Hugh McFadyen Articles

Tories Would Utilize GPS to Track Sex Offenders

Conservative leader Hugh McFadyen pledged Wednesday to create a program that would monitor dangerous sex offenders after they're released back into the community from incarceration. Speaking at a park in Waverley Heights, McFadyen said the around-the-block monitoring...

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Provincial Election to Officially be Called This Morning

Manitoba's 40th provincial election will officially be called today after Premier Greg Selinger visits Lieutenant Governor Philip Lee this morning. Selinger will walk from the legislature to Government House at 10:30 a.m. as part of a planned photo-op. From there, the...

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Tories Would Expand Provincial Fitness Tax Credit

The provincial Conservatives would expand the fitness tax credit to all families if elected. On Monday, leader Hugh McFadyen made the announcement while speaking at the YM-YWCA in Kirkfield Park. The expanded provincial credit would include several expenses associated...

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McFadyen Would Implement Home Reno. Tax Credit

Manitoba's Progressive Conservatives would introduce a permanent home renovation tax credit if elected on October 4. Leader Hugh McFadyen said Friday the credit would stimulate the province's economy and would benefit Manitoba families. “Nearly half of all homes in...

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McFadyen Promises Extra Child Care Benefit

The provincial Conservatives would implement a universal child care benefit to support children ages six to 12 if elected. Speaking at a family's home in south Winnipeg Thursday afternoon, party leader Hugh McFadyen said the program would pay families with children in...

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McFadyen Throws Rally, Promises Boost to Health Care

The Progressive Conservatives kicked off their campaign Tuesday evening to the cheers of roughly 400 party supporters. Watch: Leader Hugh McFadyen said little in the form of policy, but did speak during the 45-minute rally to energize the crowd at the Viscount Gort...

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McFadyen’s Campaign Ads Hit the Web

Manitoba Tory leader Hugh McFadyen is countering an NDP attack ad with a similar approach in new Conservative ads set for the airwaves next week. Watch: Premier Greg Selinger's NDP have been running attack ads on McFadyen for several weeks, drawing the first sword in...

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PC Party Deciding St. Norbert Candidate

By Tyler Sutherland The PC Party of Manitoba will hold its St. Norbert nominee meeting tonight. Two candidates are vying to become the next MLA in the riding: Chuck Davidson and Karen Velthuys. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., with voting and candidate speeches...

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Selinger Government Brings Something for Everybody

The Manitoba NDP government delivered their 11th Speech from the Throne Monday afternoon and it didn't take the opposition long to pounce. Official Opposition Leader Hugh McFadyen says he is disappointed to see yet another NDP Throne Speech with no new ideas and no...

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Manitoba Tories Roll Out 2011 Election Platform

By Brian Schultz Manitoba's Progressive Conservative Party announced the first big item as part of their 2011 election platform on Tuesday. Joined at a news conference by Health Critic Myrna Driedger, Leader Hugh McFadyen said that a PC government will fund the cost...

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