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Manitoba moving ahead carefully

Over the past weeks I have assisted many people in the community, advocated for constituents’ needs at the Manitoba Legislature, and advised local businesses and organizations regarding government programs. Here are some updates: • Caring for vulnerable people remains top … Continue reading

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May 20, 2020 Herald article – We’re here to help constituents

We’re here to help constituents Despite the disruptions of COVID, my office continues to serve people during this uncertain time. In the past weeks I have sent hundreds of letters and emails to help area residents apply for government services. … Continue reading

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It’s Important to Stay Connected – April 22, 2020 Herald Article by Andrew Micklefield

While it is essential to stay home and physically distance when we are in public places, it’s equally important to stay connected to one another during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although I am unable to attend community events or meet people … Continue reading

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Striving to serve the community – March 25, 2020 Canstar Herald Column by Andrew Micklefield

The most fulfilling element of public service is serving people, meeting local community groups and addressing individual needs. During the first part of 2020 I was honoured to serve constituents in this way, immersing myself in the community before the … Continue reading

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March 19, 2020 Private Member Statement on COVID-19 Measures by Andrew Micklefield

Madam Speaker, In these uncertain times, the COVID19 virus has brought with it a sense of unease and so it falls to us to offer compassion, calm reassurance and practical help as we seek to bring stability, care and hope … Continue reading

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March 5, 2020 Private Members Statement: February Connections in Rossmere Constituency

Madam speaker, the Legislative break allows all MLAs to spend time serving their constituents, and I was only too happy to reconnect with those who recently elected me to serve them for another 4 years. I enjoyed several Rossmere seniors … Continue reading

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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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