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Struggles of Rohingya, Yazidi refugees recognized

Struggles of Rohingya, Yazidi refugees recognized Stronger Together event celebrates and raises awareness of human rights Carol Sanders By: Carol Sanders Posted: 12/10/2017 3:00 AM After a year that’s included the worst refugee crisis in generations, hundreds of newcomers and … Continue reading

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Incredible Resilience in Yazidi Community – November 29, 2017 Canstar Herald

This summer the eyes of the world followed with compassion and amazement the harrowing story of a Yazidi boy captured by ISIS and thought dead yet found and reunited with his mother here in Winnipeg where they found a home. … Continue reading

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Local girl already making her mark.

In 2012, the United Nations declared Oct. 11 as International Day of the Girl. Its purpose was to draw attention to the achievements of girls and to encourage girls to work toward their full potential on both local and international … Continue reading

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Be Prepared for Flu Season

Be prepared for flu season  By: Andrew Micklefield Posted: 09/7/2017 10:11 AM SUPPLIED PHOTO From left to right: Health minister Kelvin Goertzen, Fort Richmond MLA Sarah Guillemard and Rossmere MLA Andrew Micklefield at an announcement to provide a new, high-dose … Continue reading

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Funding helps out Kiwanis Homes

Local organizations are benefiting from government grants for building maintenance and upkeep, in some cases repairing longstanding issues to improve quality of life for residents. This summer, Kiwanis Homes on Golspie received $112,000 from the Provincial Government for roof repair, … Continue reading

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Getting kids the supplies they need

By: Andrew Micklefield Posted: 06/16/2017 9:38 AM A few days before the end of the spring legislative session, I was joined by principal Nori Dehn from Springfield Heights Elementary in my home constituency of Rossmere. Nori came down to the … Continue reading

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Answering Some Questions On Health Care

Answering some questions on health care By: Andrew Micklefield Posted: 05/5/2017 3:56 PM The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s recently announced plan to improve patient care at hospitals and health centres has drawn no small discussion from people in our Rossmere … Continue reading

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Andrew Micklefield Shares the Significance of Easter to the Christian Community

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Kildonan MCC Thrift Shop Celebrates 396 Edison Location in Rossmere – MCC helping at home and abroad

March 28, 2017 – (From left) Brenda Sawatzky, Kildonan Mennonite Thrift Store board chair, Rossmere MLA Andrew Micklefield, volunteer Frieda Bueckert, and Robin Searle, KMTS chief operating officer, at the KMTS Clearance Centre (396 Edison Ave.) grand opening celebration. (SHELDON … Continue reading

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January 2017 – Keeping the habit the whole year

My first Christmas as MLA for Rossmere was spent in Rossmere – with students and school leaders, at community craft fairs, church services and eventually with my own family, giving and receiving gifts and enjoying the delicious food of the … Continue reading

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