NDP Introduce Bill to Raise Awareness of Jordan’s Principle
Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba NDP MLA for Point Douglas Bernadette Smith introduced Bill 230 The Spirit Bear Day Act in the House today. The bill designates May 10th as Spirit Bear Day – Spirit Bear being the symbolic representation of Jordan’s Principle.
NDP Side with Nurses, Health Workers on Bill 10
Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba NDP announced today that Bill 10 The Regional Health Authority Amendment Act will be delayed until the fall. The NDP filed a notice in the House yesterday afternoon which formally designated Bill 10 and removed government’s ability to guarantee its passage before the House rises...
NDP Support Affordable Child Care, Condemn Pallister Cuts
Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba NDP stood alongside the Manitoba Child Care Association (MCCA) today as they presented more than 26,000 signatures that called for an end to an operating funding freeze for child care centres.
Kinew Condemns Pallister Government for Growing Surgery Wait Times
Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew pointed to the Pallister government’s cuts to health care as the cause of growing wait times for priority surgical procedures. Wait time benchmark numbers were released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information on Thursday.
NDP Denounce Funding Freeze for Northern Businesses
Thompson, MB—Manitoba NDP MLA Tom Lindsey criticized the Pallister government on Tuesday for freezing provincial funding for the Community Economic Development Fund (CEDF) for the last two years.