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Legislation would make Louis Riel honorary first premier of Manitoba

Legislation would make Louis Riel honorary first premier of Manitoba

Nov 24, 2023 | 5:02am
Métis leader Louis Riel will be recognized as Manitoba’s honorary first premier if a bill put before the legislature Thursday is passed into law. The honorary designation is in recognition of the man who led a provisional government in what is now Manitoba and led the way for the province to join Confederation in 1870, […]
Wab Kinew to be sworn in as Manitoba premier along with new NDP cabinet

Wab Kinew to be sworn in as Manitoba premier along with new NDP cabinet

Oct 18, 2023 | 7:40am
Manitoba’s new premier, Wab Kinew, is scheduled to be sworn in today and appoint his cabinet. Kinew led the New Democrats to victory on Oct. 3 and defeated the Progressive Conservatives, who had been in power for seven years. He becomes the first First Nations premier of a Canadian province. He has also said his […]
Premier Wab Kinew: From rapper to reporter to Manitoba’s top political office

Premier Wab Kinew: From rapper to reporter to Manitoba’s top political office

Oct 4, 2023 | 6:43am
Rap artist. Journalist. Economics student. Premier. Wab Kinew’s path as a young man, including several brushes with the law and some convictions, did not appear a likely path tobecoming the first First Nations premier of a province. Kinew and the Manitoba NDP won a majority government Tuesday night, defeating the governing Progressive Conservatives and making […]