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AMC concerned about Bill 34 that attempts to legitimize the Province of Manitoba’s theft of over $300 million dollars stolen from First Nations children

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba. The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is seriously concerned with the impacts of Bill 34 – The Budget Implementation and Tax Statutes Amendment Act, which was introduced on March 19th, 2020. Bill 34 is an omnibus which justifies the practice of clawing back funding for First Nations children in care by […]

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MKO: Lack of Housing in Northern First Nations Impacts Ability to Self-Isolate

April 2, 2020 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing a series of media releases this week to provide an update on issues that are being addressed in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic for First Nations in Northern Manitoba. MKO has grouped the issues into three main themes: protecting […]

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Rolling River First Nation distributes care packages to every household on reserve – CBC

Manitoba community organized and delivered food parcels as a ‘form of comfort’ during pandemic Apr 06, 2020 One First Nation in southern Manitoba has helped their members during the COVID-19 pandemic by distributing care packages to every household on the reserve. “As a leader, it definitely brings peace of mind,” said Samantha Wilson. Wilson is […]

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Joint SCO, MKO, and MMF Letter to Premier Pallister Re: Bill 34 Indigenous Children and Children’s Special Allowance

April 3, 2020, A letter (Letter to Premier Pallister Re. Bill 34 Indigenous Children and Children’s Special Allowance) was sent this morning by Southern Chiefs’ Organization, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc., and Manitoba Metis Federation to Premier Brian Pallister regarding Bill 34. Bill 34 steals federal childcare benefits from vulnerable children in the care of child and family services. The Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 20206 Views

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Métis Nation 60’s Scoop Reconciliation Update

April 3, 2020 Backgrounder On December 18, 2018, Métis National Council Minister of Social Development, David Chartrand, launched the Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal. This online Portal can be accessed at Sixties.Scoop.Metisportals.CA. Developed by the Métis National Council with support from the Manitoba Metis Federation, the Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal is intended to be the […]

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How to access free mental health and emotional support during the COVID-19 crisis – CBC

Whether you’re experiencing anxiety, addiction or abuse, confidential help is a call, text or click away Apr 02, 2020 As the coronavirus pandemic changes everyday life in dramatic ways, it’s also shaking the foundation of our psychological and emotional well-being. “Our basic premise for mental health is feeling safe and secure,” explains psychiatrist Dr. Sabeena […]

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Province Announces Over $100 Million in Support and Relief for Manitoba’s Fight Against COVID-19

April 3, 2020 Manitoba Protection Plan Ensures Government Can Respond Quickly and Effectively to Needs of Manitobans: Pallister The Manitoba government is announcing new measures in the Manitoba Protection Plan to provide extra support and relief to homeowners and businesses, and to enhance health preparedness for new medical equipment and shelter space in the fight […]

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MFNPS Encourages Safety and Limited Travel – PortageOnline.com

03 April 2020 Manitoba First Nations Police wants to help spread the word for everyone to be safe during the pandemic measures that have been taken in the Portage area. “I know that Chief and Council has a strong concern with COVID-19 that’s currently going on,” says Insp. Dave Scott. “They’re wishing for people not […]

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MB Government: Province Announces Initiatives in Support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 1, 2020 Manitoba Government Partnering with Community to Develop Awareness Campaign on Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images: Minister The Manitoba government is introducing new online resources and supports for victims as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, minister responsible for status of women, announced today. “Sexual violence […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Requests Manitoba Residents and Cottagers Stay Home

April 1, 2020 The Office of the Ogichidaa and Grand Council Treaty 3 are adding their voices to the plea of many First Nation communities that cottagers remain at their primary residences at this time. Echoing the concerns of MPP Rickford, over this past weekend there was an alarming number of Manitoba residents entering the […]

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