News from Concordia

Health care fight just getting started

By now, you’ve probably heard about the sweeping cuts to our health care system and the proposed closure of the emergency room at Concordia Hospital. These changes will transition two ERs into urgent care centres while completely closing the public point of contact...

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Need for care home beds is great

When the time comes to consider housing options for an older spouse or family member, finding quality, compassionate care is top of mind. With our aging population, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find places that are close to home. The shortage of personal...

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Investment in health care is crucial

The recent closure of the QuickCare Clinic on St. Mary’s Road came as a real shock to my constituents and many Manitobans. This was the nearest community clinic to our area and families in northeast Winnipeg, including my own, have come to rely on its quick and efficient...

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Commitment to daycare spaces needed

As a parent with two young children, I’ve seen the benefits that quality daycare spaces can have in a community first-hand. Having a safe and fun environment where children can thrive is not only helpful for children’s development, but also has larger benefits for...

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Wishing your family the best in 2017!

Matt Wiebe wishes you and your family a happy holiday and a prosperous new year! The new year is also a natural time to think about new ideas. If you have thoughts on how we can continue improving our community, please get in touch with his constituency office at 204-654-1857...

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It's Christmas in Concordia

The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. It is also a time that challenges us to be generous and to think beyond ourselves to those less fortunate in our society. It’s a busy time of year and an excellent opportunity for me to connect with...

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Citizens working hard to affect change

I believe strongly in the power of citizens to affect change in their communities through direct action and volunteerism. My own path to public life came through my time volunteering, spending years with local organizations that seek to address issues — like safety...

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Health care issues at top of mind

By Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald May 13, 2016 Now that the April 19 provincial election has come and gone and the dust has settled, I feel very humbled and honoured by the voters...

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Family Fun in Concordia

By Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald May 30, 2016 Summer has officially started and here in Concordia there are always plenty of family events to attend. One of my favourite...

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Hearing from Manitoba families on protecting child care centres in schools: Statement by Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia

February 18, 2016 Last night, my MLA colleagues and I heard from everyday Manitobans on a new piece of legislation our government brought forward on protecting child care spaces in schools. It was great to hear straight from parents and child...

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NDP Builds on Record Investments with Additional $50 million for Gyms and $25 million for Science Labs: Wiebe

January 13, 2016 Our NDP government has announced another $50-million fund for 12 new and upgraded gyms, and a new $25-million fund to upgrade more than 40 science labs in h...

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Improving energy efficiency at home

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald December 31, 2015 My favourite activity as an MLA is to get out and knock on doors in Concordia. It’s an opportunity to meet with...

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Rebuilding a bridge for today's needs

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald November 27, 2015 Winnipeggers commuting over the Louise Bridge to downtown may not know that they are travelling in the footsteps of one...

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Great activities during Legion Week

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald October 8, 2015 I make sure to take any opportunity I have to pay tribute to our veterans. It is too easy to forget what the rights...

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Things are hoppin’ at new CC

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald August 31, 2015 Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia w...

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Many street renewal jobs underway

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald July 21, 2015 Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia standing in front of the construction at Reay Crescent and London Street. When I talk to my neighbours in Concordia, one of...

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Making space for the little ones

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald April 24, 2015 Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia, and Richard Grewe of Gardon Construction, examine the plans for the new 41-space childcare centre coming to Sherwood School. Good...

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Kids doing good work with Kiwanis clubs

Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published by The Herald June 8, 2015 Participating in extra-curricular activities while in school helps students build confidence and expand their horizons for...

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Brian Pallister’s Cuts Would Hurt Families, Drive Away Doctors and Nurses: Wiebe

May 1, 2015 Manitoba’s Budget 2015 will continue to ensure our province attracts record numbers of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals so that Manitoba families get the care they need. PC leader Brian Pallister, on the other...

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Community Events in Concordia

Concordia Foundation 32nd Annual Gala Thursday April 16, 2015, cocktails – 5:30 p.m, dinner – 7 p.m. RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue Regular tickets- $175. For tickets call Concordia Foundation at 204-661-7326 --- The...

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KEC showing students plenty of options

Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As Published in The Herald March 18th, 2015 Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia, joins students from the pastry program at Kildonan-East Collegiate. High...

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Lighthouses brighten kids’ day

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concorida February 3rd, 2015 As Published in The Herald Keeping kids busy with positive after-school activities is a great way to build safe and healthy communities. For...

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Enjoying holiday events around Town

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia November 25th, 2014 As Published in The Herald In no time at all, it seems, the holiday season is here. One of the events my family and I look...

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Getting interchange right is Vital

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald October 15, 2014 Time and again I have heard from people in Concordia and northeast Winnipeg that completing the interchange...

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Modernizing our Liquor Laws

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia September 2, 2014 As Published in The Haerald Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia, draws a bottle of Cabernet Shiraz at northeast Winnipeg’s new...

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Local community clubs hard at work this summer

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald July 22, 2014 Our community clubs are an important part of what knits us together as a community. They offer a place...

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Manitoba bringing in business

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald June 10, 2014 I come from a family of entrepreneurs. Many members of my family, including most of my immediate family, have...

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Continuing a tradition of acceptance

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald April 29, 2014 I am extremely proud of my Mennonite heritage. It has helped shape who I am as a person and continues to...

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Helping students learn skilled trades

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald March18, 2014 Advance Learning Minister James A...

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2013 Saw Strides Made in Housing

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald Feb 05, 2014 I would first like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy 2014! This past year was an...

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See Santa at Kildonan Place

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald December 3, 2013 I welcome this opportunity to extend best wishes to every Manitoban during the holiday season. This...

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Honouring our teachers

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald October 29, 2013 Concordia MLA Matt Wiebe addressing s...

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Great weekend for Sher-E-Punjab Sports Club

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald September 25, 2013 Concordia MLA Matt Wiebe (fourth f...

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Bringing community together

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald August 21, 2013 One of my favourite things about being an MLA is getting the chance to meet people. Our community is dynamic and...

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Habitat for Humanity active in our community

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald July 17, 2013 MLA Matt Wiebe (centre) w...

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Real Solutions that Work for Concordia

Instead of resorting to short-sighted cuts, I’m working to protect families and build our future in Concordia. Funding to build a brand-new East Elmwood Community Club. Investing i...

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Molson Street improvements, at last

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald June 5, 2013 Last year, Molson Street had the dubious honour of being voted as one of the Top 5 in CAA Manitoba’s Worst Roads...

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Concordia: a community on the move

By: Matt Wiebe, MLA for Concordia As published in The Herald May 8, 2013 I’m excited about the future of our province and our neighbourhood. We live in a dynamic and growing community,...

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Constituency Newsletter

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