NDP Environment Critic Rob Altemeyer today introduced a bill in the Manitoba Legislature that would help protect the province’s lakes and wetlands and help mitigate the effects of flooding.
The NDP is calling on the Pallister government on World Water Day to be honest about its “Red Tape” bill, which weakens reviews that safeguard Manitoba’s drinking water, said NDP Environment Critic Rob Altemeyer. While mandatory testing of water continues, the government is relaxing how frequently the systems that treat and distribute our drinking water are subject to reassessment, Altemeyer said.
Interim Leader Flor Marcelino and President David Woodbury Congratulate New Democrats for a Successful Convention 2017
Interim Leader Flor Marcelino and President David Woodbury thank New Democrats and over 550 delegates from across the province for a successful Convention 2017.
Delegates gathered in Winnipeg this weekend to consider 150 policy resolutions on the issues that matter most to Manitobans, including jobs & the economy, health care, education, and environmental protections, as well as amendments to the party constitution.
The Pallister government has turned its back on workers by blocking an NDP bill that would have required the province to recognize and honour the constitutional right to collective bargaining, Labour Critic Tom Lindsey said today.
“All families benefit from the workplace advances that have been won through collective bargaining over many years in Manitoba,” Lindsey said. “But this government wants to tear up contracts and roll back those advances. This is completely disrespectful to workers, to families and to all Manitobans.”
My Fellow New Democrat,
It’s my pleasure to extend an invitation to you to attend a Federal Candidate Mixer at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (300 Memorial Blvd) on Friday, March 17, 2017.
To purchase tickets online, please visit secure.todaysndp.mb.ca/convention2017/fundraiser/register.asp
Starting at 6:30 p.m., this special event will kick off the Manitoba NDP’s 2017 Convention, and is a unique opportunity to engage the federal leadership race and meet your federal leadership candidates.