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Province Renews Funding to Help Ensure Safe and Caring Learning Environments

Up to $100,000 Will Renew and Extend Respect in School Program: Goertzen August 6, 2020 The Manitoba government will provide up to $100,000 to renew and extend a funding agreement for 2020-21 for the Respect in School (RIS) program, which … Continue reading

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Classroom Learning to Resume in September For All Manitoba Kindergarten To Grade 12 Students

July 30, 2020: Province Working with School Divisions, Public Health to Welcome Students Back Safely: Goertzen Classroom learning will resume on Sept. 8 for all students in kindergarten through Grade 12 at schools across Manitoba following last spring’s suspension caused … Continue reading

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Acute Stroke Unit Moves Forward With Posting of Tenders

July 22, 2020 – Background Information New 28-Bed Unit at HSC Winnipeg Will Save Lives, Reduce Chances of Disability: Friesen A new dedicated acute stroke unit at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is moving forward this week with the posting … Continue reading

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Province Releases Revised Phase Four Plan to Restart Manitoba Economy

July 23, 2020 PROVINCE RELEASES REVISED PHASE FOUR PLAN TO RESTART MANITOBA ECONOMY Following public health advice and feedback from Manitobans, the province has adjusted plans for the fourth phase of the Restoring Safe Services roadmap as part of the #RestartMB program, … Continue reading

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Province Expands ‘Back to Work’ Wage Subsidy Program

July 15, 2020 PROVINCE EXPANDS `BACK TO WORK’ WAGE SUBSIDY PROGRAM – – – #RestartMB Investments Will Get More Manitobans Back to Work: Pallister Background Information As part of #RestartMB, Manitoba’s roadmap to recovery, the Manitoba government is expanding its … Continue reading

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July 15 2020 Canstar Herald column by Andrew Micklefield – The only way out is to grow the economy

The only way out is to grow the economy Rossmere MLA Andrew Micklefield discusses the ResartMB plan with Manitoba finance minister Scott Fielding. As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, economies around the world slowed to a crawl, shutting down everything from … Continue reading

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Manitoba Expanding Services for Eating Disorder Program

July 8, 2020 – Background Information Investments Support Services Closer to Home, Help Build Networks: Friesen  The Manitoba government is investing $1.1-million to expand eating disorder programs at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, as well as create a safe nutrition clinic … Continue reading

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Measures to Make Life More Affordable for Manitobans Take Effect July 1

June 24, 2020 MEASURES TO MAKE LIFE MORE AFFORDABLE FOR MANITOBANS TAKE EFFECT JULY 1 – – – Changes Will Save Hard-Working Manitobans More Than $80 Million: Fielding Several key measures introduced by the Manitoba government to reduce costs for … Continue reading

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Province Expands $120-Million Risk Recognition Program

June 16, 2020 Based on additional input from stakeholders, the Manitoba government is expanding its $120-million Risk Recognition program to include more front-line workers who were exposed to added risk during the COVID-19 pandemic, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. … Continue reading

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Manitoba moving ahead carefully

Over the past weeks I have assisted many people in the community, advocated for constituents’ needs at the Manitoba Legislature, and advised local businesses and organizations regarding government programs. Here are some updates: • Caring for vulnerable people remains top … Continue reading

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