Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 10:05 AM ET

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National Audio 10:05 AM ET

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NAT055 - (Mba-Liberal-Leader) WINNIPEG. x-14s. Manitoba has a new legislature member and that could reshape the debate over the province's spending cuts and tax changes. Liberal leader Dougald Lamont was sworn in yesterday after winning a byelection earlier this month. The win gives the Liberals enough legislature seats for official party status, and Lamont says he plans to oppose spending cuts to health care and other services. ("..that's the solution.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Lamont also says he would like a review of the tax system in order to make it more fair. In a blog post last year, Lamont wrote tax increases must be at least considered if the province is determined to balance the budget.

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