WINNIPEG – Former Manitoba premier Greg Selinger is apologizing — but declining calls from his own leader to resign — after numerous women have come forward alleging one of his former cabinet ministers sexually harassed them.
Several women who worked with Stan Struthers, an NDP cabinet minister from 2003 to 2014, say he tickled them, groped them or made sexual remarks.
WINNIPEG – Another former Manitoba government employee says she was groped and sexually harassed by a longtime NDP cabinet minister.
Shannon Van Raes told The Canadian Press she worked with Stan Struthers in 2010 when he was agriculture minister. She said that on a flight to an announcement, Struthers asked if she liked being tickled.
WINNIPEG – The woman at the centre of 14-year-old allegations of domestic violence against Manitoba NDP leadership candidate Wab Kinew says she was thrown across a room and left with rug burn on her legs.
In an interview with The Canadian Press Thursday, Tara Hart said she had been dating Kinew for about two years while they were in university.
WINNIPEG — NDP leadership hopeful Wab Kinew has landed the support of three prominent unions.
The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505, Canadian Union of Public Employees – Manitoba, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2085 have endorsed Kinew to be the party’s next leader.
WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s Opposition New Democrats retained their safest seat — the Point Douglas constituency in inner-city Winnipeg — in a byelection Tuesday night, but by a much narrower margin than in previous races.
When all poll results were in, New Democrat candidate Bernadette Smith had captured 44 per cent of the vote in a seat where the NDP had never previously scored less than 52 per cent.