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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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AMC concerned about Bill 34 that attempts to legitimize the Province of Manitoba’s theft of over $300 million dollars stolen from First Nations children

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba. The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is seriously concerned with the impacts of Bill 34 – The Budget Implementation and Tax Statutes Amendment Act, which was introduced on March 19th, 2020. Bill 34 is an omnibus which justifies the practice of clawing back funding for First Nations children in care by […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 20203 Views

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MKO: Lack of Housing in Northern First Nations Impacts Ability to Self-Isolate

April 2, 2020 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing a series of media releases this week to provide an update on issues that are being addressed in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic for First Nations in Northern Manitoba. MKO has grouped the issues into three main themes: protecting […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 20205 Views

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Joint SCO, MKO, and MMF Letter to Premier Pallister Re: Bill 34 Indigenous Children and Children’s Special Allowance

April 3, 2020, A letter (Letter to Premier Pallister Re. Bill 34 Indigenous Children and Children’s Special Allowance) was sent this morning by Southern Chiefs’ Organization, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc., and Manitoba Metis Federation to Premier Brian Pallister regarding Bill 34. Bill 34 steals federal childcare benefits from vulnerable children in the care of child and family services. The Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 20206 Views

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Métis Nation 60’s Scoop Reconciliation Update

April 3, 2020 Backgrounder On December 18, 2018, Métis National Council Minister of Social Development, David Chartrand, launched the Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal. This online Portal can be accessed at Sixties.Scoop.Metisportals.CA. Developed by the Métis National Council with support from the Manitoba Metis Federation, the Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal is intended to be the […]

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Province Announces Over $100 Million in Support and Relief for Manitoba’s Fight Against COVID-19

April 3, 2020 Manitoba Protection Plan Ensures Government Can Respond Quickly and Effectively to Needs of Manitobans: Pallister The Manitoba government is announcing new measures in the Manitoba Protection Plan to provide extra support and relief to homeowners and businesses, and to enhance health preparedness for new medical equipment and shelter space in the fight […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Breakfast Clubs of Canada Special COVID-19 Grant Application

March 31, 2020 Breakfast Club of Canada is issuing special grants to help ensure children and families have access to food during the COVID-19 crisis. Breakfast Club Canada supports Indigenous, remote and fly-in communities. All organizations receiving support must follow public health and safety guidelines. To submit your grant request, please visit https://www.breakfastclubcanada.org/covid-special-grant-application/ to fill […]

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Protecting First Nations in the Time of COVID-19: MKO Continues to Advocate for Northern Manitoba

March 31, 2020 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing this media release to provide an update on issues that are being addressed in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic for First Nations in Northern Manitoba. MKO has grouped the issues into three main themes: protecting First Nations; infrastructure; as […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202013 Views

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