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Ep. #77: Manitoba's election year

Ian Froese and Curtis Brown join me to chat about Manitoba politics.

 
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Hosted by Éric Grenier, The Writ podcast explores the world of elections and politics in Canada.
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While it might not have the drama and potential national repercussions of Alberta’s election in May, Manitoba’s provincial election in October could prove to be 2023’s big shift.

The Progressive Conservatives have governed the province since 2016 and were re-elected under Brian Pallister in 2019. But the PCs have been trailing in the polls for years. A change at the top in late 2021, when Heather Stefanson was named as Pallister’s replacement, hasn’t changed things.

That makes this year’s election Wab Kinew and the NDP’s to lose.

Joining me this week to discuss Manitoba’s election year is Curtis Brown, principal at Probe Research, and Ian Froese, the CBC’s provincial affairs reporter in Winnipeg.

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