Jeff Wharton

PC candidate in the Red River North Southern Manitoba race.

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Manitoba opposition says government may sell downtown Winnipeg mall

December 2, 2019

Global News - ...the mall helps the Crown corporation keep rates low, and any sale would put rates at risk. READ MORE: Feds ask for delay on Portage Place sale Jeff Wharton, the minister of Crown services, says there are no immediate plans to sell the mall and some improvements are being considered to fill 100,000...

Province commits to summit on retail thefts: employees union

November 30, 2019

CTV - ...Michelle Gawronsky said in a statement Friday afternoon that after a meeting with Justice Minister Cliff Cullen and Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton, the province has agreed to a summit. Gawronsky said this summit is something the union has been calling for. She said in the statement the key...

Manitoba commits to retail store theft summit after string of Liquor Mart incidents

November 29, 2019

Global News - ...Union (MGEU) says the commitment was made by the province after the union met with Minister of Justice Cliff Cullen and Minister of Crown Services Jeff Wharton. READ MORE: Manitoba drive to bring down booze thefts may crack down on repeat offenders “We need to make sure appropriate measures are put in...

Province appoints prosecutor to deal exclusively with Liquor Mart bandits

November 28, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - the same time," Gawronsky said. MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Provincial Justice Minister Cliff Cullen (right) and Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton (left) announced the formalization of Operation Safe Streets which is a collaboration between law enforcement partners, in consultation with...

Government’s liquor theft prevention plan falls short, says union prez

November 28, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...greater security at least until some of those other measures can be put in place.” Justice Minister Cliff Cullen and Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton did announce a formalization of discussions with law enforcement partners, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, Crown prosecutors and other stakeholders...

Province announces new initiative to tackle liquor store thefts

November 28, 2019

My Steinbach - ...occurring in Winnipeg continues to be incredibly concerning because everyone should feel safe when they go to work,” said Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton. “Our government is committed to a comprehensive whole-of-government approach to addressing theft, reducing violence, and improving mental health...

Manitoba Justice eyeing effective prosecution for repeat offenders of Liquor Mart thefts

November 28, 2019

CTV - ...feeling overburdened by the number of charges coming forward, but he noted it does take time to deal with the cases. Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton noted controlled entrances to be rolled out at all Liquor Marts in the city will require customers to show valid photo identification to get inside....

Ministers address Liquor Mart thefts at news conference Thursday morning

November 28, 2019

CTV - ...the day after a new security door was installed at a store where a theft turned violent. Justice Minister Cliff Cullen and Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton will speak to reporters about the thefts at 9:30 a.m. CTV News Winnipeg will live stream the event on this website. On Wednesday a worker who was...

Changes to pension rules, MPI claims proposed by Tories

November 27, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...damage payments. The province says that would include disputes over written-off vehicles, coverage issues and liability. Crown Services Minister Jeff Wharton said he expects that change would prevent the need for some court proceedings, speed up resolutions and secure independent judgments. “It moves...

Une employée du magasin d’alcool de Tyndall Park demande plus de sécurité

November 27, 2019

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...pas se rendre au travail dans ce genre de conditions. Tom Lindsey, député provincial néo-démocrate Le ministre des Services de la Couronne, Jeff Wharton, assure que la province et la Société manitobaine des alcools et des loteries travaillent ensemble pour assurer la sécurité des employés. ...

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