Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger to Resign Legislature Seat March 7

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger to Resign Legislature Seat March 7

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Former Manitoba premier Greg Selinger to resign

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WINNIPEG - Former Manitoba premier Greg Selinger says he will resign his legislature seat on March 7.

NDP Leader Wab Kinew asked Selinger last week to step down following allegations that Stan Struthers -- a cabinet minister when Selinger was premier -- had inappropriately touched some female employees years ago.

Selinger apologized but said he was unaware at the time that anything had happened.

Some of the women said they raised their concerns with people within the government but their complaints were not dealt with.

Selinger says he is sorry he became part of the focus of the complaints last week.

He says people should have been concentrating on what the women had to say.

"The focus properly should have been on hearing their voices," he said in a release Tuesday. …

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