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Unions fall short on delegates for Manitoba NDP leadership: sources

WINNIPEG – Manitoba unions will hold a lot less sway than expected over Premier Greg Selinger’s future, after being unable to fill hundreds of delegate slots for the governing NDP’s leadership vote next weekend, sources have told The Canadian Press. 357 more words


Greg Selinger leads race for Manitoba NDP leadership

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger has surpassed his two rivals in the fight for delegate support prior to next month’s NDP leadership vote.

Selinger captured all 117 delegates during a party meeting in Winnipeg’s Maples constituency on the weekend, giving him 258 so far. 171 more words


Manitoba MLA calls for Selinger, Ashton to co-operate in NDP race

WINNIPEG – A Manitoba New Democrat is calling for two leadership candidates to co-operate in an effort to block Theresa Oswald from winning the party helm and the premier’s chair. 420 more words


Manitoba premier's former chief of staff gets six-figure severance

WINNIPEG – The former chief of staff to Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger has been given a six-figure severance package after less than three years on the job. 103 more words


NDP leadership contenders make promises to women, immigrants

WINNIPEG – Women and immigrants are the focus of new spending promises by contenders for the leadership of Manitoba’s governing New Democrats.

Theresa Oswald, who was part of a caucus coup against Premier Greg Selinger last fall, said Friday she would offer several new programs for immigrants that would cost about $950,000 a year. 242 more words


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


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