NDP Call for Greater Mining Supports for Northern Manitoba
Thompson, MB—NDP Leader Wab Kinew criticized the Pallister government today for ignoring northern Manitoba’s mining crisis and failing to take tangible action to protect northern workers and their families. Documents obtained through Freedom of Information confirm that since Brian Pallister took office, Manitoba has lost two-thirds of its active mines....
PC Minister Responsible for MPI Broke Law; Took Illegal Corporate Donations from Insurance Brokers
Winnipeg, MB—The Commissioner of Elections has found PC MLA for St. Vital and Minister of Crown Services Colleen Mayer broke The Elections Financing Act when she received illegal corporate contributions from the Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba in September of 2018. After numerous media reports of a pattern of...
NDP Call for Inquest into Death of Lifeflight Patient
Opaskwayak Cree Nation, MB—NDP MLA for The Pas Amanda Lathlin has written a letter to the province’s Chief Medical Examiner asking him to call an inquest into the tragic death of Gordon Jebb, who waited more than twelve hours for a Lifeflight plane to transport him to Winnipeg for emergency...
Kinew Condemns Pallister’s Plans for MPI Privatization; Pushes to Keep Rates Low for Families
Winnipeg, MB—Today Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew revealed documents that show the Pallister Government is currently considering a scenario where Manitoba Public Insurance “no longer exists”.
ER Wait Times Rise Under Pallister’s Failing Health Plan
Winnipeg, MB—NDP Leader Wab Kinew pointed to Brian Pallister’s failing health care plan, which includes closing emergency rooms and cutting front line staff, as the reason ER wait times continue to rise rapidly across Winnipeg.