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Gord Downie, poet, activist, and friend of the University of Manitoba, has died

OCTOBER 18, 2017 — Gord Downie, Tragically Hip front man, poet, friend of the University of Manitoba and activist dedicated to creating a better path forward for Canada, has died at 53. “Our nation has lost a great artist and an exemplary citizen,” says David Barnard, President at the University of Manitoba. “Because of Gord Downie, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2017137 Views

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Manitoba Commits to Significant Family Law Reform with a Focus on Wellness for Families

October 18, 2017 Advisory Committee Chaired by Allan Fineblit, Expert in Dispute Resolution and Former Long-time CEO of Law Society of Manitoba: Minister The Manitoba government is committing to reform the current family law system in Manitoba in order to make it more accessible, and improve wellness and outcomes for families, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2017161 Views

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Hearing: Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs – First Nations Specific Claims-Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada; Implementing the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement

First Nations Specific Claims—Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (Report 6—2016 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada) Implementing the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement (Report 3—2015 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada) 17 October 2017 Michael Ferguson, Chartered Professional AccountantCPA, Chartered AccountantCA Fellow Chartered Professional AccountantFCPA, Fellow Chartered AccountantFCA (New Brunswick) Auditor General of Canada Madam […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2017114 Views

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2016 Census of Population advisory: Aboriginal peoples, Immigration and ethnocultural diversity, and Housing

October 18, 2017 Next week, Statistics Canada will turn the spotlight on the next set of topics of interest to Canadians. Statistics Canada continues to share its year-long story of our country and its people, based on the results of the 2016 Census of Population. The Aboriginal peoples release will examine the growth and diversity of the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2017164 Views

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Media Release: A Call to Conversation: Two-Spirit and Queer People of Colour Conference

October 17, 2017 Winnipeg, MB – UWinnipeg is hosting a groundbreaking conference that will bring the voices of Two-Spirit (2S) and Queer People of Colour (QPOC) communities to the forefront. “A Call to Conversation” (C2C) is gathering community members, scholars, activists, artists, students, youth, and traditional knowledge holders to dialogue on the work that need to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 2017111 Views

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2011 Manitoba Flood Class Action Notice of Certification and Settlement Approval Hearing

To anyone who is a member of the Pinaymootang (Fairford), Little Saskatchewan, Lake St. Martin, or Dauphin River First Nations, who lived in Manitoba during the 2011 Flood: A Class Action Lawsuit May Affect Your Legal Rights. WINNIPEG, Oct. 17, 2017 CERTIFICATION The Courts have determined that the class action is certified and can proceed […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 2017142 Views

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Manitoba’s Country Music Community Converges on Winnipeg for Industry Panels on Nov 11

October 16, 2017 Canada’s country music scene is going through a boom, with touring and recording artists making waves across the nation and around the globe. Manitoba’s own country music community is building on its reputation for stellar talent, producing acclaimed acts like Doc Walker, The Bros. Landreth, Ray St. Germain, Heather Longstaffe, Don Amero, Kendra Kay, Petric, and more. Manitoba Music […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 2017123 Views

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National Arts Centre Orchestra’s Canada 150 Tour Arrives In Winnipeg October 17

OTTAWA —From October 17 to November 4, Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, will visit the western provinces and northern territories to continue the Canada 150 Tour, and the first stop is in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This is the first tour led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, and it will […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 2017108 Views

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Brandon Indian Residential School Mobile Learning Centre on exhibit at BU

October 13, 2017 BRANDON – A travelling exhibit of images from the former Brandon Indian Residential School will be on display for the public in the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University (BU) until Friday, Oct. 20. The Brandon Indian Residential School Mobile Learning Centre is designed to educate and promote next steps on […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 2017142 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation President David Chartrand Shocked and Disillusioned by Métis Nation’s Exclusion from Sixties Scoop Settlement

October 13, 2017 Winnipeg, MB – Today, after consulting with Métis survivors and families of the Sixties Scoop, Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President David Chartrand conveyed the Manitoba Métis Community’s shock and disillusionment with the federal government’s recent announcement on a compensation settlement in relation to the Sixties Scoop. The proposed settlement excludes now-grown Métis Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2017106 Views

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