Wab Kinew

Voters Paint Manitoba Blue As PCs End Orange Dynasty

CP | Steve Lambert and China Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada Politics

"The sky is gonna be blue."

How Wab Kinew Went From Rapper To Manitoba NDP Candidate

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2016 | Canada Politics

"When push comes to shove, are you going to find a stronger advocate for indigenous people, for the kids in Attawapiskat? I don't think so."

Manitoba NDP Star Wab Kinew Faces Calls To Be Dumped As Candidate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2016 | Canada Politics

The comments made fun of fat women and called a sport "gay.''

If You Can Make A Difference, Then You Should

Wab Kinew | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Living
Wab Kinew

It is through these examples that I understand leadership -- that it is about service, about helping those in need and about doing the right thing, not for some reward, but simply because it is the right thing to do. As I look around at my province I see other examples of leadership and service.

Manitoba NDP Candidate Apologizes For Derogatory Lyrics

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2016 | Canada Politics

Some political opponents say the 34-year-old's transformation is very recent and came soon before his entry into the political arena.

Wab Kinew's Entry Into Manitoba Politics Could Be Game Changer

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2016 | Canada Politics

Kinew is seeking a nomination for the governing New Democrats in the Fort Rouge constituency in Winnipeg.

Shawn Atleo's Possible Successor

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Politics

A high-profile activist may run to replace Shawn Atleo as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). Wab Kinew, director of indigenous ...

Honour the Apology: Fasting for My Father, a Residential School Survivor

Wab Kinew | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Politics
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I was at my childhood home on the reserve when I heard the news -- my father and uncles were likely part of one of these "nutritional experiments," and one with clearly adverse side-effects at that. I felt as though a little piece of history reached out and punched me in the gut. Some friends and I have put out a call to Canadians to shed some of this negativity by uniting across cultural and religious lines. We are calling our gatherings (to be held today at noon) "Honour The Apology." To be clear, the Residential School era is not just "Native history." It is Canadian history. It is OUR history.

WATCH: Idle No More On HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Idle No More was sparked by the Conservative government's Bill C-45 legislation that makes it easier to lease reserve land, but the movement includes ...