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Wab Kinew Introduces Bill to Celebrate Sikh Heritage

March 20, 2019 Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew introduced a bill in the House today which would mark April as Sikh heritage month. The bill was created in consultation with Sikh Heritage Manitoba, an advocacy organization that works to build...

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NDP Introduces Bill to End Birth Alerts

March 19, 2019 Manitoba NDP MLA Bernadette Smith introduced a bill today which would help to end the practice of apprehending newborns of parents connected to Child and Family Services care— sometimes referred to as ‘birth alerts’. Currently,...

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NDP Opposition Successfully Block Government Legislation

March 18, 2019 The Manitoba NDP has successfully delayed the introduction of seven government bills with procedural tactics in the Manitoba Legislature today. By raising several different Matters of Privilege—a procedural motion that allows...

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NDP Introduce Bill to Eliminate Genetic Discrimination

March 14, 2019 Today NDP MLA Andrew Swan introduced Bill 222, The Human Rights Code Amendment Act (Genetic Characteristics) which would ban employment and insurance discrimination on the basis of genetic identity. The bill was previously...

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Pallister Government Cuts Resources for Rural and Northern Teachers

March 13, 2019 The Manitoba NDP is raising the alarm after Brian Pallister moved to close a resource library that helps teachers provide high quality education for rural and northern students. The Pallister government announced they are closing the...

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NDP Re-introduce Bill to Create Gender-Neutral Identification

March 12, 2019 NDP Leader Wab Kinew re-introduced a bill in the House today to allow for gender-neutral government issued identification, like birth certificates. The Bill will amend The Vital Statistics Act to give individuals the option to...

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