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Manitoba premier calls byelection for April 21 in The Pas

WINNIPEG – Voters in a northern Manitoba constituency will go to the polls April 21 in a provincial byelection.

The vote is in The Pas, a seat vacated last May when New Democrat Frank Whitehead resigned for health reasons. 149 more words

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Premier Greg Selinger’s approval rating up despite turmoil: pollster

WINNIPEG – Greg Selinger remains the least popular premier but his approval rating has improved slightly despite turmoil in the Manitoba NDP, an online survey suggests. 142 more words

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Manitoba Tory Leader Pallister wants NDP to review leadership vote

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Opposition Leader Brian Pallister wants the governing New Democrats to review the leadership vote which Premier Greg Selinger won.

Accusations that Selinger’s team struck a deal with a firefighters union to support the premier call the results into question, the Manitoba Progressive Conservative leader said. 192 more words

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3 NDP staffers who worked for Theresa Oswald campaign lose jobs

WINNIPEG — Three NDP political staffers have been let go after they took leaves of absence from their jobs to work for Theresa Oswald’s leadership campaign. 208 more words

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Political future for Manitoba's 'rebel five' New Democrats uncertain

WINNIPEG – Theresa Oswald wanted to be Manitoba’s premier, but after losing in a leadership race by just 33 votes, the MLA for Seine River is no longer sure what her political future holds. 283 more words

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Manitoba's dysfunctional government an embarrassment: Opposition

WINNIPEG – Opposition Leader Brian Pallister says the last four months have been an “embarrassment” for Manitoba’s government. The narrow victory by Premier Greg Selinger in Sunday’s leadership race was a prime example of NDP “dysfunction,” Pallister said Monday. 94 more words

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Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger back at work after clinging to job

WINNIPEG – After barely surviving a leadership vote, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger joked about finally being able to catch up on some laundry and housework. 353 more words

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