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Indigenous Leadership Council to Meet with Province to Defend Children

February 20, 2019 WINNIPEG, MB – Today, the Indigenous Leadership Council met to respond to the provincial government’s recent decision to move to block funding for Indigenous Children and Family Services in Manitoba. The Pallister government made the decision without consulting the Leadership Council. Minister of Families, Heather Stefanson, announced $435 million in funding for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 20194 Views

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NIGA Mourns the Loss of Grand Portage Tribal Chairman Norman Deschampe

Washington, D.C. – February 20, 2019 – The National Indian Gaming Association joins the rest of Indian Country in mourning the loss of Grand Portage Tribal Chairman Norman Deschampe. According to Chairman Deschampe’s obituary, he walked on to the Spirit world on February 9th at his home of a heart attack, just a few weeks […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 20194 Views

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U of Winnipeg: A call to the wild

February 21, 2019 Timothy Lawrence Coughlan, is no stranger to adventure. As UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal recruiter, Coughlan, who is an Anishinaabe from Bloodvein First Nation, has clocked thousands of kilometres, travelling ice roads and flying in small planes, across the province of Manitoba and Canada’s north, including Nunavut. He was recently recruited by The Aboriginal Peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 20193 Views

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AMC: Funding announcement for Indigenous housing is welcome but more is needed

February 20, 2019 TREATY ONE TERRITORY, MB. _ The federal government has announced they plan to spend $638 million over the next decade to help Indigenous families have safe and affordable homes. “While it is welcome news, when you break down the numbers, I don’t know how effective this will be for First Nation citizens,” said Acting […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 20196 Views

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Government of Canada funds innovative project to help more women succeed in the skilled trades

750 apprentices from Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan to benefit from this support February 21, 2019     Winnipeg, Manitoba      Employment and Social Development Canada Giving every Canadian a fair chance at success means helping them get the skills and training they need to succeed in a changing economy. The skilled trades are good, well-paying, middle-class jobs, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 20194 Views

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Province Announces Funding to Reduce Youth Crime in Thompson

February 20, 2019 THOMPSON—The Manitoba government is distributing nearly $450,000 through the Proceeds of Crime Fund to police agencies across Manitoba including an investment of nearly $50,000 to support programs to reduce youth crime in Thompson, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced here today. “Our government is committed to keeping Manitobans safe and helping community leaders […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 20197 Views

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MB Government: Province Continues to Protect Wildlife Habitat

February 20, 2019 Skylake Wildlife Management Area Receives Designation: Squires The Manitoba government has officially designated the Skylake Wildlife Management Area (WMA), ensuring the conservation of 614 hectares of forest and wetland near Arborg, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We are committed to protecting and preserving natural habitat, rare plant species and wetlands,” […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20197 Views

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Brandon U: Free public talk by Niigaan Sinclair rescheduled to February 25

February 19, 2019 Writer, educator and activist Dr. Niigaan Sinclair will visit Brandon University for a free public talk on Monday, Feb. 25. Dr. Sinclair’s presentation, Forgetting to Dream: Reconciliation in Reverse, will begin at 6 p.m. at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art, located at 2021 Victoria Ave. in Brandon. The talk will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20199 Views

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Want to develop your career in film, TV and digital media? Apply for CBC New Indigenous Voices presented by NSI

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is accepting applications until March 21 from Indigenous adults aged 18 to 35 for CBC New Indigenous Voices presented by NSI. CBC New Indigenous Voices is a 14-week, full-time, culturally-sensitive training course offering exposure to a variety of creative and challenging employment opportunities in film, TV and digital media. Minimum […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20197 Views

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Preliminary 2019 City of Winnipeg Budget to be Tabled March 1

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 WINNIPEG – The preliminary 2019 Operating and Capital budgets for the City of Winnipeg will be tabled at a special meeting of Executive Policy Committee on Friday March 1, 2019. “This has been a challenging budget year considering continued demand for high quality services, the need to improve the city’s efficiency and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20199 Views

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