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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.
News that mentions Andrew Frank
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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.
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.
GREY CUP GLORY: Bombers finally end 28-year championship drought with convincing win over Tiger-Cats
November 24, 2019
Winnipeg Sun - “It’s crazy, man, it’s nuts,” Demski said after hoisting the Grey Cup with confetti flying around the stage. Al Charest/PostmediaA dejected Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Dane Evans walks off the field as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers celebrate in the background. The Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33-12 at the 107th Grey Cup in Calgary Sunday, November 24, 2019. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)Share: Blue Bombers 2019 Grey Cup champs! “This is where you want to end up every year, as Grey Cup champions.
November 8, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - Pallister said he offered "nothing concrete" to Trudeau on how to govern the Prairies, such as suggestions on cabinet appointments. OTTAWA — Premier Brian Pallister is extending an olive branch to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, offering advice on how to quell western frustration in the aftermath of a divisive federal election campaign. Pallister said he offered "nothing concrete" to Trudeau on how to govern the Prairies, such as suggestions on cabinet appointments. Pallister pushes for health-care cash OTTAWA — Premier Brian Pallister is seizing the moment with a minority Liberal government in Ottawa and a wave of conservative premiers to try pushing for more health-care dollars. With Trudeau, Pallister reiterated issues he’s been advocating on the federal scene, including a need to fight Quebec’s discriminatory secularism law and lifting interprovincial trade barriers.
November 7, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - Jared McCann had a goal and two assists, Evgeni Malkin also scored, and Matt Murray made 20 saves. NEW YORK - Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night to end New York's 10-game winning streak. NEW YORK - Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night to end New York's 10-game winning streak. Jared McCann had a goal and two assists, Evgeni Malkin also scored, and Matt Murray made 20 saves. AVALANCHE 9, PREDATORS 4DENVER (AP) — Joonas Donskoi scored his first career hat trick and Colorado used a six-goal second period to rout Nashville.
November 3, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - MILESTONESIndianapolis' Brian Hoyer became the fifth player in NFL history to throw a TD pass with seven or more teams. The previous time early game home teams swept were Week 15 in 2003 and Week 5 in 2018. Washington's Brad Johnson, Atlanta's Doug Johnson and Buffalo's Rob Johnson all started and lost in Week 14 of the 2000 season. Coach Doug Pederson said Jackson was held out for precautionary reasons and will undergo more testing this week. It starts with each and every week getting a win and we got that this week."
November 2, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - PORTLAND, Ore. - Furkan Korkmaz made a 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied for their fifth straight victory to start the season, 129-128 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)PORTLAND, Ore. - Furkan Korkmaz made a 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied for their fifth straight victory to start the season, 129-128 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Drummond had at least 20 points and 20 rebounds for the third straight game and fourth time in seven games this season. Kyrie Irving had his first triple-double with Brooklyn with 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Taurean Prince added 20 points.
November 1, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - The quarterback that general manager John Elway really needs to get on the field is Lock, according to the arguments raging on airwaves and social networks. Allen is a 27-year-old, fourth-year pro from Arkansas who becomes Denver's sixth starting quarterback in the post-Peyton Manning era when the Broncos (2-6) host the Browns (2-5). Allen is a 27-year-old, fourth-year pro from Arkansas who becomes Denver's sixth starting quarterback in the post-Peyton Manning era when the Broncos (2-6) host the Browns (2-5). The quarterback that general manager John Elway really needs to get on the field is Lock, according to the arguments raging on airwaves and social networks. Taking Jimmy Clausen in the second round in 2010 didn't prevent Panthers GM Marty Hurney from drafting Cam Newton No.
October 24, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - The fans of England will see whether Taylor's rough project can break through against Sean McVay's much more polished work when the Cincinnati Bengals (0-7) face the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams (4-3) on Sunday. The fans of England will see whether Taylor's rough project can break through against Sean McVay's much more polished work when the Cincinnati Bengals (0-7) face the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams (4-3) on Sunday. When Taylor left his job as the Rams' quarterbacks coach to take over the Cincinnati Bengals last winter, he brought intimate knowledge of McVay's offence and the wisdom of two years behind the Rams' curtain. He installed an offence quite similar to McVay's schemes, and he is calling the Bengals' plays himself, just as McVay does for LA. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)The Bengals will be reunited with Whitworth, who spent 11 seasons in Cincinnati before going to the Rams.
October 21, 2019
Winnipeg Sun - Polls reporting as of midnight(14 members)Brandon-Souris 175:177xLarry Maguire CON 25,509Ashley Duguay NDP 5,667Terry Hayward LIB 4,908Bill Tiessen GRN 2,914Robin Lussier PPC 664Rebecca Hein CHP 272Vanessa Hamilton IND 209Robert Eastcott IND 103Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley 176:181Marty Morantz CON 18,008xDoug Eyolfson LIB 15,636Ken St. George NDP 6,300Kristin Lauhn-Jensen GRN 2,054Steven Fletcher PPC 1,882Melissa Penner CHP 156Brian Ho IND 130Churchill-Keewatinook Aski 110:155xNiki Ashton NDP 7,724Cyara Bird CON 3,880Judy Klassen LIB 2,692Ralph McLean GRN 869Ken Klyne PPC 239Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa 216:235Dan Mazier CON 23,609Laverne Lewycky NDP 5,099Cathy Scofield-Singh LIB 4,807Kate Storey GRN 1,989Frank Godon PPC 671Jenni Johnson CHP 423Elmwood-Transcona 177:187xDaniel Blaikie NDP 18,457Lawrence Toet CON 15,222Jennifer Malabar LIB 4,914Kelly Manweiler GRN 1,341Noel Gautron PPC 478Kildonan-St. Paul 191:205Raquel Dancho CON 18,012xMaryAnn Mihychuk LIB 11,036Evan Krosney NDP 8,525Rylan Reed GRN 1,614Martin Deck PPC 527Spencer Katerynuk CHP 256Eduard Hiebert IND 95Portage-Lisgar 215:229xCandice Bergen CON 29,263Ken Werbiski LIB 4,364Cindy Friesen NDP 3,558Beverley Eert GRN 2,130Aaron Archer PPC 1,080Jerome Dondo CHP 808Provencher 177:193xTed Falk CON 28,876Trevor Kirczenow LIB 5,564Erin McGee NDP 5,362Janine G. Gibson GRN 2,553Wayne Sturby PPC 1,023Saint Boniface-Saint Vital 168:183xDan Vandal LIB 18,063Rejeanne Caron CON 14,046Billie Cross NDP 7,299Ben Linnick GRN 2,400Adam McAllister PPC 612Sharma Baljeet IND 274Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman 256:265xJames Bezan CON 29,147Robert A. Smith NDP 8,327Detlev Regelsky LIB 5,542Wayne James GRN 2,729Ian Kathwaroon PPC 629Winnipeg Centre 168:175Leah Gazan NDP 11,942xRobert-Falcon Ouellette LIB 10,221Ryan Dyck CON 6,821Andrea Shalay GRN 1,544Yogi Henderson PPC 457Stephanie Hein CHP 245Winnipeg North 165:172xKevin Lamoureux LIB 14,034Kyle Mason NDP 7,865Jordyn Ham CON 6,315Sai Shanthanand Rajagopal GRN 844Victor Ong PPC 288Henry Hizon CHP 260Kathy Doyle IND 197Andrew Taylor COM 114Winnipeg South 160:178xTerry Duguid LIB 17,250Melanie Maher CON 16,009Jean-Paul Lapointe NDP 5,812Paul Bettess GRN 1,744Mirwais Nasiri PPC 352Winnipeg South Centre 189:197xJim Carr LIB 19,922Joyce Bateman CON 13,136Elizabeth Shearer NDP 8,035James Beddome GRN 2,743Jane MacDiarmid PPC 511Linda Marynuk CHP 90Legend: APP–Animal Protection Party of Canada; BQ–Bloc Quebecois; CFF–Canada’s Fourth Front; CHP–Christian Heritage Party; CNP–Canadian Nationalist Party; COM–Communist Party of Canada; CON–Conservative Party of Canada; GRN–Green Party of Canada; IND–Independent; LIB–Liberal Party of Canada; LTN–Libertarian Party of Canada; ML–Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada; MP–Marijuana Party; NA–Non-Affiliated; NCA–National Citizens Alliance of Canada; NDP–New Democratic Party; PCP–Progressive Canadian Party; PIQ–Parti pour L’Independance du Quebec; PPC–People’s Party of Canada; RP–Parti Rhinoceros Party; SCC–Stop Climate Change; UPC–The United Party of Canada; VCP–Veterans Coalition Party of Canada; x–member of the last legislature.