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Manitoba Government Achieves Strong Economic Growth, Protects Services for Families in 2014

December 31, 2014 Work to Build Strong Province Will Continue in 2015: Deputy Premier Robinson The Manitoba government has made great strides during 2014 to support front-line services, grow the economy and invest in infrastructure renewal, Deputy Premier Eric Robinson said today. “We know that we have to invest in the services and infrastructure Manitoba […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 2015505 Views

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Seema Hollenberg from NGC appointed Head of Curatorial at WAG

Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 19, 2014: After a national search, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Seema Hollenberg as Head of Curatorial. Currently Senior Exhibitions Manager at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC), Hollenberg will assume her WAG post on March 2, 2015. Reporting to the WAG Director & CEO, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014411 Views

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7 feel-good Manitoba stories of 2014 – Global News

December 18, 2014 WINNIPEG – Children from an isolated reserve show their community in a new light, a mother gives thousands of people a new perspective on parenthood and a romantic husband’s anniversary surprise goes viral. We take a look at a few of the most popular feel-good Manitoba stories of 2014. Remote First Nation’s […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014445 Views

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Province Announces Appointment of New Provincial Court Judge

December 19, 2014 Attorney General James Allum today announced the appointment of Ryan Rolston to the provincial court. “Judge Rolston has a wide range of legal experience and has made numerous contributions to legal education in the province,” said Minister Allum. “His perspective and the integrity he will bring to his new role will make […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014364 Views

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Manitoba Music’s Year in Review: One Helluva Year of Music in Manitoba

December 18, 2014 The JUNOS. BreakOut West. Manitoba Live. Polaris. Calling 2014 the Year of Music in Manitoba is almost an understatement… Winnipeg was the capital of Canadian music as excitement amped up for The 2014 JUNO Awards, which recognized homegrown acts with 13 nominations. The massive event took over Winnipeg in March for a […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014444 Views

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Inquest held in Winnipeg regarding northern house fires – Thompson Citizen

December 18, 2014 An inquest is wrapping up this week in Winnipeg after hearing about the deaths of three small children and an adult during two house fires on Northern Manitoba First Nations in 2011. Inquests are called if the chief medical examiner believes that the general public can gain something from the information that […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014359 Views

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Manitoba Government Invests Nearly $12 Million in Water Services Infrastructure in Western Municipalities

December 18, 2014 Provincial Support of Water Services Projects will Help Grow Rural Economies, Protect Environment: Minister Caldwell PIPESTONE—The Manitoba government is investing nearly $12 million to improve water and waste-water systems in 12 western municipalities by upgrading and replacing local water supply and disposal services, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell announced here today. “We […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014410 Views

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Several Manitoba First Nations still haven’t complied with financial … – Thompson Citizen

December 18, 2014 Several Manitoba First Nations still haven’t complied with financial transparency act Nine First Nations in Manitoba, several of them in the north, have yet to comply with the First Nations Financial Transparency Act (FNFTA). Bunibonibee Cree Nation at Oxford House, Dakota Tipi Band, Ebb and Flow Band, Fox Lake Band, Northlands Band […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014397 Views

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Indigenous-run boarding schools could be education answer, says repected FN educator – APTN

Dec 18,  2014 The recent murder of a teenage Indigenous girl in Winnipeg should be a call to action, not just by the police and the justice system, not even by a commission of inquiry. And what sort of action does this heinous crime call out for? From the evidence available to the public to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014475 Views

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Band homes can be inspected without mass evictions: Manitoba fire commissioner – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 18, 2014 By Chinta Puxley THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ Manitoba’s fire commissioner says some fatal fires in aboriginal communities could be prevented by regular informal inspections that wouldn’t risk a large number of homes being condemned. David Schafer told an inquest examining two fires on northern reserves that such inspections could […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014454 Views

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