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NDP Release Draft Anti-Harassment Policy

February 22, 2018 Today the Manitoba NDP Caucus released a new draft Anti-Harassment Policy, which lays out new policies and procedures to address complaints of harassment or misconduct brought forward by constituency assistants, caucus staff, and...

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Statement from NDP Leader Wab Kinew on Greg Selinger's Retirement

February 20, 2018 Today my thoughts remain with the women who’ve shown us the meaning of courage by coming forward and sharing their experiences. We will continue to work every day to move forward with the commission to give space for their voices...

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NDP Continue to Demand OmniTRAX live up to its obligations

February 16, 2018 Manitoba New Democrats continued to push OmniTRAX to live up to its obligations to repair the rail line serving communities in the north, including the town of Churchill, at a confidential hearing of the Canadian Transportation Agency...

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New Democrats Condemn Cut to Sleep Apnea Patients

January 23, 2018 Today, New Democratic Health Critic Andrew Swan condemned the Pallister government for cuts that will hurt Manitobans living with sleep apnea. In an announcement today, patients were informed they would have to pay $500 for...

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Greater Role Needed for Churchill Health Centre

January 22, 2018 Today, New Democratic Leader Wab Kinew called on the provincial and federal governments to create opportunities for greater use of the Churchill Health Centre by facilitating the centre’s role as a hub of northern health care, and...

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Kinew Lays Out Budget Priorities

January 10, 2018 Today Wab Kinew met with the Finance Minister to outline some of his priorities for the upcoming budget. Kinew called on the provincial government to invest in addictions treatment across the province to combat opioids and methamphetamine,...

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New Democrats Call for Stronger Women’s Health Care

January 4, 2018 Today, New Democrats are renewing calls on the Pallister government to fully cover the costs of Mifegymiso, while developing a provincial strategy to ensure it is available across Manitoba. Yesterday, British Columbia became...

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NDP Call for Health Care to Stay Public

January 3, 2018 Today NDP Leader Wab Kinew and NDP Health Critic Andrew Swan wrote to the federal Minister of Health requesting assistance in maintaining core health services public in Manitoba. This letter was prompted by the revelation...

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Kinew Kicks Off Health Care Listening Tour Tomorrow

December 11, 2017 Tomorrow, NDP Leader Wab Kinew will kick off his Health Care Listening Tour at the Grand Mosque at 2445 Waverley Street. Members of the public are invited to share their concerns about health care with Kinew, and their vision...

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Pallister Refuses to Support Parental Leave

December 7, 2017 Today NDP Bill 211 did not receive the support of Progressive Conservatives. Bill 211 would have amended maternity and paternity leave legislation in Manitoba, allowing parents to take advantage of new Employment Insurance...

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Wab Kinew Launches Health Care Tour

Join Wab as we visit communities and neighbourhoods to talk health care. While Pallister pushes through cuts that are making life harder for Manitobans, we will...

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Kinew Delivers Alternative Throne Speech

November 17, 2017 Today, NDP Leader Wab Kinew delivered his Alternative Throne Speech. Find attached a copy of the speech, which highlights NDP priorities in health care, jobs, and the environment. Download the full speech below by clicking...

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New Democrats Stand Against Pallister Cuts

November 10, 2017 Today the second session of the forty-first Legislature ended with the Pallister government ramming through measures that will damage the future of Manitoba families. Government legislation will raise tuition for Manitoba...

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NDP Bill to establish Nanjing Massacre Commemoration Day Passes

October 26, 2017 Winnipeg, MB – Today Bill 233, moved by Flor Marcelino, NDP MLA for Logan, to recognize December 13 as Nanjing Massacre Commemoration Day, acknowledging the 80th anniversary of the event passed with unanimous consent. “We...

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Pallister Government Failing to Raise Private Funds for Student Bursaries

Fundraising lags while tens of thousands of student aid dollars spent on ad campaign October 25, 2017 The NDP have learned that the Pallister government has raised only $1.8 million from private donors for bursaries in the first...

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NDP Introduces Provincial Court Amendment Act

October 10, 2017 Legislation would require judges, judicial justices of the peace to take sexual violence awareness training Today NDP MLA for St Johns Nahanni Fontaine introduced a Private Member’s Bill – The Provincial...

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NDP Announces Caucus, Critic Positions

September 21, 2017 NDP Leader Wab Kinew announced caucus and critic roles for NDP MLAs. “Our team will stand up for everyday Manitobans, and for the issues they care about: good jobs, quality health care close to home, and a future in this...

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Pallister’s Proposed Health Tax Would Cost Families Thousands of Dollars Yearly: Wiebe

September 13, 2017 Premier Brian Pallister’s proposed health tax would cost thousands of dollars a year for most Manitoba families, NDP Health Critic Matt Wiebe said today. “The premier has broken his word to Manitobans yet again – he...

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Statement by NDP MLA Tom Lindsey on the announcement concerning Port of Churchill and the Hudson Bay rail line

Today’s announcement by the Federal Government is an important first step in providing real support that the people of Churchill have needed for over a year. What is needed now is a provincial partner. Premier Pallister needs to stop passing the buck and come to the table...

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Statement by NDP Health Critic Matt Wiebe on the PC Government's PCH announcement

The Pallister government canceled hundreds of PCH beds barely six months ago, causing deep confusion and uncertainty in communities across the province and leaving millions of dollars, that had been raised by communities in Winnipeg and Lac du Bonnet, unspent. The Pallister...

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Labour Day 2017 a Time to Honour Workers And Renew Fight for Fairness in Workplace

September 4, 2017 Thanks to the innumerable contributions of generations of workers, Manitoba is a wonderful place to live and raise a family, said NDP Labour Critic Tom Lindsey, who today called on the Pallister government to reverse its anti-labour...

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Provincial and Federal NDP Call on Government to Refer North Dakota Water Projects to International Commission for Review

August 31, 2017 NDP MLA Rob Altemeyer and NDP MP Daniel Blaikie joined forces today after learning two potentially dangerous water diversion projects in North Dakota have not been referred to the International Joint Commission (IJC) for review. “North...

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NDP Urges Pallister Government to Release Report of Wait Time Reduction Task Force: Wiebe

August 30, 2017 Despite telling Manitobans the Wait Time Reduction Task Force would submit its report by June 30 of this year, the Pallister government has kept its work secret, said NDP Health Critic Matt Wiebe, who today urged the health minister...

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Greg Selinger - 21 ième Premier Ministre du Manitoba

février 20, 2018 Aujourd’hui je continue à penser au courage des femmes qui ont nous tous montré le sens du mot en partageant leurs expériences difficiles durant ces derniers jours. On va continuer de travailler chaque jour à avancer la commission...

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