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Momentum Keeps Building For Paul Dewar In Manitoba

Momentum Keeps Building For Paul Dewar In Manitoba

January 16th, 2012

13 NDP MLAs endorse Dewar for leader of Canada's NDP

Paul Dewar today announced 3 new endorsements from NDP MLAs in Manitoba.
"Our momentum is growing in communities across the country and Manitobans are helping lead the way," said Dewar. "I'm grateful for the support of so many respected MLAs. Together, we're building a team that can create a change in Ottawa."
Coming out in support of Paul Dewar today are:
  • Andrew Swan, NDP MLA, Minister of Justice & Attorney General
  • Deanne Crothers, NDP MLA
  • Matt Wiebe, NDP MLA
"Paul's a genuine guy who connects with families and understands their priorities," said Swan. "With the ideas and leadership he's offering, I believe Paul's the best person to bring Canadians together to build a stronger NDP and a more caring Canada."
These MLAs join an already impressive list of support from Manitoba New Democrats including:
  • Nancy Allan, NDP MLA, Minister of Education
  • Kevin Chief, NDP MLA, Minister of Children & Youth Opportunities
  • Dave Chomiak, NDP MLA, Minister of Innovation, Energy & Mines
  • Greg Dewar, NDP MLA
  • Dave Gaudreau, NDP MLA
  • Jennifer Howard, NDP MLA, Minister of Family Services & Labour
  • Kerri Irvin-Ross, NDP MLA, Minister of Housing & Community Development
  • Theresa Oswald, NDP MLA, Minister of Health
  • Erin Selby, NDP MLA, Minister of Advanced Education & Literacy
  • Stan Struthers, NDP MLA, Minister of Finance
"Manitoba New Democrats have a proven track record of winning elections and making life better for families. I'm thrilled to have that kind of experience on our team," said Dewar. "
Dewar has racked up more support from Manitoba MLAs (more than 1/3rd of the Manitoba NDP caucus) than any candidate in the race for NDP leader.

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