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Former premier suggests she may step down as Manitoba PC leader earlier than expected

Former Manitoba premier Heather Stefanson may step down as leader of the Progressive Conservatives sooner than expected.

Man from Manitoba First Nation dead after going to fight in Ukraine, chief says

A northern Manitoba man, known for his caring and compassionate nature, has died after going to fight alongside the Ukrainian army, his family said Tuesday.

Pause on provincial gas tax to start New Year's Day: Manitoba finance minister

The Manitoba government is looking to start a fuel-tax holiday for motorists on Jan. 1 and keep it in place for at least six months.

Ads opposing landfill search 'deeply regrettable,' says Manitoba PC cabinet minister who lost seat

A Manitoba cabinet minister defeated in Tuesday's provincial election says the Progressive Conservative party she has served for years took a hard-right pivot during the election campaign, and now needs to address an identity crisis.

Manitoba NDP holds rally, Liberals pledge newcomer supports in campaign trail's final days

Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew rallied supporters on the final Sunday of the provincial election campaign, while Progressive Conservative Leader Heather Stefanson continued to stay out of the media spotlight.

Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont reflects on vital role smaller party plays in Manitoba politics

After years of working behind the scenes in politics, Dougald Lamont now has five years of experience as a member of the Manitoba Legislature member and six years at the helm of the provincial Liberals. He admits it has been a learning curve.

Wab Kinew's unlikely path from rapper, reporter to politician vying to be next Manitoba premier

Wab Kinew's path as a young man, including several brushes with the law and some convictions, did not appear a likely path to politics. But as he entered his 30s, he decided political office might be where he could make a difference.

Manitoba PC Leader Heather Stefanson reflects on warming up to the spotlight

Despite her 23 years as a politician — and almost two as Manitoba's first female premier — Heather Stefanson says she is still getting used to the public spotlight. She is more accustomed to working in the background.

Heather Stefanson expected to officially launch Manitoba election campaign Tuesday

Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson is expected to call an election Tuesday in a bid for a third consecutive Progressive Conservative majority. Opinion polls suggest it will be an uphill battle.

Potential strike by civil servants could be next labour battle in Manitoba

The union that represents 11,000 Manitoba civil servants is planning a strike vote after negotiations appear to have stalled on the issue of wages.