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NDP Urges Premier to Take Action to Assist Churchill: Lindsey Calls on Province to Send Inspection Teams

June 21, 2017 The Pallister government can take action immediately by sending provincial inspectors to assess the extent of damage on the Churchill rail line, Tom Lindsey, MLA for Flin Flon, said today. “Weeks have passed since rail service...

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Pallister Government’s Refusal to Keep MPI Rates Affordable An Abdication of Responsibility to Families, Businesses: Swan

June 16, 2017 The Pallister government has again abandoned Manitobans by sitting back and allowing MPI rates to rise by more than a projected six per cent over two years, said NDP MLA Andrew Swan. “Once again, the premier and his cabinet...

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Pallister Government’s Failure to Sign on to National Climate Accord A Lost Opportunity to be a Leader, Reduce Emissions, Create Green Jobs: Altemeyer

June 15, 2017 The NDP is calling on the Pallister government to stop dragging its heels and sign on to the national climate change agreement before it loses out on millions in federal funding earmarked for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. “Ottawa...

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NDP Urges Premier and Prime Minister to Act Quickly To Address Crisis in Churchill and the North

June 14, 2017 Tom Lindsey, MLA for Flin Flon, has sent letters to the premier of Manitoba and the prime minister of Canada urging both levels of government to act immediately to address the crisis in the Town of Churchill and the North resulting from...

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Government Cuts to Health Care Throw Misericordia Urgent Care Centre into Turmoil

Patients given no Notice; may be Scrambling for Treatment as Early as June 19 June 9, 2017 A memo from the chief medical officer of Misericordia Urgent Care Centre reveals the centre may have to close overnight as early as...

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NDP Calls on Pallister Government to Ensure Churchill and Any Communities Isolated by Floods Receive Critical Food and Medical Supplies by Air

June 5, 2017 The NDP is calling on the Pallister government to ensure the Town of Churchill and any other remote communities cut off by flooding receive critical food and medical supplies by air until the train can reach them once again. “The...

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