News Archive: NDP

Manitoba’s Job Market Shows Net Growth

“FACT CHECK: McFadyen’s Market Electricity Rates Going Through the Roof” NDP

Yesterday, Albertans learned that their “market rates” for electricity will rise by a whopping 50% (“Residential electricity rates in Alberta to jump about 50% in October,” Canadian Press, Sept. 30, 2011). This shocking rate hike followed months of electricity rates “swinging up and down” with the market, leaving Alberta families with unpredictable energy bills that are significantly higher than those enjoyed by Manitoba families. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Manitoba’s Job Market Shows Net Growth

“Seniors, Nurses, Health Care Workers Unite Behind Selinger to Defend Health Care” NDP

“As I talk to Manitobans this campaign, one message is coming through loud and clear: we can’t let the PCs get their hands on our health care,” Premier Greg Selinger told a large crowd concerned about the future of health care in Manitoba. “Mr McFadyen will do what Mr McFadyen has always done. Cuts and privatization are in his political DNA.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Manitoba’s Job Market Shows Net Growth

“Selinger to Expand Best Home Care Program in Canada with Doctors, Nurse Practitioners” NDP

Today’s NDP will expand home care with new hospital home teams to provide specialized services for seniors who would otherwise have to remain in hospital. The expansion will include a team of hospital professionals who will make home visits to seniors with fragile health issues in need of regular monitoring and specialized care, which are currently only available in a hospital. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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