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Pallister Government Must be More Open With Manitobans About Zika Virus Threat: Wiebe

August 26, 2016 The Pallister government must start respecting the right of Manitobans to know when a serious disease such as Zika is present in the province, NDP MLA Matt Wiebe said today. “Zika virus can cause serious birth defects and...

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Pallister Raises Concerns for Human Rights With Appointment of Socially Conservative Activist to Cabinet

August 24, 2016 The Pallister government has created concerns by appointing socially conservative MLA Andrew Micklefield to cabinet as the new government house leader, NDP MLA Wab Kinew said today. “The Rossmere MLA has long made it clear...

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Pallister Government Must Act Quickly to Prevent Economic Crisis in Wake of Tolko’s Announced Closing in The Pas: Lathlin

August 23, 2016 THE PAS--The closure of the Tolko Industries mills in The Pas will throw hundreds of people out of work and devastate the local economy, NDP MLA Amanda Lathlin said today. The Pallister government must act quickly to protect good jobs...

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Pallister Government Punishing Owners of Older Winnipeg Homes By Cancelling Support for Basement Flooding Protection Program: Maloway

August 18, 2016 The Pallister government is punishing owners of older Winnipeg homes with its decision to no longer support the Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy, NDP MLA Jim Maloway said today, adding the province should reverse its decision immediately. “Many...

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Manitoba NDP Welcomes the Federal Government Apology For the Forced Relocation of the Sayisi Dene

August 16, 2016 Tadoule Lake, MB--Tom Lindsey, the NDP MLA for Flin Flon, today welcomed the Government of Canada’s apology for the forced relocation of the Sayisi Dene from their homelands in 1956. “The tragic results are one of...

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Pallister Government Decision to Pull Plug on Fish Marketing Corporation Raises Serious Questions About Future of Commercial Fishing: Altemeyer

August 16, 2016 The Manitoba government’s decision to pull out of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corp. raises major questions for the future of fishers in this province, NDP MLA Rob Altemeyer said today. “We are concerned that this could...

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