With a provincial election about to begin, the end of my current term as MLA for the Steinbach Constituency is fast approaching. While I am looking forward to seeking re-election, it is also a good time to look back at this past term.
The term hero is often used in reference to famous sports stars or entertainers who exhibit skill or ability that is beyond what most of us are able to achieve.
It was an enjoyable evening this past Thursday at the open house for the new fire hall in Blumenort. There was of course much to attract the hundreds of people who came out for the occasion.
The relationship that exists between Canada and the United States has, for at least the past 100 years, been among the strongest bi-lateral relationships in the world.
With a provincial election now set for September 10th, Manitobans will begin to see signs, quite literally, of a looming election. As this election is being contested under newly drawn provincial boundaries, it will be more important than ever for voters to pay attention to those signs.
Canada Day celebrations are taking place across our region and across the country this weekend and as always there is a great deal to celebrate.
The Summer in the City festival has only been in existence for a relatively short period of time in Steinbach and yet it is already an event that has been embraced by the community and region.
Across Manitoba, graduations are happening at high schools and post-secondary institutions. I have had the opportunity to attend several of these graduations over the past few days and it has been a tremendous experience to watch so many young Manitobans achieve academic success.
On Monday of this week at around 10:00pm Manitoba’s Lieutenant Governor, Her Honour Janice Filmon, entered the Manitoba Legislature to grant approval to 17 pieces of legislation that had been introduced and debated over the past several months.