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MKO Encourages Government Officials to Work with Indigenous Peoples to Develop Action Plans to Improve Safety

Oct 15, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is responding to stories published by the Winnipeg Free Press that provide details about the man charged with second degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Norma Andrews. Ms. Andrews, a member of Manto Sipi Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba, was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20193 Views

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University College of the North: Linkages in Northern Economic Development Conference

(The Pas, MB) – On October 16 & 17, 2019, the University College of the North, in partnership with the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce and Look North will host the Linkages in Northern Economic Development Conference at the Metis Hall, The Pas Manitoba. The focus is to initiate creative, critical thinking and collaborative conversations about […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20194 Views

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AMC supports the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council’s Declaration of a State of Emergency following devastating winter storm

October 13, 2019 Treaty One Territory, MB. _ Grand Chief Arlen Dumas and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) are supporting the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council’s (IRTC) declaration of a State of Emergency following the disastrous winter storm this weekend. The six First Nations of IRTC – Dauphin River First Nation, Kinonjeoshtegon (Jackhead) First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20193 Views

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Liberals,NDP, and Green Party respond to election questions from Manitoba Metis Federation

October 11, 2019 RECONCILIATION The Manitoba Metis Federation believes that when the Crown and the Métis Nation’s Manitoba Metis Community have dialogue, renew or build relationships, negotiate rather than litigate, and find creative and mutually agreeable solutions, they can collectively advance the constitutionally mandated process of the core values to Reconciliation. On November 15, 2016, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20192 Views

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MOU Signing with the Southern Chiefs Organization

The First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) and the Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO) signed an MOU on September 18, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba; as part of the Chiefs-in-Summit meeting, to formalize a partnership to work on developing a tax framework that will lead to more self-governance.  The MOU was signed by SCO Grand Chief Jerry Daniels […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20195 Views

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The Assembly of First Nations calls for all governments to be swift and diligent in supporting First Nations during the State of Emergency in Manitoba

The Assembly of First Nations calls for all governments to be swift and diligent in supporting First Nations during the State of Emergency in Manitoba OTTAWA, Oct. 12, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart call for all governments to immediately ensure First Nations and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20193 Views

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Restoration Efforts Continue in Southern Manitoba

October 14, 2019 Provincial government staff and Manitoba Hydro continue to deal with the aftermath of the major winter storm that swept a large area of the province, Premier Brian Pallister said today. “While many Manitobans are preparing for a return to work after a long weekend, there are areas of the province still feeling […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20194 Views

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Province Launches Consultations on Proposed Watershed District and Management Regulations

October 11, 2019 Watershed Planning and Implementation Efforts to Improve: Squires The Manitoba government has launched public consultations on two draft regulations to support a true watershed-based approach to watershed management in Manitoba, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “Our government is committed to developing watershed management strategies that promote sustainability and resilience, and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201911 Views

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MMF Welcomes Canada Energy Regulator’s Decision in Current Dispute With Pallister and Manitoba Hydro

Winnipeg, MB – On October 10, 2019, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) was informed that the Canada Energy Regulator has—in response to concerns raised by the MMF—appointed a panel to consider whether Manitoba Hydro is complying with the certificate conditions for the Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP). “We are thankful that the Canada Energy Regulator has […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201913 Views

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MKO Hosting Three Special Gatherings in Thompson: Community Members Welcome to Attend all Events

Oct 10, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB –Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is encouraging people living in the Thompson area to attend any of the events that are happening over the next two days: Thursday, October 10 at 1 pm: MKO and the Thompson Urban Aboriginal Strategy are hosting a “soft launch” of a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201913 Views

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