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More signs of animosity in Manitoba NDP leadership race

WINNIPEG — There are more signs of acrimony in the race to become Manitoba NDP leader and premier.

Tim Sale, a former health minister who retired in 2007, is accusing some of Premier Greg Selinger’s former staff of undercutting the premier. 85 more words


Manitoba NDP may backtrack on rule for leadership vote

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s governing New Democrats may backtrack on a rule for their March leadership vote that requires all delegates to cast their ballot in person. 244 more words


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


Theresa Oswald makes more anti-poverty promises in NDP leadership race

WINNIPEG – Former Manitoba cabinet minister Theresa Oswald promised another anti-poverty initiative Wednesday in her bid to oust Premier Greg Selinger and rejected accusations she has changed her political stripes for the NDP leadership race. 619 more words


Membership deadline looms for Manitoba NDP leadership race

WINNIPEG – Supporters of Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger and of the two people trying to oust him are working to sell as many NDP memberships as possible by the end of the day Tuesday. 196 more words


Manitoba NDP leadership candidates back off balanced-budget pledge

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s governing New Democrats may break their balanced-budget promise a second time if one of the people trying to oust Premier Greg Selinger gets elected. 491 more words


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