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Biggest Hydro users threaten to unplug economy

April 16, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...industry and post-pandemic production scheduling are already beginning to direct critical resources elsewhere," the submission stated. NDP Leader Wab Kinew said he was not surprised by MIPUG's reaction to the bill, given that it completely undermines the PUB and a regulatory process that has served...

Union claims ‘huge win’ as court approves arbitration for MGEU contract

April 15, 2021

Winnipeg Sun - ...the Pallister government has much of a leg to stand on when it comes to denying arbitration for those Hydro workers,” said NDP Opposition Leader Wab Kinew The NDP has designated Bill 16, the Labour Relations Amendment Act, to be held until the fall sitting due to its impacts on negotiations....

Court ruling could force province to pay civil servants more

April 15, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...also lamented that there had not been more time for bargaining before the MGEU applied for arbitration under the Civil Service Act. NDP Leader Wab Kinew described the appeal court ruling in the legislature as "a win for thousands of families across our province." Afterwards, he said the court...

Tories on side with $600K child-care report

April 14, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...It will be hard to predict what that economy looks like." She noted Manitoba has the second-lowest parent fees in the country. NDP Leader Wab Kinew said the KPMG report is "about privatization and raising parent fees." "What it’s not about, however, is early childhood education. What it’s...

Manitoba will hold off on boosting child-care fees for now, despite consultant’s proposal

April 13, 2021

CBC Manitoba - ...supposedly growing number of children waiting for child care. As of August 2020, 18,028 children were on the wait list for child care, NDP Leader Wab Kinew said, citing a document his party obtained. It's an increase from more than 16,000 children at last check. Squires, however, called the wait list...

Opposition take aim at Early Learning Child-Care review

April 13, 2021

Winnipeg Sun - ...August, 2020. “The fact the government won’t tell you the number of what the wait list is today is very telling,” said NDP Opposition Leader Wab Kinew. “It tells you the child care system just isn’t working for so many thousands of families right across this great province.” He said the...

Le gouvernement incité à augmenter les frais de garde d’enfants des plus riches

April 13, 2021

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...ce qui inclut de meilleurs salaires pour attirer et retenir du personnel qualifié. De son côté, le chef du NPDNouveau Parti démocratique , Wab Kinew, dit craindre que le gouvernement prépare le terrain pour un système de garde d’enfant qui sera géré comme une entreprise. Nous devrions avoir...

Parent-based funding urged in new report

April 13, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...increase the price of child care in the long term. "This is a pretty worrying look ahead at child care in Manitoba," said Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew, adding the findings appear to be pretext to justify "what is really an ideological decision." maggie.macintosh@freepress.mb.ca Twitter:...

Make higher-income families pay more for child-care spaces, Manitoba government told in review

April 12, 2021

CBC Manitoba - ...government plans to make more child-care programs eligible to become licensed facilities and expand which providers can receive grants. NDP Leader Wab Kinew said he's worried the government is setting the stage for a child-care system that's run like a business. "We should have a government that's...

Premier deflects, health minister defers

April 12, 2021

Winnipeg Free Press - ...couldn’t provide information about the province’s immunization rollout. In the legislature, Pallister changed the subject when NDP Leader Wab Kinew pointedly asked, "What's the plan to expedite the vaccine rollout?" Instead of answering the question, he expressed frustration at media reporting...

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