View from the Legislature - Aug 28, 2015

By Leanne Rowat

Riding Mountain MLA

Shortages have directly been affecting health care coverage in our constituency for a long time. Another new challenge has come up in the last week as both physicians currently practising in Shoal Lake have handed in their resignations, effective in November. It was especially upsetting to see that as this devastating news was reaching our communities, this NDP government put out a press release boasting, “There are 66 more doctors providing care to Manitoba families throughout the province as compared to the same time last year.” 

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New legislation for Conservation officers

Submitted Article

The Government of Manitoba

Last month, the provincial  government introduced legislation that would formally recognize conservation officers as law enforcement officers with the powers of peace officers.

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View from the legislature

By Leanne Rowat

     Riding Mountain MLA

The throne speech from the NDP government which opened the fall session of the Manitoba legislature on Nov. 20 was a disappointment.It lacked both content and commitment.

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Inky Mark to run

By Inky Mark

Submitted Article

Since retiring from politics in September of 2010, the phone has not stopped ringing.

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The end of another year

By Dianne Kowalchuk

      Publicity

Women’s Institute (WI) is an organization that promotes lifelong learning to improve the lives of women and their families. Rivers WI has been doing this worthwhile work since 1949, and the members proudly continue.

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