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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...

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 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...

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...

Hillary Clinton broke 'big barriers' for women in politics Tuesday, Rana Bokhari says

Outgoing Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari said she was moved by the historic moment and relates personally to the challenges Clinton faced as a woman...

Bokhari: 'I just want to go back to a normal life'

Monday's unofficial provincial council meeting was held in the wake of the party's disappointing showing April 19 in which the Liberals won three seats and...

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...

Manitoba Liberal Party leader Rana Bokhari stepping down

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liberal Party leader Rana Bokhari will step down, according to a news release sent by the party to media on Saturday. Bokhari...

Rana Bokhari steps down as leader of Liberal Party

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari announced suddenly Saturday night she will not lead the Liberals into the next election. Bokhari had defiantly declared after the...

Manitoba Liberal Party Leader Rana Bokhari to step down

Manitoba Liberal Party Leader Rana Bokhari is stepping down, according to a news release issued by the party on Saturday. "It is on that positive...

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 —...

Rana Bokhari staying on as Manitoba Liberal leader

Rana Bokhari is not stepping down as leader of the Manitoba Liberals. In fact, she said, she never considered quitting. "Now is not the time...

Manitoba Liberal wants leader Rana Bokhari to resign at post-election meeting

A longtime Manitoba Liberal Party campaign manager wants leader Rana Bokhari to resign when she reports to her party's board of directors Thursday evening, after...

Manitoba Liberals would shrink cabinet if elected

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says she will cut the number of cabinet ministers by nearly half if elected next week. Currently under the NDP...

Manitoba election: Rana Bokhari grilled about Liberal Party controversies

Axworthy had called the Liberal campaign disheartening and disorganized. "He doesn't know the internal workings of this party. He doesn't have any insight. And that's...

Manitoba Liberals make camping reservations announcement without Rana Bokhari

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liberals are promising a better way to reserve camping spots if the party should win the April 19 election. Ian McCausland, a...

Manitoba Liberals make camping reservations announcement without Rana Bokhari

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liberals are promising a better way to reserve camping spots if the party should win the April 19 election. Ian McCausland, a...

Rana Bokhari snaps at reporters for questions about Billy Moore

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari chastised reporters for continuing to question her about Billy Moore, a candidate who made controversial comments about closing hospitals. "Yes, he...

Manitoba election: Liberals won't close hospitals, Rana Bokhari says

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is doing damage control after her party lost five candidates this week and another suggested closing some hospitals to fix...

Liberal leader Rana Bokhari trots out tired 'boogeyman media' trope

Rana Bokhari drew on that tired trope when she told a man seeking help accessing mental health services last December that “mainstream media” was so...

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari saying media ignoring stories because of ad money

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says media outlets are not covering some stories about the NDP government because they rely on government advertising.

PROFILE: Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari the 'newbie in town'

WINNIPEG — Rana Bokhari was barely out of law school and had just been called to the bar in 2013 when she became leader of...

Rana Bokhari, Manitoba Liberal Leader, Still An Enigma

WINNIPEG — Rana Bokhari was barely out of law school and had just been called to the bar in 2013 when she became leader of...

Liberals talk grassroots campaign and Jamie Hall controversy at Winnipeg AGM

"This is 40-something days before an election, everyone's just wanting to hit the ground now," said Manitoba Liberal leader, Rana Bokhari. Bokhari said the party...

Manitoba Liberal candidate resigns over derogatory tweets about ...

Hall initially apologized but also defended his comments by calling them humorous and satirical. Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari didn't weigh in until Thursday, issuing a...

'As a woman I simply cannot accept comments that disparage women,' Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says her party has cut ties with Jamie Hall, who has stepped down as the party's candidate in Southdale amid...

Rana Bokhari defends 'harsh' response to residential school survivor

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari admits it was "harsh" to unleash her lawyers on an indigenous activist who wanted information about her past. But the woman...

From Pakistan to poultry farms: the politics of Rana Bokhari

Here's a twist of fate to consider: if Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari's dad hadn't been such a good athlete in his youth, Bokhari today might...

Bokhari denies divide between Liberal wings

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari denies there is a rift between the federal and provincial wings of her party. Bokhari, reacting to a Free Press...

Manitoba Liberal Party: Seniors Vote – Answers | MASC

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is very concerned about the ability of Manitobans to make ends meet, and that is especially concerning for seniors and those...

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...

Manitoba NDP's woes give Liberals a chance of election breakthrough

That may not have much to do with the performance of their leader, Rana Bokhari, a 38-year-old lawyer who currently lacks much public profile. To...

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...

Rana Bokhari to Keynote BOMA Luncheon

Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari will address members of the Building Owners & Managers Association of Manitoba today. “We look forward to hearing Ms. Bokhari's...

Manitoba Liberals would use some road money for arts infrastructure

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari announced a plan to set up an advisory council on the arts.(Facebook photo) WINNIPEG—Manitoba Liberals promised more money for.

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...

Wab Kinew's entry into Manitoba politics could be game ... - iPolitics

Political analyst Paul Thomas said Kinew's decision is a setback for the Manitoba Liberal Party, because its leader, Rana Bokhari, is trying to get her...

Liberal leader Rana Bokhari campaigns in Brandon, a 'strong Conservative riding'

In Brandon — what political columnist Deveryn Ross calls a "strong Conservative riding," — Manitoba's Liberal leader, Rana Bokhari, is trying to re-engage people she...

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...

Manitoba Liberals, NDP court youth vote with nightclub party, bar trivia night

The New Democrats are set to hold a beer and trivia night with Premier Greg Selinger on Feb. 6, while Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari is...

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...

Provincial Liberals pledge $15 million per year for First Nations housing if ...

The funding would increase in subsequent years once the budget was balanced, party leader Rana Bokhari told reporters in Winnipeg Jan. 18. “This is our...

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...

Manitoba Liberals to pilot minimum income project if elected

"This is something that other countries are experimenting with and we believe Manitoba can and should lead the country and the world in this area,"...

Tyler Duncan, Former Manitoba NDPer, Now Running For Liberals

THE PAS, Man. —There has been a surprise change of political stripes in Manitoba politics. Tyler Duncan, who until very recently sat on the executive...

Pallister, Bokhari close in on fortress Winnipeg | Shaun Cameron

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari speaks with the Brandon Sun editorial board in 2015. (Bruce Bumstead / Brandon Sun files). If the election were held...

Rookie Liberal Leader is 'confident' she can be premier

Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari said she's confident premier of Manitoba can be her first elected office, but in a year-end interview with CBC News she...

'Bannock Lady' to run for Liberals in Manitoba - Winnipeg ...

Manitoba Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari says Guiboche is one of Manitoba's most celebrated activists. Bokhari says Guiboche has won several awards, including the Manitoba Hero...

'Bannock Lady' Althea Guiboche to run for Liberals in Winnipeg

"Althea Guiboche is one of Manitoba's most significant and celebrated activists," said Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari, who named off some of the honours Guiboche has...