NDP will continue to prioritize children’s needs, work in partnership with communities: Lathlin

Nothing is more important than providing children and youth with the best opportunities to succeed, especially those facing the additional challenge of being in care. Our NDP team is focused on proactive solutions that will ensure children in care get the supports they need in school and in the community, Amanda Lathlin, Today’s NDP candidate for The Pas said today.

Fort Rouge MLA Jennifer Howard Not Seeking Re-Election

Fort Rouge MLA Jennifer Howard announced today that she has decided not to seek re-election in the upcoming provincial election.

"I’ve been honoured to serve as the MLA for Fort Rouge these past nine years,” said Howard. “I’m indebted to my family and to the many people from the community who’ve met with me, volunteered at community events with me, and helped me be the best possible advocate for the families I represent.”

Howard was elected Member of the Legislative Assembly for Fort Rouge in 2007 and re-elected in 2011.

Latest Stats Can Jobs Numbers Show Manitoba's Economy is on the Right Track

Information released today by Statistics Canada show that Manitoba is creating jobs faster than any other province, thanks to the Manitoba NDP's solid economic plan.

"We put regular hardworking families first, and our number one priority is keeping Manitobans working and creating new job opportunities here at home," said party leader Greg Selinger. "Our investments into economic stimulus, infrastructure, and skills training are showing real results for families."