Dougald Lamont

Party leader and Liberal candidate in the St. Boniface Winnipeg race.

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Protesters ignore social distancing protocol, call for end to COVID-19 restrictions

May 9, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...on an illness that will result in a horrible, unnecessary death – wash your hands, keep your distance, and wear a mask," Liberal Party leader Dougald Lamont said in a statement to the Free Press. "If you want people to die because you are a selfish, paranoid, and misinformed attention-seeker – wear a...

Province lifts pharmacy restriction on dispensing medication beyond 30-day supply

May 8, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...resulting in thousands of dollars in extra costs. "Pallister should stop being such a skinflint and do the right thing," said Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont. Manitoba's decision to limit refills was in response to advice from the Canadian Pharmacists Association and the Canadian Association for Pharmacy...

Manitoba Legislature to resume Wednesday with pared-down assembly due to COVID-19

May 1, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...of explaining to do — especially about letting down small businesses and gutting post-secondary institutions," said Manitoba Liberal Party leader Dougald Lamont in a statement. All week, a group called Communities Not Cuts has been hosting daily honk-a-thons in front of the Manitoba legislative building, to...

COVID-19 : le NPD et les libéraux condamnent les compressions de Brian Pallister

April 30, 2020

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...déconfinement progressif s'amorce au Manitoba, le chef de l’opposition officielle, Wab Kinew du NPD, et le chef du Parti libéral du Manitoba, Dougald Lamont, dénoncent les compressions envisagées dans le secteur public et auprès des universités qui font partie de la gestion de la crise sanitaire du...

Back to business

April 29, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...taking the proper precautions and don't cut corners to be open for the sake of opening... Don't treat it as business as usual." Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont said the plan to lessen restrictions looks "reasonably safe," but he fears some businesses won't survive long enough to reopen. "It's going to be...

Winnipeg Free Press

April 24, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - super-important. We’re doing our job as best as we can while still trying to respect the need for social distancing." Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont’s house is getting pretty crowded. Both he and his wife are now working from the home they share with four children, who are learning online, and...

Critics fear long-term effects of Pallister order for staffing cuts at post-secondary facilities

April 20, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...recovery; he called on the province to back off from its directives to both universities and other publicly funded entities. Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont called Pallister’s COVID-19 response plan, "the worst of any government in Canada." In a statement, Minister of Economic Development and Training...

NDP accuse Pallister gov’t of trying to pressure municipalities into laying off front-line workers due to COVID-19 cash crunch

April 17, 2020

Winnipeg Sun - ...will be a strong component of that,” she said. The provincial government was also taken to task over the letter by Manitoba Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont. “This is like having an arsonist in charge of the fire department,” said Lamont in a release. “Just two days ago, the legislature voted to...

Financial supports for Manitobans affected by pandemic may be coming from province, Pallister hints

April 15, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...except for financial assistance," Kinew said. "The piece missing was a financial lifeline for people who are on hard times." Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont told the legislature that time is running out. "We need support for laid-off workers. We need support for small business to cover their basic costs...

Physically distanced MLAs speed-debate emergency bills in legislature

April 15, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - instead finance the costs of providing interest-free loans to small businesses and landlords, the latter benefiting renters. Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont said laid-off workers and small businesses that have been forced to close or severely scale back operations need help to cover their basic costs. ...

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