Health workers inducted into Manitoba's Order of the Buffalo Hunt

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister inducted the province’s public health team and front-line healthcare providers into Manitoba’s Order of The Buffalo Hunt at a ceremony held Tuesday with Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa at the Manitoba Legislative Building.

The order recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the province in a variety of fields, ranging from science to social work and the arts.

“Manitoba’s public health team and our front-line healthcare workers have shown extraordinary dedication, hard work and perseverance to keep Manitobans safe through the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Pallister.

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“It’s difficult to put into words how much I, and all Manitobans, appreciate the work these individuals have done to protect and safeguard Manitoba’s lives.”

The premier added the awards are a way of expressing appreciation for the tireless efforts and long hours the province’s public health team and front-line health-care providers have put into keeping Manitobans and those we care about healthy, safe and as free of COVID-19 as possible.

Roussin accepted the award on behalf of the province’s public health team and Siragusa accepted the award on behalf of Manitoba’s front-line healthcare providers.

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