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Theresa Oswald talks Manitoba election as NDP leadership bid launched

WINNIPEG – NDP MLA Theresa Oswald spoke about her party’s chances in the next election as she launched her bid for Premier Greg Selinger’s job. 616 more words

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Manitoba NDP release rules for race that will choose premier

WINNIPEG – If an internal revolt and rock-bottom poll numbers weren’t enough, embattled Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger found out Tuesday he’ll have to pay to try to hang on to his job. 496 more words

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Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger's poll numbers drop to all-time low

WINNIPEG – A new opinion poll suggests Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger’s approval rating is at an all-time low, with some of the worst numbers one political analyst has seen. 384 more words

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Whiteshell Provincial Park to undergo expansion

WINNIPEG – One of Manitoba’s more popular provincial parks is undergoing a major growth spurt.

The government is expanding the boundaries of Whiteshell Provincial Park, east of Winnipeg, by almost 3,000 hectares. 96 more words

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Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger's approval rating plummets

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger has seen a massive downturn in his approval rating over the last three months, the latest quarterly survey from Angus Reid Global shows. 273 more words

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Manitoba to receive more federal funds from transfer payments

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s NDP government is to receive a small jump in federal transfer payments next year as it struggles to balance its budget.

Figures from the federal government show Manitoba can expect $3.4 billion in transfer payments in the fiscal year that starts next April. 74 more words

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Manitoba projecting higher deficit than expected

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government has announced a higher-than-expected deficit, raising more questions about its promise to balance its books by 2016.

The province’s second-quarter update says the deficit for the fiscal year that ends in March is now forecast to be $402 million — $45 million higher than set out in the spring budget. 359 more words

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