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Private Member’s Speech: CareImpact – Andrew Micklefield, November 24, 2021

Madam Speaker, Do you have an unused bed or furniture for a child’s room?There may be a family a short drive away who could use what you no longer need.Since 2014, CareImpact, a made-in-Manitoba charity with national impact, hasconnected and … Continue reading

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Small businesses embrace digital economy – Nov 3, 2021 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield

One of the ways life has changed for many of us in the past two years is our increased familiarity with technology.  More than ever, computers and smartphones now connect us to restaurants, banks, schools, doctors, services and most importantly, … Continue reading

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Private Member Statement – October 7, 2021 – Embracing Thanksgiving – Andrew Micklefield

Thanksgiving holiday weekend is an annual opportunity to pause and remind ourselves of all we can be thankful for. This year has had it challenges, but there are still many things for which we can be grateful. I am thankful … Continue reading

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Plenty to be grateful for this Thanksgiving – Oct 6 2021 Canstar Herald Article by Andrew Micklefield

Amidst the tensions and divisions of COVID-19, let’s remember just how much we have to be grateful for this Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the best in each other and count our blessings. This Thanksgiving weekend, let’s … Continue reading

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Sept.7, 2021 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield – Many good moves being made in Manitoba

Many good moves being made in Manitoba Despite international headlines, a federal election, COVID and Premier Pallister’s resignation, Manitoba’s government continues to serve our province in ways easily overshadowed by other headlines. Here are some of the stories you may … Continue reading

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Helping others, despite great loss – August 8, 2021 Canstar Herald article by Andrew Micklefield

On Thurs., Sept. 23, area resident and refugee advocate Maysoun Darweesh will receive the Lieutenant Governor’s Award and Vice Regal Award for her service to Winnipeg’s Syrian and Yazidi refugees. Maysoun’s husband Nour spearheaded much of the couple’s compassionate work … Continue reading

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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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