Greg Selinger

Manitoba's Troubled Premier Must Pay To Keep Leadership

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - If an internal revolt and rock-bottom poll numbers weren't enough, embattled Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger found out Tuesday he'll have to...

Not Exactly Ms. Popular

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is ending 2014 with her approval rating essentially unchanged — but her ranking still lands her among the least popular p...

Embattled Premier's Approval Rating Absurdly Low: Poll

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - A new opinion poll suggests Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger's approval rating is at an all-time low.Only 17 per cent of respondents to the A...

Manitoba NDP Council Allows Premier To Keep Job During Leadership Race

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Embattled Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger received the green light Saturday to continue to sit in the premier's chair while also running as ...

Pressure Mounts On Premier To Step Down

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger faced increasing pressure Thursday to step down while he faces a leadership challenge that will culminate in...

Embattled Premier Lives To Fight Another Day

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's troubled NDP government survived a non-confidence motion in the legislature Monday, despite divisions within caucus.None of the ...

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 12.09.2014 | 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...