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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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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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Plenty of community activity to keep us warm – Canstar Herald Article by Andrew Micklefield on February 24, 2021

There is plenty to get excited about this February thanks to the creative enterprise of area community groups. Winnipeg’s annual Real to Reel Film Festival, usually hosted live at North Kildonan Mennonite Brethren Church at 1315 Gateway Road, this year … Continue reading

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New Public Health Orders Formalize Next Steps of Province’s Cautious Reopening Effective February 12

February 9, 2021 – Following the Fundamentals is How We Continue to Protect Each Other and Save Lives: Pallister Following feedback from Manitobans and advice from public health leaders, the province is loosening a variety of restrictions while ensuring protocols … Continue reading

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Local investments a priority in 2021 – Feb 3 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield

As the MLA serving our area, I am honoured to write about ongoing investments into our local communities. Since Jan. 1, many such investments have been announced which will benefit families, schools and neighbourhoods in real and meaningful ways.  $50 … Continue reading

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Reasons for optimism in 2021 – Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield – December 29, 2020

This holiday season is undoubtedly different than those of years past, but I hope you and your family have found ways to celebrate. As we count down to the new year one thing is certain: 2021 will not be the … Continue reading

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Let’s fight the virus, not each other

December 2 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield In response to Covid19, Manitoba’s government is protecting the vulnerable and supporting the economy. In November we announced more than 60 initiatives, many in response to challenges presented by the virus. Here … Continue reading

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Rossmere Report Fall 2020

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October 29 2020 Private Member Statement on Greensite Recycling by Andrew Micklefield

Thank you Madam Speaker. I rise to congratulate Greensite Recycling for showing that recycling can be good for the environment and business at the same time. Fueled by curiosity, innovation, old shingles and dead trees, Greensite Recycling on Springfield Road … Continue reading

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