WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s Opposition New Democrats said Thursday they plan to delay the province’s proposed carbon tax law which will add just over five cents a litre to the cost of gasoline and drive up the cost other fuels.
The Progressive Conservative government has introduced a bill to enact the tax on Sept. 1, and NDP Leader Wab Kinew said his party will not let the bill become law until sometime after the fall sitting of the legislature begins Oct. 3.
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 – Author, indigenous rights activist and rookie politician Wab Kinew has picked up more endorsements in his bid to become leader of the Manitoba New Democrats.
Former member of Parliament Judy Wasylycia-Leis, former provincial cabinet minister Nancy Allan and Michelle McHale, who dropped out of the leadership race earlier this spring, have all thrown their support behind Kinew’s bid for the party leadership that will be decided in September.
WINNIPEG – When the Manitoba NDP announced it was nominating broadcaster, author and indigenous activist Wab Kinew to run in a Winnipeg riding, it was hailed as a brilliant move that could breathe new life into a party at risk of being swept from power.
Charismatic with a high profile — Kinew’s book “The Reason You Walk” was recently a nominee for the RBC Taylor Prize — his image became the NDP’s home page and the party encouraged people to tweet #ImWithWab.