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Manitoba Government Partners with Ka Ni Kanichihk to Provide New Supports for Indigenous Sex Assault Victims

December 12, 2014 Women, Girls to Receive Culturally Appropriate Counselling, Help Navigating Health, Justice Systems: Minister Irvin-Ross The Manitoba government is partnering with Ka Ni Kanichihk to provide culturally appropriate counselling and supports for Indigenous sex assault victims in Winnipeg, Family Services Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross, minister responsible for the status of women, said today. “Anyone […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014171 Views

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Written in Mitten

Aboriginal Issues Press Aboriginal Issues Press publishes refereed books dealing with aboriginal topics. Profits from the sale of these books are used to support the Aboriginal Issues Press scholarship at the University of Manitoba. Please note that the Aboriginal Issues Press now MUST charge applicable taxes as per Provincial rate(s). Written in Mitten ISBN 978-1-928008-01-9 […]

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Fossil fuel subsidies prevent transition to renewable energy sources finds new IISD report

WINNIPEG—10 December 2014—The $548 billion USD that is paid annually in fossil fuel subsidies around the world is preventing a crucial transition to renewable energy sources. This is according to a new report released today from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). The Impact of Fossil-Fuel Subsidies on Renewable Electricity Generation finds that fossil […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014190 Views

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Brad Badiuk’s ‘racist’ Facebook posts need action by Winnipeg school board: trustee – CBC

Privacy lawyer says school division must act to protect its reputation A Winnipeg School Division school trustee says Kelvin High School teacher Brad Badiuk’s Facebook comments about aboriginal people are “offensive and ignorant, and require leaders to stand up.” Sherri Rollins, trustee for Ward 1, said she “emphatically denounces” the comments Badiuk made on Facebook about […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014351 Views

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Harper Government Supports Training for Heavy Equipment Operators in Manitoba

December 12, 2014 – Brandon, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon – Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $142,670 for Assiniboine Community College through the Western Diversification Program to provide mobile heavy equipment operator training. The new […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014133 Views

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Manitoba Government Releases Second Quarter Financial Results

December 12, 2014 The release of the Manitoba government’s second quarter financial report shows the province continues to return to budgetary balance responsibly while protecting front-line services, meeting demands for health and social services, and helping to protect Manitobans from flooding, Finance Minister Greg Dewar said today. The report states that reducing expenditures in government […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014145 Views

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Families must be brought into missing, murdered women discussion … – Globalnews.ca

WINNIPEG – Chiefs from across Canada say the voices of families mourning missing and murdered aboriginal women have been drowned out and they must be part of an upcoming national roundtable on the issue. Chiefs gathering on the last day of an Assembly of First Nations meeting Thursday voted unanimously in favour of two resolutions […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014123 Views

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Manitoba Must Confront its $91 Billion Healthcare Glacier

December 11, 2014 – Manitobans carry a $91 billion fiscal burden – the higher tax bill for increased healthcare costs over the next half-century – and should prepare now for the coming demographic squeeze, says a report released today from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Managing Healthcare for an Aging Population: How Manitoba Can Confront […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014170 Views

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Transparency act called ‘control tactic’ by Manitoba chief – CBC

Several First Nations lose funding for not making finances public Eleven Manitoba aboriginal communities are losing federal funding for not posting their financial statements online. Aboriginal Affairs is cutting funding for non-essential services to communities that haven’t complied with new transparency rules, which require making public the salaries and expenses of chiefs and councillors. Ted Bland, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014129 Views

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Assembly Of Manitoba Chiefs Congratulates The New National Chief Perry Bellegarde

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs congratulates Perry Bellegarde for becoming the new National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations. National Chief Perry Bellagarde was elected for a 3 year term till 2017. “With today’s uncertainty of unilateral legislation and policy aimed to keep our First Nations in poverty, we need a strong voice to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014268 Views

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