News from Fort Rouge

Mental health services must improve

Throughout the first half of this summer I have had many opportunities to go to events and spend time with families in communities across the province. Health care has always been a huge concern for Manitobans and even more so in recent months. Many of the communities...

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We need to do better

I have sometimes joked over the past year that I have been running a daycare of sorts in the legislative building. Like many Manitoba parents, I did not have child care for my kids before and after school. As a result, I drove them to school in the morning before heading...

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Gym for Kelvin still a community goal

Every community knows the importance of having a safe place for their kids to play, and keep active. Local recreational spaces play a key role in encouraging active living, promoting a healthy lifestyle, and providing community members with a place to come together, and...

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Suit up for Winter Classic

As a new year begins, I would like to wish everyone a safe and happy 2017. December was a busy month in the Fort Rouge constituency. It was fun connecting with folks at events throughout the community, whether at school holiday concerts, doing deliveries with my son for...

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Wishing your family the best in 2017!

Wab Kinew wishes you and your family a happy holiday and a great 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 204-615-1922...

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Ways to help the community during the holidays

It is that time of year again — school concerts, holiday shopping, family gatherings, and pushing neighbour’s vehicles out of snow banks. This time of year is a good opportunity to spend time with family and friends, and get to know the people in our community a bit...

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The real goal of hockey

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Ready to Listen

By Wab Kinew, MLA for Fort Rouge As published in The Sou'wester May 24, 2016 Our NDP team recently announced our new roles as the Official Opposition in the legislature. I’m excited to...

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Wab Kinew says Trans-Pacific Partnership will hurt Canada’s ability to innovate, backs up with economic analysis

May 24, 2016 Transcript from the Legislature: I would like to thank the Minister for Growth, Enterprise and Trade for his remarks today. I do believe that the Trans-Pacific Partnership is an important issue confronting our country, but I would...

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