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Pallister Government Proposes Agenda of Layoffs for Front-Line Workers While 14,000 Full-Time Jobs Disappear: Marcelino

December 2, 2016 The Pallister Government’s agenda of cuts and layoffs for front-line workers is undermining services for families while an uncertain economy reels from thousands of full-time job losses, Interim NDP Leader Flor Marcelino said today. “Since...

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NDP Urges Pallister Government to Scrap Regressive Changes To Successful Immigration Program: Marcelino

December 1, 2016 The Pallister government’s proposal to charge newcomers $500 and change the rules of the Provincial Nominee Program is a blatant cash grab that hurts newcomers and the province, NDP Interim Leader Flor Marcelino said today. “The...

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NDP Introduces Bill to Fight Fentanyl Crisis By Restricting Possession of Pill Presses

November 30, 2016 The NDP today introduced a bill to help fight the fentanyl crisis by limiting the ownership and possession of pill presses. “Manitobans are dying from fentanyl and carfentanil overdoses so it’s important that we do everything...

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Manitoba Legislature Votes Unanimously to Accept NDP Proposals for Improved Fairness in CPP

An NDP amendment to a government motion to ensure fairness in the Canada Pension Plan for women and persons with disabilities passed unanimously in the Manitoba legislature today. “Women and persons with disabilities should not be penalized for circumstances beyond...

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NDP Urges Pallister Government to Maintain Transparency and Accountability in P3 Projects: Allum

November 23, 2016 The NDP is calling on the Pallister government to keep the current legislation on public-private partnerships (P3s) to maintain accountability and transparency while protecting taxpayers from financial losses from bad deals, NDP...

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Pallister Government Review of Libraries Raises Fears of Service Cuts: Marcelino

November 22, 2016 The NDP is urging the Pallister government to guarantee that the review of the provincial library system doesn’t result in a reduction of services for Manitobans, NDP Interim Leader Flor Marcelino said today. “We have...

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