PCs used untendered contract to kill Manitoba’s public air ambulance service, sell to company with PC ties

PCs used untendered contract to kill Manitoba’s public air ambulance service, sell to company with PC tiesTREATY 1 TERRITORY, WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba Liberals say the PCs used an untendered contract to kill off Lifeflight, a 35-year public air ambulance company that served rural and Northern Manitoba, and have handed the business to an Alberta company, STARS, whose “Director of Development” is Colleen Mayer, a former PC Minister who was defeated…

Remote learning not forced homeschooling: Liberals back #SafeSeptemberMB

Remote learning not forced homeschooling: Liberals back #SafeSeptemberMBTreaty 1 Territory, Winnipeg, MB - Manitoba Liberals are backing the calls of Safe September Manitoba, a coalition of concerned parents, teachers and educators who have given the Pallister PCs back-to-school plans a failing grade. At the top of the list is making sure students can get public education at home and ensuring the $85.4-million…

Statement from Dougald Lamont, Leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party and MLA for St. Boniface, in response to the PCs financial support to Manitobans receiving monthly benefits under the disability category of EIA: “Providing a one-time $200 payment to people living with disabilities on income assistance is welcome, but totally inadequate. Under the PCs and…

Manitoba Liberals nominate Charles Huband for Portage la Prairie

Manitoba Liberals nominate Charles Huband for Portage la PrairieWINNIPEG – Manitoba Liberals announce today the nomination of former Manitoba Liberal Party leader Charles Huband for Portage la Prairie in the 2019 provincial election. Huband brings a wealth of law and political experience to the Manitoba Liberal Party team. He served as a civil litigation lawyer for Richardson & Company from 1957 – 1976.…

Manitoba Liberals propose Manitoba Business Development Bank

Manitoba Liberals propose Manitoba Business Development BankManitoba Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont announced today a Manitoba Liberal government will create a publicly-owned Manitoba Business Development Bank (MBDB) as the cornerstone of their economic growth strategy. Lamont said the MBDB is needed because many businesses and entrepreneurs in Manitoba have trouble getting access to capital and have to take out costly loans instead…

Liberals demand the release of investigation findings into Portage la Prairie elder care home

Liberals demand the release of investigation findings into Portage la Prairie elder care homeMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen Manitoba Liberals today are asking for the release of a promised report into the alleged unacceptable treatment of elderly patients at the Lions Prairie Manor personal care home in Portage la Prairie. Manitoba Liberal Health Critic, Jon Gerrard rose in the Legislature on May 10 and tabled his report “Treating…