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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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Andrew Micklefield – December 3, 2019 Private Member Statement on The Spiritual Meaning of Christmas

Andrew Micklefield – December 3, 2019 Private Member Statement on The Spiritual Meaning of Christmas In the coming weeks, as well as being a time of giving and receiving gifts, Christmas will offer spiritual meaning for those celebrating the gift … Continue reading

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Thrift store supports local recovery centres – Canstar Herald article for Oct.30

Roughly 10,000 Manitobans access substance abuse treatment every year, and Manitoba’s government is ready to help those in need. Almost one in four Manitobans over 10 years old has a diagnosed mood or anxiety disorder and 75 per cent of … Continue reading

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October 9, 2019 Statement Recognizing Prairie Crocus Thrift Store – text and video

Madam Speaker, addictions are an awful reality in our province, and so it gives me great pleasure to tell the House about a small but significant effort to help people trapped in this terrible life, the Prairie Crocus Thrift Shop … Continue reading

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Summer camp fun in Rossmere

Summer camp fun in Rossmere – June 26, 2019 Local children will enjoy a variety of activities this summer, thanks to provincial funding for programs operated by numerous area groups. For more than 25 years Summer Camps for Kids has … Continue reading

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Private Member’s Statement acknowledging Brooke Goulet of Rossmere – May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 – MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS  – Brooke Goulet – Mr. Andrew Micklefield (Rossmere): I rise today to honour 18-year-old Rossmere resident Brooke Goulet, who has just returned from the Youth Bowl Canadian nationals senior girls five-pin bowling championships in … Continue reading

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Rossmere well represented in sports

With summer almost upon us, sports parents including Ruth and I are driving near and far as outdoor sports teams engage children and youth eager to play in local leagues. In partnership with Sport Manitoba, the government of Manitoba is … Continue reading

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Addressing Unique Local Needs – Canstar Herald April 10, 2019 article by Andrew Micklefield

Addressing Unique Local Needs – Canstar Herald April 10, 2019 article by Andrew Micklefield Several times this Spring I have enjoyed taking time to meet with people and share with them how my office can assist them. Often people do … Continue reading

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Private Member’s Statement honouring Helen Hopko and Share Christmas

March 21, 2019 Madam Speaker, I rise today to applaud the compassionate service of Rossmere resident Helen Hopko. Thirty years ago Helen joined an initiative called Share Christmas and started knitting handmade toques, mittens and scarves to give to those … Continue reading

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Education Part of Manitoba’s legacy

Canstar Herald Article Submitted by: Andrew Micklefield Posted: 02/21/2019 9:50 AM | Education a passion for all eight teachers in my family, so I was grateful for a February full of school activities in my capacity as an MLA, as well … Continue reading

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