Despite telling Manitobans the Wait Time Reduction Task Force would submit its report by June 30 of this year, the Pallister government has kept its work secret, said NDP Health Critic Matt Wiebe, who today urged the health minister to immediately make its findings and recommendations public.
The Manitoba NDP is proud to confirm Dr. David Suzuki as the guest speaker at the party's Leadership Convention Dinner on Friday, September 15, President David Woodbury announced today.
"Dr. Suzuki is internationally recognized and respected for his work on key environmental issues across the globe," said Woodbury. "His decades-long record of successfully working for environmental and social justice makes him an ideal guest speaker for our Convention."
NDP Urges Pallister and Trudeau Governments to Ensure Water Safety As North Dakota Water Proceeds with two Diversion Projects
With North Dakota gearing up to build two major projects that would allow water to flow from the Missouri River basin into the Red and Assiniboine rivers, the NDP is urging the Pallister and Trudeau governments to intervene to protect Manitoba’s waterways, NDP Environment Critic Rob Altemeyer said today.
NDP calls on Pallister Government to Stop Health-Care Closures; Pallister’s Politically Motivated Cuts Creating Chaos
In light of further evidence today the WRHA is unprepared for the closures of the Victoria General Hospital emergency room and Misericordia Urgent Care Centre, the NDP is calling on the Pallister government to immediately halt its politically motivated cuts to the health-care system.
Pallister’s Political Timeline Damaging Health-Care System: NDP Calls for Halt to Ill-conceived Cuts
Today’s WRHA announcement is an admission they are not prepared for the closure of the Victoria emergency care room and the Misericordia urgent care centre, said NDP Health Critic Matt Wiebe, who called on the government to halt this politically driven exercise.
“Day after day, it is becoming clearer that the government’s agenda is to cut costs not improve patient care,” said Wiebe. “They cut services first and figure out their plans later.”
The Pallister government has snubbed the North again with its announcement this week they will spend millions on water treatment projects in every part of the province except northern Manitoba, NDP MLAs Amanda Lathlin and Tom Lindsey said today.
I'm writing you today about the changes happening in our province. Like many parents, I'm concerned about the cuts being made to public services that families like mine count on. In particular, as a music teacher, I'm really starting to see first-hand how Brian Pallister's agenda is having a negative impact on public education and our childrens' future.
As you may have heard, the Pallister government’s 2017 budget does not include nearly enough funding to cover inflation and the growing needs of the students in our schools.
The Manitoba NDP Leadership 2017 Forums concluded today in Winnipeg following an exciting series of turnouts and performances by the leadership candidates, President David Woodbury said today.
"The Forums have allowed Manitobans to better get to know the candidates," said Woodbury. "I'd like to thank everyone that took part by attending a Forum in-person or watching online."
The Manitoba NDP leadership race featured two exciting debates in Brandon and Gimli this week as Steve Ashton and Wab Kinew passionately shared their visions for the party and Manitoba, President David Woodbury said today.
"Ashton and Kinew both have strong views and exciting ideas about how to move our party forward and address key issues throughout our province," said Woodbury. "All members and those interested are encouraged to watch these debates online, or attend another Forum if they're able in the coming days."
NDP Renews its call on Pallister Government to make Abortion Pill Available for all Women Provincewide at no Charge
The Manitoba NDP is calling on the Pallister government to follow the example of four other provinces and make the abortion pill available at no cost to women in this province, MLA Nahanni Fontaine said today.
“Alberta is the latest province to acknowledge the huge impact this medicine has on women, especially low-income women and those living in remote regions of the province,” Fontaine said. “It is too expensive and too difficult to obtain for many women unless the government ensures it is affordable and accessible.”