Brian Pallister

Poll suggests low levels of satisfaction over Prairie premiers handling of pandemic

Dec 29, 2020 | 11:32am

A new poll suggests the premiers of Canada’s three Prairie provinces are lagging counterparts from the rest of the country when it comes to how local residents feel they are managing the COVID-19 pandemic. The poll from Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies found 30 per cent of respondents in Alberta were satisfied with […]

Manitoba premier will commit $2.5 million if Winnipeg chosen as CFL hub

Jul 20, 2020 | 1:11pm

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government says it will commit $2.5 million to help Winnipeg serve as the hub city for Canadian Football League games if the season should go ahead. Premier Brian Pallister says the city is in good shape because of its low COVID-19 numbers, and holding the games would boost the hard-hit tourism […]

SaskPower providing assistance to storm-struck Manitoba

Oct 14, 2019 | 2:54pm

Help is on the way from a neighbouring province following a winter storm that has knocked out power for thousands of homes and buildings in Manitoba. SaskPower has confirmed they are supporting Manitoba Hydro through their mutual assistance agreement. Along with materials and equipment, 23 SaskPower employees will be assisting restoration efforts in Manitoba. In […]

Conservatives reclaim majority in Manitoba, Liberals lose party status

Sep 11, 2019 | 5:27am

The Progressive Conservatives held onto majority power in Manitoba, however finishing with several seats fewer than the record-40 they won last time to end nearly 20 years of NDP power. Premier elect Brian Pallister won his second majority government in Tuesday’s election with promises to carry on with tax reductions and streamlining health care. Pallister […]

Voting Day in Manitoba; Pallister seeking second term

Sep 10, 2019 | 7:47am

Brian Pallister is seeking a second mandate for his Progressive Conservatives in the Manitoba election today with a to-do list that includes further cost cuts and reduced taxes. Pallister won 40 of 57 seats, the largest majority government in Manitoba in a century, in 2016 after the former NDP government raised the provincial sales tax […]

Manitoba citizens to go to the polls September 10

Aug 12, 2019 | 3:29pm

Manitoba’s provincial election campaign is officially underway as Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister seeks a second mandate. Pallister visited the lieutenant-governor on Monday to start a 29-day campaign that will culminate with the vote on Sept. 10. The election was to be held Oct. 6, 2020, but earlier this years Pallister moved up the date […]