WINNIPEG - The Progressive Conservatives under leader Brian Pallister won a majority Tuesday in the Manitoba election. Here are some of the promises they made during the five-week campaign:

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Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger poses for a portrait in Winnipeg, Monday, April 18, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger poses for a portrait in Winnipeg, Monday, April 18, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

WINNIPEG - The Progressive Conservatives under leader Brian Pallister won a majority Tuesday in the Manitoba election. Here are some of the promises they made during the five-week campaign:

— Reduce provincial sales tax to seven per cent from eight per cent, raise income tax brackets with inflation, join the New West Partnership trade agreement with other western provinces.

— Spend at least $1 billion a year on infrastructure, increase tourism promotion and create special business plan for the north.

— Cut ambulance fees in half, set up a task force to find ways to cut health-care wait times and fast-track construction of 1,200 new personal care home beds.

— Increase operating funds for licensed family child-care spaces, make up to $20 million available for scholarships and bursaries with private sector, develop a program that focuses on literacy in elementary schools.

— Announce a target date for ending deficits once the party has updated budget figures.