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Jordan’s Principle: Supporting First Nations children living off reserve in Manitoba

Treaty One Territory, MB – Today Grand Chief Arlen Dumas of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) and Robert Falcon-Ouellette, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre, announced $1,187,715 in funding for 2018-2019. The funds support Jordan’s Principle for First Nations children living off reserve. The AMC is administering the funds for programming, a project coordinator, and respite workers. Programming support delivered to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 20183 Views

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Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth Releases First Public Child Death Report Under New Mandate

October 19, 2018 – MANITOBA –In her first publicly released child death investigation since the proclamation of The Advocate for Children and Youth Act in March 2018, Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth, Daphne Penrose, shares the story of an Indigenous youth who died tragically in a vehicle accident in a rural community. “This is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 20182 Views

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Government of Canada recognizes Eagle Urban Transition Centre in supporting First Nations children off-reserve through Jordan’s Principle

October 19, 2018 — Treaty 1 Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba — Indigenous Services Canada Working in partnership with First Nations, Indigenous Services Canada is committed to providing children with the supports and services they need, when they need them. Today, Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 20183 Views

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs concerned about high rates of homelessness for First Nations people in Winnipeg

Treaty One Territory, MB – Grand Chief Arlen Dumas of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is responding to the results of the 2018 Winnipeg Street Census. “First Nations people continue to be overrepresented when it comes to the issue of homelessness,” stated Grand Chief Dumas. “The AMC is concerned that nearly 66 per cent of people experiencing homelessness […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 20186 Views

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Northern Manitoba patient denied flight for medical check dies on bus: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 16, 2018 THOMPSON, Man. _ A Winnipeg media outlet says it’s learned that a northern Manitoba heart patient died during a 10-hour Greyhound bus trip to see a Winnipeg doctor after being denied a flight to get to the checkup. CTV News says Abraham Donkey, a 58-year-old resident of Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20187 Views

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs recognizes Fire Prevention Week

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) recognizes Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 7 to 13. During this week, children, adults, and teachers learn how to stay safe in a fire. “The AMC urges First Nations citizens to prepare for fires,” said Grand Chief Arlen Dumas. “It’s important for families and individuals to plan […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201810 Views

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Manitoba to Help Improve Police Responses to Mental Health Crisis Situations

October 01, 2018 More than $310,000 Will Reduce Risk of Harm, Help Officers Connect People with Supports: Cullen Manitoba is investing over $310,000 in a new tool that will allow nine police agencies to improve how they respond to people experiencing a mental health crisis, with the goal of de-escalating potentially dangerous situations, Justice Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201815 Views

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CFIA – Responding to Today, Building for the Future Progress Report 2018: Looking Back, Looking Forward

A message from the President and Executive Vice President In 2017, we launched the “Responding to Today, Building for the Future” (RTBF) framework that set out our strategic priorities for the next few years. At that time, we promised to keep our staff, as well as our partners, engaged and informed of the changes and […]

by aanationtalk on September 28, 201821 Views

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AMC and Canadian Red Cross to collaborate on emergency response training for First Nations in Manitoba

Treaty One Territory, MB _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) and the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) signed a collaboration agreement today in Winnipeg. As part of the agreement, the AMC and the Red Cross will work together to develop a plan to increase multi-level first aid training that supports emergency response in isolated communities along with the exploration of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201819 Views

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U of Manitoba: Leading mental health researcher to receive alumni award

September 27, 2018 Dr. Jitender Sareen, a world leader in research on innovative mental health care delivery, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award at The University of Winnipeg’s autumn convocation on Friday, October 12. Sareen earned a Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Winnipeg in 1991. He also holds degrees from the University […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201811 Views

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