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Happy to help local organizations – July 13, 2021 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield

Over the last months I’ve been helping community organizations apply for and receive grants to help them to serve our area with updated programs and facilities. Over the last months I’ve been busy assisting and advocating for various community projects … Continue reading

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New laws and initiatives – Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield on June 16, 2021

Earlier this month Manitoba’s Legislature completed one of busiest Legislative sessions in Manitoba history. Over 100 bills from all parties were introduced, about 70 passed, a handful were defeated and the rest remain on the Order Paper for further consideration … Continue reading

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Covid-19 something to take seriously – May 19 2021 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield

When the covid-19 virus first made the news, I was skeptical – was this really any more serious than the flu?  When my friend got covid and wound up in intensive care, I began to take things a little more … Continue reading

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Private Member Statement May 11, 2021 – Importance of Receiving Covid Vaccine – Andrew Micklefield

MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS Importance of Receiving COVID Vaccine Mr. Andrew Micklefield (Rossmere): When the COVID‑19 virus first made the news, I was skeptical. Was this any more than the flu?    But then my friend got COVID and wound up in … Continue reading

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Private Member Statement by Andrew Micklefield: April 20, 2021 – Cancer Awareness Month/Karl & Andrea Jaek

Mr. Speaker, every April the Canadian Cancer Society honours and supports those affected by cancer with the Daffodil Campaign where people can buy daffodils and raise money for Cancer research. Daffodils survive long winters and bloom in early Spring and … Continue reading

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Budget will improve lives of Manitobans – April 21 2021 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield

Budgets are never just about money, they’re always about people, and Manitoba’s 2021 budget charts the course to help all Manitobans by creating jobs, lowering taxes and strengthening core services. On April 7, Manitoba’s government committed to spend more per-person … 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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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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