect some help to boost protection. The provincial government announced it is funding flood protection projects...

Dauphin festival highlights Ukrainian-Canadian culture

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger made the trip to Dauphin to present Ukrainian pop singer and activist Ruslana with the Order of the Buffalo. Ruslana is...

Dauphin festival highlights Canadian Ukrainian culture

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger made the trip to Dauphin to present Ukrainian pop singer and activist Ruslana with the Order of the Buffalo. Ruslana is...

Manitoba renaming August civic holiday to honour Terry Fox

Premier Greg Selinger announced Wednesday that the province is planning to change the August civic holiday's name to Terry Fox Day. "Terry Fox embodied hope,...

Province renames Civic Holiday to honour Terry Fox

Premier Greg Selinger announced Wednesday that the province is planning to change the Civic Holiday's name to Terry Fox Day. "Terry Fox embodied hope, courage,...

Premier Greg Selinger thanks military as troops pull out of Manitoba flood zone

Premier Greg Selinger thanked the more than 500 military and reserve members who were deployed after he declared a state of emergency a week ago.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper tours areas in Manitoba threatened by flooding

Winnipeg Free Press BRANDON, Man. -- Stephen Harper has seen the extent of Manitoba's flooding for himself, taking to the air for a 20-minute helicopter tour...

Ousted MLA awaiting time in question period

Christine Melnick was turfed from the N-D-P caucus last month after she spoke out against Premier Greg Selinger and accused his staff of being behind...

Manitoba government holds the line on taxes in new budget

Montreal Gazette Not all responses to the budget Thursday were positive, however. Opposition Leader Brian Pallister says the government cannot be trusted to fulfil its new...

Province holds the line on taxes in new Manitoba budget, offers up low-cost ...

Not all responses to the budget Thursday were positive, however. Opposition Leader Brian Pallister says the government cannot be trusted to fulfil its new promises...

Province holds the line on taxes in new Manitoba budget

Not all responses to the budget Thursday were positive, however. Opposition Leader Brian Pallister says the government cannot be trusted to fulfil its new promises...

Manitoba's two newest members of the legislature sworn in

Tory leader Brian Pallister has put Martin to work on issues related to conservation and water stewardship. Piwniuk has been named multiculturalism and literacy critic.

Former Manitoba Liberal leadership candidate says party is purging members

The dissent comes as the Liberals have risen in opinion polls. The party has one of 57 legislature seats, but polls have suggested its popularity...

Manitoba's economic equality garners interest from big US company: premier

WINNIPEG -- Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says one of the biggest companies in the United States is looking at investing in the province because of...

Manitoba NDP holds convention amid faltering support, ousted cabinet minister

The Liberals, under new leader Rana Bokhari, are polling around 20 per cent, he said. Although some disaffected New Democrats may habitually park their vote...

Manitoba government won't say what it considered before deciding on PST hike

The NDP government has started preparing its next budget, and Premier Greg Selinger said recently he has no plans for any major tax increases this...

Selinger says he'll run in 2016

The Canadian Press Published Friday, December 27, 2013 11:14AM CST. Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger says he has every intention of running for re-election in 2016.