Hugh Mcfadyen

Six-Figure Severance For Manitoba's Premier's Aide

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger's former top adviser walked away from his job with a six-figure severance package, documents released Friday...

Not One Bill Introduced During Fall Session In Manitoba

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Politicians are known as legislators and sit in legislatures, so you might expect them to introduce and debate legislation.But in Manitoba ...

Manitoba Throne Speech Focuses On Health, Education, Crime

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's NDP government will fulfil election promises to hire more doctors, limit class sizes and fight crime, Premier Greg Selinger said...

Manitoba PCs Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Steve Lafleur | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada
Steve Lafleur

Whether or not the NDP deficit reduction plan is manageable, failing to offer an alternative plan along the same timeline was a missed opportunity for the Tories. With chaos caused by out of control public debt in Europe and the U.S., it is hard to imagine that a party pledging to prolong deficits is fiscally responsible.

Manitoba Election: Not So Close After All, Eh?

George Stephenson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada
George Stephenson

Overall, the Conservative campaign had as much chance of catching fire as a soggy log. It was difficult to see any strategy beyond talking about how every Manitoban was in danger of being murdered in their beds. Selinger dubbed McFadyen the Grim Reaper.

Manitoba Tory Leader McFadyen Resigns

CP | Posted 12.04.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Progressive Conservatives will be searching for a new leader after Hugh McFadyen announced his resignation following a disappointi...

Key Issues In Manitoba Election Campaign

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Key issues in Manitoba election:Health care: Voters identified health care as a key issue and parties sparred over how to improve it. The N...

Battleground Winnipeg As Leaders Make Final Push

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - One of Manitoba's most competitive — and one of its nastiest — election campaigns was in its final hours Monday with the two parties du...

Any Voters in Manitoba Still Awake?

Shirley Muir | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
Shirley Muir

The media couldn't even keep its eyes open during the Manitoba election campaign, only occasionally looking below the surface of the promises and policies. Then again, the resurrected NHL Winnipeg Jets were beginning their pre-season games and the Bombers were in first place. The media can only do so much.

Manitoba Debate: Selinger Comes Out Swinging

CP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada

Manitoba NDP Leader Greg Selinger came out swinging in a debate Monday when he called a promise by Progressive Conservative Leader Hugh McFadyen “cr...

Nasty Campaign In 'Friendly Manitoba'

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The licence plates say Friendly Manitoba, but the province's election campaign has turned out to be anything but.From accusations of hidden...

Manitoba Parties Are Ignoring the Real Issues

Steve Lafleur | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada
Steve Lafleur

Manitoba doesn't need the provincial government to provide five new police officers in Brandon, or boutique tax credits aimed at every conceivable demographic group. Politicians need to fundamentally rethink the economic model on which the province operates.

Close Manitoba Race May Favour Incumbents

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada Politics

For the first time in a year, Greg Selinger's New Democrats were leading in the polls. A few hours later, they were trailing the Tories again. D...

Manitoba Race Is A Toss Up

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - With a week to go before Manitoba voters cast their ballots, an Environics poll has found those surveyed were evenly split between the gove...

Manitoba Election: Leaders Talk Schools In First Debate

CP | Posted 11.23.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The men vying to become Manitoba's next premier say the province has to rid itself of the dubious distinction of having the second-highest ...

Manitoba Campaign Begins With Parties Running Neck-And-Neck

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Moments before Premier Greg Selinger officially launched Manitoba's provincial election Tuesday, there were already signs the campaign is l...