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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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November 2016 – Striking a balance on MAID

Conscience rights protection over medically assisted death an important part of our democracy Recently Concordia hospital and its affiliate, Concordia Place Care Centre, joined St. Boniface Hospital by announcing that they would not provide medically assisted deaths to their patients … Continue reading

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October 2016 – Take time to recharge

Our culture of busyness does not lend itself well to rest. The drive to do more, be more and get more may have its perks, but when left unchecked, these often hectic demands deplete our emotional, physical and mental reserves. … Continue reading

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August 2016 – Enjoying the changing seasons

One of my favorite things about living in Manitoba is that we have four distinct seasons. And while each season can be enjoyed for its own unique reasons, I always find a particular pleasure in Fall. The weather cools and … Continue reading

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