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Facebook racism threats offender leaves without charges – The Reminder

August 11, 2020 Two of three people arrested go through justice programs – third dropped out: CP Two of the three Flin Flon-area residents arrested after a series of racist and threatening Facebook posts have faced their fate – but one of the three may have completely dodged punishment. A Canadian Press (CP) story from […]

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MKO Encourages Northern First Nations to Remain Vigilant Amongst Growing Rates of COVID-19 in Manitoba

August 10, 2020 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) is issuing this update to remind First Nations in Northern Manitoba to remain vigilant as confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus grow in the Province of Manitoba. As of this morning, 196 active cases were reported for Manitoba with 6 current hospitalizations […]

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MKO: Provide your input for community safety planning in Thompson

Aug 10, 2020 Thompson’s Community Wellness and Public Safety Advisory Committee is developing a plan to help Thompson become a safer and healthier place for everyone to live, work, and visit. This work is being assisted by the Community Safety Knowledge Alliance (CSKA), a not-for-profit that supports governments and others in developing, implementing, and evaluating […]

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Winnipeg’s William Prince takes home national songwriting prize –

August 5, 2020 A Winnipeg singer-songwriter has won a prestigious songwriting prize from the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN). William Prince, who hails from Peguis First Nation, was selected as the winner of SOCAN’s 2020 Songwriting Prize on Wednesday for his song The Spark from the critically acclaimed Reliever album. […]

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CMHR releases independent report

August 5, 2020 – Today, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights has released the interim report of the independent third-party review into allegations of systemic racism and other forms of oppression within the Museum. The review was led by Laurelle Harris, who delivered her findings and recommendations to the Museum’s Board of Trustees. In the […]

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Rotary Hears From Those Who Help at Weekly Meeting –

05 August 2020 The Portage Rotary Club held their weekly lunch meeting yesterday, and those in attendance had the opportunity to learn about an important service here in the community. Wawokiya Program Coordinator Brendan Schaan spoke at yesterday’s meeting and explained what the Wawokiya program is and what they bring to the community. He explains […]

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Bear Clan Appoints Kevin Walker as Interim Executive Director

Winnipeg — July 31, 2020 The Bear Clan Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Walker as Bear Clan Patrol Inc. interim executive director following the departure of executive director James Favel. Walker started out as a volunteer and is currently employed as Bear Clan’s lead coordinator where he steers the […]

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MMF Releases Details on Metis Nation Heritage Centre Design Contest

Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) invites all Canadians to become a part of Métis Nation history and join its “Journey in the Heart of the Homeland Idea Competition” to design the future home of our long-awaited Métis Nation Heritage Centre. For nearly two decades, the Métis Nation has envisioned a Métis Nation […]

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Sen. Murray Sinclair joins legal firm to mentor lawyers in Indigenous law – CBC

Sinclair wants to help foster better understanding of traditional laws, how they intersect with development Aug 03, 2020 Sen. Murray Sinclair is returning to his legal roots, while also keeping his seat in the upper chamber — at least for now. The former chief commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, who was also the […]

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First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Releases Pandemic Planning Tool For First Nations

August 4, 2020 For Immediate Release FIRST NATIONS HEALTH MANAGERS ASSOCIATION (FNHMA) RELEASES PANDEMIC PLANNING TOOL FOR FIRST NATIONS. Ottawa, ON The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) is pleased to announce the Pandemic Planning Tool for First Nations Communities. This tool is available to all First Nations communities, free of charge, to help create […]

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