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Manitoba Chiefs Officially Oppose Bipole III

The construction of Bipole III transmission line is expected to begin from Northern Manitoba near Gillam travelling South West ward on the side of Lake Winnipegosis and Lake Manitoba to Southern Manitoba near the city of Winnipeg. WireService.ca Media Release (05/06/2015) Manitoba – The transmission line will infringe on the ancestral lands of Opaskwayak Cree […]

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Faculty member co-edits collection of poverty-reduction stories

May 07, 2015 A new collection of studies examining the urban development experiences of people living in poverty around the world is now available for free online. Shauna MacKinnon of UWinnipeg’s Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies co-edited the April Issue of the journal, Universitas Forum, Volume 4, No. 2 (2015), “Innovative Practices of Inclusive […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 2015134 Views

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Province Introduces Amendments That Would Provide Greater Transparency, Accountability for Legal Profession

May 7, 2015 New Rules Would Enable Publicizing Names of Lawyers Charged With Offences, More Public Representation on Governing Body: Minister Mackintosh The Manitoba government has proposed legislative amendments that would give the Law Society of Manitoba greater regulatory oversight of the legal profession including enabling media to publish the names of lawyers charged with […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 2015156 Views

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Manitoba First Nation says it’s shut out of hydro work – Global News

WINNIPEG — A First Nation says it may not get its fair share of benefits from a massive transmission line being built by Manitoba Hydro. The Opaskwayak Cree Nation says the provincial Crown corporation has not come forward with plans to ensure First Nations gets a share of contract work on the project. Chief Michael […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 2015164 Views

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Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship Enforcement Update

May 7, 2015 Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship received information through the Turn In Poachers line in 2013 indicating individuals were planning to kill elk from a herd in the Stockton/Treesbank area and sell the meat to Hutterite colonies in the Portage la Prairie area including the Shady Lane Colony. Natural resource officers (NROs) from […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 2015182 Views

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Death of baby on Manitoba First Nation not considered suspicious: RCMP – Global News

May 6, 2015 WINNIPEG — The death of a 4-month-old baby girl in Little Black River First Nation isn’t considered suspicious after an RCMP investigation. Powerview RCMP responded to a call of a non-responsive baby at around 6:30 p.m. on Monday. The baby girl was transported to Selkirk General Health Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The RCMP began […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2015154 Views

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Budget 2015 Invests in Skills Training for Students in Dauphin and Surrounding Communities

May 7, 2015 Expansion, Renovation, New Equipment at Area Schools will Create More Opportunities for Students to Train for Good Jobs in Manitoba: Premier Selinger DAUPHIN—Students at MacKenzie Middle School can look forward to a major expansion and renovation to the school’s industrial arts and wood working shop, thanks to the Manitoba government’s Skill Build […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 2015117 Views

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CMHR ‘model of complacency’ – Winnipeg Free Press

May 7, 2015 Ex-employee blasts limits on indigenous exhibits A former curator at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights says she was ordered to limit negative stories about missing and murdered women and the state of aboriginal child welfare. She says she was also told to remove the term “genocide” from any indigenous exhibits. In […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 2015124 Views

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AFN National Chief Says Defeat of Bill on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Undermines Government’s Commitments to First Nations and Canadians

May 6, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says that today’s vote in the House of Commons to defeat Private Member’s Bill C-641, United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, undermines Canada’s claims to be a country that respects and acts on the human rights […]

by pmnationtalk on May 7, 2015195 Views

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13th annual Gathering of Friends

It’s time once again to get ready for the 13th annual Gathering of Friends at Ginew School in Roseau River Anishinaabe First Nation. While most of the attendees are students from neighbouring schools, the event is open to anyone! If you are interested in learning and participating more in First Nations cultural activities, set aside […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 2015154 Views

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