NDP Introduce Bill to Stop Forced Overtime for Nurses
Winnipeg, MB – Today NDP MLA for Union Station, Uzoma Asagwara, introduced Bill 205 The Restricting Mandatory Overtime for Nurses Act which would follow through on a key campaign commitment to stop the practice of using mandatory overtime to staff nurses at hospitals.
Pallister Refuses to Put Aside Partisanship on Motion to Support Charter Rights
Winnipeg, MB—The Premier refused today to put aside partisan politics and partner with an NDP MLA to condemn policies which limit religious freedoms for Canadians.
Pallister Hurts Rural Families with Crown Land Lease Changes
Changes Reward Out-of-Province Corporations, Punish Family Farms Winnipeg, MB—NDP Agriculture Critic Diljeet Brar condemned the Pallister government for ignoring the concerns of Manitoba beef producers who say regulation changes to Crown Land leases will devastate family farms and put Manitoba’s beef industry in jeopardy. “At a time when Manitoba producers...
Crown Corporations Committees Must Meet to Answer Manitobans’ Questions
Winnipeg, MB – Adrien Sala, NDP MLA for St. James and critic for Manitoba Hydro, MBLL, and Efficiency Manitoba, demanded the Pallister Government call the Standing Committee on Crown Corporations to meet as soon as possible to discuss the urgent matters facing our Crown Corporations.
NDP Announce Community Gathering to Address Violent Crime
Winnipeg, MB—NDP MLAs gathered at the Manitoba Legislature today calling on the provincial government to heed the alarming increase in homicides and violent crime in Winnipeg’s inner city and north end communities.
NDP Call on Manitoba to Join Class Action Lawsuit To Stop Addictions Crisis
Winnipeg, MB—The Manitoba NDP is calling on the provincial government to join British Columbia and Alberta in a class action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers who have contributed to an ongoing opioid problem in Manitoba. The Canadian Institute for Health Information released a report today on opioid prescribing practices which found...