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NDP Calls on Pallister Government to Maintain Safeguards on Drinking Water Systems

March 22, 2017 The NDP is calling on the Pallister government on World Water Day to be honest about its “Red Tape” bill, which weakens reviews that safeguard Manitoba’s drinking water, said NDP Environment Critic Rob Altemeyer. While mandatory...

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NDP Marks World Water Day With Bill That Would Protect Manitoba’s Lakes and Wetlands, Limit Flood Damage

March 22, 2017 NDP Environment Critic Rob Altemeyer today introduced a bill in the Manitoba Legislature that would help protect the province’s lakes and wetlands and help mitigate the effects of flooding. “We lose wetlands the size of 4...

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Pallister Government Sets Stage for Major Tuition Fee Hikes; Imposes Wage Freeze on Thousands; Makes Voting Harder: Marcelino

March 20, 2017 Parents and families will have a harder time making ends meet as the Pallister government today introduced legislation that could see post-secondary tuition increase by up to 30 per cent over four years, Interim NDP Leader Flor Marcelino...

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Pallister Government Blocks Bill That Would Have Recognized Workers’ Rights, Protected Incomes: Lindsey

March 16, 2017 The Pallister government has turned its back on workers by blocking an NDP bill that would have required the province to recognize and honour the constitutional right to collective bargaining, Labour Critic Tom Lindsey said today. “All...

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Statement by Flor Marcelino on the Passing of Harvey Smith

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Harvey Smith. Harvey was a tireless advocate for families and working people. Harvey was an activist first and a politician second. Accolades and the limelight were not his goals. He spent long hours fighting...

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Health Minister Must Stop Delaying Repayment to Heart Attack Patient on Hook for $118,000 Bill: Wiebe

March 9, 2017 Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen should stop dragging his feet and cover the exorbitant medical bill a Sprague man who suffered a heart attack and is saddled with a $118,000 medical bill after he was taken to a U.S. hospital, NDP health...

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