Greg Selinger

Premier Sorry For Not Telling Truth About Free NHL Ticket

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger apologized Friday for misleading the legislature about a National Hockey League ticket he received, but he s...

Selinger Makes Throne Speech Amid Revolt

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger promised new help for post-secondary students, a faster highway speed limit, and new restrictions on tanning...

Fighting For His Political Life

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger is fighting for his political life as he enters a new legislature session Thursday with an open revolt in hi...

Embattled Manitoba Premier Wins A Round

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Embattled Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger won a round in the battle over his leadership Saturday, as the provincial NDP executive agreed to ...

Embattled Premier Punishes 5 Ex-Ministers Who Questioned Leadership

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger has penalized six members of his caucus who openly challenged his leadership — the latest twist in a battl...

Embattled Premier's Big 'Advantage'

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's governing New Democrats are wrestling with a political puzzle — how to hold a leadership race in which one candidate is the pr...

Call Election, Embattled Premier Urged

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.14.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - One of Manitoba's longest-serving cabinet ministers says the NDP can continue to govern the province during a leadership contest that could...

Manitoba's Embattled Premier To Face Party Vote

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Embattled Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger will face a party leadership vote at the provincial NDP's annual convention in March — the end r...

5 Manitoba Cabinet Ministers Quit

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Five senior Manitoba cabinet ministers resigned Monday over concerns their leader had stopped listening to them and were quickly replaced b...

Manitoba Premier Could Face Leadership Review

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The future of embattled Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger remained unclear Wednesday as some of his caucus members said they support both him ...

Manitoba Premier Won't Step Down

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Greg Selinger vowed Tuesday to stay on as Manitoba premier despite open challenges from some of his senior cabinet ministers and a clear in...

Manitoba Premier Has To Decide Whether To Stay: Ex-Minister

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The future of Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger was questioned Monday as a former colleague said he should consider resigning.Becky Barrett, a...

Manitoba Tories Have Peaked: Poll

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - A new opinion poll suggests continuing troubles for Manitoba's NDP government, and a possible plateau for the Opposition Progressive Conser...

Floods Hit Manitoba's Oil Industry HARD

CBC | Posted 09.13.2014 | Canada Business

Wet weather and flooding in Manitoba is hitting the oil industry hard. Much of the province's oil patch is in the same area, inundated with water fr...

State Of Emergency, As Military Called In

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

WINNIPEG - Manitoba is preparing to deliberately flood a swath of land and threaten 150 homes as it struggles to contain a torrent of flood water comi...

Why Is Question Period Full of Fifth Graders?

Will Braun | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada
Will Braun

Why can't the premier and the leader of the opposition demand that their MLAs refrain from heckling, name-calling, inane repetition and unnecessarily charged language? That would at least bring them up to the level of civility expected in any fifth grade classroom. Maybe we can turn question period into something worthy of attendance.

So Long And Thanks For Everything

CP | Steve Lambert and China Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Living

WINNIPEG - Polar bears and planes, pirouettes and Pooh featured prominently as Prince Charles and his wife Camilla spent the last day of their four-da...

Manitoba New Democrats Struggling: Poll

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - A new opinion poll suggests Manitoba's governing New Democrats are still struggling, while the Liberals appear to have momentum.The Probe R...

Canada's Most, Least Popular Premiers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Politics

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is still the most popular provincial leader in the country, a new poll suggests. But the latest quarterly survey fro...

Time For B.C. To Say Sayonara To The Senate

Jordan Bateman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

The best thing for B.C. is to join Saskatchewan and Manitoba and call for the abolition of the Senate. Premier Clark, deep down, knows this. In her 2011 leadership campaign, she was clear: "We don't really need a Senate." Since then, the Senate's reputation has only worsened, as new scandals and criminal charges tear away any credibility that once resided in the Upper Chamber.

Poll Suggests This Premier Could Be In Serious Trouble

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada Politics

A new poll suggests Greg Selinger's NDP government in Manitoba is in serious trouble just as a controversy from 2012 explodes. The survey, conducte...

Premier BOOTS Former Minister

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger booted one of his members from the NDP caucus Tuesday after she openly challenged the premier and accused hi...

Biggest Provincial Winners, Losers In 2013

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

How did Canada's 20 premiers and opposition leaders fare in 2013? Below, their report cards. (A+) One provincial leader gets top marks for 2013, an...

Conflict In Manitoba Legislature Heats Up

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's opposition parties are calling for an inquiry and the ousting of an NDP MLA from caucus after Premier Greg Selinger admitted he ...

Western Union

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

WINNIPEG - Canada's western premiers say bullying is a serious issue and all provinces and territories need to find ways to tackle the new dimension t...