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New federal investment to strengthen the economic security and prosperity of Indigenous women in Manitoba

From: Status of Women Canada November 14, 2018 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Status of Women Canada Indigenous women hold important places as leaders in their families and communities, as givers and caretakers of life, as peacemakers, peacekeepers, and protectors. By creating the conditions for Indigenous women to succeed, we are also supporting their families and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201811 Views

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On World Diabetes Day, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs encourages families to practice their First Nations cultures

Treaty One Territory, MB – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs acknowledges November 14 as World Diabetes Day. The theme for this year is “The Family & Diabetes.” “The prevalence of diabetes in First Nations is one of the most pressing health issues in our communities today,” said Grand Chief Arlen Dumas. “On World Diabetes Day, I encourage First Nations […]

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Apply for the 2018 TIFF-CBC Films Screenwriter Award by December 5

Applications are now open for the TIFF-CBC Films Screenwriter Award which provides $15K to a Canadian writer of an outstanding feature film screenplay, supporting them to develop their project. The award is open to experienced screenwriters who are female, or who are Indigenous, or who belong to a visible minority, or who identify with a disability. Applicants […]

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Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers – CBC

Ownership of DNA samples a concern for Indigenous peoples Nov 14, 2018 A prominent U.S. senator turned to genetic testing last month to try to prove her claim that she had Indigenous ancestry. But in assessing Elizabeth Warren’s DNA, the geneticists were forced to use samples from Mexico, Peru and Colombia because there were no […]

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Azincourt Energy Samples High-Grade Lithium Oxide (Li2O) at the Lithium One Project, Southeast Manitoba

Assays up to 4.1% Li2O received from the Silverleaf Pegmatite Additional high-grade samples return 3.04%, 3.37% and 3.90% Li2O High purity spodumene blade sample from Silverleaf assays 8.76% Li2O Samples also return up to 6.1% Rb2O (Rubidium Oxide) Vancouver B.C., November 13, 2018 – AZINCOURT ENERGY CORP. (“Azincourt” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: AAZ, OTC: AZURF), in conjunction with […]

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Program aims to develop more Indigenous teachers and ‘leaders within our community’ – CBC

‘It’s giving me a sense of being able to become something bigger’ Nov 13, 2018 A new program has been launched in Winnipeg to help more Indigenous students become teachers. The Build From Within-Ozhitoon Onji Peenjiiee teacher development program officially launched Tuesday morning at St. John’s High School. The Winnipeg School Division has teamed up […]

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UWinnipeg receives funding to support Indigenous language programs

The University of Winnipeg will receive $138,769 for community language programs and online language resources for the The Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre and the Summer Institute for Six Seasons of the Asiniskow Ithiniwak Project, thanks to funding provided by the Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI). This money is part of the $1.8 million announcement made today […]

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Appointments Made to Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation Board

November 13, 2018 Two new members have been appointed to the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation (MBLL) board of directors, Crown Services Minister Colleen Mayer announced today. “The board of directors for Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries plays an important role in our province,” said Mayer.  “We are happy to appoint Manitobans who share MBLL’s dedication […]

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Northern Manitoba’s tourism operators benefit from new federal investments

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Government of Canada invests more than $935,000 for tourism-related projects in Churchill November 13, 2018 – Churchill, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Northern Manitoba is home to thousands of lakes, vast boreal forest, major tracts of Laurentian Shield, and an Arctic region bordering the Hudson Bay. For many decades, […]

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Northern Economic Development Tours Launch in Thompson

November 13, 2018 Helping Spur New Partnerships, Economic Development in the North: Pedersen THOMPSON—The Manitoba government is working with economic development and business leaders to continue to advance the Look North initiative and strengthen the northern economy, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced here today at the launch of Northern Economic Development Tours. […]

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