Manitoba politics

Province sets sights on campus safety

In a marquee promise emerging out of last week’s speech from the throne, Manitoba’s provincial NDP government pledged legislation aimed at increasing campus safety. The…

MB Liberals vow to tackle student debt

Five months before Manitobans are set to cast ballots in the 2016 provincial election, the Liberal party has its sights set on student debt, announcing Thursday a plan to convert provincial student loans into non-repayable grants.

Bjornson excited to work with students

Peter Bjornson, the newly appointed minister of education and advanced learning, has formally begun to take on the responsibilities of his new position. Bjornson landed…