What’s your plan for Hydro?

It wasn’t that long ago that everybody was criticizing Rana Bokhari and the Manitoba Liberal Party for a lack of substance in their platform. Rana’s performance was called “underwhelming” and specific policy ideas had been slow in coming. ‘Just wait’ Rana said to the skeptics, ‘the policies are on their way’. Well, true to her word,…

Is Rana Bokhari doing enough for the Liberals?

Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari has come under fire for not doing enough to capitalize on the governing NDP’s turmoil. An editorial in the Winnipeg Free Press called her performance “underwhelming” (twice, to make it very clear) and another column questions whether she has the “determination and intellect” to turn the party into a viable…

2014 Peg-city Predictions

A few predictions for the coming year in this colder-than-Mars city of Winnipeg … Manitoba Politics There will be less excitement in the Manitoba political arena this year than last. Last year brought a new leader to one of the three major political parties when the refreshingly youthful Rana Bokhari took hold of the Liberal…

Introducing Bokhari

No, it’s not a brand of rum. Bokhari, Rana Bokhari, is the new leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party. This is an interesting development, and I think it’s great news for not just the Liberal party but for Manitoba politics in general. Rana represents the best chance of the Liberal party to reinvent and rejuvenate…