Low-income seniors wouldn’t have to pay for an ambulance under a Liberal government.
Leader Rana Bokhari says too many seniors aren’t calling an ambulance when they need one because they are anxious about the bill.
Seniors with an income of less than $20,000 would be eligible for the subsidy.
Bokhari says the estimate cost to the government would be $1.5 million annually.
If elected, the NDP say they would make it easier for you to be treated for minor injuries and ailments.
It is promising to double the number of QuickCare clinics from eight to 16.
NDP leader Greg Selinger says they would also extend the hours at some current clinics.
They are staffed by nurse practitioners and registered nurses.
Any Premier who implements a major tax hike without consulting Manitobans would see a pay cut if the Progressive Conservatives are elected April 19.
PC Leader Brian Pallister says he would bring in legislation restoring the need for a referendum for major tax increases, like an increase in the PST.
He says any Premier and Cabinet Ministers who try to take away that consultation would have their salaries reduced by 20 per cent.
The NDP government changed the rules to be able to increase the PST hike from seven to eight per cent without a referendum in 2013.