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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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

No straight answers from Pallister on CPP

If Manitobans were looking for a straight answer from Premier Brian Pallister on whether he supports a proposed plan to force Canadians to put more...

NDP plan to have new leader by October 2017

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

Tories back TPP

The TPP represents abbot 800 million people and about 40% of the world's economy, but the Canadian government and other proposed partners have yet to...

Liberal curse continues

And the latest victim of that party curse, Liberal leader Rana Bokhari — who failed to win a seat in the April 19 election —...

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...

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”...

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...

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...

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...

PCs slam Selinger as full slate of candidates announced

With the provincial election still two months away, Progressive Conservative leader Brian Pallister came out swinging Saturday, taking dead aim at the governing NDP and...

Big 'if' for Liberals

Right now, they're stuck at about 20% of the vote, which is where they've been for the most part since Rana Bokhari took over as...

Liberal support solidifies

“In our last poll, 55% of Liberal voters said they were certain of their decision. That's now 64%, up nine percentage points.” Maggi believes that...

Unbelievable: Howard changes tune on Selinger

NDP MLA Jennifer Howard introduced Premier Greg Selinger to speak at the official launch of former broadcaster Wab Kinew's candidacy for the party in Fort...

Wab Kinew to run for NDP against Bokhari

Experts believe Kinew presents a real threat to Liberal leader Rana Bokhari, who doesn't yet have a legislative seat and is also running in Fort...

Pallister claims NDP 'bullied' RMs into untendered flood contracts

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister said he wants the NDP to step forward and explain why dozens of “untendered and undisclosed” contracts were all directed to...

52% pickup: Tories' strong polling has potential to go even higher

CBC.caHowever, among undecided voters in the poll, 19% said they're leaning towards the Tories, 10% said they're leaning toward the Liberals and only 7% said...

Could Bokhari-led Liberals push past slumping NDP?

That's the year the Liberals formed the official opposition and the Tories under then-rookie leader Gary Filmon won a minority government. The NDP were a...

NDP spending out of control: Pallister

Brian Pallister says the NDP's pre-election spending spree is even worse than we thought. The Tory leader held a press conference Friday to say Premier...

Tories unveil billion-dollar infrastructure plan

CTV NewsSuggesting a steady dose of investment announcements is the provincial government's way of tossing up Hail Marys in an attempt to get re-elected, Opposition...

True North stunt

And we won't know until long after Premier Greg Selinger is punted from office following the April 19 provincial election. Monday's announcement was mostly a...

Manitoba Liberals vow to give $15M to northern housing

Liberal leader Rana Bokhari said her party will put $15 million per year towards northern housing, if the party forms the next government following the...

Liberals promise pilot project on minimum income if elected

A Liberal government, in an effort to address poverty issues in Manitoba, would look into an idea last explored some 40 years ago, the party's...

NDP support reaches lowest level since 1988

There was internal caucus dissent in the late 1980s, although not as much as there is today in the wake of the failed mutiny by...

New poll gives Manitoba Tories 17-point edge

A new Mainstreet Research/Postmedia poll reveals the governing party continues to lag behind in third place, behind Brian Pallister's Progressive Conservatives and Rana Bokhari's Liberals.

NDP increases school funding

Premier Greg Selinger announced a 2.5% increase to its $1.3-billion budget for school funding, which works out to about $32.5 million — above the current...

Bokhari doesn't want to be put in ideological box

Manitoba's Liberal leader says she won't be confined anywhere along the political spectrum. Rana Bokhari hopes her version of political leadership as “the least ideological...

Voters volatile as Manitoba election nears

Greg Selinger Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger makes an announcement last week. Voters in this spring's Manitoba election will have a choice between a premier who...

Pallister, Bokhari take aim at Selinger in first debate

BRANDON — Premier Greg Selinger dodged questions about whether he would raise the PST again moments after a provincial leaders' debate in which his opponents...

NDP can't afford promises without tax hike: Pallister

Manitoba Opposition Leader Brian Pallister says the NDP government cannot afford its recent promises without a sizable tax increase after next April's election. Pallister, reprising...

Bokhari vows to pay to help women get pregnant

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

Pallister wants in to New West Partnership

"I recognize that by not being in the New West Partnership we have moved ourselves away from a stronger relationship from people who we should...

Apology needed for Selinger's apology

When Greg Selinger apologized for the "'60s scoop," he accused past governments, social workers and adopting families of willful misdeeds. He ignored not only the...

Peter Chura running for Liberals in Seine River

Liberal leader Rana Bokhari said she's been pushing Chura to join her team for “about eight months.” “I have been very persistent, and I think...

Manitoba Liberals would open road to Uber

A Liberal government in Manitoba would support the advent of ride-sharing here, the party's provincial leader said Thursday. Rana Bokhari said ride-sharing programs like Uber...

If you were Premier Greg Selinger how would the federal election results make ...

If you were Premier Greg Selinger how would the federal election results make you feel? Confident; Doubtful. Vote. View Results. 0%; Confident. 0 votes. 0%;...

Pallister reveals 'Yes North' plan

Brian Pallister is promising to promote the province's north as a hub for economic development and tourism if he becomes premier next spring. In Churchill...

'Unprecedented' $150-M investment in U of M

Touting it as an "unprecedented" level of funding, Premier Greg Selinger announced the commitment at the school's faculty of engineering amid a packed house of...

Selinger's NDP already on attack

The party has hit rock bottom in the polls and has almost no chance of rebounding, especially under the leadership of Premier Greg Selinger, who...

Letters: October 3, 2015

Too bad Conservative leader Brian Pallister can't see there are more inequities in government than just the NDP sales tax hike. MPI needs a thorough...

Selinger severance details released

Some detail has been released on $670,000 worth of severance doled out to seven political staff who left Premier Greg Selinger's government during a divisive...

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...