MLA Page — James Allum

Hoping Community Places Program is retained

From schools to community centres, curling clubs, athletic fields to Legions, where so much of our community life takes place you will find the legacy of the Community Places Program. Since its inception community leaders have depended on the Community Places Program...

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Fort Garry-Riverview bursting with community spirit

One of the greatest things about being an MLA is learning about all the amazing things happening in Fort Garry-Riverview.In the spirit of the season, here’s a snappy tribute to some, but surely not all, of the people who are making our world a better place. The families...

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Wishing your family the best in 2017!

James Allum 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 204-475-2270...

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Window in Gateway Church a tribute to local scouts

As a historian, I value the opportunity to visit with others who are interested in the past. Last winter, I was intrigued by a call from a local pastor who invited me to meet a gentleman called Ross Holt to view a stained glass window of note, the Memorial Boyscout...

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Spreading the word on the dangers of fentanyl

Within the past few years it has become apparent that fentanyl is not only having a devastating impact across Canada but also in Winnipeg and even here in Riverview. It pains me to hear about these struggles in our community but I am encouraged by the passion and...

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Pearl Domienik

I rise today to pay tribute to an extraordinary woman who, after a career that spanned four decades with the Province of Manitoba, retired from the public service some two weeks ago. Madam Speaker, I refer to the magnificent, the incomparable, the simply amazing Pearl...

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Peace of Mind 204

Madam Speaker, we know that mental illness is a major struggle for people across the province. This struggle is compounded by stigma, which prevents people, especially young people, from talking about their experiences and seeking out the services they need. Thankfully, there...

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General Byng School

Madam Speaker, General Byng School in the Pembina Trails School Division is a safe, caring and welcoming environment for students from kindergarten to grade 9. Last week, General Byng celebrated 60 years of service in our community. For six decades, General Byng has been...

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