Manitoba premier named in $7M lawsuit filed by owners of former facility for kids – CTV News

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July 3, 2019

Premier Brian Pallister and Finance Minister Scott Fielding are being sued over a controversial building lease.

“We have sued the province…and also three individuals for misfeasance of public office which is just abuse of power,” said the lawyer for the plaintiffs, Dave Hill.

In May the Pallister government tabled a law to terminate a 20-year $9.4 million lease between the building’s owners and the First Nations of Southern Manitoba Child and Family Services Authority.

The facility at 800 Adele in Winnipeg was used to house Indigenous children in care.

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