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Striving to serve the community – March 25, 2020 Canstar Herald Column by Andrew Micklefield

The most fulfilling element of public service is serving people, meeting local community groups and addressing individual needs. During the first part of 2020 I was honoured to serve constituents in this way, immersing myself in the community before the … Continue reading

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Manitoba Government Introduces COVID-19 Emergency Supplement to Budget 2020

March 19, 2020 MANITOBA GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES COVID-19 EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENT TO BUDGET 2020 – – – Most Emergency-Ready Budget in Manitoba History: Fielding The Manitoba government is tabling a supplementary document that will outline measures in Budget 2020 to address the … Continue reading

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Budget 2020 Delivers Significant Tax Reductions

March 19, 2020 – – – Last Two Years of Tax Cuts Combined Largest in Manitoba History: Fielding Budget 2020 continues moving Manitoba forward and building a brighter future for all Manitobans, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today as he … Continue reading

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March 19, 2020 Private Member Statement on COVID-19 Measures by Andrew Micklefield

Madam Speaker, In these uncertain times, the COVID19 virus has brought with it a sense of unease and so it falls to us to offer compassion, calm reassurance and practical help as we seek to bring stability, care and hope … Continue reading

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Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Bulletin #10

March 13, 2020 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) BULLETIN #10 To date, three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Manitoba.  In addition, Manitoba public health officials are recommending that Manitobans should consider taking additional social distancing measures to prevent … Continue reading

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Manitoba To Implement Flat $25-Per-Tonne Green Levy, PST will be reduced to Six Per Cent

March 5, 2020 – background information MANITOBA TO IMPLEMENT FLAT $25-PER-TONNE GREEN LEVY, PST WILL BE REDUCED TO SIX PER CENT The Manitoba government will implement a flat $25-per-tonne Green Levy and reduce the PST to six per cent, saving … Continue reading

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March 5, 2020 Private Members Statement: February Connections in Rossmere Constituency

Madam speaker, the Legislative break allows all MLAs to spend time serving their constituents, and I was only too happy to reconnect with those who recently elected me to serve them for another 4 years. I enjoyed several Rossmere seniors … Continue reading

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Master Plan To Be Developed For Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg Campus

February 24, 2020 MASTER PLAN TO BE DEVELOPED FOR HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE WINNIPEG CAMPUS – – – A Long-Term Blueprint for HSC Campus is Essential to Building a Health System Focused on Providing Excellent Patient Care: Friesen Backgrounder Background Information … Continue reading

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Province Offers Free Park Entry For Month Of February

January 31, 2020 Manitobans Encouraged to Take Advantage Of Winter Experiences in Provincial Parks The Manitoba government will again offer free park entry for the entire month of February so Manitobans and visitors can take advantage of the many winter … Continue reading

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Housing initiative to help those in recovery.

Last fall I stopped by for the official opening of a special thrift store in Rossmere dedicated to funding addictions recovery. Later on I was also privileged to attend a joint announcement by Winnipeg Supportive Housing Inc. and Riverwood Community … Continue reading

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