Examples of Manitoba Liberal accomplishments in the last three years
Ensured that 2,000 Manitoba fishers were able to earn a living in 2020 (To see the full story click on this link).
Introduced a bill that includes retired teachers on the Pension Investment Board which governs their pension investments.
Introduced amendments to ensure school aged children are included in childcare and early childhood education plans moving forward.
Called for improvements in the management of the COVID pandemic:
· We called for attention to personal care homes even before there was a single case in a personal care home.
· We called for a rapid response team to address outbreaks in personal care homes months before the PCs acted.
· We called for a science-based approach to preparing schools to improve ventilation and humidity long before the PCs acted.
Helped hundreds of individuals with issues during the pandemic including those on social assistance who could no longer volunteer and lost income as a result.
Called for the government to return the more than $300 million that previous NDP and PC governments took from children in care. The courts have supported this after finding that the money taken was not used to support children in care.
Assisted the hard of hearing community in successfully advocating for Manitoba Health coverage improvements for cochlear implants (for more click on this link).
Produced a report showing the direct relationship between lead poisoning and crime (to see the report click on this link).
Called for a Seniors Advocate as part of a plan to improve care for seniors (to see the report click on this link).
Proposed a plan with measures to end homelessness (to see the report click on this link)
Drew attention to the need for stewardship of a wildlife/ ecological corridor along the Little Saskatchewan River between Riding Mountain National Park and the Assiniboine River (to see the report click on this link).
Stressed the need for Manitoba to address radon levels in homes to prevent lung cancer (to see the report click on this link).
Introduced a Private Members Resolution to recognize the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-semitism as a step in reducing anti-semitism and the hate and discrimination associated with it. The resolution was supported unanimously by all MLAs on November 1, 2022.
Advocated for provincial support for hearing aids for seniors for the last year, and were successful in having this implemented in budget 2023.
Advocated for several years provincial support for continuous glucose monitors and insulin pumps for individuals of all ages with type 1 and type 2 diabetes who need them. This was introduced in budget 2023.
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