Matt Wiebe

NDP candidate in the Concordia Winnipeg race.

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The 2020 Viterra Championship

February 5, 2020

Steinbach Online - Mike McEwen, Reid Carruthers, Derek Samagalski and Colin Hodgson begin defense of the Viterra Championship they won in 2019 at Tundra Oil & Gas Place in Virden on the 4 p.m. draw Wednesday at the Eric Coy Arena in Winnipeg. After a so-so start to the curling season, the West St. Paul foursome is currently ranked fourth in Canada and fifth in the World. McEwen said this season has been a much smoother ride and a lot more stable compared to a pretty chaotic 2019. Combined with that stability, guys seem to be a lot more comfortable in our routines and what we’ve been building. This week it's Mike McEwen turn as his team has a chance to win a second straight Viterra Championship.

The 2020 Viterra Championship

February 5, 2020

Pembina Valley Online - Mike McEwen, Reid Carruthers, Derek Samagalski and Colin Hodgson begin defense of the Viterra Championship they won in 2019 at Tundra Oil & Gas Place in Virden on the 4 p.m. draw Wednesday at the Eric Coy Arena in Winnipeg. After a so-so start to the curling season, the West St. Paul foursome is currently ranked fourth in Canada and fifth in the World. McEwen said this season has been a much smoother ride and a lot more stable compared to a pretty chaotic 2019. Combined with that stability, guys seem to be a lot more comfortable in our routines and what we’ve been building. This week it's Mike McEwen turn as his team has a chance to win a second straight Viterra Championship.

Province orders school divisions to cut management

January 30, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...just divisions that lose a little bit and there’s other divisions that lose a lot," Bedford said. In a scrum Thursday afternoon, New Democrat MLA Matt Wiebe told reporters: "It's incredible frustrating that school divisions are being asked to do more with less." Want to get a head start on your day? Get...

Manitoba Government Providing Small Bump to Education Funding

January 30, 2020

ChrisD - ...the means of taxpayers and live within the means of the ability for Manitobans to pay.” ADVERTISEMENT Visit MBteach.org NDP opposition member Matt Wiebe said the minor funding increase is incredibly frustrating. “Once again we’ve seen a de facto cut to the classrooms in Manitoba.” The...

Manitoba government directs 15 per cent cut to public sector upper management

January 30, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...divisions to live within the means of taxpayers and live within the means of the ability for Manitobans to pay," Goertzen said. Opposition member Matt Wiebe said the minor funding increase is incredibly frustrating. "Once again we've seen a de facto cut to the classrooms in Manitoba." Small divisions...

Manitoba announces small increase to school funding

January 30, 2020

Winnipeg Sun - ...that school divisions keep their increase in property tax to a maximum of 2%. The last two years they have had 100% compliance on this. NDP MLA Matt Wiebe (Concordia) said the so-called funding increase is not in actuality an increase as it does not keep pace with student growth and inflation. “Once...

Manitoba Tories direct 15% cut to overall management levels

January 30, 2020

Winnipeg Sun - ...divisions to live within the means of taxpayers and live within the means of the ability for Manitobans to pay,” Goertzen said. Opposition member Matt Wiebe said the minor funding increase is incredibly frustrating. “Once again we’ve seen a de facto cut to the classrooms in...

A look back at 2019

December 24, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...along with Jeff Wharton in the new constituency of Red River North, which includes East St. Paul. Incumbent NDP MLAs Jim Maloway (Elmwood) and Matt Wiebe (Concordia) were also elected. In Transcona, NDP candidate Nello Altomare unseated incumbent PC candidate Blair Yakimoski by a slim margin of 115...

Pallister says province can save $200M by shopping smarter

October 11, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...said new categories of smart shopping will be added in future years but didn’t provide additional details. In an email, NDP infrastructure critic Matt Wiebe said he’s not convinced government needed to order the private contract to group its purchases. “It shouldn’t take a $12-million dollar...

Gov’t looks at selling off provincially owned Amphibex machines

October 7, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...bit more predictability. The reality is that when we need them, when they need to be in place, we want these machines … to be ready to go,” said Matt Wiebe, the party’s infrastructure critic. The RFI document notes ice-breaking plays an important role in flood prevention on the lower Red River and...

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