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Province Investigating More Than $21 Million to Increase Accessibility and Enhance Quality of Life for Manitobans With Disabilities

April 14, 2021 New Investments Will Support Barrier-Free Services, Improve Service Delivery and Protection for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Squires The province is supporting accessibility and greater protection for Manitobans living with disabilities through a new $20-million endowment fund that … Continue reading

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Partnership with 211 to Provide Transportation Options for Covid-19 Vaccine Appointments

April 15, 2021 – Service Will Help Connect Seniors and People with Mobility Issues to Available Providers: Stefanson The Manitoba government is launching a new partnership with United Way’s 211 Manitoba to help connect seniors and people with mobility issues … Continue reading

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Budget 2021: Protecting Manitobans, Advancing Manitoba

April 7, 2021 Today, Finance Minister Scott Fielding released Budget 2021: Protecting Manitobans, Advancing Manitoba and shared the Manitoba government’s plan to protect Manitobans and their services through COVID-19 and advance the provincial economy past the pandemic. “COVID-19 has upended … Continue reading

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March 23 2021 Private Member Statement by Andrew Micklefield on World Down Syndrome Day

Madam Speaker, World Down Syndrome Day, which was this last Sunday, is a day to recognize and celebrate people with Down syndrome. Children born with an extra 26th chromosome causing Down syndrome face physical and mental challenges and often require … Continue reading

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Education plan aims for better results – March 24 2021 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield

Last week Manitoba’s government released education reform legislation based on recommendations from the long-awaited K-12 Education Report. For the first time in more than a generation, the structure underlying Manitoba’s public schools was examined. Not everything got a passing grade.  … Continue reading

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba Announce New Supports For Child-Care Centres in Response to Covid-19

March 19, 2021 Child care is not a luxury – it’s a necessity. The COVID-19 pandemic has only increased the social and economic challenges faced by Manitoban families, particularly those where parents are unable to return to work due to … Continue reading

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Province Providing Funds for Homelessness Supports For Hundreds

March 2, 2021 – More Than $2.5 Million for Additional Wrap-Around Supports to Individuals Experiencing Homelessness in Winnipeg: Squires The Manitoba government is providing $2.56 million to the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association (MNPHA) for projects in Winnipeg over the next … Continue reading

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March 4, 2021 Private Member Statement by Andrew Micklefield Honouring Royal Fashion

Madam Speaker, I rise today to congratulate Royal Fashions, a new EastIndia fashion store in Rossmere which I was honoured to help open thislast Tuesday. This boutique shop is the most recent endeavour of Soniaand Jaswant Singh, and their extended … Continue reading

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Manitobans’ Reopening Priorities Form Basis for New Public Health Orders, Effective March 5 at 12:01 A.M.

Cautious Reopening Continues with a Focus on Gradually Reopening Activities, Services While Protecting Manitobans Health and Safety: Pallister Following a request for public feedback on a variety of proposed changes to the current public health orders, the Manitoba government is … Continue reading

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Province Considers Changes to Public Health Orders, Seeks Feedback on Manitobans’ Reopening Priorities

February 25, 2021 – With Emergence of Variants of Concern, Focus Has to be on Reopening Cautiously and Safely While Protecting Manitobans: Pallister The Manitoba government is asking for public feedback on possible changes to the public health orders, while … Continue reading

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