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University of Winnipeg: New report outlines bold actions to prepare graduates to succeed

Manitoba’s universities and colleges partner with the Business Council of Manitoba to outline bold actions and prepare graduates to succeed: Horizon Manitoba report released. Manitoba universities and colleges, in conjunction with the Business Council of Manitoba, have unveiled a new strategic action plan that outlines a bold vision for delivering the knowledge and skills that […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20205 Views

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Media Alert: Child Advocate Calls on Liberal Government to Finally Release Long Promised Funds to Ensure no Canadian Child Goes to School Hungry

WINNIPEG, Jan. 17, 2020  – Daniel Germain, the president and founder of Breakfast Club of Canada, is travelling to Winnipeg this weekend ahead of the Liberal cabinet retreat to demand the federal government finally make good on its promise to fund a national school food program. “The Liberals made providing children access to healthy food a […]

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MB Government: Province Shares 12-Month Strategy for Transforming, Improving Family Services

January 17, 2020 To help ensure its programs and services will meet the needs of Manitobans now and into the future, the Manitoba government is implementing a transformation strategy focused on improving outcomes for vulnerable Manitobans, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “We need to transform the way we provide services to Manitobans so that […]

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Lake St. Martin First Nation residents still waiting to go home after nine years – CTV News

January 16, 2020 WINNIPEG — Some residents of Lake St. Martin have been waiting nine years to return home, since a flood destroyed the land in 2011. Now the First Nation says some residents are worried they won’t have a home to which they can return. “My community has been fractured for nine years and […]

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It keeps our language alive’: Winnipeg youth choir will sing national anthem in Ojibwe at Jets game – CBC

Jan 17, 2020 On Friday night, Winnipeg Jets fans will witness a first for the team, as students from Riverbend Community School perform Canada’s national anthem in Ojibway. According to the team’s website, this will be the first time O Canada has been sung in the Indigenous language at a Jets game. The Riverbend School’s […]

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Family of Indigenous woman critical of police investigation into her death – Todayville.com

WINNIPEG — The family of a 22-year-old Indigenous woman found unclothed and injured in a train yard is criticizing how Winnipeg police investigated her death. Police say Jaeda Vanderwal died from blunt force trauma and hypothermia after being struck by two trains on Jan. 5. Her family alleges there was evidence pointing to physical and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20206 Views

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Research & Development Team Creating Potential Partnership in Educational Programming with the Manitoba Museum

In December 2019, MFNERC’s Research and Development (R&D) team met with staff from the Manitoba Museum to discuss potential education partnerships projects. This meeting was held at the Manitoba Museum and included a personalized tour led by Dr. Maureen Matthews, Rachel Erickson, Rob Gendron, and Nancy Anderson. In recent times, the Manitoba Museum established notable […]

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Report highlights need for more educational tools for newcomers learning Indigenous histories – APTN News

January 15, 2020 A new report is hoping to change the way newcomers in Winnipeg learn about the histories of the First Peoples. Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-building Between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples, facilitated by Immigration Partnership Winnipeg, looks at ways to practice and promote healthy relationships between the two communities. The organization […]

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Children at Lake Manitoba Indian day school were strapped for speaking their language, say former students – CBC

‘All we did was pray,’ says former student who attended at same time as late lead plaintiff Garry McLean Jan 15, 2020 Former students of the Lake Manitoba Indian day school, attended by the lead plaintiff of the class action lawsuit, describe it as a place where children spent a good deal of time praying […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202041 Views

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Indigenous students to perform national anthem in Ojibwe at Jets game – CTV News

January 14, 2020 WINNIPEG — Singing the national anthem before a hockey game is a longstanding tradition, but at this Friday’s Winnipeg Jets game, it will be sung in a non-traditional way. A group of Winnipeg students at Riverbend Community School will belt out the anthem in Ojibwe. The Strong Warrior Girls Anishinaabe Singers are […]

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