Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew and Agriculture Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced nearly half a million in federal and provincial funding for the Manitoba Farmer Wellness Program (MFWP) while at Ag Days in Brandon this week. The grassroots non-profit organization, which started providing free counselling to farmers and farm families in 2022, will receive $450 thousand over… Read More

New Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew’s mandate letter for the province’s agriculture minister was made public on Monday. Ron Kostyshyn has returned as Manitoba’s ag minister for a second term, after representing the agriculture portfolio in cabinet from 2012 to 2016 in the province’s last NDP government. “Agriculture is the backbone of our provincial economy. As… Read More

A former minister of agriculture is returning to his old post in Premier Wab Kinew’s new NDP government in Manitoba. Kinew’s cabinet was unveiled and sworn in on Wednesday, with Ron Kostyshyn returning to the ag minister role that he held from 2012 to 2016. Having won the Dauphin riding on the west side of… Read More

Manitobans voted for change in their provincial election on Tuesday, electing a majority New Democrat government led by Premier-designate Wab Kinew after seven years of Progressive Conservative rule. As of early Wednesday, the NDP was elected or leading in 34 seats, with the PCs holding 22, and the Liberals down to only a single seat…. Read More

 

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