Cameron Friesen

PC candidate in the Morden - Winkler Southern Manitoba race.

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Trucking subsidies, addictions funding and more promised by Manitoba government

June 10, 2019

CTV - ...jointly funded by the federal government -- for the trucking industry to adopt energy-saving measures such as anti-idling devices. Health Minister Cameron Friesen promised $2.7 million in annual funding for additional addictions treatment, including 16 new beds at treatment centres. Families Minister Heather...

Province makes $2.7M investment in mental health, addiction treatment programs

June 10, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...and has been proven in the last 10 months to be shrinking wait times, to be getting people the care that they require,” said Health Minister Cameron Friesen. RAAM clinics offer assessment, counselling and medication, while also connecting patients with care providers. Government has been criticized for...

Province investing $2.7 M in mental health, addictions treatment

June 10, 2019

CTV - ...offered by the Strongest Families Institute. READ MORE: Province creating 5 rapid-access clinics for people with addictions Health Minister Cameron Friesen said the investments were made in response to recommendations made in the Virgo report. He said he hopes the moves will improve health outcomes for...

Manitoba bolsters walk-in addictions clinics, adds women’s treatment beds

June 10, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...RAAM clinics, connecting more people to receive the help they need for their addictions by adding resources at all locations," Health Minister Cameron Friesen said in a statement. The changes to the hours at the walk-in addiction clinics were not immediately...

Province’s Lifeflight planes won’t fly this weekend as distressed pilots given time off

June 7, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...General Employees' Union argued on Thursday that employees cannot be blamed for looking elsewhere when their jobs are uncertain. Health Minister Cameron Friesen has insisted in the past that privatization would not go forward if the new firm is not cost-effective and doesn't maintain existing safety...

Manitoba moving ahead with Lifeflight air ambulance privatization

June 6, 2019

Global News - ...only if the same level of service and safety could be offered. In November, 16 air ambulance doctors wrote a letter to Manitoba Health Minister Cameron Friesen, listing their concerns with the plan. “We the medical staff of Lifeflight Manitoba Air Ambulance wish to make it clear that we are not prepared...

Private carriers to replace Manitoba’s Lifeflight planes

June 6, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...Man., which is served by Lifeflight, to raise concerns about "profound and dangerous effects" on patient safety earlier this year. Health Minister Cameron Friesen has insisted in the past that privatization would not go forward if the new firm is not cost-effective and doesn't maintain existing safety...

EDITORIAL: Hospital revamp planning flawed

June 5, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ...staggered. And both would be delayed by a year. In the weeks leading up to the planned closure of Concordia in June, the WRHA and Health Minister Cameron Friesen began to second guess their planning again. As a result, they brought in Nova Scotia consultant Dr. David Peachey to assess the progress of the...

University students celebrate at legislature after province’s weekend abortion-pill announcement

June 3, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...The students also gathered more than 2,000 letters of support, which they delivered to Status of Women Minister Rochelle Squires and Health Minister Cameron Friesen. University of Manitoba students, who founded the group Medical Students for Choice last October, organized a rally to push the province to provide...

Minister says Manitoba to provide universal access to abortion pill Mifegymiso

June 1, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - the fact that Squires, as minister for the status of women, has consistently fielded questions on the issue instead of current Health Minister Cameron Friesen and his predecessor, Kelvin Goertzen. “We have had to fight … to get this government to understand that access to abortion is a human right and...

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