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Brandon Sun
Kerry Nationoverdue. Big changes in River City Tuesday night heralded the demise of the ND
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
overdue. Big changes in River City Tuesday night heralded the demise of the NDP political dynasty in Manitoba as Premier Greg Selinger’s government fell in what amounted to an historic sweep. By the end of the night, it was clear Manitobans had,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
As I See Itnews for this community. New ad political gamble for NDP It was shaping up to
As I See It
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
news for this community. New ad political gamble for NDP It was shaping up to be one of those weeks again for Premier Greg Selinger. Recent polling on his popularity has the leader last among his peers, his party still trails well behind the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
New Tory caucus meets for first time at legislaturestressed the importance of unity going forward, and contrasted it with infighti
New Tory caucus meets for first time at legislature
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
stressed the importance of unity going forward, and contrasted it with infighting in the NDP government that saw Premier Greg Selinger fend off an attempted caucus coup last year. "We must replace dysfunction with unity. We must replace ideology... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sixties Scoop suit 'long time coming'Sixties Scoop survivor and Brandon resident Marlene Orgeron, back row second fr
Sixties Scoop suit 'long time coming'
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Sixties Scoop survivor and Brandon resident Marlene Orgeron, back row second from right, listens to Premier Greg Selinger offer an apology from the people of Manitoba during question period in the legislature in this June 2015 photo. A Sixties Scoop... Read more
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Brandon Sun
New Tory caucus meets for first time at legislaturestressed the importance of unity going forward, and contrasted it with infighti
New Tory caucus meets for first time at legislature
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
stressed the importance of unity going forward, and contrasted it with infighting in the NDP government that saw Premier Greg Selinger fend off an attempted caucus coup last year. “We must replace dysfunction with unity. We must replace ideology... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Power up new, independent energy authoritynew turbine? Once a must-mention in environmental planning, wind energy fell o
Power up new, independent energy authority
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
new turbine? Once a must-mention in environmental planning, wind energy fell off the NDP’s radar, even as outgoing premier Greg Selinger was branding himself David Suzuki’s best friend last year. Back in 2005, the provincial government and... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Where are the missing 200,000 Liberals in Manitoba?had won eight of the previous 12 Manitoba elections over the better part of hal
Where are the missing 200,000 Liberals in Manitoba?
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
had won eight of the previous 12 Manitoba elections over the better part of half a century. What it does not show is that Greg Selinger had become the least popular premier in Canada and I found it interesting that, of the so-called Gang of Five... Read more
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Brandon Sun
As I See Itnews for this community. New ad political gamble for NDP It was shaping up to
As I See It
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
news for this community. New ad political gamble for NDP It was shaping up to be one of those weeks again for Premier Greg Selinger. Recent polling on his popularity has the leader last among his peers, his party still trails well behind the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Isleifson's win puts new face on Brandon Eastaffiliation than a referendum in his work in the community. He, like so many o
Isleifson's win puts new face on Brandon East
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
affiliation than a referendum in his work in the community. He, like so many others, fell victim to the anti-NDP, anti-Greg Selinger wave that swept across this province. It stings, but has become a fact of political life when any party remains... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Bokhari was in way over her head in campaignbeing an effective voice, seeing as how she will have no voice in the Leg. Perh
Bokhari was in way over her head in campaign
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
being an effective voice, seeing as how she will have no voice in the Leg. Perhaps she assumes that outgoing NDP Leader Greg Selinger will eventually vacate his seat in St. Boniface within the year. But winning a byelection there would be even... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Kerry NationBig changes in River City Tuesday night heralded the demise of the NDP politica
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Big changes in River City Tuesday night heralded the demise of the NDP political dynasty in Manitoba as Premier Greg Selinger’s government fell in what amounted to an historic sweep. By the end of the night, it was clear Manitobans had, in an... Read more
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Calgary Sun
PST in Alberta? That decision rests with Albertans, not the NDPManitoba had similar a law, ensuring Manitobans got to vote before a sales tax
PST in Alberta? That decision rests with Albertans, not the NDP
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Manitoba had similar a law, ensuring Manitobans got to vote before a sales tax hike was forced onto them. Then NDP premier Greg Selinger gutted the legislation, introducing a bill to waive the requirement of a vote on the tax hike. In fact,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Pallister may have to embrace pragmatismStudies Prof. Paul Thomas One day after Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative Pa
Pallister may have to embrace pragmatism
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Studies Prof. Paul Thomas One day after Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative Party swept to a historic victory over Greg Selinger’s New Democrats, pundits around the country simply were unable to hold back their vitriol against the... Read more
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CTV News
Deflated New Democrats across Canada lick their wounds-- New Democrats across Canada are licking their wounds again following a devas
Deflated New Democrats across Canada lick their wounds
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
-- New Democrats across Canada are licking their wounds again following a devastating loss in Manitoba that saw the end of Greg Selinger's term as premier. Tuesday's defeat is only the latest in a string of electoral disasters for a party that... Read more
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CBC.ca
After Manitoba defeat, it's 'table for one' for the NDP — againWith the defeat of Greg Selinger's Manitoba New Democrats on Tuesday, only one
After Manitoba defeat, it's 'table for one' for the NDP — again
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
With the defeat of Greg Selinger's Manitoba New Democrats on Tuesday, only one province in Canada is now governed by the NDP. But the significance of this shouldn't be exaggerated. In fact, it is not at all unusual for the NDP to be holding power in... Read more
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Toronto Star
Manitoba election result a classic case of ‘throw the bums out’JOHN WOODS / THE CANADIAN PRESS Manitoba Premier-elect Brian Pallister, left,
Manitoba election result a classic case of ‘throw the bums out’
Toronto Star / Posted 10 days ago
JOHN WOODS / THE CANADIAN PRESS Manitoba Premier-elect Brian Pallister, left, meets former NDP premier Greg Selinger on Wednesday. It's tempting to see the election result as part of a nation-wide repudiation of the NDP and the beginning of a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta's Rachel Notley the last NDP premier in CanadaTuesday’s defeat of Greg Selinger in Manitoba’s provincial election has left Ra
Alberta's Rachel Notley the last NDP premier in Canada
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Tuesday’s defeat of Greg Selinger in Manitoba’s provincial election has left Rachel Notley as the last NDP premier standing. The election saw Manitoba’s NDP decimated by Brian Pallister’s Progressive Conservatives, leaving the PCs to take power for... Read more
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CBC.ca
Manitoba's incoming premier, Brian Pallister, prepares to lead governmentprovincial legislature at 1:30 p.m. CT. CBC is livestreaming the news conferenc
Manitoba's incoming premier, Brian Pallister, prepares to lead government
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
provincial legislature at 1:30 p.m. CT. CBC is livestreaming the news conference here. He will meet with outgoing premier Greg Selinger for a ceremonial hand-off afterwards. Part of the Tories' success came from their gains in Winnipeg, capturing... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Soul-searching in order for Manitoba NDP after election loss TuesdayManitoba NDP leader Greg Selinger stands with his wife Claudette and family on
Soul-searching in order for Manitoba NDP after election loss Tuesday
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Manitoba NDP leader Greg Selinger stands with his wife Claudette and family on stage at his party's post election gathering in Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Brian Pallister's Progressive Conservatives routed Selinger and the NDP to put an end to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
What to expect from Brian Pallister nowby $21 million in his first budget. His first act as premier will be to appoin
What to expect from Brian Pallister now
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
by $21 million in his first budget. His first act as premier will be to appoint a cabinet, which had ballooned to 19 under Greg Selinger. During the campaign, he said he’d cut the size of cabinet by about six. Given how much positive publicity... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Tories complete Westman sweepthe election followed a similar narrative to 1999 when then-premier Gary Filmon
Tories complete Westman sweep
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
the election followed a similar narrative to 1999 when then-premier Gary Filmon lost the trust of the electorate. "Once Greg Selinger broke his promise on the PST (increase) and refused to put it to a referendum, there was no turning back,"... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Selinger must shoulder blame for NDP's downfallspectacular loss. So where does the blame lie? This was not so much a campaign
Selinger must shoulder blame for NDP's downfall
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
spectacular loss. So where does the blame lie? This was not so much a campaign won by the Tories as lost by NDP Premier Greg Selinger. Certainly some of the blame lies with the five rebel caucus members who turned on Selinger in the fall of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
April 20gave Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister one of the province's most
April 20
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
gave Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister one of the province's most resounding victories in decades, handing Greg Selinger defeat and ending nearly 17 years of New Democratic Party's rule. (http://bit.ly/26eDwNL) ** Canada and China... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Selinger steps down after party devastatedGreg Selinger has spent 17 years in the Manitoba Legislature and a decimating d
Selinger steps down after party devastated
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Greg Selinger has spent 17 years in the Manitoba Legislature and a decimating defeat that booted his party from power has led the NDP leader to call it quits. Selinger, who won his riding of St. Boniface, resigned his position of leader of the NDP... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
PCs win majority in Manitoba electionvoters painted the political landscape a hue of Tory blue. Brian Pallister's P
PCs win majority in Manitoba election
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 11 days ago
voters painted the political landscape a hue of Tory blue. Brian Pallister's Progressive Conservatives routed Premier Greg Selinger and the New Democrats to put an end to 16 years of the NDP in power. Pallister, a former Canadian Alliance MP,... Read more
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CTV News
Manitoba election: Progressive Conservatives win majority; Selinger resignspainted the political landscape a solid hue of Tory blue. Brian Pallister's Pr
Manitoba election: Progressive Conservatives win majority; Selinger resigns
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
painted the political landscape a solid hue of Tory blue. Brian Pallister's Progressive Conservatives routed Premier Greg Selinger and the NDP to put an end to 16 years of orange power. It also marked the demise of Selinger as... Read more
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CTV News
Manitoba election: Progressive Conservatives win majority; Selinger resignsvictory on a promise to build infrastructure, increase trade and reverse a sale
Manitoba election: Progressive Conservatives win majority; Selinger resigns
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
victory on a promise to build infrastructure, increase trade and reverse a sales tax hike that many believe doomed Premier Greg Selinger and his NDP when they broke a promise and introduced it in 2013. The decision prompted a number of Selinger's... Read more
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Brandon Sun
A look at what happened on the Manitoba election campaign trail7: Just over a week before the official start of the campaign, an unidentified
A look at what happened on the Manitoba election campaign trail
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
7: Just over a week before the official start of the campaign, an unidentified civil servant complains that Premier Greg Selinger's office used non-political civil servants for a pre-election NDP announcement on surface parking lots. It's... Read more
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CTV News
Who is Brian Pallister? 10 facts about Manitoba's premier-electhas promised to drop the provincial portion of the HST back to seven per cent b
Who is Brian Pallister? 10 facts about Manitoba's premier-elect
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
has promised to drop the provincial portion of the HST back to seven per cent by the end of its first term, after Premier Greg Selinger angered many by breaking a promise not to raise the tax. 2. Pallister is an advocate for open government. His... Read more
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CTV News
Manitoba election: Progressive Conservative majorityvictory on a promise to build infrastructure, increase trade and reverse a sale
Manitoba election: Progressive Conservative majority
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
victory on a promise to build infrastructure, increase trade and reverse a sales tax hike that many believe doomed Premier Greg Selinger and his NDP when they broke a promise and introduced it in 2013. The decision prompted a number of Selinger's... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Manitoba’s next premier has a personal image problemManitoba voters couldn’t forgive Greg Selinger for betraying his promise not to
Manitoba’s next premier has a personal image problem
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Manitoba voters couldn’t forgive Greg Selinger for betraying his promise not to raise the provincial sales tax. And on Tuesday, they threw his NDP party out of power, in favour of the Progressive Conservatives and their leader, Brian Pallister,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Progressive Conservatives return to power, win majority in Manitoba electionManitoba NDP Leader and Premier Greg Selinger votes in the provincial election
Progressive Conservatives return to power, win majority in Manitoba election
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Manitoba NDP Leader and Premier Greg Selinger votes in the provincial election in Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods WINNIPEG — Manitoba's Progressive Conservatives stormed to power Tuesday with a majority that ends 16... Read more
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CTV News
Manitoba election: CTV projects Progressive Conservative majorityConservative Leader Brian Pallister has ended more than 16 years of NDP rule in
Manitoba election: CTV projects Progressive Conservative majority
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
Conservative Leader Brian Pallister has ended more than 16 years of NDP rule in Manitoba, CTV projects. Premier Greg Selinger had hoped to win a fifth majority government for his party, but had battled against rising voter anger ever... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Polls closed, counting underway in Manitoba electionpoll turnout in 2011 did not translate into an increase in overall turnout, as
Polls closed, counting underway in Manitoba election
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
poll turnout in 2011 did not translate into an increase in overall turnout, as it actually dropped slightly. Premier Greg Selinger cast his ballot in his home riding of St. Boniface and put on a game face despite the reality about to... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Tory majority, local incumbents re-elected in mock student votefinal two seats went to the Green party. Pallister was the only party leader r
Tory majority, local incumbents re-elected in mock student vote
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
final two seats went to the Green party. Pallister was the only party leader returned to the legislature by the students. Greg Selinger, Rana Bokhari and James Bedome were all defeated in their home constituencies. There were 801 rejected votes... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Tory majority, local incumbents re-elected in mock student votefinal two seats went to the Green party. Pallister was the only party leader r
Tory majority, local incumbents re-elected in mock student vote
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
final two seats went to the Green party. Pallister was the only party leader returned to the legislature by the students. Greg Selinger, Rana Bokhari and James Bedome were all defeated in their home constituencies. There were 801 rejected votes... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Manitoba voters go to the polls, ending nasty election campaignNDP government has lagged 20 points or more behind that for the Opposition Prog
Manitoba voters go to the polls, ending nasty election campaign
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
NDP government has lagged 20 points or more behind that for the Opposition Progressive Conservatives. But NDP Leader Greg Selinger appeared upbeat as he voted in his St. Boniface neighbourhood. “It’s all about electing people today. The... Read more
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CBC.ca
Voting underway in Manitoba, with NDP looking for 5th straight winthere were 35 New Democrats, 19 Progressive Conservatives and one Liberal. Ther
Voting underway in Manitoba, with NDP looking for 5th straight win
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
there were 35 New Democrats, 19 Progressive Conservatives and one Liberal. There were two vacant seats. NDP Leader Greg Selinger had been campaigning on his party's record in government. The party has won four back-to-back majority... Read more
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CTV News
Manitoba election: Voters head to polls after heated campaignNDP government has lagged 20 points or more behind that for the Opposition Prog
Manitoba election: Voters head to polls after heated campaign
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
NDP government has lagged 20 points or more behind that for the Opposition Progressive Conservatives. But NDP Leader Greg Selinger appeared upbeat as he voted in his St. Boniface neighbourhood. "It's all about electing people today. The... Read more
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CBC.ca
5 things to watch for on Manitoba's election dayby his base for promising to lower taxes. The 2016 election has been dubbed by
5 things to watch for on Manitoba's election day
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
by his base for promising to lower taxes. The 2016 election has been dubbed by some as a referendum on NDP Leader Greg Selinger and the way he brought in the one-percentage-point increase in the provincial sales tax. In his St. Boniface... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Nasty campaign over as voters go to the polls in Manitoba provincial electionManitoba NDP Leader and Premier Greg Selinger votes in the provincial election
Nasty campaign over as voters go to the polls in Manitoba provincial election
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Manitoba NDP Leader and Premier Greg Selinger votes in the provincial election in Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods WINNIPEG — Sunny skies and mild weather greeted Manitoba voters as they headed to the polls... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Manitobans head to the pollsNDP government has lagged 20 points or more behind that for the Opposition Prog
Manitobans head to the polls
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
NDP government has lagged 20 points or more behind that for the Opposition Progressive Conservatives. But NDP Leader Greg Selinger appeared upbeat as he voted in his St. Boniface neighbourhood. "It's all about electing people today. The... Read more
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CBC.ca
Polls open in Manitoba electionParty of Manitoba: Green Leader James Beddome, Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari, PC
Polls open in Manitoba election
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
Party of Manitoba: Green Leader James Beddome, Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari, PC Leader Brian Pallister and NDP Leader Greg Selinger faced off in the only televised leaders' debate of the campaign on April 12. You can watch a recap of it... Read more
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CTV News
Voters prepare to head to the polls in Manitoba electionfive-week battle for the hearts and minds of voters often seemed nasty and pers
Voters prepare to head to the polls in Manitoba election
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
five-week battle for the hearts and minds of voters often seemed nasty and personal. Last week, NDP Leader Greg Selinger called Tory Leader Brian Pallister "homophobic" for voting against a law in 2013 that requires schools to allow... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Manitobans head to the polls following heated election campaignThe licence plate may say Friendly Manitoba but the province’s election campaig
Manitobans head to the polls following heated election campaign
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
The licence plate may say Friendly Manitoba but the province’s election campaign has been anything but, with the NDP’s Greg Selinger and Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister agreeing in the final day of the campaign that the contest was... Read more
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Calgary Sun
To win, NDP leaders should reject Leapgoing to need one in Manitoba. Manitobans vote Tuesday and in the final hours
To win, NDP leaders should reject Leap
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
going to need one in Manitoba. Manitobans vote Tuesday and in the final hours of the campaign, incumbent NDP Premier Greg Selinger was looking for votes in ridings his party had never lost and soon-to-be premier Progressive Conservative... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Signs point to end of 16 years of NDP in Manitoba election TuesdayNDP Leader Greg Selinger, left to right, Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari, Green Par
Signs point to end of 16 years of NDP in Manitoba election Tuesday
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
NDP Leader Greg Selinger, left to right, Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari, Green Party Leader James Beddome and Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister take part in the provincial leaders' debate in Winnipeg on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. One of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Selinger key factor in high rural doc turnover, Piwniuk saysincumbent Doyle Piwniuk says rural ridings held by MLAs in the opposition didn’
Selinger key factor in high rural doc turnover, Piwniuk says
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
incumbent Doyle Piwniuk says rural ridings held by MLAs in the opposition didn’t get fair consideration from NDP Leader Greg Selinger. "The premier didn’t govern the whole province as he should be, no matter what your constituency was and no... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Selinger key factor in high rural doc turnover, Piwniuk saysincumbent Doyle Piwniuk says rural ridings held by MLAs in the opposition didn’
Selinger key factor in high rural doc turnover, Piwniuk says
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
incumbent Doyle Piwniuk says rural ridings held by MLAs in the opposition didn’t get fair consideration from NDP Leader Greg Selinger. "The premier didn’t govern the whole province as he should be, no matter what your constituency was and no... Read more
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Brandon Sun
If Pallister is guilty of anything, it's poor judgmentgarage seemed incongruous and even incompatible with the normally modest habits
If Pallister is guilty of anything, it's poor judgment
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
garage seemed incongruous and even incompatible with the normally modest habits of Manitoba politicians. Look at Premier Greg Selinger. He doesn’t present as a particularly opulent figure. He lives in a remodelled home in old St. Boniface. And... Read more
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