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Search is on for new Manitoba Liberal leader after Bokhari steps down

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s Liberal party is searching for a new leader — likely one from outside the caucus — following the surprise announcement by Rana Bokhari that she is stepping down. 477 more words

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Manitoba Liberal Party leader Rana Bokhari stepping down

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liberal Party leader Rana Bokhari will step down, according to a news release sent by the party to media on Saturday.

Bokhari said in the statement, “I believe the time is right to transition the party to a new leader who will be able to benefit from a strong, united party.” She added “I have informed the Manitoba Liberal Party Executive that I will not be leading the MLP into the next election.” 169 more words

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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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