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SCO Welcomes Announcement of $305 Million in Additional Funding for Indigenous Community Support Fund

August 12, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB—Grand Chief Jerry Daniels of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) welcomes today’s funding announcement from federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller of $305 million in additional funding for the Indigenous Community Support Fund. The additional funds are needed for First Nation leaders and communities to continue to effectively […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 20203 Views

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs’ statement in support of federal funding for enhanced Manitoba First Nations responses to COVID-19

August 12, 2020 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) Grand Chief Arlen Dumas issues the following statement in support of the Federal Government’s funding announcement today for on and off-reserve First Nation people in response to COVID-19. Today, Federal Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Marc Miller announced a further […]

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MB Government: COVID-19 Pandemic Work Supported by State of Emergency Extension

August 12, 2020 The Manitoba government will extend the provincewide state of emergency under The Emergency Measures Act to continue to protect the health and safety of all Manitobans and reduce the spread of COVID-19. The extension goes into effect at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, for a period of 30 days. A state of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 20207 Views

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Frozen Justice series explores crime in Canadian films

A new season of the Frozen Justice video series launches this week, continuing an interdisciplinary exploration into how crime is depicted in Canadian films. Frozen Justice: Canadian Crime Films, Culture and Society is a SSHRC-funded project combining expertise in criminal justice, cultural sociology, women’s and gender studies, folklore studies, and critical media studies to explore Canadian […]

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UWinnipeg panelists discuss structural racism

On June 2, 2020, the University of Winnipeg released a statement rejecting racism and its effects. It read:  “The images we have seen the past few days are undeniable reminders of social injustice and racial inequalities. We reject racism in all its forms and proudly stand with those who are rising up to have their […]

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MFNERC’s Art Contest for Manitoba First Nations Kids

Summer Art Contest to get MFNERC / MFNSS Students Creating—and Winning Prizes Encourage children and youth to draw and take photos this summer and then submit their works in the first-ever MFNERC art contest. Kindergarten to Grade 12 students in schools affiliated with MFNERC or MFNSS can enter and win gift cards for art supplies […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202019 Views

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Manitoba Taking Strategic Action to Increase Access to High-Dose Influenza Vaccine

August 11, 2020 Province Doubling Orders to Meet Expected Demand for Flu Vaccine: Friesen The Manitoba government is doubling its order of the high-dose influenza vaccine to address anticipated demand, and expanding the criteria for who can receive it free of charge, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “The flu season […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202021 Views

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MKO Encourages Northern First Nations to Remain Vigilant Amongst Growing Rates of COVID-19 in Manitoba

August 10, 2020 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) is issuing this update to remind First Nations in Northern Manitoba to remain vigilant as confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus grow in the Province of Manitoba. As of this morning, 196 active cases were reported for Manitoba with 6 current hospitalizations […]

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MKO: Provide your input for community safety planning in Thompson

Aug 10, 2020 Thompson’s Community Wellness and Public Safety Advisory Committee is developing a plan to help Thompson become a safer and healthier place for everyone to live, work, and visit. This work is being assisted by the Community Safety Knowledge Alliance (CSKA), a not-for-profit that supports governments and others in developing, implementing, and evaluating […]

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CMHR releases independent report

August 5, 2020 – Today, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights has released the interim report of the independent third-party review into allegations of systemic racism and other forms of oppression within the Museum. The review was led by Laurelle Harris, who delivered her findings and recommendations to the Museum’s Board of Trustees. In the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202043 Views

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