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Manitoba's deficit is creeping up according to a new report

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government’s deficit continues to climb, despite promises from the new Progressive Conservative government to start whittling away at the red ink. 583 more words

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Sitting down with Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister after 6 months in office

WINNIPEG — It’s been just over six months since Brian Pallister took office as premier of Manitoba after a controversial election that saw the provincial Progressive Conservatives take power from the NDP. 74 more words

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Manitoba NDP left with 'big empty hole' after MLA’s resignation: Political analyst

WINNIPEG — The resignation of popular NDP MLA Kevin Chief underscores a big problem the party is grappling with, according to a political expert.

Chief was once thought of as a possible successor to former leader Greg Selinger but in September he said he wouldn’t be running for the position. 226 more words

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Former Manitoba cabinet minister, Kevin Chief, quits politics

WINNIPEG — A former cabinet minister and arguably the most popular member of the Manitoba New Democratic Party caucus is quitting politics to spend more time with his family. 481 more words

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NDP MLA denies telling cabinet minister to 'Take your pants off' in Manitoba legislature

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba cabinet minister says she was told to take her pants off in the middle of question period by a male NDP opponent, but the NDP are firmly denying the accusation. 401 more words

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Labour protesters jeer Manitoba premier

WINNIPEG — Labour protesters briefly disrupted proceedings inside the Manitoba legislature Wednesday as they shouted and jeered at Premier Brian Pallister over a proposed law on union certification. 414 more words

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Hundreds attend candlelight vigil to honour Orlando shooting victims

WINNIPEG —  A Winnipeg community held a candlelight vigil Monday night in a show of solidarity with the victims of the Orlando, Florida mass shooting. 364 more words

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