MLA Page — Matt Wiebe

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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International Nurses' Day

May 12th marks International Nurses' Day, and all this week our caucus has joined with people around the world to celebrate, honour, and thank nurses for the contributions they make to health care and the welfare of patients and families. Across the province, nurses...

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Mental Health Care

Madam Speaker, advocates for mental health investments are spreading their message loud and clear: we are sick of waiting. With increased awareness of mental health issues in our communities, people are speaking out more and more and getting louder and louder about...

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Daffodil Month

April is Daffodil Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about cancer research and advancements in the fight against it. It's also an opportunity to support the individuals and families coping with this terrible disease. Every one of us in this Chamber and all of our constituents...

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Concordia Health & Fitness Centre

Madam Speaker, the Pallister government has recklessly cut $1 billion in funding for a wide range of important health care projects throughout our province, including the Park Manor Personal Care Home, northern health clinics in Thompson and The Pas, the community clinics in St....

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St. Mary's QuickCare Clinic Closure

When it comes to quick access to health services, Manitobans have been let down by this Conservative government. Instead of having meaningful dialogue with the community and front-line health professionals, this government took a pass and closed the St. Boniface QuickCare clinic....

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