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Canada’s Premiers Announce 2018 Literacy Award Recipients

Each Award recipient receives a certificate, signed by the Premier of their province or territory, as well as a Council of the Federation Literacy Award medallion. The Council of the Federation comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively, form closer ties, foster constructive relationships among governments, and show leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201811 Views

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Kelvin Shepherd to retire as Manitoba Hydro President & CEO

July 18, 2018 The Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board (MHEB) announced today that Kelvin Shepherd has informed them of his decision to step down as President and CEO and retire from the Crown Corporation effective Nov. 16, 2018. Shepherd joined Manitoba Hydro in December 2015 after serving five years as President of MTS Inc. from 2010 to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201811 Views

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Partnership with Congress of Aboriginal Peoples provides training opportunities at Assiniboine

July 17, 2018 The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) is partnering with Assiniboine Community College to provide a Heavy Equipment Operator program to 10 Indigenous students later this summer. The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples will provide the tuition for the program for qualified candidates who meet their funding criteria. Interested individuals who are Indigenous persons […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201811 Views

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Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs celebrates 30 years of leadership this summer

Treaty One Territory, MB – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is marking 30 years of leadership this summer. The AMC will host its 30th Annual General Assembly on July 18 and 19 at the South Beach Casino in Brokenhead Ojibway First Nation. “I am honoured to serve as Grand Chief of Manitoba during AMC’s thirtieth year,” said Grand Chief Arlen Dumas. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201811 Views

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MMF Announces New Cabinet at First Caucus Meeting of the New Term

July 16,  2018 WINNIPEG, MB – On July 14 and 15, the Manitoba Metis Federation (“MMF”) held its first Caucus Meeting since new and returning leadership was elected in May. At the meeting, MMF President David Chartrand announced a cabinet shuffle among his ministers. “You have been given an honoured position within our Nation,” said President Chartrand. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201810 Views

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The Leaf: Canada’s Diversity Gardens centrepiece – Daily Commercial News

July 18, 2018 With demolition of the century-old conservatory at the Assiniboine Park and Zoo in early April, the third and final phase in the redevelopment of Winnipeg’s oldest and largest park is underway. The $75-million Canada’s Diversity Gardens will consist of the Grove, the Indigenous Peoples’ and Cultural Mosaic Gardens and the Leaf – […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201811 Views

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Aecon awarded pipeline construction contract by Enbridge for Line 3 Replacement Phase 2 project in Manitoba

Toronto, Ontario – July 18, 2018: Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today that SA Energy Group, a 50/50 joint venture between Aecon and Robert B. Somerville Co. Ltd., has been awarded a $282 million contract by Enbridge Pipelines Inc. for Spreads 8 and 9 of the Line 3 Replacement Phase 2 project in Manitoba. The […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201811 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Says a National Strategy Developed with First Nations is Essential to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals in Canada

Assembly of First Nations Says a National Strategy Developed with First Nations is Essential to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals in Canada NEW YORK, July 18, 2018   – On behalf of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild is participating this week at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201810 Views

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BR Mba Byelection – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 18, 2018 2:30 WINNIPEG – Manitoba Liberals have won a key provincial byelection, securing a legislature seat for their new leader, Dougald Lamont. Lamont easily outpaced second-place N-D-P candidate Blandine Tona (toh-NAH’) in the St. Boniface constituency yesterday. The seat was held by the N-D-P for the last 19 years and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 20189 Views

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UCN Researchers Receive SSHRC Institution Connection Grant to Support MacKay Indian Residential School Reconciliation Project

July 16, 2018 University College of the North (UCN) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennie Wastesicoot, a researcher in UCN’s Faculty of Arts, Business and Science, and Dr. Andrea Walsh of the University of Victoria, have received an Institute Connection Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to support a reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 20187 Views

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