Another day, another slate of election campaign promises, mostly no joke.
The NDP pledges support to the film industry by trying to attract a direct flights to Los Angeles and New York, making the film tax credit permanent, and upgrading the Manitoba Production Centre. The party also made announcements surrounding the expansion of rural cell and internet service and job creation in the Parklands by fixing roads and bridges.
Progressive Conservatives say they’ll give municipalities a ‘Fair Say’ by cutting red tape and partnering with municipalities and the city of Winnipeg to establish a basket funding model.
The Liberals say, if elected on April 19th, they’ll build a year-round, not-for-profit fresh food market downtown.
The Green Party released a parody song for April Fool’s Day called ‘Smells Like Green Spirit’ based on Nirvana’s hit song Smells Like Teen Spirit.