Examples of Manitoba Liberal accomplishments in the last three
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
Introduced amendments to ensure school aged
children are included in childcare and early childhood education plans moving
Called for improvements in the management of the COVID
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.
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.