The good news was that although the total number of NDP seats only rose by four over the last election, many more new NDP MLAs were elected, and NDP Leader Wab Kinew acquitted himself well.
Climate change and species extinction represent the greatest crises facing us today. Hopefully Manitoba's government will show leadership and protect community pastures for future generations.
Manitoba premier Brian Pallister's Trump-esque statement that budget 2018 was going to be the "best budget ever" has fallen a bit flat.
Manitoba's child-care system is staggering to meet the needs of parents and children, and recent signs give little confidence the new provincial government will respond effectively.
What was seen as bad legislation for Canada, is now being presented as good policy for Manitoba in Bill 7.
Unless immediate action is taken, 2016 will be the first time in a generation that minimum wage workers will see their wages stagnate, resulting in fewer earnings for basics like food and shelter.
Social enterprises fill an important gap in Manitoba's economy for those struggling to enter the workforce.
As the dust settles on Manitoba's April 19 election, there are signs Premier Brian Pallister's new cabinet will take a different direction than the previous NDP government.
David J. Climenhaga
After nigh on 80 years, Alberta conservatives are having a lot of trouble adjusting to the reality they're not in charge of the Legislature just now. It's painful to watch!
For Manitobans concerned about poverty, there will be much to consider when sorting through political party platforms and promises in search of a meaningful poverty reduction plan.