Category: Manitoba health care

Manitoba health care


B.C. fires still affecting Manitoba air quality

Environment Canada and Manitoba Health  warn smoke from British Columbia forest fires will continue to affect air quality in Manitoba. A Special air quality statement in effect for: R.M. of Cartier incl. Elie St. Eustache and Springstein R.M. of Dufferin incl. Carman Roseisle and Homewood R.M. of Grey incl. St. Claude Elm Creek and Fannystelle […]

Family seeks partnership in elderly care decisions

      May 13, 2018, Dear Honorable Jon Gerard, RE: The severe shortage of facilities that provide quality medical care in Portage la Prairie for elderly people     I am writing on behalf of myself and my siblings to voice our concerns regarding my dear mother Ruth Evelyn LaFreniere. She is an elderly woman […]

Lions Prairie Manor under investigation

Manitoba Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living Kelvin Goertzen tells family members concerned with care at Lions Prairie Manor his department has been investigating the Portage la Prairie home since October.   Mickey Dumont The Portage Citizen — Jon Gerrard, Liberal MLA River Heights, and party health critic brought the Manitoba provincial Liberals travelling […]

Allegations of elder abuse at Lions Prairie Manor raised in Legislature

Updated 5:35 p.m. Read the report: Treating our Elders with Dignity – Report Final   Liberal health critic tables report in Question Period of alleged abuse at Lions Prairie Manor. Government spokesman confirms incidents are under investigation. Mickey Dumont The Portage Citizen — A number of Portage la Prairie family members are en route to […]

Manitoba Health reboots Tick Checker

The Portage Citizen — Manitoba Lyme and Tick-borne illnesses is coming under photographic scrutiny and you can play your part. MB Health has released a new surveillance map showing where there are confirmed blacklegged tick populations. Blacklegged ticks can be anywhere as they travel on deer, mice, rabbits, squirrels or birds. If you find a […]