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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 […]

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OmniTRAX Responds to Latest Government of Canada Actions re: the Hudson Bay Railway

WINNIPEG, Oct. 13, 2017  – OmniTRAX Canada today provided the following response to recent actions taken by Transport Canada with respect to the ongoing negotiations regarding the repair and future ownership of the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR): Merv Tweed, President of OmniTRAX Canada, said, “Culminating in the threat of legal action from Transport Canada today, it […]

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MMIWG – Media Advisory: Media Accreditation and Scheduling of Community Hearings in Winnipeg, MB

October 12, 2017 Vancouver BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls will hold community hearings at the Radisson Hotel Downtown in Winnipeg, MB from October 16-20, 2017. Two Commissioners will be in attendance, which is the standard approach to hearings. Commissioners Michele Audette and Brian Eyolfson will hear from approximately 75 […]

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Federal-provincial-territorial ministers take action to spur economic growth

October 13, 2017, Vancouver BC All Canadians will benefit from sustainable economic growth, jobs and shared prosperity as a result of a new work plan endorsed today by federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for innovation and economic development. This two-year plan will be implemented in accordance with each government’s jurisdictions, priorities and contexts, and aims […]

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Extension of deadline to comment on CNSC discussion paper DIS-17-01, Framework for Recovery in the Event of a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

October 13, 2017 – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission View DIS-17-01 [HTML] [PDF] The CNSC is asking the public, Indigenous peoples and stakeholders to provide feedback on discussion paper DIS-17-01, Framework for Recovery in the Event of a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency, and is extending the deadline until January 27, 2018. DIS-17-01 seeks feedback on a […]

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Statement by the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, on Rail Service to Churchill, Manitoba

October 13, 2017 Winnipeg, Manitoba Natural Resources Canada The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today issued the following statement regarding actions taken against OmniTRAX Inc., the status of the Hudson Bay Rail line and continued federal support to Churchill, Manitoba: “The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of the rail line to […]

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Manitoba Families Encouraged to Get Flu Shot This Fall

October 13, 2017 As influenza viruses begin to circulate, public health officials are encouraging Manitobans to get their free vaccine, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today at the official launch of the 2017-18 influenza immunization campaign. “The flu vaccine provides protection against this serious illness,” said Goertzen.  “Getting the vaccine will […]

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Winnipeg Premiere of Marie Clements’ NFB Musical Documentary. The Road Forward, starting October 21 at the Cinematheque.

“An embarrassment of riches regarding the political, cultural, and day-to-day life of Canada’s First Nations people.” – Ken Eisner, Georgia Straight “A music documentary like no other. It bends and pushes the boundaries of what we expect of Indigenous cinema.” – Aisha Jamal, Hot Docs. October 11, 2017 – Vancouver – National Film Board of Canada […]

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Speech: Opening Plenary – Generation Energy Forum

The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resource RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba October 11, 2017 Good morning, everybody. It’s particularly rewarding for me to welcome all of you to my home, to Winnipeg and to Manitoba. When I reflect about what it means to be home, I think about what is probably […]

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Canadians Give Voice to a Vision for Canada’s Energy Future

October 12, 2017 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Natural Resources Canada Generation Energy has helped launch Canada on its way to a stronger economy, healthier communities and a more sustainable future for generations to come. More than 600 top experts, industry representatives, traditional and emerging energy sectors, and Indigenous and community leaders from across the country […]

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