Greg Selinger

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Smyth: Can Horgan stop the NDP slide?

&nbsp;Greg Selinger's NDP government has ruled Manitoba for 16 years, but trails badly in the polls and is expected to lose Tuesday's election to Brian...

Students distraught after midwifery program cancelled at UCN

Former NDP premier Greg Selinger had promised an additional $844,000 a year to expand to the joint program this fall. The Conservatives did not include...

Manitoba proposes amendments to CPP deal after opting out

Manitoba PC leader Brian Pallister speaks at his party's election victory party in Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Pallister's Progressive Conservatives routed Premier Greg Selinger...

Province looks to right troubled midwifery program

Former NDP premier Greg Selinger promised an additional $844,000 in January to have an annual intake of students, hire permanent faculty and teach midwifery at...

How Kathleen Wynne has Ontario going backwards

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne listens to remarks from Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger (not shown) at the opening of the Building Canada Up Summit in Toronto...

U of M closing in on ambitious $500M fundraising goal

The updated total includes $150 million in provincial money promised last fall and again in January by former NDP premier Greg Selinger. that promise is...

Francophone bill spurs consensus

Francophone affairs critic Greg Selinger said in an interview Tuesday that his party will support the Tories' Francophone Community Service and Support Act tabled Tuesday.

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...

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...

Issues seem to have no place in politics

Fast-forward to 2016 and there is Brian Pallister, running with scissors in hand ready to shred what was left of Manitoba — at least according...

Mayor wants to continue task force on moving rail lines

The announcement of the task force made good on a promise by former premier Greg Selinger in his fall throne speech to move rail lines...

Premier refuses to commit to rail-relocation task force

The announcement of the task force made good on a promise made by former premier Greg Selinger in his fall throne speech to move rail...

Manitoba adds $4 million to cancer medication budget

NDP Leader Greg Selinger suggested at the time that Pallister would make Manitobans pay for cancer care drugs if he were elected. Manitoba election: PCs...

In photos: Winnipeg Pride Parade 2016

Unlike his predecessor, former NDP Premier Greg Selinger, and mayoral counterpart, Brian Bowman, Pallister did not actually walk in the parade, according to attendees. Nevertheless,...

All provincial projects under review including much-needed Brandon school

The school which former premier Greg Selinger promised Nov. 25 in Brandon "would be built at 9th Street and Maryland Avenue, making it within walking...

Good ship Pallister has yet to set sail

Imagine, for a moment, a provincial government that spends more money on environmental science, claws back tax rebates for wealthier seniors and spends more money...

Fast feedback, May 31

I think Lynne Fernandez is Greg Selinger's pen name. — Crichard. Nice to read this view of Brian Pallister's inheritance. The picture of province is...

Manitoba-Ontario boreal forest moves one step closer to UNESCO recognition

A final decision to have Pimachiowin Aki be recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site will be made in July. Former Manitoba premier Greg Selinger...

Dwight Ball Is Now Canada's Least Popular Premier, Poll Suggests

And that might be a lesson for new Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, who defeated Greg Selinger in April. Selinger previously held the title of Canada's...

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...

John Pepall: Term limits are an affront to democracy

In 2014, Manitoba's then-premier Greg Selinger faced a caucus revolt and five ministers resigned from his cabinet. Selinger engineered a leadership contest in the Manitoba...

Getting on the carbon (price) bandwagon

There was no way Greg Selinger would introduce a carbon tax; he'd had enough of tax-hike backlash, thank you very much. But Mr. Pallister has...