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Protesters ignore social distancing protocol, call for end to COVID-19 restrictions

May 9, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ... An unidentified person holds signs criticizing the World Health Organization. (Daniel Crump / Winnipeg Free Press) A spokesperson for NDP leader Wab Kinew said the party had "decided not to comment on this story." One provincial leader had a more direct message to protesters. "If you want to protect...

Province announces layoffs during fiscal update release

May 4, 2020

CTV - ...because they don't know how long the casinos will be closed for. ‘THE BIGGEST SINGLE-DAY BUDGET CUT IN MANITOBA’S HISTORY’ NDP Leader Wab Kinew criticized the province’s decision. “Not only are they cutting jobs in a crisis, the Pallister Conservatives are misrepresenting the facts to...

Province’s push for big cuts results in 2.2% workforce reduction

May 4, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...that resulted from wide-ranging closures to non-essential businesses in the weeks after the first COVID-19 cases were identified. NDP Leader Wab Kinew suggested the government workforce reductions could hurt the province's economic recovery. (John Woods/The Canadian Press) NDP Leader Wab Kinew...

Manitoba Legislature to reconvene next week

April 30, 2020

CTV - ...p.m. and a debate on government issues in the afternoon. MANITOBA NDP PLANS TO DEBATE JOB CUTS In a news release on Wednesday, Manitoba NDP leader Wab Kinew said he plans to bring up the thousands of job losses and wage reductions in the question period and during the Estimates process of the Budget...

COVID-19 : le NPD et les libéraux condamnent les compressions de Brian Pallister

April 30, 2020

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...de Périgny (accéder à la page de l'auteur) Tandis qu'un déconfinement progressif s'amorce au Manitoba, le chef de l’opposition officielle, Wab Kinew du NPD, et le chef du Parti libéral du Manitoba, Dougald Lamont, dénoncent les compressions envisagées dans le secteur public et auprès des...

House expected to reopen soon

April 28, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...be for long. "We would expect there to be some scheduled sitting days and committees soon," Goertzen said in an email late Monday. NDP leader Wab Kinew said Tuesday that the Pallister government cuts have left more than 5,000 Manitobans out of work in the last two months and worries more cuts are to...

Winnipeg Free Press

April 24, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...of keeping in touch with and keeping on top of all these critical issues." Life has changed for the leader of the Opposition. Before COVID-19, Wab Kinew would get up early, go for a run, walk his children to where they catch the school bus and then head to the legislature to meet with his staff to...

Provincial government memo suggests layoff threat hanging over civil-service

April 22, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...will be used as a "last resort," the memo warned. MIKE DEAL / FREE PRESS FILES "That's a brutal negotiating tactic," NDP Opposition Leader Wab Kinew said Wednesday. "That's a brutal negotiating tactic," NDP Opposition Leader Wab Kinew said Wednesday after calling for the house to reconvene so...

Province offers loans of up to $6,000 for businesses not getting help from Ottawa

April 22, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...step to help address some of those gaps," Alward said. "The $6,000 will help but it’s not going to be a solution." Manitoba NDP Opposition leader Wab Kinew said the loan program fails to address immediate challenges for business owners and raised concerns over the exclusionary criteria. "Every week...

Government 2.0: Crisis response, or a play toward a leaner post-pandemic Manitoba?

April 21, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...Press) This innocuous appraisal does not sit well with Manitoba's opposition leader. "To me this is Shock Doctrine stuff," said NDP leader Wab Kinew, referring to the 2007 Naomi Klein book about the use of disasters to justify radical changes to government policy. The most famous example of that...

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