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October 7 2020 Herald Article – Greensite Recycling

Local recycling company thrives A locally owned and operated company is proof that smart recycling can be good for the environment and business. Fueled by curiosity, innovation and old shingles and wood waste, Greensite Recycling on Springfield Road is a … Continue reading

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Green Team Funding Helps Group – Herald article for September 9, 2020

Area community clubs, churches and charities benefited from over $200,000 of Green Team grants this summer. Grants offering full wage subsidies for students aged 15 to 29 helped community organizations run children’s programs, maintain and improve facilities, offer COVID-related supports … Continue reading

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July 15 2020 Canstar Herald column by Andrew Micklefield – The only way out is to grow the economy

The only way out is to grow the economy Rossmere MLA Andrew Micklefield discusses the ResartMB plan with Manitoba finance minister Scott Fielding. As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, economies around the world slowed to a crawl, shutting down everything from … Continue reading

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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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