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Standing Hearing for Inquest into Death of Bradley Errol Greene

February 24, 2017 A standing hearing will take place to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Bradley Errol Greene, 26, of Winnipeg. In the early morning of April 30, 2016, Greene was placed into custody at the Winnipeg Remand Centre following his arrest by members of the Winnipeg Police […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 20178 Views

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Ten years is long enough, says the CHRC. Time to fix the child welfare on reserves once and for all

February 23, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission The Chief Commissioner of Canadian Human Rights Commission, Marie-Claude Landry, issues the following statement: “Ten years ago today, a journey began to address an issue that had been ignored for far too long. The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, along […]

by pmnationtalk on February 24, 201715 Views

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Helen Glass Research Symposium to highlight nursing research – UM Today

February 23, 2017 — From March 13 to 15 the College of Nursing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will host the inaugural Helen Glass Research Symposium, a multi-day event that gives faculty, staff and students an opportunity to hear new perspectives from innovative researchers working on the frontlines of nursing. Previously called the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 201710 Views

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Manitoba Human Rights Commission dedicates more resources to human rights education

February 24, 2017 Each of us must find our own way to end discrimination. For 35 years, human rights and the guarantee of equality for people living in Canada has been protected by our Constitution through the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Here in Manitoba, for 30 years, The Human Rights Code has prohibited […]

by pmnationtalk on February 24, 20178 Views

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Promises and platitudes on the mayor’s lunchtime menu – CBC

Brian Bowman set to issue his 3rd State of the City address; here’s what has been pledged before Feb 24, 2017 Long on platitudes, short on policy.​ That’s the usual complaint about the State of the City address that Winnipeg’s mayor is obligated to make every year. Mayor Brian Bowman has a chance to dampen […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 20179 Views

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NACCA Event Video – Trevor Acoose, VC of the Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation Inc.

At the recent NACCA & PPF event in Ottawa, Trevor Acoose – Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation Inc. describes their organization as one of the largest Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFI) in Saskatchewan that provides funding to First Nations entrepreneurs. Trevor also speaks about the National Chief’s comments […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 201714 Views

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AFN and Caring Society Mark 10th Anniversary of Human Rights Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children

AFN and Caring Society Mark 10th Anniversary of Human Rights Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2017  – Today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society (the Caring Society), marked the 10th anniversary of the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 201757 Views

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Government of Canada supports First Nations’ planning for the future of their communities

February 22, 2017 Winnipeg, MB Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to working in partnership with First Nations across Canada to support long-term planning for the future of their communities. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, announced support for Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP). CCP is […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201715 Views

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Zach Kunuk to screen Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB — The University of Winnipeg’s office of Indigenous Affairs and the Prairie Climate Centre are pleased to host a free public screening of the film Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change on March 6, at Eckhardt Gramatté Hall from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. The co-directors of the film, Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201711 Views

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New awards to honour Indigenous students – UM Today

February 22, 2017 — The Office of Indigenous Achievement has created new awards to celebrate the exceptional achievements and contributions of Indigenous students. Indigenous Student Awards of Excellence will be presented to three students who are going above and beyond to make the University of Manitoba an inclusive and supportive learning environment. “The U of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201713 Views

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