Manitoba

Provincial party leaders to square off in live televised debate Aug. 28

Leaders of the Progressive Conservative, NDP, Liberal and Green parties will debate the top issues for Manitoba voters during a live televised broadcast next week.

The joint broadcast will air commercial free on CBC, Global, CTV at 6:10 p.m. CT

Green Leader James Beddome, left, PC Leader Brian Pallister, centre left, Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont, centre right, and NDP Leader Wab Kinew will take part in a live televised debate on Aug. 28. (CBC/The Canadian Press)

Leaders of the Progressive Conservative, NDP, Liberal and Green parties will debate the top issues for Manitoba voters during a live televised broadcast on Aug. 28.

The joint broadcast will air commercial free from 6:10 p.m. CT to 7:00 p.m. on CBC, CTV and Global.

It will be moderated by Joanne Kelly, who is a journalism instructor at Red River College.

The party leaders will answer questions from a panel of three journalists made up of: CBC's Marcy Markusa, CTV's Jeff Keele, and Global/CJOB 680's Richard Cloutier.


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