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MMF Supports Our Metis Elders

April 4, 2020 The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is providing updates on the services and supports being provided in response to our MMF Health Action Plan as we all face the health crisis of COVID-19. Your Manitoba Metis Government is committed to providing services and resources to support our loved and cherished, and in some […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 20202 Views

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Rolling River First Nation distributes care packages to every household on reserve – CBC

Manitoba community organized and delivered food parcels as a ‘form of comfort’ during pandemic Apr 06, 2020 One First Nation in southern Manitoba has helped their members during the COVID-19 pandemic by distributing care packages to every household on the reserve. “As a leader, it definitely brings peace of mind,” said Samantha Wilson. Wilson is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 20204 Views

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How to access free mental health and emotional support during the COVID-19 crisis – CBC

Whether you’re experiencing anxiety, addiction or abuse, confidential help is a call, text or click away Apr 02, 2020 As the coronavirus pandemic changes everyday life in dramatic ways, it’s also shaking the foundation of our psychological and emotional well-being. “Our basic premise for mental health is feeling safe and secure,” explains psychiatrist Dr. Sabeena […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 202014 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces Initiatives in Support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 1, 2020 Manitoba Government Partnering with Community to Develop Awareness Campaign on Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images: Minister The Manitoba government is introducing new online resources and supports for victims as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, minister responsible for status of women, announced today. “Sexual violence […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 202016 Views

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Requests Manitoba Residents and Cottagers Stay Home

April 1, 2020 The Office of the Ogichidaa and Grand Council Treaty 3 are adding their voices to the plea of many First Nation communities that cottagers remain at their primary residences at this time. Echoing the concerns of MPP Rickford, over this past weekend there was an alarming number of Manitoba residents entering the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 202015 Views

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Wednesday – CBC

More than 100 COVID-19 related deaths in Canada; Spain tops 100,000 cases Apr 01, 2020 A new month means a fresh set of bills for Canadian families and businesses struggling with the health and financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, as officials warn that the emergency and public health measures will likely be in place […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202015 Views

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Doctors to be assigned virtually to Manitoba First Nations during COVID-19 pandemic – CBC

Special team from the U of M’s Indigenous health unit to work remotely Apr 01, 2020 As more Manitoba First Nations continue to shut access to their communities, doctors are preparing to treat their on-reserve patients remotely. The response plan for about 20 remote Northern First Nations is being co-ordinated by Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute […]

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Manitoba First Nations want military help with coronavirus preparations – Energeticcity.ca

Communities requesting military help generally need to go through their provincial governments, so it’s unclear at this point what will happen next and how those requests will be addressed. Global News has reached out to Sajjan’s office for their reaction. 2:00Coronavirus outbreak: Canadian Forces focused on ‘flexibility’ as mission priority Coronavirus outbreak: Canadian Forces focused […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202015 Views

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No Collaboration, No Communication, No Change in Manitoba’s approach to the Birth Alert Policy, But it will not apply to southern First Nations

March 28, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) Grand Chief Jerry Daniels is not surprised at Manitoba Families Minister Heather Stephanson’s announcement that there will be a delay in ending the controversial Birth Alert practice. SCO predicted that the province had no real intention of eliminating the Birth Alert practice, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202013 Views

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H1N1 hit northern Manitoba First Nations hard — some worry COVID-19 will do the same – CBC

Chief says half the people living in St. Theresa Point don’t have easy access to clean water Mar 27, 2020 Just over a decade ago, hundreds of people started to become ill with flu-like symptoms in Manitoba’s Island Lake region. It was 2009, and H1N1 influenza had begun to spread. It would take a devastating […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202018 Views

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