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Daycare workers added to N.D. vaccination list

May 4, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...the "essential worker cross-border vaccination initiative." JESSICA BOTELHO-URBANSKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES Pictured with Manitoba NDP leader Wab Kinew, Child Care Association executive director Jodie Kehl, right, said a circular from the province sent to its members was "vague." The plan,...

NDP leaders team up to push AgriStability changes

May 4, 2021

Manitoba Cooperator - ...suite of AgriStability changes the federal government has offered. They’ve seen Prairie conservative premiers “delay, delay, delay,” said Wab Kinew, leader of Manitoba’s opposition New Democratic Party. When they’ve acted “it was only a half measure,” he added. Alberta NDP leader...

Official opposition calls for public release of Manitoba’s COVID-19 modelling data

May 4, 2021

CTV - ...to release COVID-19 modelling, saying it will help address pandemic fatigue, and public buy-in to health orders. On Tuesday, Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew and NDP Health Critic Uzoma Asagwara wrote a letter to Manitoba's chief public health officer, requesting a meeting with him to review COVID-19...

NDP calls on gov’t to support, vaccinate teachers, support staff “on the brink”

May 3, 2021

Winnipeg Sun - ...and school worker by this weekend. “Teachers and school support staff have worked tirelessly to teach and protect our children,” said NDP Leader Wab Kinew. “Educators got families through the worst of this pandemic, but now, while there are vaccines sitting in freezers this government is abandoning...

Letters, May 3

May 3, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...a war, Canadians expect their leaders to set aside partisan differences and work for the common good. Both Premier Brian Pallister and NDP Leader Wab Kinew have failed in this expectation. They have used this pandemic as a forum for scoring political points. The atmosphere in the legislature is toxic...

Près de 2 heures d’attente dans les hôpitaux de Winnipeg en mars

May 2, 2021

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...Malgré cette hausse, ils restent inférieurs aux moyennes historiques , spécifie-t-il. Le chef du Nouveau Parti démocratique du Manitoba, Wab Kinew, indique que l’augmentation de ces temps d’attente est inquiétante, alors que le nombre d'infections à la COVID-19 augmente. Ce que nous...

After significant drop, Winnipeg hospital wait times climbing back to pre-pandemic levels

May 2, 2021

CBC Manitoba - ...represent "a really bad scene in our health-care system … especially when you consider the [pandemic's] third wave has arrived in Manitoba," said Wab Kinew. "What we saw in the second wave is we need a strong health-care system to be able to keep our province moving through this pandemic." The...

ALDRICH: Phasing out education tax won’t just help well-to-do

May 1, 2021

Winnipeg Sun - ...Tories when they were trying to hold the NDP accountable. But do try to sift through the stench and use some common sense when you hear NDP Leader Wab Kinew or finance critic Mark Wasyliw wax on about the injustices of those far less unfortunate than them. jaldrich@postmedia.com Twitter: @JoshAldrich03 ...

Education tax rebate moves one step closer

May 1, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...from proceeding to the next stage of the legislative process (public meetings). "Bill 71 is certainly going to create a lot of issues," NDP Leader Wab Kinew said Friday. He said it disproportionately favours the more well-off, and will result in cuts to education for many years in the future. The...

Gobsmacked NDP leader gives Pallister’s cross-border vaccination plan a failing grade

April 30, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...as he listened to premier's news conference Thursday. Read Full Story "You don't need to be a teacher to do the math on this one," NDP Leader Wab Kinew said. "Manitoba has almost twice as many doses of the COVID vaccine as North Dakota," he told reporters. "Because of the Pallister government,...

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