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Media Advisory: Manitoba Metis Federation Bringing Early Christmas to Churchill

Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is bringing a little bit of Christmas to Churchill this Sunday. President David Chartrand and the MMF staff have busily been collecting items for a traditional Christmas meal and toys for the students at the Duke of Marlborough School. “We are honoured to be able to share […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20174 Views

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Elections Manitoba releases accessibility plan

Elections Manitoba has a new accessibility plan in place, which was developed in consultation with disability organizations and builds on existing practices to provide Manitobans access to voting services. “Accessibility is fundamental to ensuring free and fair elections,” says Chief Electoral Officer Shipra Verma. “Elections Manitoba has identified accessibility as an ongoing strategic priority. It […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20175 Views

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UCN: the quint turns TEN!

This December the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is celebrating its tenth anniversary at UCN. MLA-indexed and peer-reviewed, the quint is a scholarly journal that features scholarly articles and creative works by writers from Manitoba, Canada, and abroad. An important meeting point for Northern Manitoba and the world, the quint is available online […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20175 Views

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Winnipeggers’ Need for Better Quality, More Affordable Housing Increases for First Time Since 1996

“Core housing need” measures the percentage of households within a city whose housing either: i) costs them more than 30 per cent of their income; ii) requires major repairs; or iii) is not big enough for their family size. What else can Peg tell us about core housing need in Winnipeg? Peg tells us… Winnipeg’s […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20174 Views

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All Provinces and Territories Are Now Represented on the Centennial Flame

From Canadian Heritage OTTAWA, December 13, 2017 As part of Canada 150, the Government of Canada has added the symbols of Nunavut to the Centennial Flame so that every province and territory, from coast to coast to coast, is now represented. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada and the Right […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20175 Views

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Ojibway ‘Netflix’ launches on Apple store – CBC

Ojibway TV believed to be world’s first Indigenous language streaming app Dec 12, 2017 The world’s first Indigenous language TV streaming app launched on the App Store Tuesday, allowing people to access Ojibway education and entertainment programming through an Apple TV device. The Winnipeg-based developers jokingly call it “the Ojibway Netflix.” It’s all part of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20174 Views

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Centennial Flame updated to include Nunavut, 18 years after territory created – CBC

Parliament Hill monument was built to celebrate Canada’s 100th birthday in 1967 Dec 13, 2017 It’s taken almost two decades, but Nunavut finally has a spot on Parliament Hill’s Centennial Flame monument. The monument was built to celebrate Canada’s 100th birthday in 1967, long before the creation of Nunavut some 32 years later. For weeks, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20174 Views

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The North West Company Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings and a Quarterly Dividend

Winnipeg, December 12, 2017 (TSX: NWC): The North West Company Inc. (the “Company” or “North West”) today reported its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended October 31, 2017. It also announced that the Board of Directors have declared a dividend of $0.32 per share to shareholders of record on December 29, 2017, to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20174 Views

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Ministerial Statement from the Honourable Jane Philpott – 10th Anniversary of Jordan’s Principle

December 12, 2017     Ottawa, ON     Indigenous Services Canada The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “Today marks ten years since the House of Commons passed a motion on Jordan’s Principle and committed to ensuring First Nations children can access the government services they need, when they need them. The motion was named […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20178 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Berens River Road Provides Year Round Transportation Option for First Nation and Northern Affairs Community

December 12, 2017 North-South All-weather Road Completed along East Side of Lake Winnipeg: Schuler BERENS RIVER FIRST NATION—An all-weather road linking Berens River with the Bloodvein First Nation and the provincial highway network is now in service, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler, Chief Hartley Everett of the Berens River First Nation and Mayor Allan Atlookan of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 20176 Views

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