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Department of Indigenous Services Canada provides update on commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

Government adding close to 250 drinking water systems to clean drinking water commitment; 91 long-term advisories to be lifted by March 2021 January, 23, 2018     Ottawa, ON        Department of Indigenous Services Canada Everyone in Canada deserves access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Our Government is steadfast in our commitment and we […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018132 Views

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Government of Canada makes progress on support for Indigenous Communities

January 23, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Department of Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples; one that is based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership. As part of the Prime Minister’s announcement in August 2017, the department of Indigenous Services Canada (DISC) was created as […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018114 Views

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MFNERC: Next Education Directors’ Meeting

Mark your calendars for the next Education Directors’ meeting taking place in Winnipeg. In partnership with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, we will host the next ED meeting on February 5-6, 2018 at the Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport. You can find the travel/registration form below. Please fill it out and fax back to Christa […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018125 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation Calling Emergency Meeting to Discuss Fisheries Crisis

January 19, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – MMF President David Chartrand is calling an emergency meeting to discuss issues facing Métis fishers in Manitoba. The call comes after news that Métis fishers are awaiting hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments. “Our fishers are facing very real, very serious challenges right now,” said President Chartrand. “They […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 201881 Views

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Manitoba Music Performance Opportunity: Canada Day at The Forks | Deadline: Feb 1

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4PM CST Thursday February 1, 2018 Manitoba Music is coordinating live performances on multiple stages including the main stage at The Forks on Canada Day, Sunday, July 1, 2018. One of Manitoba’s most popular summer destinations, The Forks attracts thousands of visitors on Canada Day. This year’s concerts will celebrate and promote Manitoba […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201887 Views

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Pow wow photo wins People’s Choice Award in national exhibition

Winnipeg – January 16, 2018 – A picture of young girls claiming their culture through pow wow dancing has won the People’s Choice Award in a national exhibition of crowd-sourced photographs at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). “One of my favorite things about photography is the ability to tell a story without uttering a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201889 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Province Announces Funding for Community Development Projects

January 19, 2018 The Manitoba government will be providing more than $1.4 million in grants to projects for non-profit and community-led organizations, community-driven neighbourhood revitalization and local community development projects, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today. “Our government will continue to provide support to projects that have long-term benefits to Manitoba communities,” said Wharton.  […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 201889 Views

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Adjudicator Finds Northern Hotel Didn’t Stop Egregious Harassment – Manitoba Human Rights Commission

January 19, 2018 Human Rights Adjudicator Lawrence Pinsky has found that the owners of the Gillam Motor Inn did not take reasonable steps to deal with harassment in their workplace, contrary to The Human Rights Code. Wanda Ross, a woman of African and First Nations descent worked as a waitress for 4888970 Manitoba Ltd., a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 2018112 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Philpott to Convene two-day Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will convene a two-day emergency meeting on Indigenous Child and Family Services. This meeting will include Indigenous leaders, Provincial and Territorial Ministers, community technicians, youth representatives, experts and advocates. The purpose of this meeting is to identify shared priorities and a path […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 201866 Views

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Province Advances Manitoba Priorities in Intergovernmental Meeting

January 18, 2018 Deputy Premier has Constructive Dialogue on many issues with Minister Carr, Mayor Bowman Deputy Premier and Justice Minister Heather Stefanson participated in a trilateral meeting today with Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman to discuss shared priorities on a range of issues. “Manitobans know the value of strong […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 201854 Views

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