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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


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


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


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


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


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


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