NDP failed policies deterring innovation - Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

Today the Conference Board of Canada gave Manitobans an ‘A’ for “entrepreneurial ambition”. However, the failed policies of the Selinger NDP dragged our overall grade to a “D”, the third lowest in Canada.

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NDP cut services to boost hydro executive salaries - Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

Manitoba Hydro cut frontline services and closed 12 district offices in rural Manitoba to save an estimated $1 million while senior executive salaries increased $1.4 million between 2012-14. The CEO of Manitoba Hydro promised these frontline closures would “allow us to be more efficient, providing more consistent service at a reduced cost and ultimately passing those savings on to customers.” But there were no savings. 

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NDP failed hydro plan will see rates double - Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

Manitoba Hydro has released its annual report and the contents are a shocking contradiction of the NDP’s argument that additional hydro capacity is needed to promote the sale of Manitoba power. 

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PCs open regional party office in Gimli - Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

The PC Party of Manitoba is opening a regional office in Gimli to provide area residents an opportunity to get involved in making a change for the better in our province. This opening comes on the heels of the resignation of the former NDP MLA who suddenly vacated his seat two weeks ago. The NDP continue to refuse to call a by-election and provide the residents of Gimli a democratic voice in the legislature.

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PC Party nominates Nic Curry to bring change to Kildonan - Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba is pleased to announce Nic Curry as the newest candidate to join our team for the upcoming election in 2016.

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‘Weak fiscal discipline’: Paying more and getting less - Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

DBRS Limited is the latest credit rating agency to warn the NDP provincial government about the impacts of its “weak fiscal discipline”. In the latest DBRS report, the agency provides stern caution on how “Manitoba’s fiscal outlook continues to disappoint with efforts to restore fiscal balance now further delayed.”  Last month, Moody’s took the unprecedented step of downgrading the province’s credit rating for the first time in 30 years. 

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Audrey Gordon carries PC banner in Fort Rouge - Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba is pleased to bring Audrey Gordon onto its team as the candidate in the Fort Rouge constituency for the 2016 provincial election.

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Manitobans pay more for NDP’s mismanagement of Hydro - Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

The new Manitoba Hydro rate increase of nearly four per cent is a direct result of the NDP government’s mismanagement of the utility and its major projects – and the worst is yet to come.

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Credit downgrade: Manitobans paying more and getting less - Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister is charging the NDP government with misleading Manitobans by characterizing the recent downgrade in the province’s credit rating as something they expected and by not recognizing the impact on the province’s bottom line.

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Further evidence of NDP dysfunction revealed

The NDP government’s dysfunction and out-of-control waste is highlighted by deputy premier Eric Robinson’s commitment to pay for a $5-million untendered contract for flood-fighting equipment.

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