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  • 1 day ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    The PC government's health care cuts are creating chaos and concern for patient care right across the province.
    Eye doctors at Misericordia can't see past fall shutdown
    1 day ago Guy Wilde 1
    Brian Pallister has not changed his ways since he was the Finance minister under Garry Filmon. This time instead of using cuts to nurses and bed closures he has the dictated the regional health authorities to do his bidding, which by the way, were also created during Filmon/Pallister regime in 1996. The appointees to the director positions of the various RHA's were PC party faithful. Closures of medical department facilities, especially ER's will put all Manitobans at risk. The increased time that ambulances will now have to travel to reach one of the remaining three ER facilities with a heart attack patient will have a direct impact on that patient's survivability chances. If you are lucky enough to live near a remaining ER, good for you. For those living in Charleswood or anywhere in rural Manitoba, I guess they are out of luck! In the case of Urgent Care facility the Pallister PC's sound vaguely Trump-like to me. We have a plan to replace healthcare; We don't actually have a plan but when we do, it will be "Great!"; We don't have a plan, but we are going to abolish the existing plan and then create an new plan, which will probably be the next phrase coming from the Team Pallister/Goertzen. We all know how well our Premier does when it comes to meeting deadlines, (especially those deadlines that are not set by him) NOT! A particular phrase comes to my mind regarding the current state of our provincial government, Send in the clowns, don't bother, we elected them last year.
    22 hours ago Mary Anne Henderson
    Must agree.
  • 2 days ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Congratulations to Arlen Dumas the new Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs.
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  • 3 days ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    The current social assistance structure is not well designed for those with disabilities. This must change.
    'Welfare wall' hinders Canadians with disabilities
    3 days ago Alex Monte Bangu
    THAT'S RIGHT...!!!
    2 days ago Scott Browning
    Again? This Politicing & Headlining. It's been going on for years and nothing is being done to change the EIA system.  What needs to be done to effectively change this system is a huge change in staffing and and revamping of employment prograns for older workers - more cooperation to get older people trained and back to work. All this talk about those who want to join the MIDDLE CLASS. Where's the incentive for those in poverty. We want job training and jobs. Just because we are older and with a disability doesn't mean we have to live a life of poverty which has been the case for far too long. Mr Trudeau put your money where your mouth is! Nowadays immigrants will be getting the money. Yet for those who have struggled to return to work will get no more that what they have received on the past. I hate to be pessimistic but job creation for people in poverty is not a priority especially for okder persons with disabilities.
  • 6 days ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Laying off physio and occupational therapists may save dollars in the short run, but will cost more in the long run.
    'Dozens and dozens' of therapists expected to lose jobs with WRHA cuts
    5 days ago Scott Browning
    Without consulting the PHYSIO Association as well. TOTALLY unilateral decision making?
    6 days ago John Melnick
    Thanks for posting this John --- It will surely cost dollars and physical pain in the long run.
  • 1 week ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Pallister said he would not raise taxes, but he is raising taxes on printed newspapers - a bad move.
    Provincial government's move taxes readers
    1 week ago Trish Rawsthorne
    Isn't this doubling taxing in a way - I recycle my newspaper as do probably everyone else. I pay for that privilege too through my Water and Waste monthly bill. I am taxed on my income so what I pay for my newspaper and my Waste.
  • 2 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    "If they're going to make all these cuts, it's only going to make it worse" The Pallister government continues to ignore the concerns of Manitobans.
    'I was furious': Rural Manitoba mother stunned by 64-minute wait for paramedics
    1 week ago Duncan Geisler 1
    "means test", turning the clock back to pre Medicare times.Private health care is just around the corner thanks to Brian and his Regressive conservatives.
  • 3 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Presenting the Community Citizenship Award to Sanjam Panag at St Mary's academy this afternoon.
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  • 3 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Exciting to hear the achievements of students at the Kelvin High School graduation today.
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  • 3 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Thank you Carpathia School for inviting me to your graduation ceremony.
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  • 3 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    A great initiative to help clean up Lake Winnipeg and Manitoba's wetlands.
    This Manitoba researcher is turning cattails into lake-saving biofuel
  • 4 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Misericordia urgent care to close overnight starting July 5
    4 weeks ago Tim Ross
    Hey Jon Gerrard, I was wondering what you think of a private approach to keeping MUCC open. Feel free to pm me.
  • 4 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Perfect day to ride the #BigBike in support of The Heart & Stroke Foundation.
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    4 weeks ago James Cyr
    Excellent!
  • 4 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Manitobans are still waiting for the Pallister government to produce a carbon-pricing plan. Where is the PC promised Made-in-Manitoba carbon tax plan? http://www.winnipegf...y-429323613.html
    Pallister must act soon on carbon-pricing strategy
  • 4 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Thank you École Lavérendrye for inviting me to your grade 6 graduation ceremony.
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  • 5 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Thank you to the Congolese Community of Manitoba for hosting an important & informative event that informed us on the current situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Today we learnt about the situation in the Congo, and took a moment to remember individuals who have died in the ongoing conflict.
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  • 5 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    The PC's plan to close the Misericordia Urgent Care Centre and three Winnipeg ER’s will have a detrimental impact on health care services.
    First Winnipeg ER shutdown to come this October
    5 weeks ago Carole Homuth
    Where does Pallister learn these tricks. North Korea?
  • 5 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Unacceptable that Daniel Weger is not accommodated in WRHA, and has not been unable to get out of bed in 4 months.
    'This isn't living, this is existing,' says Winnipeg man who hasn't been out of bed in 4 months
    5 weeks ago Rosemary McCutcheon
    Not a good thing
  • 5 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Very proud of the tremendous effort put in by John Cacayuran and all the volunteers in Point Douglas.
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    5 weeks ago Brian Connolly
    Congratulations on your hard work, Keep it up .
  • 5 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Exciting entrepreneurial ideas being presented at Ramp Up Winnipeg.
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  • 6 weeks ago by Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights

    Jon Gerrard - MLA, River Heights
    Urgent matter happening at the Misericordia Urgent Care Centre. The government's cuts to health care are causing a staffing shortage at the Misericordia health centre.
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