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Greens vow to decriminalize illicit drugs

September 21, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...for MLA in the Fort Rouge constituency, coming in third behind Progressive Conservative candidate Edna Nabess and the New Democrat winner, leader Wab Kinew. The Greens have yet to win a seat at any level of government in Manitoba. "I get another kick at the can," an optimistic Beddome said. When...

NDP lost, so why is Kinew smiling?

September 20, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...the cameras? Maybe, but maybe not. The speeches last week on provincial election night provided insight into the major parties and their leaders. Wab Kinew, whose New Democratic Party was soundly defeated by the incumbent Progressive Conservatives, seemed overjoyed at the results, perhaps more so even...

NDP urged to reconnect with rural Manitoba

September 19, 2019

The Producer - Premier Brian Pallister and the PC party won 36 seats, double the 18 seats won by the NDP. The Tories easily returned to power, mostly because of NDP weakness in rural parts of the province. ADVERTISEMENTThat’s a drastic change from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, when the NDP routinely won seats in rural Manitoba and were in power for about 30 of the last 50 years. If it wants to regain rural voters, it needs to emphasize good governance and sensible policies. “I hate to say that … (but) I think the NDP has to think outside the box (of) Winnipeg.”To regain the trust of rural voters, the NDP needs pragmatic solutions for issues in small towns across the province.

Progressive Conservatives win second consecutive majority – The Uniter

September 19, 2019

The Uniter (UofW) - ...party status. Numerous elected members of the legislative assembly studied at the University of Winnipeg, including Nello Altomare, Uzoma Asagwara, Wab Kinew, Cindy Lamoureux, Andrew Micklefield, Bernadette Smith and Rochelle Squires. While issues surrounding post-secondary education were not front and...

Manitoba Tory Accused of Showing Naked Photos to Assistant to Remain in Caucus

September 19, 2019

ChrisD - ...for his actions and was sorry for any offence it caused. He added that he had participated in workplace sensitivity training. Opposition NDP Leader Wab Kinew declined to comment but said the victim should not be forgotten in these discussions. “I hope that person is made whole throughout all of...

MLA to remain in caucus after nude photo shown to assistant

September 18, 2019

CTV - ...for his actions and was sorry for any offence it caused. He added that he had participated in workplace sensitivity training. Opposition NDP Leader Wab Kinew declined to comment but said the victim should not be forgotten in these discussions. "I hope that person is made whole throughout all of this." ...

Eliminating plastic bags on PC to-do list

September 18, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...waste stream, as I mentioned, and the common misconception is they eventually break down, but this can take up to thousands of years." NDP Leader Wab Kinew said his party would support a move away from single-use plastic bags, but he wasn't sure how committed Pallister is to the notion. "I’m...

Manitoba Tory accused of showing naked photos to assistant to remain in caucus

September 18, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...for his actions and was sorry for any offence it caused. He added that he had participated in workplace sensitivity training. Opposition NDP Leader Wab Kinew declined to comment but said the victim should not be forgotten in these discussions. “I hope that person is made whole throughout all of...

Manitoba wants to develop safety program for downtown Winnipeg

September 18, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...doesn’t personally view it as a solution. “I don’t think the answer to addiction or meth is to provide more meth,” he said. But NDP leader Wab Kinew said any downtown Winnipeg safety strategy should include a harm-reduction component to target meth and other illicit drugs. “What we’ve heard...

Pallister Promises Plastic Bag Ban, Liquor Delivery and More in Second Term

September 18, 2019

ChrisD - ...toxic single-use plastics. Retailers such as Sobeys have already promised to move toward a nationwide ban on bags. Manitoba Opposition NDP Leader Wab Kinew said people would like to see other plastic items, such as straws, banned as well. He also said he doubted Pallister would follow through on the...

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