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Grand opening for new centre

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Last week the new Manitoba Punjab Cultural and Seniors Centre hosted its grand opening.

This event signals a new addition to the Tyndall Park community which many families have been eagerly anticipating. Speakers from all levels of government attended the dinner to support the centre and to underscore how important this project will be for Tyndall Park, the Indo-Canadian community and Manitoba.

This new community centre, at 1770 King Edward, will be a fantastic location for families to spend time together, as it features a fitness room, lounges for seniors and youth, and a library. The facility also boasts a large banquet hall that can serve up to 2,000 dinner guests, which will undoubtedly make it a choice destination for many events.

By creating an inclusive space for everyone, the centre aims to connect seniors with young people and help community members create stronger bonds with their neighbours, grandparents and others who may share their cultural background.   

Another key element of the centre is the Busy Bee Day Care Centre, which opened in January of 2014. Our government provided $240,000 towards the construction of the new child care centre, and we will continue to support the centre by providing them with just over $290,000 in annual operating grants. These investments have helped create 16 new spaces for infants and 32 new preschool spaces. Providing these supports helps our youngest children get a good start so that later in life they can do well in school, find a career they love and raise their families here in Manitoba.  

I am proud to welcome the new Punjab Cultural and Seniors Centre to the Tyndall Park community. Our government understands how important it is to invest in community centres, which is why we invested just over $650,000 towards the construction of the centre and why we continue to invest in the programs offered there. This centre will provide community members with a place to engage in a healthy and social lifestyle and gain access to important resources. The centre represents what makes Manitoba such a great place to live — seeing diversity as a strength, and creating opportunities for our communities to thrive.

Thank you to the staff at the Manitoba Punjab Cultural and Seniors Centre for putting in so many years of hard work. Your goals have become a reality and a great addition to the Tyndall Park community. For more information, please contact my constituency office at 204-421-9493, or email me at Ted.Marcelino@yourmanitoba.ca

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