Manitoba party leaders went head-to-head in election’s only televised debate

WINNIPEG — Four of the provincial party leaders went head-to-head in a televised debate that was live streamed on this page.

NDP leader Greg Selinger, Progressive Conservative leader Brian Pallister, Liberal leader Rana Bokhari and Green Party leader James Beddome were a part of the debate at 541 Portage Avenue.

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Tuesday night’s debate was the only televised debate of the 2016 Manitoba election.

After opening remarks the debate was divided into three topics, each allotted seven minutes: taxes, jobs and the economy and health.

The final portion allowed for each leader to ask a question of their own.

The debate began at 6:10 p.m. and ran until 6:59 p.m. CT.