Jeff Wharton

PC candidate in the Red River North Southern Manitoba race.

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Le Manitoba autorise les restaurants à livrer de l’alcool avec ses repas | Coronavirus

March 30, 2020

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...qui accumulent les pertes depuis la propagation du coronavirus. Le premier ministre, Brian Pallister, et le ministre des Services de la Couronne, Jeff Wharton, ont rencontré des propriétaires de restaurants et d’autres représentants de l’industrie au palais législatif lundi. Jay Kilgour, le...

Manitoba to allow restaurants to sell booze with take out and delivery

March 30, 2020

CBC Manitoba - orders following a push from business owners, the province announced Monday afternoon. Premier Brian Pallister and Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton met with restaurant owners, the Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association and other industry leaders Monday afternoon at the Manitoba...

Manitoba businesses hit hard by COVID-19 might not make April rent: CFIB

March 30, 2020

Winnipeg Sun - ...for take-out and delivery orders, the province announced on Monday. Facing pressure from restaurant owners and the CFIB, Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton said he’s from owners who have “expressed a strong interest in selling wine, beer and single-serve beverages through food take out or delivery...

Manitobans would temporarily lose public hearings on Hydro rates under new law

March 20, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...and cost efficiency of all review processes, benefitting ratepayers who indirectly pay the costs of the rate reviews," Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton said in a statement. Under a gradual transition to the new model, the rates will be set by government initially, while Manitoba Hydro's new...

Manitoba Public Insurance building in Winnipeg to become drive-thru coronavirus testing site

March 19, 2020

Global News - ...should be tested. View link » “I want to thank MPI for their community leadership and cooperation with this effort,” Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton said in the MPI release. “These are challenging times, but we are all in this together and will overcome this challenge stronger than ever...

One new case of COVID-19 in Manitoba

March 16, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...casinos to limit close contact, he said, such as suspending table games, he said. No one from Premier Brian Pallister's or Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton's offices responded to a request for comment on why the Crown corporation casinos remain open. That may change and more steps may be taken, Roussin...

Pallister should butt out of our affairs: Swan Lake chief

March 6, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - it through consultation rather than legislation. Pallister cited health concerns as the reason behind his directive to Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton to prohibit smoking in all gaming facilities in Manitoba. Chief Meeches rejected Pallister’s reasoning. "If he was concerned about the health of...

Manitoba Premier Touts Private-Sector Involvement, Changes to Social Assistance

March 5, 2020

ChrisD - ...when somebody comes in, instead of handing them a cheque and watching them walk away.” Pallister’s instructions to Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton include enhancing private-sector involvement in alcohol sales. Provincial law currently caps the number of private wine stores across the province...

Tories lay blueprint for action including public-private partnerships

March 4, 2020

Winnipeg Sun - ...engaged themselves in giving services to others,” said Pallister. This private bent also spilled over into Crown Services where he called on Min. Jeff Wharton to look for ways to enhance the role of the private sector in the sales of alcohol while reducing the red tape for retailers, craft breweries,...

Pallister seeks to make First Nations gaming lounges smoke-free

March 4, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...Wednesday. Pallister issued mandate letters to each of his cabinet ministers this week. One of the directives he issued to Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton, who is responsible for Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, is to prohibit smoking in all gaming facilities. "I'm not proposing to act unilaterally. I...

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