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Course correction needed at Pallister U June 27, 2020

By: Robert Chernomas and Ian Hudson – MANITOBA Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Joan McKelvey recently ruled that the Manitoba government’s Bill 28, which legislated wage freezes for all public-sector workers, represented “substantial interference” that resulted

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Court strikes down Manitoba’s ‘draconian’ wage freeze bill June 11, 2020

In a major decision, a Manitoba judge threw out controversial legislation Thursday that sought to freeze the wages of more than 100,000 public sector workers. Read the full article here.

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Pallister takes aim at Manitoba’s youth May 29, 2020

Premier Brian Pallister, for reasons known only to him, seems to have declared war on Manitoba’s youth during this pandemic. He has failed to protect the private sector that provides the jobs youth rely upon, and

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MOFA demands accountability, investment in PSE April 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Winnipeg, MB, April 30, 2020   MOFA demands accountability, investment in PSE Rally called for May 1, 12pm – MB Legislature Demand for public education has increased because of the pandemic’s effects on

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Manitoba premier says testing for COVID-19 will triple by end of summer April 29, 2020

The Manitoba government is expanding COVID-19 testing as it prepares to reopen the economy, and is signalling that cost-cutting to limit the pandemic’s effects on the provincial budget may not be as severe as some fear. 

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MOFA Response to Proposed Cuts April 21, 2020

On Thursday April 16, 2020, the Provincial government of Brian Pallister directed the public universities to prepare budgets for the 2020/21 fiscal year with cuts to salaries of 10%, 20% and even 30%, to be submitted

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