Tag Archives: News/Canada/Manitoba

U of M researchers head to West Africa to study how Ebola affects reproductive system

By | October 22, 2019

As the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues fighting the second largest Ebola virus outbreak in history, University of Manitoba researchers will travel to West Africa to help prevent survivors from sexually transmitting the disease. Jason Kindrachuk, an associate professor from the U of M who is part of the team, said half of all male Ebola survivors who… Read More »

Conservatives, NDP pop the champagne as Winnipeggers appear to tire of Liberal idealism

By | October 22, 2019

It may seem surprising that Winnipeggers ushered Liberal MPs into every riding but one in an overwhelming red tide four years ago, then ousted nearly half of them at voters’ next opportunity.  But none of the eight seats in Manitoba’s capital should be considered safe seats — every one of them has switched hands this decade.  And considering the… Read More »

Manitoba judge dismisses woman’s claim against police, CFS for accusing her of killing toddler half-sister

By | October 21, 2019

A Manitoba judge has dismissed a woman’s claim against police and child protection services for, in her view, wrongfully accusing her of killing her toddler half-sister. Provincial judge Jeffrey Harris has concluded the RCMP and Intertribal Child and Family Services were not at fault in the investigation, arrest and detention of Jasmine Bushie in connection with the death of 21-month-old Kierra Elektra Star… Read More »

Liberal MaryAnn Mihychuk loses Winnipeg seat to Tories

By | October 21, 2019

The Liberals are holding on to at least two seats in Winnipeg but have suffered a loss inside the city while the Conservatives have hung on to five rural ridings, CBC News projects. Liberal MaryAnn Mihychuk, a former provincial NDP cabinet minister, lost her seat Kildonan-St. Paul to Conservative Raquel Dancho, according to early CBC projections. Longtime Conservative strongholds outside… Read More »

Tories steal 2 seats from Liberals in Winnipeg

By | October 21, 2019

The Liberals are holding on to at least three seats in Winnipeg but have suffered two losses inside the city while the Conservatives have hung on to five rural ridings, CBC News projects. Liberal MaryAnn Mihychuk, a former cabinet minister, lost her seat Kildonan-St. Paul to Conservative Raquel Dancho, according to early CBC projections. Marty Morantz stole a seat… Read More »

Liberals lose 3 seats in Winnipeg

By | October 21, 2019

The Liberals clung to power but lost three Winnipeg seats Monday while the Conservatives kept five rural ridings and made headway in the city, CBC News projects. Marty Morantz stole a seat from the Liberal’s Doug Eyolfson in Charleswood–St. James–Assiniboia–Headingley. Liberal MaryAnn Mihychuk, a former cabinet minister, lost her seat Kildonan-St. Paul to Conservative Raquel Dancho, according to CBC projections. “The reason that… Read More »

‘It’s been a tough campaign’: Liberals lose 3 seats in Winnipeg

By | October 21, 2019

The Liberals clung to power but lost three Winnipeg seats Monday while the Conservatives held on to all of their rural ridings and made headway in the city. One of three city seats went to the NDP’s Leah Gazan, who snatched back the longtime NDP riding of Winnipeg Centre from the Liberals’ Robert-Falcon Ouellette. The other two seats went to… Read More »

Liberals hope to hold on to seats in Winnipeg

By | October 21, 2019

The final minutes of voting are ticking away in Manitoba tonight as Liberal incumbents hope to cling to seats in Winnipeg and Elections Canada helps snowstorm-affected First Nation evacuees employees make it to the polls. For evacuees from several remote First Nations, voting this time around won’t be in their home ridings. Elections Canada set up special polling stations for… Read More »

Liberals hope to hold on to seats in Winnipeg as polls close in Manitoba

By | October 21, 2019

The final minutes of voting are ticking away in Manitoba tonight as Liberal incumbents hope to cling to seats in Winnipeg and Elections Canada helps snowstorm-affected First Nation evacuees employees make it to the polls. For evacuees from several remote First Nations, voting this time around won’t be in their home ridings. Elections Canada set up special polling stations for… Read More »

Conservative James Bezan re-elected as early Manitoba results roll in

By | October 21, 2019

Early results are in and James Bezan has been re-elected for the Conservatives in Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman, CBC News projects. Polls officially closed in Manitoba at 8:30 p.m. As of 9 p.m., early results suggest the Liberals looked ready to take most of the seats in Atlantic Canada, despite losses to the Conservatives and NDP, CBC News projects. The results are being tallied… Read More »