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Plan underway to supply Churchill with ice road as rail remains knocked out – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2017 15:23 WINNIPEG _ Plans are underway to supply Churchill, Man., with an ice road as the rail link that normally provides a lifeline to the community remains out of commission. Mark Kohaykewych, president of Polar Industries, said Friday the company has partnered with the Fox Lake Cree Nation and Churchill-based Remote Area Services to […]

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Manitoba News Release: Work of Seniors Across Province Acknowledged with Manitoba Council on Aging Recognition Awards for 2017

October 20, 2017 The Manitoba Council on Aging is acknowledging the hard work of seniors across the province with recognition awards, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen said today. “Seniors and others from across the province are working to strengthen their communities and make life better for all residents,” said Goertzen.  “These awards […]

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National Inquiry to host youth workshop on final day of Winnipeg Community Hearings

October 19, 2017 Winnipeg, Manitoba- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will host a youth art workshop and presentation at the Oodena Circle on Friday, October 20, 2017. The presentation is part of an artistic expression panel. Leading the workshop is Jaime Black, Winnipeg-based artist who is of Anishnaabe/Cree and […]

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2017 CRAFTED: Show + Sale Expands with Artists from Labrador and Northwest Territories

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 19, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba Craft Council, and Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association, along with this year’s new partner, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, are thrilled to present the third annual juried CRAFTED Show + Sale at the WAG. Running November 3 and 4, this one-of-a-kind event highlights Manitoba […]

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Mother of missing woman says police said daughter was probably drinking – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2017  WINNIPEG _ The mother of an Indigenous woman who disappeared in 2008 says the RCMP have failed her. Bernice Catcheway told the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women that she and her family have spent years doing their own investigative work to try to find her daughter. Jennifer […]

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Nation to Nation: Specific claims process to be overhauled again – APTN

October 19, 2017 The Nation to Nation political panel had a rare moment on the show this week – all three MPs agreed that the specific claims process needs another update. Specific claims deal with past failures by the federal government to manage First Nation lands and assets. There are currently 528 outstanding claims where […]

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Premier Pallister Meets with North Dakota Governor Burgum to Discuss Shared Priorities: Trade, Water, Public Safety

October 19, 2017 FARGO, N.D.— Premier Brian Pallister and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and met today in Fargo to discuss the critical partnership between the United States and Canada as well as several shared interests and key issues facing both jurisdictions including trade, water and public safety. “North Dakota and Manitoba are more than […]

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Manitoba chiefs sue province for $888M – Winnipeg Free Press

Suit alleges First Nations shut out of casino deal The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and Sand Hills Casino Resort are suing the Manitoba government and Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, claiming they broke a promise to share the province’s gaming wealth with First Nations. The 41-page statement of claim filed in Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench […]

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Gord Downie’s legacy lives on at U of M – UM Today

October 18, 2017 — Gord Downie, Tragically Hip front man, has died but his legacy of creating a better path forward for Canada lives on through the work of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba. “Our nation has lost a great artist and an exemplary citizen,” says David Barnard, […]

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Province Receives Look North Report And Action Plan for Manitoba’s Northern Economy

October 20, 2017 Many Opportunities for Growth, Economic Development in the North: Pedersen THOMPSON—Following extensive input from communities across northern Manitoba, the Look North Economic Task Force presented its report and action plan to government to help advance economic growth and prosperity in the region, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced here today. […]

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