Paul Wells in Conversation: Greg Selinger

The Manitoba Premier explains why he’s obsessed by trade

Manitoba has long been a crossroads for goods and people traveling east and west, so it makes sense that Premier Greg Selinger would be preoccupied by trade.

He came away from this Council of the Federation encouraged by his colleagues’ agreement to push hard for deeper liberalization of trade within the Canadian market.

As a New Democrat, he’s keenly aware of sensitivities among labour groups and small business to any change on that front. He explained why it’s worth it.

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