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They want to be premier: candidates for Manitoba NDP leadership

WINNIPEG — Here’s a look at the three candidates for the NDP leadership vote on March 8. The winner of the leadership race will become premier of Manitoba. 425 more words


Timeline: a look at how Selinger got to this point

WINNIPEG – A timeline in the leadership crisis facing Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger:

Sept. 23, 2011 — In a televised debate during the provincial election campaign, Progressive Conservative Leader Hugh McFadyen accuses Selinger of a secret plan to raise the provincial sales tax. 277 more words


A smooth ride got bumpy fast for Greg Selinger

WINNIPEG – Things were not supposed to be this hard for Greg Selinger.

After taking over Manitoba’s governing New Democrats from his popular predecessor Gary Doer, Selinger led the NDP to a record 37 of 57 legislature seats in 2011. 679 more words


Manitoba could have new premier after NDP leadership vote Sunday

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger faces the possibility of being ousted from office this weekend following an open caucus revolt that has left the governing NDP divided. 409 more words


Some members of CUPE plan to go their own way in NDP leadership vote

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger can’t count on unanimous support from one of the province’s biggest unions in the fight to keep his job. 431 more words


Selinger wins more union support in Manitoba leadership race

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger received another big union endorsement Monday in his fight to keep his job, but questions remained as to how much weight Selinger’s labour support will carry at the NDP leadership vote next month. 535 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