Andrew Frank

PC candidate in the Concordia Winnipeg race.

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Questionnaire Response

Andrew Frank - Concordia

1. Why did you decide to run in the Manitoba election?

To work to ensure that Manitoba is a province where families find it affordable to live, that has healthcare and educational systems among the best in Canada, has a growing economy so my sons don’t have to move elsewhere to find good jobs and to chart a responsible course in addressing climate change.   In short to make Manitoba a place where our citizens can prosper and others choose to make it their new home!

2. Why should a voter consider electing you to represent them?

Over the past nearly 30 years I have had first hand experience in helping the most vulnerable in our society through my involvement with our local Harvest Food Bank, ensuring students have the resources and environment to excel while on a school board and the challenges of starting and developing a company that manufactures unique Smart products that serve medical, sports and consumer markets.    This all has provided me the empathy to understand the needs of the community and tools to help build the consensus, and implementation plans necessary to bring new solutions to challenges we all face as we go forward together in Manitoba

3. What key issue(s) / topic(s) will you stand for in your role as MLA, and why are these important to you?

Key issues for me as an MLA are Education, Healthcare and growing Manitoba’s economy.

With a child still in school and a business that is always looking for skilled employees I want to see an education system that equips our children to benefit from the employment opportunities and needs that Manitoba businesses have as they grow.   Healthcare has to improve to keep pace with an aging population and new technologies.  Thirty years of experience in helping those with medical challenges has given me insight into how we can better serve Manitobans.  Our economy has to grow to support the services and programs our community needs and to provide local opportunities for our children as they enter the workplace.

4. Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

Deficits and debt means that Manitoban dollars that could solve Manitoban’s needs are not available to do so.  I am in favor of balancing the budget to free more resources for improving infrastructure, education and Healthcare.

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Evgenii Dadonov’s two power-play goals lead Panthers past Senators 6-3

January 2, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Florida pulled away with four goals in the second period with Frank Vatrano's proving to be the winner. "We had good awareness, good playmaking, good patience with the puck, good speed. Evgenii Dadonov scored his second power-play goal of the night to tie the game 2-2 for Florida (21-14-5) and 89 seconds later Noel Acciari gave the Panthers the lead. The Senators were at a loss for words to describe their second period performance. Dadonov set the tone again at the 8:54 mark of the second period, opening the floodgates for the Panthers.

As No. 2 seed, Chiefs on cusp of returning to AFC title game

December 30, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon III (25) is tackled by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Anthony Hitchens, left, and linebacker Reggie Ragland (59) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. - The Kansas City Chiefs were inches away from playing in the Super Bowl a year ago and, to many in their locker room, the sting of that overtime loss to New England has served as motivation to return to the AFC title game this season. That means they get the week off while the Patriots are forced to play a wild-card game, and ensures a divisional-round game will be played at Arrowhead Stadium the next weekend. The Patriots still have Tom Brady, and the Texans already have gotten the best of Kansas City once this season. STOCK DOWNWide receiver Sammy Watkins had just one catch for 8 yards against Los Angeles, though part of that had to do with the fact that Kansas City rarely had the ball.

Letters, Dec. 24

December 24, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - On Dec. 12, I watched an interview on CBC News Network with a member of the faction "Conservative Victory." Nuclear optionRe: Small nuclear reactors no solution to climate change (Dec. 20)In his opinion piece, Dave Taylor makes a number of incorrect assumptions. Dr. Theresa Tam, chief public health officer of Canada, also released a report recently. A focus on health education and individual behavior change distracts us from understanding and addressing the root causes of health gaps. Let’s listen to communities with lived experience and public health experts to address the systemic injustices that drive health gaps and hurt us all.

Gavrikov’s late goal lifts Blue Jackets over Islanders 3-2

December 23, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - The Blue Jackets won 3-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The Columbus Blue Jackets played with moxie and grit much to the approval of coach John Tortorella. Vladislav Gavrikov scored late in the third period to lift the surging Blue Jackets over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory. Gerbe, recalled from AHL Cleveland on Sunday to replace injured Oliver Bjorkstrand, put the Blue Jackets ahead 2-1 at 9:34 of the second. … The Blue Jackets scratched forwards Sonny Milano and Cam Atkinson, plus defenceman Gabriel Carlsson.

Barrow to step down as CBS prepares for more golf changes

December 17, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - “For over 40 years, Lance has embodied the tradition and history of CBS Sports golf and set the standard of excellence in golf production,” said Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports. He has produced the PGA Tour, NFL, NCAA basketball and highlight shows for the Masters and PGA Championship during his career at CBS. Currently, CBS broadcasts the first playoff event, with NBC having the BMW Championship and Tour Championship. Still to be determined are digital rights for PGA Tour coverage, which currently belong to NBC Sports as part of the live streaming “PGA Tour Live” of featured groups before network coverage begins. Golf Channel also has a current deal to air the PGA Tour Champions and Korn Ferry Tour events.

Leonard back in Toronto, leads Clippers past Raptors 112-92

December 11, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - Maurice Harkless scored 14 points and Paul George had 13 as the Clippers evened their road record at 6-6. TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard scored 23 points in his return to Toronto, Lou Williams had 18 and the Clippers won their third straight game Wednesday, beating the slumping Raptors 112-92. TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard scored 23 points in his return to Toronto, Lou Williams had 18 and the Clippers won their third straight game Wednesday, beating the slumping Raptors 112-92. Maurice Harkless scored 14 points and Paul George had 13 as the Clippers evened their road record at 6-6. Evan Fournier had 18 and Aaron Gordon finished with 14 points and 14 rebounds.

Golden snubs and surprises, including little ‘Cats’ love

December 9, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)NEW YORK - Some Golden Globe nominations seemed like locks: Joaquin Phoenix, Tom Hanks, Adam Driver and Eddie Murphy. The film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical stars Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson and Taylor Swift. HBO's “Watchmen,” an adaptation of one of the most acclaimed graphic novels of all time, was ignored by the Globe voters. Previously, “Game of Thrones” earned nods for best drama in 2012 and every year from 2015-2018. Fans have had mixed love for the final season and some have even asked HBO to remake it.

Masters field starting to rise with new winners

December 3, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - Augusta National invites the top 50 from the final world ranking of the year, and then the top 50 one week before the Masters. Augusta National invites the top 50 from the final world ranking of the year, and then the top 50 one week before the Masters. Some of it has to do with the increased fall schedule on the PGA Tour. This year, the PGA Tour had 10 tournaments in the fall that offered a Masters invitation. Five of them would have made the Masters field through other categories.

Scheer heads to Conservative heartland after a bruising week of challenges

November 29, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - His speech to the United Conservative Party convention in Calgary comes at the end of a bruising week of challenges to his leadership from across the conservative spectrum, and what he himself described as frank conversations about why he failed to win a majority in last month's election. Earlier in the week, Scheer had been blasted by party supporters in Montreal, including outright calls for his resignation. Conservative MP Ed Fast rises during Question Period in the House of Commons, in Ottawa on Friday, October 6, 2017. "The Conservative party at heart is a centrist party, and that's what voters want to see in a national party," she said. Scheer had sought Thursday to move forward from the question of his leadership with the appointment of Leona Alleslev as deputy Conservative leader.

Colts expect ankle injury to keep Ebron out rest of season

November 25, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich first learned about Eric Ebron’s problematic ankle before last week’s game. The Pro Bowl tight end was placed on the injured reserve list, dealing a Colts already struggling offence yet another jarring blow. Reich said he was aware Ebron had a scan on his ankle before training camp but was only told it was bothering Ebron last week. “Unfortunately, I have been dealing with an ankle injury since the beginning of the season,” Ebron wrote. Travis played four games with the Colts in 2017 before spending all of last season on injured reserve.

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