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Bartley Kives
Reporter at CBC Manitoba. Author of A Daytripper's Guide to Manitoba. Co-author, Stuck In The Middle. Food geek. Paddler. Hiker.
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Bartley Kives 32m
Replying to @aidangeary_
Good book title! I Truly Regret Googling That Toad The Aidan Geary Story
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Pallister wants Ottawa to clarify rules governing Manitoba powwow planned for June | CBC News
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Replying to @alysonshane @JennArndt
Yes. It’s lovely in Japan.
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Flatter than the Surinam toad. (Really, all y'all gotta Google the Surinam toad.)
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Jacques Marcoux 2h
• New cases: 2 • Total cases: 294 New caseload demographics: • 2 males age 20-29 from Winnipeg RHA
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Replying to @bkives
"If some tenured professors don't want to embrace the opportunity, I think that simply strengthens the argument that their ivory tower attitude is counterproductive to the best interests of the rest of us." 2/2
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Full text of Pallister's "ivory tower" comment: "This is an opportunity to help our post-secondary institutions work better, to be more effective in training people, helping people to move forward. It's an opportunity to be embraced. It's being embraced around the world ..." 1/2
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Pallister says the province will elaborate next week on what is intended by desire to see "power skills" from university graduates.
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Pallister says if university professors don't want to tailor learning more to economic needs, that's indicative of their "ivory-tower attitude"
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Pallister: "I don't care about being popular. I care about getting results."
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Pallister asked about Angus Reid poll showing he has a low approval rating: He'd rather beat than be popular.
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Pallister on plans for a powwow in Manitoba: COVID-19 doesn't know any boundaries. Premier says now is not the time to disrespect public health orders and wants Ottawa to clarify its direction to First Nations regarding public gatherings.
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Pallister says more to come soon about wage top-ups for frontline workers.
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Premier says 24/7 In Touch is promoting the student-jobs program, along with other Manitoba pandemic programs, to businesses. This was part of the contract with the call-centre company.
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Rent-increase freeze may be extended past the end of May, Pallister says.
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Pallister asked about further increase to daycare spaces because many parents still can't access them. Pallister says plenty of spaces are available but he expects capacity to increase.
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Premier asked about deficit projection. Says one will be ready in "not too distant future." Still subject to variability.
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Pallister: Province has a new online tool to match students with job prospects.
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Replying to @ohryan
His name is Brian and he's here to say You will hear from Roussin on some other day
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Replying to @brent_bellamy
One gives us morphine. The other, salad. It's a draw.
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