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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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Health Care Is Improving – 2019 Winnipeg Free Press, Edition 1/23/2019

Health Care Is Improving – 2019 Winnipeg Free Press, Edition 1/23/2019 – submitted by Andrew Micklefield The start of a new year is often a time to reflect on the highlights and accomplishments of the previous months, and to lay … Continue reading

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2018: A Triple Celebration

2018: A Triple Celebration (text also below image) A few weeks ago Flying Pizza on Edison and Rothesay celebrated its twenty first anniversary under the leadership of local resident, owner and enterprising immigrant, Ajay Chopra. Ajay’s story is a good … Continue reading

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Building Quality Infrastructure

Building quality infrastructure By: Andrew Micklefield – Rossmere MLA Posted: 09/27/2018 11:52 AM  After a few years of construction, the interchange at Highway 59 and the North Perimeter Highway is in its final stages of completion. I recently joined other area MLAs at … Continue reading

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How rent assist can help.

With so many North Kildonan residents living in apartments or other rented accommodations, I’m often asked about how rent assistance programs can help people struggling to make ends meet. Thankfully, recent changes to the Rent Assist program will help more … Continue reading

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Remarkable People in Rossmere: Grant and Award Recipients

Every month I could write about amazing people I meet in Rossmere, and April was no exception. Nour Ali is a Syrian who has been active in Winnipeg since his arrival from Syria five years ago. As well as maintaining … Continue reading

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A welcoming place for newcomers

A welcoming place for newcomers By: Andrew Micklefield Posted: 03/28/2018 3:00 PM SUPPLIED PHOTO MLA Andrew Micklefield and Speaker of the House Myrna Driedger are pictured with students and teachers of Julia Todd’s EAL class at Gateway Community Church. Two years ago, … Continue reading

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Honoured to Chair Child Welfare Committee

Honoured to Chair Child Welfare Committee – March 2/7 – Canstar Herald When people think of provincial politicians, most envision debates over potential laws at Manitoba’s legislature. While this is an important aspect of our work, in actuality it takes … Continue reading

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