Provincial Election 2011 Articles

Katz to Provincial Party Leaders: Fix Our Roads

Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz called on the provincial candidates Tuesday to make infrastructure spending a priority in the election. Joined by the president of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities, Katz said the campaign promises so far neglect basic infrastructure...

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Mobile Advance Polls Setup for Flood Evacuees

Elections Manitoba is taking into account the many residents who are still displaced due to flooding this past spring. To assist residents in casting their ballot away from home, mobile advance voting stations in Winnipeg and Gimli motels will be setup for Interlake...

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McFadyen Promises $5M for Osborne House

Manitoba's Progressive Conservatives would invest $5 million into building a new facility for Osborne House. Watch: Leader Hugh McFadyen announced Monday the new home would improve public safety and provide for the much-needed $1 million in renovations for Manitoba's...

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NDP Pledges $12.5M for New Indoor Soccer Complex, Fields

Greg Selinger's NDP committed on Monday to build a new indoor soccer complex in north Winnipeg and nine new synthetic grass soccer fields across the city over the next four years. Speaking at the Winnipeg Indoor Soccer Complex at the University of Manitoba, Selinger...

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Provincial Election Campaign Promises — Weekend Roundup

Greg Selinger -- NDP While in Brandon, the NDP promised to add another ambulance to the road, and expand home care at a cost of $190,000. Also in Brandon, party leader Greg Selinger pledged 2,500 new private-sector rental housing units across the province to increase...

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Advance Polls Opening for Provincial Election

By David Klassen Advance voting in the provincial election opens today across the province. Manitobans unable to vote on October 4 can cast their ballot early at numerous locations until Saturday, October 1. There are approximately 300 advance voting locations...

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McFadyen Pledges $3.9M to Upgrade St. James Civic Centre

By Sarah Klein Progressive Conservative leader Hugh McFadyen made improving the St. James Civic Centre one of his campaign commitments on Friday. McFadyen said the PCs will invest $3.9 million into the centre to include a second ice rink, provide a new home to the St....

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Selinger Promises New MRI Machine for Grace Hospital

Manitoba's NDP will provide the Grace Hospital with a new MRI machine if re-elected on October 4. Premier Greg Selinger said Friday the hospital would be expanded, building on a new ACCESS Centre and emergency room currently under construction. The MRI -- at a cost of...

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Progressive Conservatives Aim to Clean Up Lake Winnipeg

Contrary to the political attack ads, Hugh McFadyen says he will actually clean up Lake Winnipeg. The Progressive Conservative Party leader said Thursday his government would reduce phosphorus flows into the lake from Manitoba sources by 20% from current levels by...

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