NDP Raffle off Chance to Live like Premier Brian Pallister in Costa Rica

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NDP Raffle off Chance to Live like Premier Brian Pallister in Costa Rica


NDP raffle off chance to live like premier

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WINNIPEG - Manitoba New Democrats are poking fun at Conservative Premier Brian Pallister's much-publicized vacation home in Costa Rica by raffling off a vacation to the country as part of a party fundraiser.

On their website, the NDP say the $4,500, one-week trip for two to an all-inclusive resort in Tamarindo is "close by Brian Pallister's private villa."

The raffle promises the "chance to live like part-time Premier Brian Pallister for a week in sunny Costa Rica!"

Tickets are $20 each and the draw will be made on Dec. 9.

The NDP has accused Pallister of being completely disconnected from work because documents obtained through Manitoba's freedom-of-information law show no records of phone calls between Pallister and senior staff during four of his most recent trips to Costa Rica.

Pallister has said he doesn't have to explain his work habits or reveal how he communicates with staff while in Costa Rica. …

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