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Child welfare in Manitoba election spotlight

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s beleaguered child-welfare system came under the provincial election spotlight Wednesday with promises from all parties to cut a record number of kids in care. 525 more words

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Manitoba Liberals lose four candidates due to nomination form problems

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba Liberal Party has lost four candidates for the April 19 election due to problems with their nomination forms.

Elections Manitoba says candidates in four rural constituencies — Agassiz, Arthur-Virden, Lac Du Bonnet and Lakeside — had improper address information for people who signed the nomination papers. 89 more words

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39 going on 60? Manitoba Liberals' social media approach out of touch

By Danielle Doiron, @dmdoiron

Like its opponents, the Manitoba Liberal Party says it’s focused on gaining the youth vote.

Initially, it looked like they had the best shot. 566 more words

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Manitoba Liberal candidate resigns less than 24 hours after derogatory tweets about women surface

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba Liberal candidate who was criticized for using derogatory terms to refer to women on social media has resigned.

Jamie Hall was nominated as a Winnipeg-area candidate Tuesday night. 344 more words

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Manitoba Liberal candidate who tweeted about ‘whores,’ ‘bitches’ spurs demands to drop out

WINNIPEG — A Liberal candidate for the Manitoba election next month is in hot water over social media comments in which he uses derogatory terms to refer to women. 443 more words

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Sexist tweets land Jamie Hall, Manitoba MLA hopeful, in hot water

WARNING: Graphic language contained in this story

WINNIPEG — Jamie Hall, the Manitoba Liberal’s candidate for Southdale is under fire for recently found comments made on social media, containing derogatory words and views about women. 154 more words

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Canada must be running low on things to apologize for, and other reasons to fear for humanity

1. Ontario nearing bottom of apology barrel

Canada’s supply of stuff to apologize for must be running low. The CBC says Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will issue a formal apology for a law passed in 1912 that essentially banned the use of French in elementary schools. 408 more words

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