Cameron Friesen

PC candidate in the Morden - Winkler Southern Manitoba race.

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Manitoba announces new funding for COVID-19 research

April 8, 2020

Winnipeg Sun - ...evolving times such as these, and investments into research and development will help advance our understanding and ability to treat COVID-19.” Cameron Friesen, Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living, said the Manitoba Government is thankful for the work of scientists and researchers. “But they...

Time for the premier, nurse profession to make up

April 7, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - ...need some sort of gesture. Social distancing eliminates the possibility for face-to-face dialogue. But clearly, either Pallister or Health Minister Cameron Friesen need to reach out and ask for some help. The stakes are much too high to let the pre-existing estrangement that existed between nurses and the Tory...

STAY HOME: Strong message sent as COVID-19 spreads in community, case total hits 127

April 1, 2020

Winnipeg Sun - smaller health centres could become strained if health-care workers become sick. Premier Brian Pallister, who spoke alongside Health Minister Cameron Friesen earlier on Wednesday, gave an impassioned plea for folks, especially young people, to stay home. “This is real,” Pallister said. “This not...

2nd health-care worker at same Winnipeg hospital tests positive for COVID-19, unions say

April 1, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...Call for more nurses Twenty-four new cases were announced Wednesday, bringing the total to 127 in Manitoba, said Roussin. Manitoba Health Minister Cameron Friesen issued a call Wednesday morning for more nurses to come forward and re-register — retirees, nursing instructors, those who recently returned to...

Manitoba set to fast-track former nurses, graduates to front line

April 1, 2020

The Reminder - reinforcements are on the way in Manitoba. Provincial health minister Cameron Friesen announced the Manitoba government would change requirements for registered nurses (RNs) during an April 1 update, allowing former RNs and graduates to step into the COVID-19 fight quicker. article continues below ...

Former Registered Nurses Invited To Join The Response To Covid-19

April 1, 2020

Pembina Valley Online - ...for former nurses to temporarily practice in Manitoba in response to COVID-19. "We're acting out of an abundance of caution," Health Minister Cameron Friesen explains. Premier Brian Pallister adds the move is not a reactionary measure, but one that's been planned for. Friesen issued an order under the...

Manitoba makes changes to boost nursing numbers during COVID-19 crisis

April 1, 2020

Winnipeg Sun - ...of 127 known cases in the province. “We have seen what has happened in other jurisdictions when preparation is insufficient,” Health Minister Cameron Friesen said in a video conference on Wednesday. “And that is why Manitoba is taking action to ensure that our health-care system is ready. We’ve been...

Premier, health minister to speak on COVID-19 in Manitoba

April 1, 2020

CTV - ...premier, as well as the health, seniors and active living minister are set to speak Wednesday on COVID-19 Manitoba. Brian Pallister and Cameron Friesen are holding a news conference at noon at the Manitoba Legislative Building. CTV News Winnipeg will be live streaming the event. The province’s...

Former nurses allowed to practice in Manitoba to help with COVID-19 pandemic

April 1, 2020

CTV - ...minister announced steps during a news conference on Wednesday, which allow former nurses to practice again to help with the COVID-19 pandemic. Cameron Friesen, health, seniors and active living minister, said they will waive or modify registration for the former nurses. He added all fees for registration...

Province makes it easier for former nurses to work during pandemic

April 1, 2020

CBC Manitoba - ...its health-care staff before the COVID-19 crisis in Manitoba gets worse. "As we know, we are in unprecedented circumstances," Health Minister Cameron Friesen said. "We have seen what happens when preparation is insufficient." The province will now let former nurses apply for an expedited temporary...

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