NDP Calls for New Emergency Room

Winnipeg, MB — St. Boniface NDP Candidate Blandine Tona, alongside NDP Leader Wab Kinew and Health Critic Andrew Swan, called for the building of a new Emergency Room at the St. Boniface Hospital, and pledged her support for training and hiring more nurses.

“The Pallister government’s deep cuts to our healthcare system, including closing three Winnipeg ERs, has caused chaos for front line workers, patients and families,” said Tona. “The NDP is the only party able to stand up to Pallister’s healthcare cuts - and we are saying loud and clear St.Boniface Hospital needs a new ER.”

Manitoba NDP Wraps Successful 2018 Convention

Brandon, MB - The Manitoba NDP 2018 Convention wrapped up today as delegates met in Brandon to focus on building towards the 2020 election and making Brian Pallister a one-term premier.

Throughout Convention 2018, delegates expressed opposition to Pallister’s heath care and education cuts that hurt Manitoba families and seniors. Resolutions were passed rejecting two-tier American-style privatized health care, calling for improved support for those dealing with addictions and mental health, condemning Pallister’s plan to close emergency rooms and urgent care centres and supporting a national universal pharmacare program.

Convention 2018 Dinner

Last week we announced Ryan Meili, the newly elected leader of the Saskatchewan NDP, will be our guest speaker at our Convention Dinner on Saturday, May 5 in Brandon!

Ryan Meili is a family doctor, teacher, community builder, and the MLA for Saskatoon Meewasin. For years, he has worked to build healthier communities across Saskatchewan and around the world. He is a passionate advocate for smart, fair, and forward-thinking policy that recognizes that we all do better when everyone has a chance to succeed.