Tag Archives: Kelvin Goertzen

Staying cool, healthy and safe this summer

Hon. Kelvn Goertzen
Minister’s Message

Whether you’re enjoying a barbecue with family and friends, getting active or attending one of our province’s many summer festivals, summer in Manitoba is hard to beat. We’re one of the sunniest provinces in Canada, so there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors under clear, blue skies.

I hope your summer is filled with exciting outdoor fun, but while you’re enjoying the many summer festivities that Manitoba offers, please take care to protect yourself from heat and sun exposure. Continue reading Staying cool, healthy and safe this summer

Be on the alert for fraud and scams

Hon. Kelvn Goertzen
Minister’s Message

Fraud is the number one crime against older Canadians. Common types of fraud and scams include identity theft, credit or debit card fraud, online scams, and phone and door-to-door scams.

Though anyone can be a victim of fraud, older people are frequently targeted because they are perceived as financially stable, trusting, generous, and courteous. Older adults may also be home during the day to answer the door or phone and, depending on the circumstances, may not have family or friends close by to ask for a second opinion. Continue reading Be on the alert for fraud and scams