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NDP backbencher Rob Altemeyer launches barbs at Theresa Oswald

WINNIPEG – There were more signs of turmoil within Manitoba’s governing New Democrats Sunday — a party trying to find a civil resolution to an internal revolt against Premier Greg Selinger. 719 more words

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Manitoba government criticized over free lunch

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s Opposition Progressive Conservatives are crying foul after discovering that several dozen bureaucrats dined on the taxpayer dime at the premier’s state-of-the-province address. 308 more words

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Manitoba NDP leadership candidates' promises costly: Tories

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Opposition Leader Brian Pallister says promises being made by the three NDP leadership candidates could cost the province dearly.

Greg Selinger, Steve Ashton and Theresa Oswald are making new spending promises on the campaign trail and musing about more deficits, Pallister said. 89 more words

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Steve Ashton promises a referendum on the PST hike

WINNIPEG – Premier Greg Selinger made Ron Kostyshyn infrastructure and transportation minister as Steve Ashton officially entered the Manitoba NDP leadership race Tuesday.

Ashton resigned from cabinet Monday to run in a leadership race against Selinger, who called the vote after his leadership was challenged by five cabinet ministers in late October. 188 more words

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Steve Ashton enters Manitoba NDP leadership race

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton will run for leadership of the ruling NDP, he announced on Twitter Monday morning.

Ashton will resign from cabinet Monday and make the leadership announcement Tuesday, he said at the Manitoba legislature after making the news public via Twitter. 396 more words

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WATCH: Oswald promises respectful, dignified NDP leadership campaign

WINNIPEG – Former Manitoba health minister Theresa Oswald promised a “respectful, dignified” campaign for the NDP leadership as she started her bid to take her boss’s job. 128 more words

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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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