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NDP Calls on Pallister Government to Urge Ottawa to Recognize Indigenous People as Founding Nations

May 18, 2017 NDP MLA Amanda Lathlin today urged the Pallister government to call on the federal government to recognize Indigenous People as founding nations of Canada. “This year, Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. It’s...

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NDP Calls on Premier Pallister to Follow Brad Wall’s Example; Stop Using Private Email for Government Business: Swan

May 12, 2017 Premier Brian Pallister must follow Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall’s example and stop using his private email for government business, NDP Justice Critic Andrew Swan said today. “When it was revealed yesterday that Premier Wall...

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All Parties Support NDP Bill to Set Aside Oct. 4 as an Official Day To Honour Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls

May 11, 2017 A Bill by NDP MLA Nahanni Fontaine to set aside Oct. 4 each year as an official day to honour and bring attention to Manitoba’s missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls received unanimous support at second reading in the Legislative...

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Pallister Government Refuses to Support NDP Motion Asking Province to Extend Services for Children in Care to Age 25

May 11, 2017 The Pallister government today refused to support an NDP motion to raise the age for youth in care to be eligible for support services from 21 to 25, which would have allowed them to receive the vital services they need to succeed as...

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NDP Bill Would Set Aside Oct. 4 as an Official Day To Honour Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls

May 9, 2017 A Bill introduced today in the Manitoba Legislature by NDP MLA Nahanni Fontaine would set aside Oct. 4 each year as an official day to honour and bring attention to Manitoba’s missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. “More...

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Pallister Government’s Cuts to Doctor Recruitment Program Will Hurt Rural and Northern Families: Lathlin, Lindsey

May 4, 2017 The Pallister government’s cuts to the rural doctor recruitment program will make it more difficult for rural and northern families to get the high-quality health care they deserve, NDP MLAs Amanda Lathlin and Tom Lindsey said today. “Families...

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