Matthew Hooton: Jacinda Ardern’s line on the Greens – and the Cabinet Minister she must remove
OPINION Whether the Greens join the Government tonight is irrelevant. To whomever will listen, Jacinda Ardern is making clear that this will be a Labour Government, governing from the centre. A committed incrementalist, the Prime Minister wants Labour to be the semi-permanent party of government, like National from 1949 to 1999 or the Swedish Social […]
Opinion | The 2020 Election: What’s Your Prediction?
Readers, take out your crystal ball and write the script for what you think (not wish) will happen on Election Day and in its aftermath. Possible plot elements: Will the same candidate win the popular vote and the Electoral College? Will there be challenges and chaos? Will courts get involved? We plan to publish a […]
Good first step, but Manitoba needs to do more for post-secondary students: UMSU prez
A recent announcement by the Province of Manitoba about more funding to a bursary program for post-secondary students is a step in the right direction, but more support is needed to help students get through the COVID-19 pandemic, says the university’s student president. Premier Brian Pallister said Wednesday that the province would temporarily increase funding […]