Archive for February, 2006

Harry Siemens comments on Ken Waddell’s run for Leadership

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

SIEMENS SAYS – Ken Waddell, Co-Owner/Publisher of Neepawa Banner newspaper since 1989, and former Mayor of Neepawa, Manitoba is seeking the Leadership of the PC Party of Manitoba.

I know Ken well. He’s one that stands on principles, and adds a good agricultural component to the leadership campaign. We need more people who run not for expediency, but run to change things, add to the discussion and debate.

Listen to my comments on Mav 105.1 FM Radio this morning.

Waddell Enters PC Leadership Race

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

BRANDON SUN – Neepawa’s Ken Waddell has thrown his hat into the ring for the leadership of the Manitoba Progressive Conservative Party. Waddell, who announced his candidacy yesterday with his wife Christine at his side and some 25 supporters at Aalto’s restaurant in Brandon, became the third candidate in the race for the top Tory job, following announcements last week by Springfield MLA Ron Schuler and Fort Whyte MLA Hugh McFayden. Click here for the rest of the story.

Ken Waddell announces he will seek the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba.

Monday, February 27th, 2006

Today, I am formally announcing that I am seeking the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba.

Manitoba stands at a crossroads today. I want to be part of leading Manitoba forward. We have to make a decision about our future. We have to answer a key question: Do we continue on the road to mediocrity of NDP socialism and huge public debt? Or, do we empower Manitobans to achieve a level of freedom and prosperity that only a Progressive Conservative government can bring. (more…)

Is Progressive Old or New

Monday, February 27th, 2006

Buzz Hargrove, the energizer bunny of the Canadian Association of Auto Workers (CAW) has come out with a long overdue idea. The Liberal Party of Canada and the federal NDP party should join forces. Hargrove, you will recall, implored his members and likeminded folks across Canada to vote for the Liberals in the last federal election. He wanted people to vote for the NDP only in ridings where the Conservatives didn’t have a chance to win but where the Conservatives were strong, to vote either Liberal or NDP, choosing the stronger candidate in order to thwart the Conservatives. (more…)


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