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Indigenous Circle of Empowerment wraps up successful year – UM Today

April 24, 2017 — The Indigenous Circle of Empowerment (ICE) ended its 2016/17 year with two significant events. In March, the Indigenous student leadership group met with Mayor Brian Bowman at Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge to discuss potential collaboration opportunities and what it means to be a leader. Then earlier this month, in […]

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ABEP celebrates biggest year – UM Today

April 24, 2017 — Aboriginal Business Education Partners (ABEP) celebrated its largest-ever cohort of graduating students at a special dinner on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Fourteen members of ABEP — a community for Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) business students at the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business — will join the convocation […]

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Province Announces New Appointments to Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba Board

April 24, 2017 A  new chair, vice-chair and new directors have been appointed to the board of the Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “The board of the Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba plays an important role in our province providing responsible oversight and regulation of these important […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201710 Views

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Changes to three CMF program deadlines

Northern Incentive, Anglophone Minority Incentive and Corus-CMF “Page to Pitch” Program Toronto, April 21, 2017 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has modified deadlines for two of its programs to reflect feedback from producers who regularly benefit from these programs. Specifically, deadlines to apply for production funding through the CMF Northern Incentive and the Anglophone […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201713 Views

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Northern/NorthMart customers reduce plastic bag use through Greener Tomorrow porgram

An estimated 2.9 million plastic shopping bags eliminated from community landfills in 2016 Winnipeg MB, April 21, 2017– Northern/NorthMart stores throughout northern Canada will recognize customers’ contributions and celebrate a Greener Tomorrow with special Earth Day presentations commencing April 22, 2017. Now in its sixth year, Northern/NorthMart’s Greener Tomorrow program, aimed at reducing plastic bag […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201716 Views

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Legacy Bowes Group: 2017 Demystifying Indigenous Business Conference

May 24-25, 2017 RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba Last year, we launched a one-of-a-kind conference focusing on bridging the gap between mainstream and Indigenous business. Now, we are returning for another successful event. You can look forward to a lineup of panels, keynotes, luncheons and networking opportunities with business and community professionals who are interested […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201712 Views

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Gas station coming to Mystery Lake Hotel property but casino plans have been shelved – Thompson Citizen

April 21, 2017 Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) chief and council were at the Mystery Lake Hotel in Thompson April 12 discussing future development plans for the property, which finally received urban reserve status last summer, 14 years after NCN bought the hotel. The first addition planned for the property is a gas station and convenience […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201712 Views

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Vision Quest Announces Honourary Chair – Sheila North Wilson

April 17, 2017 Each year, Vision Quest chooses distinguished members of the Aboriginal business community to be recognized as Honourary Chair, and we’re pleased to announce that Sheila North Wilson will be our Honourary Chair for 2017. Sheila North Wilson – MKO Grand Chief Sheila North Wilson is a member of Bunibonibee Cree Nation and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 20179 Views

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First NewsWatch – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 20, 2017  (Ontario-Opioid-Deaths) Researchers in Ontario say more than two people die each day of opioid overdoses in the province. A report published today by the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network says the province’s rate of opioid-related deaths has almost quadrupled over the last 25 years — from 144 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 20178 Views

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Five stories in the news today, April 19 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 19, 2017  Five stories in the news for Wednesday, April 19 ___ CANADIAN ENVOY HITS BACK AT TRUMP OVER DAIRY U.S. President Donald Trump claims the Canadian dairy sector is to blame for the struggles faced by some American farmers and accuses Canada of disregarding its dairy commitments to the United States. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201710 Views

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