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James Beddome at the 2019 Launch of the Disability Matters Vote Campaign

Here is an audio clip and transcript of James Beddome speaking at the July 4, 2019 launch of the Disability Matters Vote Campaign in Winnipeg. —————— MC: I would like to now welcome James Beddome, leader of the Green Party of Manitoba. James Beddome: Thank you David for the introduction and thank you for the Land Acknowledgement earlier today. Thank ... Read More »

Mr. Pallister, you’re simply wrong.

On April 4th, Premier Pallister was interviewed by Vassy Kapelos for the CBC program Power and Politics about his government’s decision to take the federal government to court over its imposition of a carbon tax in Manitoba.  His stated reason for doing so was the inconsistent application of performance criteria by the federal government on provinces. At one point in ... Read More »

Review of Budget 2019

Made-In-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan Budget Paper “The 2018 budget established the Climate and Green Plan Implementation Fund of $40 million that will provide the necessary support to government departments to implement the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan. Budget 2019 confirms that this funding level will continue this year.” The government’s Expert Advisory Council (EAC) has set up consultation working groups in several sectors to develop ... Read More »

Greens oppose frack sand operation

On February 12, 2019, Green Party of Manitoba Environment Advocate Dave Nickarz sent a letter to Minister squire in opposition to the proposed Wanipigow Sand Extraction Project. Below is a copy of the text of that letter. Minister Squires, I am writing to you on behalf of the Green Party of Manitoba in my capacity as Environment Advocate, concerning the ... Read More »